1112 Tasting Notes
I’ve been drinking this one all day. Very, very nice! I love a good creamy, vegetal oolong :)
Thanks again to kimquat for the wonderful Mandala swap package. I know exactly what I’m going to be ordering now! :D
Now I just have to wait a couple weeks for my big fall art fair so I have TEA MONIES! WOOT
Made a double strong pot of this tea for me and my husband and a batch of this chai mix http://www.food.com/recipe/awesome-and-economical-chai-concentrate-34713
So we are having some AWESOME decaf chai together this evening! :D
Puerh is kind of a masculine tea isn’t it? Not in a bad way at all, and especially not with THIS puerh. Leather and tobacco notes and an earthy smoothness. This is like the George Clooney of puerhs. Even if you don’t particularly find him attractive you still GET why he’s considered so sexy. I can totally appreciate this puerh, and while I may never actually buy some, its definitely an excellent puerh! ;)
I’m still planning on buying some Special Dark. That one blew me away! So unique :)
OH and thanks again Kimquat!
Mmm, lychee! I’ve been very excited to try this one, thanks a bunch teamore for sending me a sample!
Like all of Butiki’s flavored teas, this is a very natural lychee flavor. It pairs perfectly with the sweet floral free oolong base. Very nice and I bet it would be equally wonderful iced!
I’d definitely consider buying this one when my fruity oolong stock gets low :)
I picked up my Teavivre Oolong sampler at the post office this morning, YAY! Thanks Teavivre!
I was excited to try the Oriental Beauty first, since I’ve never had it before! It is a very mellow and sweet oolong. I think I am starting to recognize that signature leaf-hopper flavor! :)
Anyway, I think personally I prefer a buttery green oolong over an oxidized one, but this is very pleasant and I would drink it again.
WHOA! I did a long several minute steep on this one, because my water is a bit under boiling here at work, from the fancy water filter/instant water heater dealie in the break room. Anyway, this tea is INTENSE! But super good! As others described, very much like unsweetened cocoa powder, but not at all bitter. WOO I got a huge caffeine jolt from it too, heh. I ate a piece of pumpkin spice cake with my first steep and it was SO good together. Both were so rich :)
This is going on my shopping list for sure. Thanks so much Kimquat for letting me try this one! :D Next time I want to try it as a sweetened latte ;)
One of my favorite puerhs I’ve tried so far! YAY