So I took this and a Strawberry Bloom out of the SSTTB for later use; I have had both before, but I really wanted to try them again to see how they compare with my memories of them. I’m also like 95% sure that it was VariaTEA who added them to the box, and that’s who I got them from the first time around, too…
I actually cold brewed this one, and then took it to work. I decided to focus entirely on the taste of it, and not just the aesthetics since, of the peach, strawberry, and lychee blooms, this is the one I thought had the most interesting/distinct flavour the first round I had them.
This time around, I thought it was a much more juicy/plump lychee flavour with subtle floral notes and a milder black base in the background, which is definitely different than what stands out from my first experience (malt and chocolate notes). And of the two, I think I definitely prefer the cold brewed version. I like lychee, and this way was significantly more lychee flavoured.
I’m done with this bloom though; I don’t really feel a need to have it again. I did enjoy it, though. Obviously.
Flavors: Floral, Lychee