Windy City Blend

Tea type
Black Green Oolong Blend
Ingredients
Not available
Flavors
Autumn Leaf Pile, Caramel, Roasted, Cream, Strawberry
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Loose Leaf
Caffeine
High
Certification
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Edit tea info Last updated by Sil
Average preparation
190 °F / 87 °C 3 min, 30 sec 10 oz / 295 ml

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  • “Another one from *Sil*! And it's another multiple base tea, although this one is black/green/oolong. Interesting... The leaves are quite large, and I can see all three kinds. The oolong in here is...” Read full tasting note
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    CameronB 833 tasting notes
  • “Part of a generous sampler I received from *Sil*! Okay - any time I see blends and realize they are a mixture of tea types I get so nervous. I mean, black and oolong and green? What am I...” Read full tasting note
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    kellyhinton 829 tasting notes
  • “This was another tea from yesterday - you'll have to wait for a proper review, but this has jasmine in it...and i still bought it. and it taste like NOT JASMINE, so that makes me happy...instead...” Read full tasting note
    Silaena 5400 tasting notes

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What a gentle treat for the body and soul! A delicious whirlwind of flavor composed of seven sweet teas.

Ingredients: Black Tea, Green Tea, Oolong Tea, osmanthus blossoms, sunflower, jasmine, rose blossoms, strawberry leaves, strawberry caramel, vanilla bits, and natural flavor.

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833 tasting notes

Another one from Sil! And it’s another multiple base tea, although this one is black/green/oolong. Interesting… The leaves are quite large, and I can see all three kinds. The oolong in here is definitely an oxidized and unrolled variety, though I don’t smell any roastiness to speak of. Dry scent is vaguely caramel-y.

I can definitely smell a touch of roast in the steeped tea, as well as the oolong itself and strawberry and caramel flavors. Hm, this kind of just tastes like a generic roasted oolong with not a lot of distinguishing characteristics. I’m not picking up on much flavoring either, maybe a tiny hint of caramel. Sad panda.

Flavors: Autumn Leaf Pile, Caramel, Roasted

Preparation
185 °F / 85 °C 3 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 8 OZ / 236 ML

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Part of a generous sampler I received from Sil!

Okay – any time I see blends and realize they are a mixture of tea types I get so nervous. I mean, black and oolong and green? What am I supposed to do about temperature? And strawberry, caramel, and jasmine? What a combination – I was curious to see what the final result would be.

I ended up going with an oolong temp (195) and black steep time (4 minutes) and came up with a light liquor that looks a lot like dan cong oolongs do, so kind of light amber. The scent is all strawberry and caramel/vanilla. I can never bring myself to add anything to oolong or green teas, so this is going to be a plain tasting.

And, surprisingly, it reminds me of the strawberry shortcake blend from DAVIDsTEA. Weird, especially because that’s a black tea I always had with milk and sugar, and this tea manages to have a strawberry and cream quality without any additions.

Yes, I quite like this, though I do think its more of an afternoon than a breakfast tea. But it’s a cold morning here so any warm beverage is appreciated…and this, I’m sure won’t be the last tasting note for me today. :)

Flavors: Caramel, Cream, Strawberry

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 4 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 12 OZ / 354 ML
Sil

Glad you enjoyed it….I wasn’t to sure about it but figured it was the chicago blend so I had to get it!

Kittenna

Interesting. I also shy away from blended tea types (well, when green is involved, primarily). Glad it worked!

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This was another tea from yesterday – you’ll have to wait for a proper review, but this has jasmine in it…and i still bought it. and it taste like NOT JASMINE, so that makes me happy…instead it’s more strawberry caramel vanilla, hello! :) so nyah!

Final Count: 87

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