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175 °F / 79 °C 3 min, 15 sec 8 oz / 236 ml

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  • “Wow! This was way better (and different) from what I expected! Thanks for sending me a sample, Azzrian! The coconut flavour in this blend is definitely different from the typical coconut you get in...” Read full tasting note
  • “Made a 2nd infusion of this last night and iced it and man it held up well! It’s nice and sweet without any sugar, but not overly sweet. The ultra creamyness falls away to make way for the coconut...” Read full tasting note
  • “Okay so I bought this a while ago but something went funky with it I guess. It started to smell off like metal almost and I tried drinking it and it was horrid. So I asked in my last order with The...” Read full tasting note
  • “I decided to give this tea another shot as a cold brew. It wasn’t really my cup of tea hot, but iced + coconut usually = good things! This got a short steep, since I made it last afternoon and...” Read full tasting note

From The Persimmon Tree Tea Company

Coconut Crème is a delightfully smooth, sweet and creamy tea with a light body. A customer favorite, this tea blends quality white loose-leaf tea leaves with coconut, safflowers, cornflowers and natural flavors that you will surely enjoy hot or iced. Add a little honey or rock sugar to a pot of Coconut Crème for a soothing after dinner delight!

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525 tasting notes

I’m extremely sleepy this morning. My husband tricked me into going to a dinner party last night which honestly didn’t last too late into the night. But I got home so buzzed I couldn’t sleep until 1 in the morning. He of course passed out right away.

Had this cold steeped tea to cure me from my zombie-like state. I’m really beginning to enjoy whites a lot more than before. I think cold steeping may extract less caffeine because it doesn’t give me that headache I usually get. As a result, I drink more and relax more.

This particular white is fragrant with fruity coconut. I don’t usually think of coconut as fruity, but sometimes it is. Here, it’s fruity and creamy and very tasty. Love the fuzzy little leaves and pretty splash of color from the flowers. I think I prefer the coconut oolongs but this is definitely a light and soothing treat.

Thank you Azzrian for making my morning less foggy with this yummy tea

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361 tasting notes

Thanks whatshesaid for a surprise sample of this tea! Coconut teas are hit or miss for me and I’m afraid this one is a miss. For some reason, every time I take a sip I get a soap flavor. Not really what I was going for. I feel a little bit like Ralphie right now and I didn’t even say fudge!

[Head nod to those who get that reference :-)]


Did it taste like Lux or Lifeboy? :)


Ha ha! Totally Lux.

ohfancythat (whatshesaid)

Ah well, can’t win em all! :)
Would you believe I only watched that movie in its entirety this Christmas?! I loved it! It jumped way up to make it onto my list of movies i must watch annually :)

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775 tasting notes

thanks to whatshesaid for this cup!
i’m in search of the tea that will relieve me of my tea blahs.
this one isn’t it i don’t think. but it’s very soothing. very creme.
which is a really good start.
i love the scent. it’s strong and that means something.

The Persimmon Tree

Hey Shmiracles, thanks for your post. We have samples for all of our teas for only a buck $, so you don’t fully commit before you try, and all our sample packs carry free shipping :). I hope this helps you in relieving yourself from the “blahs”

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358 tasting notes

Last cup of tea for the night. Thanks Alphakitty for this sample! This tea smells entirely of fresh, soft coconut. There is really nothing artificial in the smell, and it reminds me of the aroma of coconut water. The flavor is very vegetal to me, but is followed by a fresh, true coconut finish. The flavor becomes a lot more mellow and smooth as it cools, and it looses some of the white tea flavor. I’m enjoying this cup right now and am glad I got a chance to try it, but I don’t know if I would add it to my list to purchase. Maybe a small pack to have a cup of every once in awhile!

-Dry blend has large fuzzy green tea leaves, slivers of coconut and small blue and orange petals.
-Dry leaves smell faintly of nutty coconut. Tea liquor aroma is of soft fresh coconut.
-Tea liquor is a bright medium yellow color.
-Vegetal flavor with a real coconut finish. Smooth mouthfeel.
-Best with sweetener.
-Very good tea. Light true coconut flavor that becomes more bold as it cools.

180 °F / 82 °C 3 min, 0 sec

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189 tasting notes

Appearance: multi colored, large, fine leaf, several greens, bright red- orange safflowers, deep blue cornflower

Aroma when Dry: deep deserty sweet, almost spiced icing
After water is first poured: floral, buttery coconut
At end of steep: coconut spiced rice
Tea liquor:
At end of steep: med spring green

Staple? YES

Preferred time of day: afternoon, evening
At first: coconut pulp, closing with hints of floral, tea lightens at close
As it cools ? Starts to get a honeyed coconut note, with hints of honeysuckle, and pineapple mint, gets thick brothy texture, hints of salt on close

Additives used (milk, honey, sugar etc)? No

Lingers? Yes lightly herby coconut notes, closing with white tea and hints of melon

Second steep (4 min)
Aroma: milky, buttery
At first: lighter, spice notes deepen, notes layer, coconut cream notes finish
As it cools: notes open, tea gets creamier, brothy

Third Steep (5 min)
Aroma: light nuttycoconut
At first:brothy, only hints of coconut and salt

190 °F / 87 °C 3 min, 0 sec

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1733 tasting notes

Wow Azzrian this is superb, thanks so much for sharing with me!!
The coconut is strong and almost hides the tea flavour… but I don’t mind, being a fan of the fruit! It is also creamy, more than I expected. and sweet. Mmmmm! What a treat. This would be great iced I think. Thanks again Azzrian :)

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659 tasting notes

Thanks to whatshesaid for the sample!

I liked this more than I expected to. I am not a big fan of coconut flavor, but the coconut in this tea is very natural and well complemented by the creaminess. The base tea also comes through nicely. I got two good steeps out of it, with the second revealing greater depth and complexity. This won’t go on my shopping list, but I would recommend it to coconut fans.

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2399 tasting notes

thank you again Amanda for the super generous tea package! I really appreciate it! I knew this one would be tasty when I saw it! I think I need flavors in my white teas to like them more anyway. Coconut cream sounds good! And it is. You can still taste the flavor of the white tea behind the flavors, so it’s a nice balance. The white tea here is delicious anyway, so it doesn’t really need the flavors to be enjoyable. But I really like the coconut cream too. The coconut isn’t one of those odd chemical flavors — it’s sweet! Very yum! The flowers are pretty too. Probably a favorite white tea… I said I didn’t have many flavored oolongs the other day but I don’t think I have many flavored white teas either!

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648 tasting notes

Thank you Emilie for a sample of this!

I enjoyed this one. It was light and fresh, mild tasting but very obviously coconutty.
I admit I don’t know what white tea really tastes like because I’ve never had it straight up, but it seems like a good base for this blend.

I’ve never heard of this company before so I’m glad I got the chance to try this tea, might just order some one day!

My temperature was all screwed up because I’m at work and I thought the kettle was almost boiled (I was trying to guesstimate 82 degrees) but turns out it wasn’t plugged in properly so it was more like 49 degrees, haha. I added more almost boiling hot water to it in an attempt to compensate but I do have enough left for a properly brewed cup at home so I will do that!

edit I wanted to buy this so bad but they charge $28 to ship one oz of tea to Canada :(


persimmon tree is the absolute worst. In part i think because they package everything in cans. i was able to buy once from them waaaay back when and unless i’m shipping to the us, won’t be ever again


That’s ridiculous! They only charge about $5 for US and shipping prices between US to US and US to Canada aren’t that different. Their teas are pretty good, so it’s a shame that shipping is so ridiculous


What the what. That’s worse than Culinary Teas. :/

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1015 tasting notes

Another tea from my Persimmon sample purchase. I’m not really crazy about this one either. It’s ok, just ok. Nothing awful about it (it doesn’t have the odd taste I was getting in some of the fruit blends). It’s flat to me, that’s the best way to describe it. Not coconut enough, not creamy enough, and I think the white tea is just non existent. I added a splash of milk, that helped but I’m still not thrilled. Sorry, really wanted to like these teas, but they just aren’t for me.

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