drank Gentian-Jade Beauty by ESGREEN
19 tasting notes

Just a quick tasting note for now, then I’ll do a better/real review when I drink it again.

Alright, so I’m a bit of a hipster. I have this thing where I have to be different. I drive a weird car, I live in the hipsteriest part of town, and I have a habit of buying bras in brands no one has heard of from random online companies in the UK. I’m fairly new to the tea scene, but I guess it’s going to spill over into my tea life. I decided to order from ESGreen because they had cheap sample sizes and have a great rewards program. So, naturally, I chose like six teas that no one on Steepster has reviewed yet.

I was reading up on Gentian a little before I bought some (because buying some random flower I’ve never heard of from a company no one’s ever bought from to ingest sounds like a good idea), and I saw most tea is made from its root. And its root is apparently really bitter. As in, they make bitters from Gentian root. So I was a little iffy going into this.

But I was pleasantly surprised. The tea was full yet light, the barest hint of vegetal-ness plus a sweet tone that became more pronounced as the tea cooled off. I drank several steepings of this tea, which rarely happens, I usually get bored after one cup.

So, fascinating tea. I recommend.

Flavors: Sweet, Vegetal

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I’m fairly new to the tea scene, but I’m finding my niche. I particularly like caffeine-free teas. I started with rooibos but I’m ready to start branching out to herbal and/or decaf teas.


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