drank Vanilla Oolong by DAVIDsTEA
262 tasting notes

MMmmm leaves smell like vanilla pudding. Thank goodness I didn’t imagine it the first time I steeped this up.
I checked my little 6oz pot and got a hit of lemony citrus with vanilla. Not orange.
I steeped this one up for 2.5 minutes so I can do a few re steeps with it tonight. mmmMMmm creamy citrus oolong with vanilla lingering. I really appreciate the citrus in here, and I think steeping it for 5 min as I did initially (see previous post) hid the citrus flavour and made a more pronounced vanilla.
I am sure that the vanilla will come around with later steeps. Currently though – I am really enjoying this.
Edit: I was curious just what the ingredients are.. “Taiwanese pouchong oolong tea, lemon myrtle, marigolds, natural flavouring”
…Now I know for sure I’m not crazy and I tasted lemon, not orange. I wonder why they put orange in the description? Weird.

200 °F / 93 °C 2 min, 30 sec

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I am very excited to delve into as many different types of tea as possible… so this should be interesting. I am really looking forwards to tasting all the wide array of flavours that can come from pure tea leaves.

Currently, I am having a love affair with oolongs. Mostly green, though I am stretching out into more oxidized oolongs. Black teas are also in my love fest as they can be so surprising sometimes (I used to drink bagged red rose x.x)
I would really love to get to know green tea a lot more and white tea.. all tea to be honest. I want to know them all.

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