Leaf Type: Oolong
Where to Buy: Driftwood Tea
Our Jasmine Oolong produces a stunning tea filled with bright, sweet, almost fruity jasmine notes that are tempered alongside light hints of the fresh Taiwanese tea that is used to make this remarkable oolong.
Learn more about this tea here.
OH my GOODNESS. This tea is absolutely DREAMY!
As I sip this tea, it is like I can feel my eyes roll back as the liquid rolls over my tongue, I feel myself being transported into some misty, fog-like state where I am lounging in a garden surrounded by jasmine vines.
This tea has such a beautiful jasmine flavor. It is not a sharp or perfume-y taste. It is soft and silky and sweet. There are notes to this that taste somewhat fruit-like, they are so sweet and succulent.
The Taiwanese Oolong is a fresh-tasting tea that has a very pleasing mouthfeel that melds beautifully with the jasmine to help create the soft taste I mentioned earlier. It tastes and feels soft and silky. Very luxurious. Very dreamy.
This is the first tea that I’ve had the opportunity to try from Driftwood Tea … but it won’t be my last. I am so very impressed with the quality of this tea. It is one of the best Jasmine Oolong teas I’ve tried, and it would definitely give some of the best Jasmine White teas I’ve tasted a run for the top spot when considering my favorite Jasmine teas. This one is a contender!
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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