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Thank you so much for sharing this precious tea with me Azzrian!
It’s so… sweet!! I added NO sugar, but it really tastes like I did! Wow.
I love how light it is, and slippery. Yes this is very good tea!
When it is hot, I taste a jasminey sort of floral/fruity note along with the hay Azzrian mentions. It’s nice and crisp to, while the sweetness runs deep into the flavour, lingering long after the swallow.
At first, I wasn’t in love with this one but as it cooled… well sometimes love burns slow! ;)
Lately though, my affair with whites has cooled. There was a day when I was all over them. Now, as much as I do enjoy the occasional cup, it isn’t often I crave one.
I could make an exception for this though. Yup, I deem this the great white tea!!
On a side note, I love that the leaves are fuzzy. Like pussy willow! :P
Edit: after many sips, the sweetness seems to have built up in the aftertaste. I feel as if I’ve just downed a teaspoon of syrup. Oh my!! (I love you George Takei)
I wonder how this would fare iced…

Bonnie

Frisky with those White Tea’s! A love lost found again?

TeaBrat

I have been very tempted by this lately!

Indigobloom

Bonnie: I just tried a second steep. While still good it is heavier on the jasmine like flavour (obviously not jasmine because I didn’t react) but I am not a fan of that note. It fades somewhat as the tea cools but at that price I’d like to have a tea that resteeps well and I’m afraid of trying a third infusion now :/

Amy: oh it is so worth it!! very tasty, but as I said above… I’m not sure I can justify the cost for myself.

TeaBrat

I have tried 3 of their white teas already and can’t justify buying anymore until I finish off what I have!

Azzrian

Oh you will find a way – you will :)

Erin

Where there is a tea, there is always a way Amy

Indigobloom

I agree, you will figure it out Amy! :P

TeaBrat

Talk to my credit card about that one – ha!

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Bonnie

Frisky with those White Tea’s! A love lost found again?

TeaBrat

I have been very tempted by this lately!

Indigobloom

Bonnie: I just tried a second steep. While still good it is heavier on the jasmine like flavour (obviously not jasmine because I didn’t react) but I am not a fan of that note. It fades somewhat as the tea cools but at that price I’d like to have a tea that resteeps well and I’m afraid of trying a third infusion now :/

Amy: oh it is so worth it!! very tasty, but as I said above… I’m not sure I can justify the cost for myself.

TeaBrat

I have tried 3 of their white teas already and can’t justify buying anymore until I finish off what I have!

Azzrian

Oh you will find a way – you will :)

Erin

Where there is a tea, there is always a way Amy

Indigobloom

I agree, you will figure it out Amy! :P

TeaBrat

Talk to my credit card about that one – ha!

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Let’s see… I’m a tea and workout fanatic, I work in HR, and most of my friends consider me to be an egg. White on the outside, Asian on the inside :)
-from philosophy to food, I love it all
Otherwise, what you see is what you get! I can be very straightforward and yet shy.

Also, I’ve started taking tea sommelier classes and it is an absolute blast! Well, so far I’ve only finished the first out of eight courses, but I am really looking forward to the next one.

Anyhow, if your curious as to how I rate things, this is how I work…

0-25
Like eating dirt, or some other unsanitary indelicacy that mentioning in my profile here would likely get me banned.
I don’t think I’ve found cause to banish a tea to the wasteland yet though so who knows what it’d inspire ;P

25-50
You know that expression “Don’t throw the baby out with the bathwater”? I imagine drinking that water would be terrible enough to warrant this rating!
I’d never make my enemy drink this, but perhaps I’d throw it at them. Good thing I don’t have any enemies!

50-70
This is “tea”?? I tried finishing the cup… but my body rejected it. There may be others who enjoy this tea, but it’s beyond me!

70-80
I tried liking it, and I can almost get there! I certainly don’t hate it, but something is holding me back. Allergies? Men in white suits? who knows… certainly not me!

80-90
Lovely tea! Not my all time fave but close. I likely wouldn’t repurchase, but may decide to based on many factors: price, accessibility, whether it fills a “tea gap”, medicinal applications, and how often I crave it.
Every once in awhile I find the sweet spot that bumps these up to 90+. Those are the days I need to buy a lotto ticket!

90-95
Sweet Camellia! this is realllly good tea! Don’t talk to me until I’ve finished my cup…

95-100
Tea of the gods. I would do anything to get my hands on more of this liquid gold!

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Toronto (Mississauga, but I work in TO)

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