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I love melons, and Rishi’s Honeydew Melon is one of my favorite teas. I’ve heard that this is quite similar, so I’m expecting to like this one very much. I took this unsweetened.

The scent of this one is like baking bread. It’s yeasty and almost smells a little like beer. The melon in this is pretty subtle, not surprisingly. It blends perfectly with the white tea in the background. This is a very light tea that would probably be sublime when iced. It leaves practically no aftertaste. I feel that the addition of sweetener would make this too sweet.

I can’t decide if I’m tasting muskmelon or honeydew or both, but whatever it is, it is good! Another winner from Golden Moon!

EDIT: In case you were wondering, I think I like this better than Rishi’s version. Rishi’s is still excellent, but the melon is a hair artificial. This wins by a mere 3 points.

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Cofftea

Baking bread from a melon tea…weird! The discription of this says it’s “somewhere between honeydew and cantaloupe”. P.S. So gald I’m not the only one that calls cantaloupe “musk melon” some people get really upset at me for it or try to prove me wrong. Little concerned about this one since I LOVE muskmelon (I want to blend this w/ Adagio’s white cucumber for a spin on 52teas’ green cucumber melon version)… but I do not like honeydew… although maybe in a tea it would be kinda cucumber-esque?

Erin

I heard someplace on the Food Network that what we call cantaloupe here in the states is actually muskmelon. The real cantaloupe is really hard to get in the states. Ever since then I’ve been determined to call this so-called “cantaloupe” by its real name – muskmelon.

AmazonV

you make me drool – hoe does it compare to honeydew by teas etc (if you’ve had it)

Cofftea

Erin- exactly. My grandmother worked in the produce dept of a grocery store for 20 years and told me the same thing.

Cofftea

Erin, serving suggestion- Make some and then use that to make some matcha. You might need it pretty strong (like the amount of leaf you’d use for 16-8oz cup of tea w/ the amount of water you’d use for matcha which for me would be 1.5-3oz). I haven’t tried it yet,. but I have sprinkled matcha over musk melon before and it turned out REALLY good.

Erin

AmazonV – Sadly, I haven’t had the Teas Etc. version.

Cofftea – Also sadly, I still have yet to try matcha! Can you believe it?!

Cofftea

GASP! Hehe;)

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Cofftea

Baking bread from a melon tea…weird! The discription of this says it’s “somewhere between honeydew and cantaloupe”. P.S. So gald I’m not the only one that calls cantaloupe “musk melon” some people get really upset at me for it or try to prove me wrong. Little concerned about this one since I LOVE muskmelon (I want to blend this w/ Adagio’s white cucumber for a spin on 52teas’ green cucumber melon version)… but I do not like honeydew… although maybe in a tea it would be kinda cucumber-esque?

Erin

I heard someplace on the Food Network that what we call cantaloupe here in the states is actually muskmelon. The real cantaloupe is really hard to get in the states. Ever since then I’ve been determined to call this so-called “cantaloupe” by its real name – muskmelon.

AmazonV

you make me drool – hoe does it compare to honeydew by teas etc (if you’ve had it)

Cofftea

Erin- exactly. My grandmother worked in the produce dept of a grocery store for 20 years and told me the same thing.

Cofftea

Erin, serving suggestion- Make some and then use that to make some matcha. You might need it pretty strong (like the amount of leaf you’d use for 16-8oz cup of tea w/ the amount of water you’d use for matcha which for me would be 1.5-3oz). I haven’t tried it yet,. but I have sprinkled matcha over musk melon before and it turned out REALLY good.

Erin

AmazonV – Sadly, I haven’t had the Teas Etc. version.

Cofftea – Also sadly, I still have yet to try matcha! Can you believe it?!

Cofftea

GASP! Hehe;)

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