I had put a cup of the hot brew away in the fridge yesterday for this morning
it was very bitter and astringent :(
I have a cold brew going as a resteep, we’ll see if that’s better
“I had put a cup of the hot brew away in the fridge yesterday for this morning it was very bitter and astringent :( I have a cold brew going as a resteep, we'll see if that's better” Read full tasting note
“Well, they aren't really "pearls" like you would assume - not little balls - but if it tastes ok...I'm cool with that! :) The aroma is barely there as the leaves unwind. They are unwinding...” Read full tasting note
“Thank you *TeaEqualsBliss* for sending me this tea! I can't find this tea company anywhere, so I guess they are closed now? Anyway, this is a good jasmine pearl. The dry pearls aren't as...” Read full tasting note
Origin: Yih Ling Yih, Taiwan (3900 ft)
Cultivar: Moli Lu Xiang Pian
Breathing in the rosy aroma of jasmine never seems to get old. This green tea, flavored with young jasmine flowers will have you brewing tea all day long. Jasmine is used as a stress
reliever in traditional chinese medicine, and taking in the sweet scents of jasmine pearl you will know why.
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Well, they aren’t really “pearls” like you would assume – not little balls – but if it tastes ok…I’m cool with that!
The aroma is barely there as the leaves unwind. They are unwinding VERY slowly. I went about 6 minutes and they aren’t undone so I am sure you could get multiple infusions out of them but it’s light in color and scent. It’s a very pale yellow.
The taste isn’t bad, however, it’s more flavorful than I thought it would be based on the above. Not VERY flavorful just more flavorful than I expected, I guess. This is nice…mellow…but nice. If you are looking for a whispering cuppa for an evening or to calm your nerves…try this!
Thank you TeaEqualsBliss for sending me this tea! I can’t find this tea company anywhere, so I guess they are closed now?
Anyway, this is a good jasmine pearl. The dry pearls aren’t as pearly-round as many jasmine pearls are, but that’s OK. I steeped this in my gaiwan using very short steeps. I get very little bitterness (just a slight sharp note from the jasmine) and a mild astringency.
This is a delightful jasmine pearl. I’m sad to see that Objective Tea is not in business any longer.