Just a standard green tea. Nothing too special.
“If LeafSpa Eagle’s Nest Ever Drop has been my commuting to work tea lately, this has been my commuting home tea. I am down to my last eight bags of this, two currently steeping, four in my work...” Read full tasting note
“I have a love hate thing with Tazo. I really want to like them because they are so easily obtainable. Usually I just don’t care for them. Sometimes they are way over-blended but sometimes it may...” Read full tasting note
“Yet another tea bag from today. I was intrigued by this one because I think I would like lotus tea but I have yet come across one. I would have preferred not a decaffinated green and not a teabag,...” Read full tasting note
“It’s a Tazo tea day! Hmm, this doesn’t taste much like a green tea. The liquor is very dark, golden/amber in color. It reminds me of the color of honey. It actually tastes a little like honey...” Read full tasting note
A delightfully subtle green tea with the delicate taste and aroma of lotus flower essence. This surprisingly full-flavored yet delicately floral blend is clean and light-bodied, with an aroma reminiscent of freesia.
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LotusThe Tao of Tea
LotusRed Blossom Tea Company
LotusThe Persimmon Tree Tea Company
LotusGong Fu Tea Shop
Decaffinated teas usually reflect that in their taste- it’s to this tea’s credit that it doesn’t taste quite as decaffinated as some others. Yes, I can still taste that it’s decaffinated, but not as much as most others. That said, this green tea has lotus scenting, and is pretty darn well done for a teabag. The lotus notes aren’t too strong, so I can still taste the green tea, as well as a soft lotus flavor. If Tazo made this in a full-throttle version I’d definitely buy it. In it’s current form, it’s drinkable, which is far more than I say about most decaf teas.
Lotus is a great decaf green tea. Normally I would go for Tazo’s Zen, but having to drink decaf lately has left me looking for other options. Lotus is more flowery than Zen, but it still packs a nice little punch.
I think if you let it steep awhile it really brings out the flavor of this tea. I usually just leave the teabag in the mug, and by the time I’m finished it’s a little stronger, especially the last few sips.