Trying again. I bumped up the steep time and heat a bit.
The tea is a very pale yellow and clear, and smells like a vegetal green tea. I don’t smell the rose in the aroma.
The flavor has just the slightest hint of rose. Honestly, if I didn’t know it was there, I probably wouldn’t identify it as such. It’s there mostly as a sort of whiff of volatile oil right at the beginning of the sip.
I like it, but I want more rose. Maybe the next cup? Right now I have to mark it down for roselessness.