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Monday, November 21, 2011

Teavivre Loose Leaf Green Tea 'True Love Flower Tea'

Tea Information:
Tea: True Love Flower Tea
Type: Green Tea
Packaging: Loose Leaf
Company: Teavivre
Purchase: Here
Description: True Love is handmade in Fujian province
A fragrant, sweet taste
This blooming tea unveils two globe amaranth flower and two jasmine poles in the water after blooming. It seems two people are in the love at first sight in the scene of mutual appreciation. The aroma is rich and refreshing, the taste is with strong and fragrance long-lasting. You will be able to smell the nature mellow of the tea and flower with an art enjoyment.

Ingredients: Silver Needle Green Tea, Marigold, Globe Amaranth and Jasmine

Steep Information:
Amount: 1 ball
Water: 12 ounces, boiling
Steep Time: a little over 2 minutes
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: vegetal, fruity
Steeped Tea Smell: jasmine, vegetal
Flavor: green tea, jasmine
Body: Light
Aftertaste: none
Liquor: translucent honey yellow-brown

Like most flowering teas I feel the flavor is sacrificed for the beauty. It's an OK cup of tea but nothing exceptional. On the other hand you can tell it was made with high quality tea as it is drinkable and pretty as opposed to many flowering teas which are for looks only.

Rating: 2/4 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

I received this product for free in return for writing a review.
All my reviews are as unbiased as possible, whether I buy or receive free product. I accept no other compensation other than free product.
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