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– Honey aroma
– Very smooth with no bitterness or astringency
– Sweet taste with malt and butterscotch hints
At first glance – the Yunnan Fengqing Golden Buds Black Tea from What-Cha is long and twisty…one of my favorite kinds of black tea leave appearances. Dry this tea has notes of cocoa, apricot, and a near ‘brown sugared’ type sweet potato that are all very subtle but present to the nose.
Once infused – you’ll see a golden amber-hued liquor in your cup. Delightful!
A few notes to expect from this tea include dark cocoa with an earthy yet sweet raisin – but let’s not forget the woodsy factor – as well as the hint of apricot and butterscotch. The strength is ‘just right’ not weak but not overly bold. It’s well balanced with no astringency and a medium flavor that all contributes to the ‘party in your mouth’ type of tea.
This is another great black tea that offers multiple infusions which I really appreciate anytime of day! A very smooth texture – with levels of flavors – and a nice sweet malt taste on the end sip that lingers on to the after taste.
If you haven’t checked out the tea offerings from this company yet please do yourself a favor and a FLAVOR and put them on your ‘To Discover List”. They are really wonderful! They have a great selection!
Jennifer (TeaEqualsBliss) is in her upper 30s and lives in the eastern snowbelt area of the US with her husband, 3 dogs, and cat (however the number of furkids can change at anytime as she LOVES providing a forever home for many shelter animals. Her several interests include music, movies, veganism, sports, traveling, collecting Baseball Cards and Unicorns, Radio, Computers, Crafting, and of course…TEA.She started drinking tea at the tender age of 3 thanks to her Grandmother and her love for tea has gotten stronger with each year!In addition to being a co-founder/co-creator of Sororitea Sisters - her main site is MyBlissfulJourney.com.Find out more about Jennifer on MyBlissfulJourney.com.
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