I had this twice today. The first steeping I had straight, no sweetener. It’s nicely perfumey and not (at least to me) bitter. Smells lovely in the packet, and that translates nicely to the cup. It has a little natural sweetness, as all jasmine teas do.
I took my second steeping and made it into a green tea smoothie, which was really great (I think jasmine greens really shine when drunk iced anyway!) Here is my recipe for green tea smoothies:
1 cup green tea, chilled
1 cup blackberries, frozen
1/2 cup frozen blueberries
1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
sweetener to taste
.5 tsp xanthan gum (for thickening, optional)
I strain the blackberries ahead of time to get rid of the seeds… or you can use all blueberries. To make smoothie: blend all ingredients except frozen blueberries, ice, and sweetener. Once they are mixed, add the blueberries,ice and sweetener to taste. Blend well. The taste of the jasmine really comes through in these. They are great in the summertime!