641 Tasting Notes
I might be able to say that I sipped this down, but I feel like I MIGHT have another bag at home, so I will wait.
It’s good… but i think i have discovered that as far as oolongs go, I’m not loving the roasty dark ones. Moreso the green fresh ones – like milk oolong and coconut oolong and vanilla orchid from DT. I realize I just named a bunch of flavoured oolongs.
But the base taste of this sort of oolong distracts me a bit. I did enjoy it, but it’s not one I would restock. It’s kind of overpowering. I’m sure it doesn’t help that when I make it at work I probably oversteep it a bit.
Anyway, happy to have tried it! I will have to hunt around at home and see if that other bag is real or imaginary.
I am still clinging desperately to all my Butiki teas.
I made this the other night… I don’t love it as much as some of the others because i find it’s just a bunch of sweet mapleyness. NOT a bad thing at ALL! But doesn’t quite have the layers of flavour complexity that the marmalade one or hello sweetie has, for example. Nothing to counteract all that sweetness.
But i sure do enjoy it!
GAH I love this tea so much. Bumping my rating up from 88.
I just used my last bag to refill my tin that I had recently emptied… now I don’t even have the illusion of having a tin PLUS a bag… just a tin.
Once it’s gone, it’s gone. HOARD HOARD HOARD!
It’s my perfect flavoured tea, with a killer base. Everything just works so well together. I bring it to the movies a lot in a Contigo and take the lid off and sip and sniff and sip and sniff.
I’m going to be awfully sad when it’s no more.
BUTIKI Y U GONE!?!??! :(
I finally got to try this from a sample someone sent… so sorry, it’s been ages, it’s just been sitting in my cupboard and I can’t remember who sent it. BUT I APPRECIATE YOU!
It was a “must try” for me for a long time, yet for some reason I never ordered it. I always meant to, but then Butiki ended, as did my chances.
I must be honest, the little sample I tried didn’t blow my mind. I might not be the biggest fan of strawberry flavoured tea, maybe that’s why. I didn’t find it super flavorful, not as much graham or pie notes that I hoped.
Always hard to tell by a little baggie sample, maybe I underleafed (or, overwatered).
At least i don’t WANT WANT WANT it, because i wouldn’t be able to get it anyway!
What a beautiful green tea…. Such pretty leaves to look at! I may have accidentally slightly oversteeped this as it was a tad bitter, but that’s on me. I will try again because even slightly bitter this was so fresh and clean tasting….I don’t even know.
And the smell. Yum. Teavivre spoils me with their green teas!
Thank you for the sample!
Thank you to Teavivre for a sample of this!
I never thought I enjoyed unflavored green tea until I tried Teavivre’s. There is something amazing and special about being able to drink this bright, fresh, slightly vegetal and buttery green tea, knowing it was picked recently.
I actually used that tag line to tempt my husband’s cousin into having a mug with me. I think next time I would use the whole packet to maximize flavour and deliciousness… But I was happy to share with him some truly tasty green tea… Vs the dusty old crap we are accustomed to buying at local grocery stores.