I like pineapple, but I LOVE cilantro. If I could put cilantro on everything I would… no, that’s not true, but cilantro on certain things is absolute heaven! I’m not sure how this will be in a tea. It’s certainly creative, but makes me a little bit nervous. The scent of the dry leaf is not all that pleasant — it’s a little weird. After water has been added, the tea smells like pineapple, cilantro and cream! I’m surprised how good it smells. I haven’t been the biggest fan of pineapple teas, but this one smells so good.

Sipping… I think the cilantro and the white tea come out first. The pineapple peeks out later, but adds the nicest sweetness to the creamy white tea. The cilantro reminds me a little bit of pine needles — grassy & green. What’s interesting is that I wouldn’t be able to identify the cilantro as cilantro and pineapple as pineapple if I didn’t know they were in this blend. I don’t think that I would repurchase this, but it’s so unique and surprisingly nice!

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Tea (& Coffee) lover. Bookworm.

Favorite teas: Milk Oolong, Flavored blends, Dessert teas, Creamy Teas, Rooibos, Oolong, Black, Green
Dislikes: Spices, Peppery flavors, Cloves, Cardamom, Licorice, Peppermint, Cinnamon, Mate, Puerh, Chai, Ginger

My Rather Picky Ratings
90+ – Reserved for the very best! Always in the cupboard!
80-89 – Quite good! A very pleasing cup.
70-79 – Room for improvement, but not bad.
60-69 – Mediocre.
50-59 – Bad. Will not purchase.
49 & below – Depending on the more specific rating: Undrinkable. Yuck. Will not purchase.

Note: Teas in my cupboard are all of the teas that I’ve logged, regardless of their current presence in my actual cupboard. For an updated list on what teas I have available for swap, check out the swap thread and not my cupboard! Thanks!

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