drank rose oolong by Ito En
714 tasting notes

Steep Information:
Amount: 3 tsp
Water: 750ml filtered water brought to 195°
Tool: Breville One-Touch Tea Maker BTM800XL (Oolong, Medium, Auto start)
Steep Time: a little over 3 minutes
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: vegetal, floral
Steeped Tea Smell: vegetal, floral
Flavor: floral, slightly (but pleasantly) bitter, vegetal
Body: Medium
Aftertaste: vegetal
Liquor: translucent honey yellow-brown

Purchased at Mitsuwa for $7.50

A good cup of tea, but not amazing. I’ll gladly enjoy the rest of this tea, but I can’t see myself craving it. I am also not a rose fan.

images: http://amazonv.blogspot.com/2010/05/ito-en-loose-leaf-oolong-tea-rose.html

195 °F / 90 °C 3 min, 0 sec

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I am The Devotea USA. I love caffeine! I prefer tea to coffee. I prefer my flavors to be in your face, not subtle. I plan to use this blog to keep track of the teas I have tried.

I get my daily dose of caffeine from Starbucks (Grande soy no water chai latte).

0-25=Bleh! not again if it were free
25-50=Acceptable, if it were free or there were limited other tea options
50-75=I might purchase this tea from time to time, or select it while out
75-100=A staple in our cupboard from now on, I will purchase and keep purchasing


Blacksburg, Virginia



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