One of the best cups of tea I’ve had lately.
Flavors: Almond, Cherry, Raspberry
“One of the best cups of tea I’ve had lately.” Read full tasting note
“Pretty tasty fruity/nutty black. Nice and robust. Didn’t particularly taste like shortbread, but that’s ok.” Read full tasting note
“I can’t drink this tea straight. There is a bitter edge and something lacking, but when I add a little creamer it all goes away and it turns into the perfectly balanced cup! The flavors are bold,...” Read full tasting note
“Way too sweet. Think raspberry marzipan tea. Some might love it. I am going to have to retry it. I can totally see this with milk and cream, though. I’ll have to update when I do so.” Read full tasting note
Tea of the Month for December 2016
Beautiful winding Dian Hong leaves, with cocoa and honey and a touch of smoke, blended with a sweet pastry, raspberry, and almond flavors.
Base – Dian Hong
Region – Yunnan, China
Flavor & Characteristics – sweet, nutty, pastry, fruity, honey, butter
How to Steep – 3-5 minutes at 200F
Ingredients: yunnan black tea, raw almonds, honeysuckle, freeze-dried raspberries natural flavors
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I can’t drink this tea straight. There is a bitter edge and something lacking, but when I add a little creamer it all goes away and it turns into the perfectly balanced cup! The flavors are bold, but not overwhelming. The raspberry and almond pair so nicely together. I haven’t picked out the shortbread part in these past couple cups, but I wasn’t really paying attention because I was lost in how delicious the tea was. It even resteeps well the next day.