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Coconut, Creamy, Hay, Sweet, Autumn Leaf Pile, Cream, Grass, Tangy
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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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58 tasting notes

Let me just start by saying that this is such a pretty tea! It is mild flavor wise, which I enjoyed. Not too sweet or too bland and you can taste the hints of coconut from start to finish.

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282 tasting notes

From the Green/Matcha TTB

This is a white tea? Huh, I probably overbrewed this then, but even if I did the tea is not bad. The coconut lends a slight creaminess rather than a nuttiness to the tea. The base is rather light, which considering it is a white tea, makes sense. I don’t have too much experience with white teas, so I can’t judge. Let this cool a bit before drinking it, it has a short of weird tangy sour note when it’s still hot, like sour yogurt, but that mostly goes away when the tea has cooled.

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1904 tasting notes

This tastes very similar if not identical to the Coconut Cream white tea that I got from the Tea Gallerie in San Diego. I wonder if these two companies have the same supplier – or if one supplies to the other?

175 °F / 79 °C 3 min, 30 sec 1 tsp 12 OZ / 354 ML

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29 tasting notes

Mild coconut smell. Very pretty leaves of various colors. It tastes smooth and mildly like coconut. It’s slightly sweet. I think this would make a great dessert tea.

2 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 8 OZ / 236 ML

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484 tasting notes

Sample from whatshesaid. Thank you!

I brewed 3/4 of a teaspoon in 4 oz of water (a splash of cold water, the rest boiling) for 3 min. This tastes really odd to me. It smells quite a bit like coconut, but it tastes more like hay with a metallic almost coconut flavor. I don’t think I’m much of a fan, although the aftertaste is better than the flavor itself. I love coconut, but unfortunately I have yet to find a coconut tea I really like. It may be like peach for me, I love the real thing so much that I’m really picky about artificial versions.

3 min, 0 sec 4 OZ / 118 ML

Coconut teas are really hit or miss for me, though I’ve found a few that I really enjoy that combine coconut with other flavours.

I’ve yet to find a peach flavoured tea that I really enjoy, much as I adore fresh peaches. Natural peach notes in tea are as good as I’ve come across so far.


Do you have any recommendations for me?

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511 tasting notes

Mmm, I think flavored white teas are becoming a new favorite for me! I’ve had two truly outstanding ones in the last month: Toffee Dream from Cornelia Bean and now this one. The lightness of the base is a perfect match for the natural coconut flavor. It’s just slightly creamy and sweet without any additives. Thank you so much to The Cookie Lady for surprising me with a sample of this one in her Christmas card! I definitely see myself purchasing it in the future.

Flavors: Coconut, Creamy, Hay, Sweet

185 °F / 85 °C 3 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 8 OZ / 236 ML

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1060 tasting notes

Overboard TTB

This is nice and a bit different from other coconut flavored teas that I’ve tried. The tea itself has a dry hay note which blends very well with the coconut flavor. While the coconut is present it also seems softer… more delicate… than coconut usually is in teas. A really lovely cup and something I might pick up at a later date.

180 °F / 82 °C 3 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 8 OZ / 236 ML

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Lewis and Clarke TTB

So my mom gave me some frozen venison from last years hunting season, and she told me to stew it because it’s the tough cuts. I’m a rebel and decided to slow cook it on a BBQ sauce concoction I made instead. So now my whole apartment smells like yummy BBQ sauce. It won’t be done for 5 hours, but I plan in shredding it and I can’t wait.

Anyway, I’ve been drinking puerh all day (review in a bit), and decided to take a quick break in between for this.

There’s a little bit of an oily film here, I don’t mind it but just a heads up in case you do. This is yummy. Lots of cream and a nice coconut blast at the end of the sip and sticks around a nice long time.

I’m going to try the other half of the sample cold steeped. Persimmon Tree makes a mean cream tea though.

1 tsp 8 OZ / 236 ML

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921 tasting notes

Oh man, I might have done a dumb today. I am in a real hurry to get my new tea lair in the bedroom (still needs a new name) set up, but a lot of the stuff I can’t do because it involves moving heavy things, and Ben is busy with work so I am stuck in tea limbo. Well, I decided to take it upon my self to move some of the furniture around, and I think that sharp pain in my hips means I won’t be able to walk tomorrow. Silly me, I never learn and always manage to over do it when I am doing house work.

Today’s tea is going to do an excellent job of distracting me, but tropical flavors do that to me, especially coconut! Coconut Crème by The Persimmon Tree Tea Company is a blend of White Tea, Coconut, Cornflowers, Safflowers (all organic) and Natural Flavoring. I found this intriguing because I have never seen coconut mixed with white tea, I bet it will be a delightful blend of flavors. Well, I can certainly say it smells good! The aroma is a blend of coconut, honey, and delicate floral with hints of lettuce and cream. It is very sweet and rich, especially strong in the coconut department.

This is one of those teas that when it is steeping it fills the entire area up with its aroma, specifically its coconutty aroma. The wet leaves are intensely coconutty, but there are also notes of honey, fresh vegetation, and a touch of lettuce. The liquid smells like coconut bread, fresh vegetation, and flowers. It is mild in comparison to the leaves, and fairly relaxing in its mellowness.

Tasting time, and I am excited, I have a serious weakness for coconut (one time on a 22 hour bus trip I subsided on coconut water alone) and tend to get bouncy when I am about to ingest something with coconut in it. Starting out is an oily and smooth mouthfeel, very typical of teas with coconut pieces in it, coconut is just so oily that it will always turn the tea oily. The taste instantly reminds me of coconut milk, specifically of one of my favorite desserts: coconut tapioca. I first discovered this at a Thai restaurant as a kid, my grandmother and I instantly fell in love with it, it then became a tradition that she would make it for the two of us to share. There is the obvious taste of coconut, but there are also notes of honey, cream, tapioca, and a tiny touch of flowers. This tea is tasty both hot and chilled, though I prefer it hot.

For blog and photos: http://ramblingbutterflythoughts.blogspot.com/2014/08/the-persimmon-tree-tea-company-coconut.html

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972 tasting notes

Oops, I’ve been neglecting my Persimmon Tree samples! I still have a couple that I haven’t tried yet, and I’ve had them since the July 4th sale. Now that I’m done with the TTB, I can get back to focusing on sipdowns! It doesn’t specify the type of white tea, but I’m going to guess shou mei based on the appearance. There are some flower petals mixed in for color. It smells nice and coconutty! :)

The brewed tea smells grassier than I would like… I generally like white teas less when they have that leaf/grass quality about them. The coconut flavor is quite good, and it’s actually strong enough! I was expecting much less from this tea after trying their Butterscotch, but this is actually quite a nice and light coconut tea. I would like this even better if the base tea were more hay-like and less grassy, but you can’t have everything you want! Overall, a lovely tea if you like coconut. :)

Flavors: Autumn Leaf Pile, Coconut, Cream, Grass, Hay, Sweet

185 °F / 85 °C 4 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 8 OZ / 236 ML

I’m not huge on coconut, but I liked this one. It’s funny… I don’t really recall those grassy notes.


this is one of the Persimmon Tree teas that has an exact equivalent by Art of Tea (I don’t remember which one sources from the other) but it’s surprisingly good! I don’t think I liked coconut in teas until after I tried this one :)

Cameron B.

This definitely made me want to try Stacy’s limited edition coconut white tea. :)

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