Pomegranate Oolong

Tea type
Fruit Oolong Blend
Ingredients
Not available
Flavors
Not available
Sold in
Not available
Caffeine
Not available
Certification
Not available
Edit tea info Last updated by __Morgana__
Average preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 2 min, 0 sec

Currently unavailable

We don't know when or if this item will be available.

From Our Community

1 Image

0 Want it Want it

0 Own it Own it

2 Tasting Notes View all

  • “While I'm on a flavored oolong bender, I thought I'd give this a try. It's my last sample from The NecessiTeas. With this I'll have tried everything they currently offer in a sample size, and I...” Read full tasting note
    34
    __Morgana__ 952 tasting notes
  • “This tea smells very tart and tangy, which I kind of expected anyway considering it's pomegranate. 195/2min Now, the scent is stronger and when I taste it, it's very, very tart. A bit too...” Read full tasting note
    60
    QuiltGuppy 247 tasting notes

From The NecessiTeas

The extra large leaves of Ti Quan Yin Oolong are deliciously infused with pomegranate to create this inspiring blend.

About The NecessiTeas View company

Company description not available.

2 Tasting Notes

34
952 tasting notes

While I’m on a flavored oolong bender, I thought I’d give this a try. It’s my last sample from The NecessiTeas. With this I’ll have tried everything they currently offer in a sample size, and I suspect I will have ordered everything of theirs I am interested in tasting again with the exception of Coco La Ven. They are still out of that. Sigh.

So, as you can see, I’m coming into this with a prejudice against this tea. I just haven’t had great luck with The NecessiTeas with the exception of some of their rooibos and black blends.

In the sample packet, this tea smells pungently fruity, but I wouldn’t describe what I smell as pomegranate so much as a cherry/strawberry fragrance. The tea’s aroma is buttery and in general green oolongy with a sweet fruit note. I would not recognize it as pomegranate in a blindfolded sniff test. But then, I’m not sure I’d recognize even the most pomegranatey pomegranate so that isn’t saying much.

Unfortunately, my prejudices appear to have been well-founded in this case. The underlying tea seems decent enough, though perhaps a little on the thin and weak side in terms of flavor, but the “pomegranate” flavoring is a decidedly fictitious fruit taste. It has a sort of cherry candy/cough drop note to it.

Second steep. 3 min. Pretty much the same.

Third steep.

Nah.

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 2 min, 0 sec
ashmanra

Just tried Harney and Sons Pomegranate Oolong for the first time. I couldn’t believe how light the color was! I did enjoy the flavor, though. I didn’t think to try re-infusing since they are sachets but I think I will give it a try!

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

60
247 tasting notes

This tea smells very tart and tangy, which I kind of expected anyway considering it’s pomegranate.
195/2min
Now, the scent is stronger and when I taste it, it’s very, very tart. A bit too tart. I can’t really taste the tea as much as I would like to. It’s definitely overwhelmed by the flavoring. I think it would be improved by strengthening the tea and lightening up on the flavor.

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 2 min, 0 sec

Login or sign up to leave a comment.