Leaf Type: White Tea
Where to Buy: 52Teas
Since it’s the week of my youngest daughter’s birthday, I decided I should create a tea inspired by her. Two of her favorite fruit flavors (especially fruit tea flavors) are Lemon and Blueberry. And she has felt a special love for cotton candy ever since she portrayed “cotton candy” in her ballet company’s rendition of Hansel & Gretel. So I put those three flavors together with her favorite tea base – white tea – and came up with this “fabulous” blend.
Now, lemon, blueberry and cotton candy may seem a little weird, but, it actually tastes quite FABULOUS!
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This tea from the start was absolutely gorgeous! I adored the huge chunks of fruit and the gorgeous presentation of the tea overall. The pops of color really gave this tea a vibrant overall take. Just lovely!
Brewed this up at work and was excited to treat myself to a tea that had any kind of connection to cotton candy. I mean c’mon. Cotton Candy is amazing! With that in mind, I couldn’t wait for this tea to finish steeping so I could take my first taste.
Took my first sip and I was sad to say that I didn’t get bulled over and wowed with lemon or blueberry flavors. They were present and delicious but it was like something was missing. So I cold brewed this tea.
Cold brewing sometimes can really pull out flavors that you would never expect from a tea. I cold brewed this tea overnight and my goodness, this tea was simply one of the best cold brewed teas I have ever have. Delicious all the way around. Beautiful lemon notes with a vibrant blueberry undertone. The white tea base laid a nice groundwork of subtly sweet and lightly floral like notes. Heaven in a glass. I added in some fresh lemon slices and a few blueberries . . . can’t get much better than that. It looks like there is still some of this sweet lovin’ tea on the site . . . If you want some of this amazing lemon blueberry white tea. . .you should probably check it out soon before I do!