5 Tasting Notes
The pleasant smell of this tea is almost reminiscent of chocolate. This is followed the standard bitterness, however this gives way to a very pleasant, lingering sweetness. In considering the process through which this tea is created, with the difficulty of picking the buds, and how the bushes grow from harsh mountains, the pleasantness of the flavor is all the more pronounced.
It might not technically qualify as green tea, but a friend gave one to me during a studio all-nighter, so I figured I would review it.
The initial flavor is entirely green tea, slightly bitter. As the flavor lingers, the orange makes its presence known, although I wouldn’t say it is overpowering. On the swallow the aftertaste is once again entirely green tea, though on closer analysis there is just the subtle hint of orange.