drank Royal Wedding by Harney & Sons
358 tasting notes

This one has been lost in the very bottom of my tea drawer, and I’m not sure how it managed to escape my attention for so long. Almond, coconut and vanilla with rose petals – sounds delightful! The dry leaves smell very nutty with just a hint of sweet vanilla. The flavor is very light, with coconut and almond. There is a very fresh taste about the coconut, and not very sweet like some coconut flavors can be. I was hoping for more hints from the rose petals, but there is only a wispy floral aftertaste. This tea is just kind of bland to me. It sounded so girly and yummy, but I’m just not getting that much flavor out of it. I added a little sugar which helped, but it’s still rather plain tasting. I’ve never fallen in love with a white tea, and this just confirms that I prefer black teas. I really don’t want to rate my beloved Harney’s so low, but this tastes almost like plain hot water to me. I’m glad I got around to sampling this one, but I won’t be purchasing any more.

-Dry blend has medium brown and green tea leaves and twigs with small blue and yellow petals and pink rose petals.
-Dry leaves smell strongly nutty with a hint of sweet vanilla. Tea liquor aroma is lightly of coconut and vanilla.
-Tea liquor is a clear dark yellow color.
-Light coconut and almond flavor with a fresh coconut finish. Wispy floral aftertaste.
-Best with sweetener.
-Fair tea. A plain cup. Very mildly flavored. Fresh coconut and nutty flavor.

175 °F / 79 °C 4 min, 30 sec

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Rating Guide:
10 – Awful tea, wouldn’t purchase again
20 – Poor tea, wouldn’t purchase again
40 – Fair tea, might purchase again
60 – Good tea, likely to purchase again
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