Most oolongs taste like either greens or blacks to me, but this one’s a perfect in-betweener. It’s got that lighter, vegetal green, but throws in a dash of that sexy deep note that I love about black. There are also other notes here, some sort of a plum/raisin sugar-tartness that really kicks it up a notch. If I were going to going to assign this tea an aura color, it would be a warm autumn purple. This is the sort of tea that I would sip while exploring an attic while wearing an oversized woolen sweater. Knowing my luck, that Read More
Tea Type: Oolong Tea Where To Buy: TeaLeafs Product Description: Origin: Taiwan Ingredients: Oolong tea, Cornflower, Poppy Flower, Natural flavor A full, whole leaf base with a rich taste of Smyrna figs. Tasters Review: I will remember this one until the day I die! I LOVE it that much! It’s truly amazing! It had me at ‘hello’ and at first sip! It’s smells Awesome!!!! I cannot express how much I LOVE this tea! I know that’s redundant but it’s true! It is a flavored oolong, a flavored Formosa. It’s WONDERFUL!!! It’s sweet, plump, luscious FIG with natural sugary notes. It’s Read More
Tea Information: Leaf Type: Oolong Where to Buy: Utopia Tea Tea Description: The name speaks for itself, Formosa meaning “beautiful” tea. Our Oolong Formosa is semi-fermented with copper red leaves and have silver tips. The tea leaves offer hints of vanilla and citrus for a smooth and spicy taste. Oolong Formosa got its name from the Portuguese explorers that called the island, Formosa. Oolong Formosa contains a large amount of natural plant-derived antioxidant compounds called polyphenols that fight off cancer and a variety of diseases. Oolong tea leaves have been proven to protect the body, lower cholesterol, promote healthy blood vessel Read More
The taste is DARN GOOD. It’s a smoother oolong taste with hints of sweeter-wood but the fruit notes pair up beside the oolong very well. All of the fruit ingredients mesh well with each other and no one ingredient really barges in front of the others.
This one is an absolute must try for Oolong enthusiasts. It is truly a lovely Oolong tea.