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Recent Tasting Notes
Made a pot for myself and the boyfriend this morning, as we both stayed up until ridiculous hours studying for midterm exams.
Steeped for 4 min and added skim milk. I was afraid the rose would be overpowering with the extra steeping time but that wasn’t really the case (or maybe we were in too much of a rush to notice).
This was a really interesting tea, the steeping recommendations were for 2 tsps for 30 seconds in 190 F water. Lacking a working thermometer I had to guestimate on the water temp, but it doesn’t seem to have hurt anything.
The first steep had a sort of clear, slightly sweet taste (I have no idead what to compare it to) on the tip of the tongue which faded into a baked flavour I’m familiar with in my Formosa Oolongs (although not as strong).
The second steep (for 1 min) tasted much more vegetal, almost like a green tea – did someone switch the leaves on me while I wasn’t looking?! It also had that hint of clear sweetness, particularly as it cooled.