Peach Momotaro Artisan Tea

Tea type
Flowering Herbal White Blend
Artificial Flavouring, Marigold Petals, White Tea
Jasmine, Peach, Flowers
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180 °F / 82 °C 4 min, 30 sec 7 g 17 oz / 510 ml

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This hand-tied, peach scented artisan tea is composed of delicate white tea leaves and blooms beautifully into a chrysanthemum and jasmine laden bouquet upon steeping. Not only is the tea delicious, it is a wonderful process to watch! Good for multiple infusions.

How to Prepare
Use 1 ball per 8 ounces of water. Heat water to 180 degrees and steep for 3-4 minutes. Ball will bloom as it steeps, so we recommend a glass teapot. 2oz of tea equals 6-8 balls of Peach Momotaro.

White tea with Chrysanthemum and Jasmine flowers.

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3 tasting notes

The Peach Momotaro was over-all pretty good.

It’s soft peach undertone was very good, along with a few floral notes.
I am planning on reusing each ball 2-4 times, I’ll see how that works out.
This tea is over all great, except for one drawback: some would say it’s taste was artificial. It’s smell is just like peach candy, which is great for some, but bad for others. It isn’t too artificial though, so you shouldn’t worry about that much. I would have updated the tea information about the caffeine, but I am a new user and don’t have access. It has (according to Teavana’s website) 16 – 25 mg, so not too much, but still a little.

Flavors: Flowers, Peach

180 °F / 82 °C 3 min, 30 sec 1 tsp 8 OZ / 236 ML

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Sipdown (180/182)!

For the longest time, I felt really bad about taking the easy sipdown on this one just because it was the last of the bloom teas provided by VariaTEA, but recently I picked up some new ones from a local store, so I can bring on the Sipdown!

VariaTEA warned to not use boiling water with this one, so I patiently waited for the water in my mason jar to cool down because cannon balling the bloom into the water. It’s opened up fully now, and I must say I think I was expecting a little more. There’s not really much colour to this one, and I’m a bit disappointed. I think the DT blooms from VariaTEA spoiled me; they were breathtakingly beautiful and nothing had compared since.

But at least this one delivers on taste; it’s gentle, and light and peachy in the best sort of way. I mean, I’m a little fickle about peach in anything – but this feels spot on for me right now. I only filled the mason jar halfway because I wasn’t sure if I’d be feeling this one, but now I wish I’d done the full 25 oz. – I could definitely, happily drink more of this tonight.

So yeah, I’d maybe want a few more blooms of this (no more than three), but for taste not show.

Flavors: Flowers, Peach


This resteeps well a bunch of times if you haven’t tossed it yet.

Roswell Strange

I still have it; not sure if I’ll resteep though – it’s sort of breaking apart in the mason jar. I think some of the strings that keep it together must be broken.

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2 tasting notes

This was my first blooming tea and I was truly delighted!. This smooth, delicate white tea released a flavorful, yet subtle peach finish; and the marigold flower unfolded beautifully. I steeped the tea ball three times without losing flavor or strength. Looking forward to having this again … I think I may even dream about this tea tonight!

Flavors: Flowers, Peach

180 °F / 82 °C 5 min, 0 sec 32 OZ / 940 ML

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41 tasting notes

This is the tea that kept bringing me back to Teavana and eventually inspired me to apply there. I already knew I liked white tea but this was my first experience with blooming.

175 °F / 79 °C 4 min, 0 sec

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122 tasting notes

Unexpectedly had a whole heap of people over Friday night. Remembered I had 3 of these gifted from a friend, so pulled out the as-yet-unused glass teapot and made tea for everyone.

Luckily we also had wine and beer and other tea. It’s a lot of fun to watch bloom (of course), but the taste is pretty subtle and nothing particularly interesting at that.

I’m excited people got to try
Paris – Harney & Sons
Lover’s Leap – Harney & Sons
Ombrelle de Papier – Camellia sinensis
Amazing Vanilla – Teaopia

…and who knows what else, to be honest.

Still, awesome! Hurray tea!!!

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8 tasting notes

My water thermometer didn’t come in the mail yet so I couldn’t measure the water temperature. I just put the ball in a mason jar and brewed water from my keurig. I think it smells a lot better and peach-ier than it tastes, I wish the taste was more peachy too. I added one packet of white sugar and it was still a little bitter for me.

I’ll try again when I get my thermometer and brew it at the right temperature next time

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i have an appreciation for art. a tea that blooms after a hand tying, that began as a flower and evolves into a peach… that is a description of art. also of effort. the question becomes, is this artistic creation worthy of its exorbitant price?
the peach is delicate, as are the jasmine and chrysanthemum…. but the price made me wonder: do i love this tea? no. not enough for what i paid, and i am a huge white tea and jasmine fan. yes, i understand that white teas can only be harvested 2 days a year, thus a premium price can be exacted… still, i do not love this tea.
i have other blooming teas, green versus white, that had a taste just as subtle and developped into a wild cup of colourful blooms.
not a bad tea, also no where near my top 10.

185 °F / 85 °C 4 min, 0 sec

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19 tasting notes

This tea is good BECAUSE I like the sole peach flavour to it. However, because its a white tea the flavour is not as strong as I would like. The peach blooms from David’s Tea, which use a black tea instead of white, has a flavour that stands out more. Teavana’s is good because you can make them in an 8oz tumbler rather than having to make a whole pot of tea.

*Tried the tea with nothing added. A little German rock sugar or honey might enhance the flavour, which I will try in my next cup and update my review from there.

180 °F / 82 °C

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9 tasting notes

Love this tea! Not only is it gorgeous in my glass tumbler, but it tastes great, too. It’s been my favorite sample at Teavana, but has always been too expensive for my budget. With the Heavenly Sale I was able to get some 75% off and I’m glad I did!

I did notice, however, that once it gets cooled down, it has a bitter taste. That may just be me though.

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