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Pomegranate Oolong Iced

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Fruit Oolong Blend
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Edit tea info Last updated by Jason
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190 °F / 87 °C 3 min, 15 sec

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  • “I got curious and tore open one of the packets to try brewing this hot, and I don't like it any better. The pomegranate which smells so lovely on the leaves has a very dry and artificial taste to...” Read full tasting note
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    Cait 216 tasting notes
  • “My Harney & Sons tea order came in the mail today, and it seemed like a little bit of nostalgia. When I first started exploring loose leaf teas about ten years ago, the first teas I bought were...” Read full tasting note
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    karsh 67 tasting notes
  • “There is a warm version of this now you can buy at Barnes and Nobles. I love the smell, but the taste is a little bitter for me. By the end of the cup it was so bitter I had to toss it. Far better...” Read full tasting note
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    beachteach 5 tasting notes

From Harney & Sons

The extra large leaves of Ti Quan Yin Oolong are deliciously infused with tangy pomegranate to create this inspiring blend.

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Since 1983 Harney & Sons has been the source for fine teas. We travel the globe to find the best teas and accept only the exceptional. We put our years of experience to work to bring you the best Single-Estate teas, and blends beyond compare.

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I got curious and tore open one of the packets to try brewing this hot, and I don’t like it any better. The pomegranate which smells so lovely on the leaves has a very dry and artificial taste to it — the last word I’d ever use to describe it would be “juicy”, and probably the second-to-last would be “sweet”. It’s tragic, really!

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 0 min, 30 sec
Rabs

Oh nose! :(

jessica

i feel like this happens a lot when oolong is poorly infused with some fruit flavor that is like pomegranate

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My Harney & Sons tea order came in the mail today, and it seemed like a little bit of nostalgia. When I first started exploring loose leaf teas about ten years ago, the first teas I bought were Harney & Sons teas. So I kinda felt like I was coming full-circle having been on this tea journey for a decade.

Anywho…back to the tea.

The tin describes the mix as having extra large leaves of Ti Quan Yin oolong. As soon as you open the tin, you immediately get a strong whiff of pomegranate. Strong and penetrating. I figured that would carry over on the brew, but no…just the aroma. When brewed up, it tasted just like Ti Quan Yin (mellow, buttery mouthfeel, a touch of sweetness at the end). I got very little pomegranate flavor. But then I added more water to the brewed tea (H&S recommends steeping in 2 cups of boiling water, then adding 6 cups of cold water), and the pomegranate flavor started to emerge more. I guess the water drowns out the Ti Quan Yin, so it might be difficult to get a good balance of oolong and pomegranate in a particular brew.

The rest of it is in a pitcher in my fridge, but I’m not too wild about it. A pity.

Preparation
175 °F / 79 °C 8 min or more

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There is a warm version of this now you can buy at Barnes and Nobles. I love the smell, but the taste is a little bitter for me. By the end of the cup it was so bitter I had to toss it. Far better was the Tropical Green Tea. Skip this one and go for the Green.

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