Reena's Rose Oolong

Tea type
Oolong Tea
Flavouring, Lemongrass, Oolong, Rose Buds, Rose Petals
Earth, Ginger, Lemon Zest, Orange, Rose, Smooth, Sweet
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190 °F / 87 °C 4 min, 0 sec 9 oz / 266 ml

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From International Tea Importers

An oolong tea for lovers. The scent of roses intermix with ginger and lemon to produce a fragrant smooth steep. SKU#: FO-006

This is the wholesale source of:
Lemon Rose Bud Tea by Fusion Teas
Organic Summer Rose Oolong Tea by Positively Tea LLC
Reena’s Rose Oolong by Chado Tea
Rose Garden Oolong Tea Blend by Tea Haven
Rose Oolong by Mahamosa Gourmet Teas, Spices and Herbs
Rose Oolong by Tea Licious

Country of Origin: Taiwan

Ingredients: Oolong, lemon grass, rose buds, rose petals, with rose, lemon and ginger flavor.

Steeping Instructions: Time: 4-5 minutes; Temperature: 203-212⁰F; 1 heaped tsp./6 oz serving

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I don’t have many reviews left to move now… here is a Fusion Tea sampler I tried some time ago that they called “Lemon Rose Bud” that they are no longer carrying, but since it is an ITI blend (International Tea Importers) it is available from many other sources.

I really enjoy floral blends at this time of the year (well, to be fair, I enjoy them year-round, but at least they seem especially appropriate right now!) so I decided to use the majority of the sampler to make a quart of this iced, and then use of the remaining bit of leaf to have a nice warm evening cuppa.

The warm cuppa is very relaxing. The base oolong reminds me of the orange ginger oolong in my collection, and I almost wonder if that’s the very oolong used as the base, because I swear I’m getting a bit of a mandarin flavor mixed with the lemon zest citrus notes in the background, with some subtle earthy notes and just a hint of ginger. The dominant flavor is a very sweet rose flavor; often I get a slight peppery note from rose, but here it is all sweet and floral.

The iced tea is also very nice! It’s very smooth, with a bit of a creamy mouthfeel, and very refreshing. The flavor is very close to the warm cuppa, though I’d say the earthy and orangy base flavors are a little more subdued, with the lemon zest and rose notes really coming to the forefront.

Overall I really like this flavor combination, and am a little sad this oolong was discontinued. It was a really enjoyable cuppa with a lot of natural sweetness, a really strong rosey flavor, and a nice lemony-orange citrus background note.

Flavors: Earth, Ginger, Lemon Zest, Orange, Rose, Smooth, Sweet

190 °F / 87 °C 4 min, 0 sec 2 tsp 9 OZ / 266 ML

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