Big Red Robe (oolong)

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  • “I received this from *nxtdoor* a while back. Bonsaii Hill is a local store for her, and I don't have much info on this. I steeped it like I would any other darker oolong. This one is quite good...” Read full tasting note
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  • “This is my first Red Robe. The description is rudimentary because Bonsai Hill is not on Steepster, their website doesn't have a description of products or anything aside from store hours, location...” Read full tasting note
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I received this from nxtdoor a while back. Bonsaii Hill is a local store for her, and I don’t have much info on this. I steeped it like I would any other darker oolong.
This one is quite good in my opinion. I would say this is about a medium oxidized dark oolong. It’s fairly mild, but not green (no grassy and only the barest hint of floral)., there isn’t much of what I consider classic oolong taste. It’s fairly sweet with definite honey notes. I would like this more if it were more oxidized, but all in all quite good.

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They really need to do a better job with their website if they want to sell tea. I doubt that the tea drinking population of Aurora, ON is enough to keep him going.

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This is my first Red Robe. The description is rudimentary because Bonsai Hill is not on Steepster, their website doesn’t have a description of products or anything aside from store hours, location and the types of products sold, so I can’t retrieve any information. I can look up Red Robe on line, as can you. I don’t know much about Bonsai Hill’s Red Robe so I can’t in good conscience make stuff up and pass it off as legit.

This reminds me a lot of Tao Tea leaf’s Shui Xian Lao Cong. A lot.

It smells roasted, has long dark twisty leaves, and it brews pale brown. I suck at describing oolongs and I think I overstepped this one a bit because there’s slight bitterness. And the nice thing about it is that it does taste like you would expect it to after smelling the dry leaf. A nice cup, will likely restock for those days when I feel like straight tea. I can’t do straight blacks yet (shudder) and straight greens don’t do much for me.

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