Leaf Type: Green
Where to Buy: Praise Tea
Organic and Fair Trade China Green tea infused with the taste of ripe pears. A smooth, full-bodied yet highly aromatic and healthy blend that’s delicious.
Ingredients: Chun Mee Green Tea, Pear
Learn more about this tea here.
I tend to find myself a bit skeptical when it comes to pear flavored teas, especially pear flavored green teas. That’s because back in my tea flavoring/blending days, I created what I felt was the very best pear flavored green tea, and I still have yet to find one that is as good.
But that doesn’t mean that I’m not enjoying this pear flavored green tea. Quite the opposite, actually. It’s really tasty!
The Chun Mee base is an interesting choice but it works surprisingly well with the delicate flavor of the pear. I say surprising because its been my experience that Chun Mee (also known as “Precious Eyebrow”) tends to have a strong “green tea” flavor – that is to say it tends to be a bit on the grassy side. With this stronger flavor, could the delicate sweetness of the pear shine through?
The answer is yes. I can taste the sweet, delicious flavor of pear, as well as the full-flavored Chun Mee. The Chun Mee is sweet, grassy with hints of seaweed. There are lovely hints of plum in there too, and these are very complementary to the notes of pear. The Chun Mee is more assertive than the pear flavor here, but, it doesn’t overwhelm it entirely.
A delicious pear flavored green with a very enticing composition of flavors.
Anne started her journey with tea as a casual drinker and became more serious about her tea drinking when she realized that she couldn't drink coffee. Shortly thereafter, she started becoming obsessed with the beverage and she started creating small-batch, artisan blends of tea that she sold online as LiberTEAS. After a few years, she realized she wasn't cut out to be the sole proprietor of a business so she closed LiberTEAS and started reviewing teas online. She met Jennifer through another blog that they both reviewed for and they decided to start their own review blog. This review blog!
Throughout her journey as a tea reviewer, she discovered 52Teas and became enamored with the idea of creating a new tea every week. When the founder of 52Teas decided he wanted to move on, he offered the business to Anne but knowing that she wasn't cut out to be a sole proprietor, she instead offered the company to her oldest daughter who employs her as the Mad Tea Artist for 52Teas!
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