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On The Fifth Day of Christmas, Della Terra Teas Sent Me This Tea …


Today is the fifth day of yummy teas from Della Terra Teas.  I’ve really been enjoying this year’s countdown, and today’s tea is just entirely too yummy for words.  But, since you’re here to read a review, I’ll do my best to come up with some words to describe this confectionery delight.

Cozy Caramel Oolong

Caramel OolongTea Information:

Leaf Type:  Oolong

Where to Buy:  Della Terra Teas

Tea Description:  

On this, the fifth day, be cozy with this delicious caramel oolong. 

As golden as the five golden rings, so is this delicious, warm caramel tea.  Enjoy this Oolong, sip the creamy caramel and create a holiday memory.

Learn more about this tea here.

Taster’s Review:

This Cozy Caramel Oolong from Della Terra Teas offers me two of my favorite tastes:  Oolong tea and caramel.  How could I resist?

Answer:  I can’t.  This is so yummy.

The Oolong tea is a darker Oolong, and it brings a sweet and toasted nut flavor to the cup.  The roasty-toasty notes accentuate the delectable notes of caramel perfectly.  I can taste a hint of burnt sugar like flavor in the background, and this elevates the caramel tones, giving them some dimension.

The Oolong has a rich, creamy texture but it isn’t overwhelming.  That is to say, it doesn’t inundate the palate with that sort of creaminess that might otherwise obscure the nuanced flavors of the caramel.  There is a lot of complexity to this cup, and you want to enjoy each and every layer of flavor!

When it come to Oolong teas, I generally prefer them to be “pure” or unadulterated with flavor because Oolong is such a flavorful experience on its own and no additional flavor is really necessary.  However, I have enjoyed many different flavored Oolong teas, and of those that I’ve enjoyed, I’d have to say that this might be one of the very best.

This should be a must try for those of you who love caramel, or the Oolong enthusiast who is looking for something just a little different!  This one resteeps really well too – the caramel flavor subdues somewhat, but the second infusion is still very flavorful!

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