This is a great, refreshing tea. Good to drink hot, let cool down just a little, or completely iced!
Nice fruity taste. There is a lot going on with it and suprisingly, the second brew is almost as good as the first!
“Nope, cold steeping doesn't make it all fruity and awesome. More tea to water does it! BUT this is a great way to bring out the oolong. It's still really fruity, but it doesn't scream pear like...” Read full tasting note
“I got a fair amount of this tea in my recent swap with *brandy3392*... thanks again for the swap! I was interested in it because I like the idea of an anjou pear oolong, and also because I enjoy...” Read full tasting note
“Another *GCTTB* tea. Not bad, not great. Barely pear, ok oolong, pretty sweet, some random fruitiness.” Read full tasting note
“This is a LONG overdue thank you to Mercuryhime for providing me with this sample (and others) eons ago. I found it in my basket of muddled aromas and thought it might have survived the onslaught...” Read full tasting note
Transport yourself to paradise with each sip of this Oolong featuring succulent pears, crisp apples, sweet papaya and lemon balm. This enchanted Oolong blend is subtle, sweet and fragrant with natural stress relief (lemon balm) in your favorite tea cup.
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This one is mixed 1:1 by weight with Golden Monkey. Which is a shame because Golden Monkey is so fragrant on it’s own, but for some reason the bag of GM ended up in the tin with this oolong and by the time I remembered/got back to it, the GM smelled like fruitiness, so I gave up and dumped the bag into the tin and shook it up.
I think that makes the tea a little less ‘fruit juice’ than it otherwise would be, but I rather prefer it that way. It’s rather nice hot, and OK iced, sweetened or not. It’s also fairly expensive for what it is. I’ll try to finish it out, I now have 4oz worth of the mix, but probably wouldn’t repurchase, overall including the tin, it cost…. too much. I could have gotten wayy more tea for that price elsewhere, tins included.
On that note- how are these overpriced tins supposed to be reusable? The tea smells soo strongly when dry, I can’t imagine putting anything but the same type of tea back in.
Thank you MissB for this sample. I was always curious about some of Teavanna’s tea’s . This one sounded like a really good one so I brewed it up this morning. It seemed to be very watery. I added the right amount of tea but there just isn’t too much body to this tea. I taste the hibiscus and something fruity is coming through a bit (I guess the pear) but I get no oolong. That surprised me as I can see the oolong in there and the leaves are big. I might try this one as an iced tea for next time. It doesn’t seem to cut it as a hot tea. I’m still grateful to get to try it out without having to buy a huge amount from Teavanna!
Yum! A nice light fruity breakfasty beverage! If you know me, you know I put a little rock sugar in everything, though I put less in this one because I figured the pear would deliver its own sweetness, and it did in fact deliver. I’m tempted to throw in some cinnamon to make it taste like a pear crumble. Delicious!
Good refreshing drink! Note: fruity drink! I liked the composition of flavors, just wish there was more tea leaves then fillings – petals, sugary fruit cubes, etc. I tried it both ways – hot and cold. Have to say, iced version was better due to enormous amount of dried fruits. Overall, it was good!