I’m more of a black tea drinker, but I love me some oolongs. I know that milky oolong teas are very popular, but I am under the impression that I have never had it steeped properly before. I met Rosa at the SF tea festival, and she had a fresh pot of milky oolong brewing.
When I took a sip of this tea, I was immediately struck at how smooth and creamy it was. If you’ve never had an oolong before, this is a fantastic one to venture into. The complexities of tea really comes out in the tea I sampled, and I also got some to try out myself when I got to work. It is a fantastic tea to have in the middle of the day.
Unfortunately, the hot water at work was WAY too hot and I couldn’t get the tea to steep correctly. Rosa kindly gave me tips on how long to wait to let boiling water cool before putting the tea leaves in, and eventually I just took it home where I had my variable water kettle. Once I brewed it properly, that creamy character was there. Total my bad on my part, but I can see why this is the most popular tea of her subscription.
Flavors: Butter, Cream, Milk