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Yesterday I went to the Theodor shop in Paris to buy a tin of J.E Oolong Milky. In addition I wanted a black tea and the charming saleswoman proposes me this black Oolong. She said it was coming from a very great Garden and she made me smell the dry leaf. It was a very earthy smell (which is not what I prefer) but I decided to go for it because the leaves were very long and I do really trust Theodor’s selections and creations.

I am clearly not regretting my choice as this is a very mellow and smooth Oolong with distinct tastes of cocoa and somehow some chestnut as well.

I really enjoy it and this is for sure a tea to keep in cupboard

Preparation
175 °F / 79 °C 2 min, 45 sec
TheTeaFairy

Sounds like a great tea Ysaurella! Shopping online has its perks, but it’s nice once in a while to physically visit trust worthy shops and get good recommendations from experts. Obviously, if I lived anywhere close to Paris, online shopping would quickly become a habit of the past!

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TheTeaFairy

Sounds like a great tea Ysaurella! Shopping online has its perks, but it’s nice once in a while to physically visit trust worthy shops and get good recommendations from experts. Obviously, if I lived anywhere close to Paris, online shopping would quickly become a habit of the past!

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First, please forgive me for my English and all the grammatical mistakes you’ll find in my posts.
As English isn’t my mother tongue it sometimes makes things more difficult to express cleverly and accurately what I feel.

I was mainly in black flavoured teas, green as well if not bitter.
I’m now drinking much straight teas because my palate is now developed enough to appreciate them .

My favourite brands are : Mariage Frères,Theodor,Butiki Teas,Dammann Frères, Betjeman & Barton.
My ratings are as follow :

100 to 95 : my darlings; always in my cupboard

94 to 90 : Excellent tea, often in my cupboard

89 to 80 : very good tea, a pleasure to drink it

79 to 70: not bad even nice, why not having it sometimes, but well, not so urgent !

69 to 50 : Meh, deceptive or just not for me – but has some qualities

49 to 30 : I just don’t appreciate it

Under 30 : is this tea ?!?!?

Location

Paris, France

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