Thanks LiberTEAs for this one :)
I have been wanting to try this one. I will say it smells amazing! I see there are reviews all across the board for this one tho! I am not sure what to except, perhaps, that is better tho!
I had to look at what kind of berry this was…Golden Mulberries…neat…I’m game! I don’t think I have ever had a tea with Golden Mulberries in it before!
Prior to infusing the dry aroma was fruity and spicy but also quite caramel-E. I liked the aroma very much! When I started infusing the smell of the spice and citrus came out more! Again, I really like the scent! After infusion – liquid only – the aroma smells much like a chai.
The color post-infusion is a medium dark for a black tea.
In order of appearance taste-wise – I am tasting: Black tea then berries of some sort, then spice, then caramel, then spice, then citrus, then a bit of tartiness, then cinnamon, then mulberry, then a spice/black tea combo on the end of the sip. There is a little bit of cinnamon and berry flavor that lingers with the caramel onto the aftertaste.
All of the flavors were identifiable individually at some point during the sipping experience but they also seem to work well – for the most part – all together, too! At times the Golden Mulberry “Tartness” was a little the “town gossip” interrupting a serious conversation…it all seemed to work out at the end. I am glad the flavor intensity of all the ingredients was were they were at and not more intense or that would have changed my overall rating drastically. I think this is a “Ballsy” move on DavidsTEA’s part! I appreciate the creativeness of the flavors and how flavors interact like a conversation with each other…with an intro, a climax, and a conclusion.
The more I sip the more I like of this one! It’s a conversational-tea and quite memorable whether you like it or not. It just so happens…that I enjoy it! Interesting offering! Neat Tea!