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drank Strawberry Oolong by Naivetea
2395 tasting notes

I liked this pretty well but I think the passionfruit oolong from Naivetea is still my favorite of the flavored bunch I had the pleasure to try.

This is a tea which is meant to be savored and appreciated. The strawberry flavor is here but it is very slight and subtle. I am intrigued by their process for flavoring tea which they describe as thus:

“Also in the Naivetea family are a selection of teas infused with the essence of fruits and flowers, such as lychee, peach and lavender. Unlike many commercially-infused teas, which are simply “sprayed” with the flavor, Naivetea’s are infused the traditional way, by allowing the tea to actually absorb the flavors naturally from the raw ingredients after the fermentation process”.

This is not a dessert tea and it does not taste like gummy bears. It’s an oolong that has been lightly kissed by strawberry essence. I am getting more of a buttery flavor here with my second steep. Very enjoyable, I think this would be fabulous in the summer…

Preparation
175 °F / 79 °C 3 min, 0 sec
Indigobloom

ahh yes, isn’t it the worst when the tea (esp oolong and white) is overpowered by the added flavours!?

TeaBrat

It is nice when you can taste a bit of tea among the flavoring. :)

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Indigobloom

ahh yes, isn’t it the worst when the tea (esp oolong and white) is overpowered by the added flavours!?

TeaBrat

It is nice when you can taste a bit of tea among the flavoring. :)

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