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Wednesday, January 23, 2013

The Path of Tea Loose Leaf Oolong Tea 'Organic High Cloud'

Tea Information:
Tea: Organic High Cloud
Type: Oolong Tea
Packaging: Loose Leaf
Company: The Path of Tea
Purchase: Here
Description: This is a very special high elevation oolong from a 3 acre tea garden with the highest elevation in Ping Lin Taiwan. It is a light, low oxidized oolong with several texture levels on the upper palate. Organic High Cloud has a smooth, toasty and buttery brew with a floral aroma and sweetness. It is light and lovely.

Steep Information:
Amount: 7 tsp
Water: 1200ml at 195°F
Tool: Breville One-Touch Tea Maker BTM800XL
Steep Time: 2 minutes
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: vegetal
Steeped Tea Smell: vegetal
Flavor: smooth, but only very faintly vegetal
Body: Light
Aftertaste: none
Liquor: Translucent yellow green

translucent, water tasting

+1 min

translucent, water tasting

+1 min

translucent, slightly vegetal, very very weak

Rating: 1/4 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 purchased this product. 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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