The box says “buttery, savory, soothing.” That is absolutely the case.

Gaiwan brewed. Dry leaf smells just like good heavy cream! First steep has a delightfully smooth texture and sweet cream flavor with a little sweet fresh corn juiciness. Other milk oolongs I’ve tasted were a little heavy on the savory characters but this one has a perfect balance, the creaminess in later steepings not unlike fresh unsalted sweet cream butter. The first steep was all sweet cream with subtle honeysuckle notes, the second steep strengthening the floral notes and bringing a delightful crisp green character like cucumber peel and sweet peas, nicely balancing the cream without adding any bitterness. Later steeps find the sweet pea character staying strong with a very lightly oaty buttered green flavor lasting deep into a dozen steeps.

What a fantastic milk oolong!

Flavors: Butter, Corn Husk, Cream, Cucumber, Peas

205 °F / 96 °C 0 min, 15 sec 5 g 3 OZ / 88 ML

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I love tea but that’s also true of most liquids. I don’t discriminate: Bagged, full leaf, coffee, beer… If it goes in a cup I’ll probably like it.

I’m a relative newbie to tea and still have a ton to learn. I have a cat who likes to knock brewed pu-erh onto the carpet. I like turtles.


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