drank Kiwi Fukuyu by Dammann Frères
676 tasting notes

A big thanks to derk for sending this one to me.

This was my first time trying a kiwi-flavored tea. The aroma is absolutely intoxicating. Very fruity and sweet but not quite like kiwi. It’s reminiscent of something like warm raspberry compote or jam.

The tea has a delicious fruity flavor. Juicy peach and tropical mango up front and a mild note of mint later. The flavoring is done well here despite the kiwi being a little hard to discern. Tastes very natural, not overpowering or fake. Cold brewing does bring out more of a kiwi-like tangy-sweet flavor. Enjoyed this a lot more than the other excessively perfumey DF teas I’ve had before .

Flavors: Kiwi, Mango, Peach, Raspberry, Tropical Fruit

175 °F / 79 °C 2 min, 0 sec 2 g 8 OZ / 236 ML

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My Rating Criteria:

95 to 100: Top shelf stuff. Loved this tea and highly recommend it

90 to 94: Excellent. Enjoyed this tea and would likely repurchase

80 to 89: Good but not great. I liked it though it may be lacking in some aspects. I’ll finish it but probably won’t buy again

70 to 79: Average at best. Not terrible but wouldn’t willingly drink again

60 to 69: Sub-par. Low quality tea, barely palatable

59 and below: Bleh

Fell into tea many years ago and for a long time my experience was limited to Japanese greens and flavored Teavana teas. My tea epiphany happened when I discovered jade oolongs. That was my gateway drug to the world of high quality tea and teaware.

For the most part, I drink straight tea but do appreciate a good flavored tea on occasion. I love fresh green and floral flavors and as such, green tea and Taiwanese oolongs will always have a place in my cupboard. After avoiding black tea forever, Chinese blacks have started to grow on me. I’m less enthusiastic about puerh though. I also enjoy white tea and tisanes but reach for them less frequently.

Other non-tea interests include: cooking, reading, nature, philosophy, MMA, traveling when I can, and of course putzing around on the interwebs.

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