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Sunday, April 18, 2010

52Teas Loose Leaf White Tea 'Black Currant Bai Mu Dan'

Tea Information:
Tea: Black Currant Bai Mu Dan
Type: White Tea
Packaging: Loose Leaf
Company: 52Teas
Purchase: Here
Description: Our premium Bai Mu Dan white tea blended with real black currants and natural flavors. Just mmmm.
Ingredients: Bai Mu Dan white tea, dried black currants, natural flavors.

Steep Information:
Amount: 2 tsp
Water: 2 zarafina cups filtered water
Tool: Zarafina white-loose-medium
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: sweet and fruity (MilitiaJim confirms the fruity is current, I don't know what currant smells like)
Steeped Tea Smell: sweet, fruity, leafy
Flavor: slightly bitter, leafy, fruity
Body: Light
Aftertaste: bitter, fruity
Liquor: translucent yellow-green-brown

Per all the tasting notes on Steepster I should try this iced.

It smells better than it tastes to me. It is a good cup of tea but I don't see myself craving it.

Post-Steep Additives: none

Resteep: Zarafina white-loose-medium
less bitter than the first steep, a tad weaker

Rating: 3/4 leaves


Leaf system:
1=Bleh! not again if it were free
2=Acceptable, if it were free or there were limited other tea options
3=I might purchase this tea from time to time, or select it while out
4=A staple in our cupboard from now on, I will purchase and keep purchasing


From AmazonV tea taste tracking


From AmazonV tea taste tracking




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