I’m going start by saying this tea frustrated me. I really wish this company would label a little more better. My oolong and green himalayan tea had the exact same label. Also, the leaves look practically identical. I had a lot of trouble brewing and was very worried that I was brewing a Green in my Oolong Yixing. I figured it out though, so now onto the review.
The leaves are small vibrant green bundles. They have a slight vegetal aroma and some earth tones. I brewed in my Yixing pot gong fu style. I steeped in increments of 10 seconds. I washed the leaves and allowed them to breathe. The aroma was something unique. I could smell a smooth bright tone of honey and nectar. It reminds me a fresh TGY. The leaves unfurled to beautiful long green fingers. The aroma of spring rose out of my lil pot. The flavor profile is incredible smooth. It leaves your mouth with a soothing sensation. This warm brew tastes of honey and sugarcane. The liquid has a thick milk like sensation. I can hint at undertones of honeysuckle and warm grass. The liquor is a brilliant jade topaz. It refracts the light well and seems to hold energy in it. This has a very subtle flavor and is calming. The most distinctive quality is the way it covers your mouth as a sweet syrup. It leaves a caramel, maple aftertaste that lingers long after drinking. I enjoyed this brew, and I would definitely get more. I only hope I can tell the difference next time and not be so worried, hahaha.
Flavors: Honey, Honeysuckle, Smooth, Sweet, warm grass