Always interested in trying dragon pearls, so picked this up (Spring 2018 version). Interestingly, each individual pearl (a bit less than an inch in diameter?) is wrapped up in tissue, like pu’erh. I used one pearl for a 10oz cup; there were 5 in the bag.
I drank this away from home, and didn’t make great notes, but it wasn’t quite what I was expecting. I was anticipating more roastiness and chocolatey notes, but there was more fruitiness and a bit of sharpness, though I’d hesitate to call it astringent (the second infusion was, but let’s call that user error). I believe I got some… fresh raisin notes (not grape, but not as sweet as raisin?), and some other fruitiness that I think I could place, but have since forgotten.
An interesting tea, but not my preference of profile.