This isn’t the first time I’ve had the opportunity to sample Hazelberry Pu’er, I ordered a sample from Adagio a year or so back when I first began my discovery of this type of tea. At the time I had yet to acquire a taste for pu’er although my feelings have slowly changed over time. What hasn’t changed are my feelings about this particular blend, I don’t love it, I don’t even like it a little. Rather than the strong earthy flavor I expected from the pu’er I was met with something more akin to dirt; it wasn’t a particularly pleasant flavor. Masking this taste somewhat is a large amount of tart berry flavor, which is rounded out a bit by the addition of natural creme and hazelnut flavoring. Perhaps I’ve been spoiled by high quality pu’er I’ve ordered elsewhere, but I still find myself unimpressed with this blend. Of the five teas I was sent this month this was my least favorite.
You can read the full review on my blog
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