I put her name always, because she is my lovely supplier of tea, and she likes reading my notes, apparently. (She’s commented and liked almost every single one, whether they were for tea she gave me or not. Dedicated follower!)
I am very happy with this tea. :-) I had some TAZO white tea a while back, and it had a fancy name, but pretty much it was a blueberry tea, and that was my first white tea. (It was bagged, but TAZO is awesome either way.) I also had some Lipton blueberry pomogranate back around that time too, and that was also white. So it’s been a while since I’ve had any decent white teas. And never any loose leaf!! So I was excited to try this. :-)
Smell: (I’m going to stop putting my little indicators….they bug me. :P) It was blueberry, but not too strong. Nice and delicate. And also the smell of the white tea was very pleasant, and not harsh or overpowering. Floral, almost. It was also very pretty! Steeping the blueberry was definitely there, and it was yummy.
Taste: BLUEBERRY!! YES! THE TEA HAS STUCK FULLY TO IT’S NAME!! Sorry, a lot of my more recent teas loose a bit on taste. And this isn’t a strong blueberry taste, exactly, but it is definitely there. Smooth, just right, and the taste of the tea is also there, mixing in perfectly. I don’t like my tea taste to overpower if there is supposed to be some other flavor, and this tea delivers the right mix. No complaints, what-so-ever.
Also, even though this is a “no duh” thing, white tea really isn’t white. :P I just find stuff like that funny to think about. I’m weird, I know. But it is a very, very light light brownish-yellow, and a spoonful of it actually does look very white. So it is but it isn’t. (Yes, I had to put all that.)
Happy! Happy!! BLUEBERRY!! :-)