This tea has an unusually rich flavor that leaves an interesting texture in the mouth, just like very dark chocolate. The scent of the dry leaves isn’t anything special, but opening a pot of freshly steeped tea smells just like a tin of cocoa. It’s definitely one of my favorites.
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This tea is quite interesting looking, as it’s packaged in a little mandarin tangerine. You can add as much or as little as you like of the peel! It is quite prone to bitterness, so be mindful of the temperature. The orange is a nice compliment without overpowering the tea. There are also green and black tea variations, but I haven’t tried them yet.
I’m not exactly a tea expert, but this is one of my favorite teas. It can turn bitter easily, but is perhaps more forgiving than many white teas as long as the water isn’t too hot. It has a very subtle and delicate taste with a pleasing fragrance.