Snow Rose (Imperial Republic)

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From The Republic of Tea

Snow Rose is a rare, hand-plucked native Chinese Herb Tea. Rose petals and herbs are popular in China’s mountainous regions. Prized for its soothing properties, this herbal blend infuses a bright cup with a sweet, floral finish.

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The Republic of Tea is a progressive and socially conscious business recognized for being the leading purveyor of more than 200 premium teas and herbs, ready-to-drink iced teas and more. Founded in 1992, The Republic of Tea sparked a tea revolution in America with the purpose of enriching people’s lives through the experience of premium teas and a Sip by Sip Rather Than Gulp by Gulp lifestyle.

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A friend of mine picked this up while we were perusing a Japanese grocery store. There were no ingredients listed on the canister. All it read was, “Chinese herbs and rose petals”. Further digging later online termed up nothing as well. The blend smelled primarily of rose. There were other petal-looking “thingies” in it with a white-to-beige appearance like chrysanthemum, but I didn’t get a sense of them in there.

I was a little weary of it at first when I saw the rose petals they used. Instead of pink ones, RoT blended this with red. Thankfully, they were few and far between. Never dominating. After brewing, this had a distinctively botanical scent – not quite bathwatery, praise Buddha – and settled into an omnipresent floral scent. The taste had a similar effect – floral, slightly buttery, and relaxing. Not my favorite rose blend ever, but one I’d never turn down.

205 °F / 96 °C 5 min, 0 sec

Do you mean, “leery” (instead of “weary”), as in concerned (about the kind of rose petals)?

Geoffrey Norman

Ah yes, you are right.

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