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Style: White Peony Tea – Region: ?????47 / 100 Aroma: 5/10 Flavor: 2/5 Value: 2/5 Overall: 5/10
Jan. 17th, 2017
I was not impressed with this one. I'm not sure if it was the low quality of tea though, or if it was simply not very fresh at the store where it was sold. I wish Frontier had more of a mechanism in place for ensuring freshness in the bulk tea kiosks they have in natural food stores, because I sometimes have a proble...Read Full Review
Style: White Tea – Region: Fuding, Fujian, China73 / 100 Aroma: 7/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 3/5 Overall: 8/10
Jan. 9th, 2017
I tried this together with Upton's ZW42. I actually liked this one a lot, and not the other.Read Full Review
Brews up a dark, full-bodied cup that, like the other compressed white tea cake, is rather bitter. I find the bitterness more blunt though, whereas ZW42 has a sharp bitterness.
The aroma is strange and hard to describe....
Style: White Tea – Region: China60 / 100 Aroma: 7/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 2/5 Overall: 5/10
Jan. 9th, 2017
This was the first of two compressed white tea cakes from Upton that I sampled. It was interesting but I'm not sure I'd want to drink this tea regularly. This was a strong tea, unpleasantly sharp but also thin-bodied, and I think I may have brewed it too strongly, wanting a fuller-bodied tea, but by the time I had fi...Read Full Review
Style: White Peony Tea – Region: China80 / 100 Aroma: 7/10 Flavor: 5/5 Value: 3/5 Overall: 9/10
Nov. 22nd, 2016
I picked this up at a Whole Foods in Portland and it is an instant favorite!Read Full Review
The aroma is delightful, this tea is why air freshener and candle companies sell fragrances called "White Peony"
This tea has a fabulous light floral flavor with a mild honeysuckle sweetness. I like to give it a nice long steep to draw o...
Style: White Tea – Region: Sri Lanka / Ceylon83 / 100 Aroma: 10/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 3/5 Overall: 8/10
Nov. 18th, 2016
Wow, the aroma of this white tea is amazing. Like a combination of herbs and fruit...or fruity herbs :)Read Full Review
The pyramid sachets contain whole long buds, and the aroma before steeping is almost as good as the fully brewed cup.
The flavor is the best of any white tea I've tried...though I haven't tried that many due to ...
Style: White Peony Tea – Region: Fujian, China60 / 100 Aroma: 5/10 Flavor: 3/5 Value: 4/5 Overall: 6/10
Oct. 20th, 2016
This tea came from an estate sale (good places to find teas you haven't tried before, really cheap!), in its originally wrapped box. Read Full Review
You know, it's pathetic what some of these highly paid marketing consultants can concoct. I reviewed a loose-leaf Basilur floral tea whose packaging blatantly pandered to romantical...
Style: Silver Needle – Region: Fujian, China63 / 100 Aroma: 6/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 3/5 Overall: 6/10
Aug. 12th, 2016
If you like white teas (so pale - must steep longer.) this is a safe choice and has not only a light grassy note but I got "flowers" - or maybe even honey if that's not reaching too far.Read Full Review
I let it steep forever - over 5 minutes and it was still so pale, but it is, after all, a white tea.
Rich in antioxidants. Lik...
Style: Silver Needle – Region: China67 / 100 Aroma: 6/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 3/5 Overall: 7/10
Jan. 29th, 2016
I am a huge fan of silver needle tea, but this one was sadly disappointing. The aroma of the dry leaves is wonderfully sweet and floral. The aroma of the steeped tea, however, is almost nonexistent. The taste of the tea is as expected for a silver needle. There are notes of flowers, sweet grass, and honey. However, I f...Read Full Review
Style: White Peony Tea – Region: China33 / 100 Aroma: 2/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 1/5 Overall: 3/10
Dec. 7th, 2015
This is a late review that I somehow forgot to post; the company is now closed, and the tea wasn't my favorite, but why not share?Read Full Review
Another dud, the second one in a batch of teas that I've otherwise thought offered solid quality and excellent value.
The dry leaf looks unusually wiry for a white peony or bai mu dan...
Style: Silver Needle – Region: Darjeeling, India93 / 100 Aroma: 9/10 Flavor: 5/5 Value: 5/5 Overall: 9/10
Nov. 16th, 2015
I thought this an exceptional tea, probably the best white tea I've ever sampled.Read Full Review
Another lost review that I somehow missed posting.
The leaf of this tea is wonderfully fragrance, with an aroma completely distinct from both Chinese silver needle teas, and the very different variants of them I've tried from Africa...
Style: White Peony Tea – Region: Fujian, China83 / 100 Aroma: 8/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 5/5 Overall: 8/10
Nov. 9th, 2015
This is a great tea for most people. Green tea can be more of an acquired taste and red(black) tea can be heavy on the tannins, but this white peony is right in the middle of tea flavors. Both the smell and the taste are more floral than other teas, so beware if you decide to steep it extra strong. You can steep the te...Read Full Review
Style: White Tea – Region: ?????90 / 100 Aroma: 8/10 Flavor: 5/5 Value: 5/5 Overall: 9/10
Sep. 15th, 2015
Prince of Peace Organic White Tea (not Peony) is my favorite white tea. Not at all expensive and has a light taste and aroma.Read Full Review
I also like that the company supports orphanages in China and that Michael Chang (tennis player) is a sponsor of the tea (gives some credibility I think).
Purchased at both the local healt...
Style: White Peony Tea – Region: Fuding, Fujian, China83 / 100 Aroma: 8/10 Flavor: 5/5 Value: 3/5 Overall: 9/10
Sep. 10th, 2015
Very nice tea. I enjoy white teas, especially silver needle, but that can be expensive for daily consumption. This tea, on the other hand, is more affordable and has that distinctly white tea taste. It is not as sweet or smooth as silver needle, but it is nevertheless very light, delicate, and simple.Read Full Review
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Style: White Tea – Region: Fujian, China83 / 100 Aroma: 8/10 Flavor: 5/5 Value: 4/5 Overall: 8/10
Jun. 3rd, 2015
This is an excellent white tea. The aroma is very faint, light, and floral. The taste complements the aroma beautifully with it's lightness and delicateness. It is quite sweet and fruity, but not in an overwhelming manner. There is not a bit of bitterness anywhere, but just smooth and simple sweetness. The taste and ar...Read Full Review
Style: White Peony Tea – Region: ?????60 / 100 Aroma: 6/10 Flavor: 3/5 Value: 3/5 Overall: 6/10
Jun. 1st, 2015
I was not a huge fan of this tea. It has a hint of nuttiness that I liked, but there was not the delicate sweetness that I enjoy in a white tea. Definitely a good tea, but not to my liking. Read Full Review
Style: White Peony Tea – Region: Fujian, China53 / 100 Aroma: 5/10 Flavor: 3/5 Value: 3/5 Overall: 5/10
May. 29th, 2015
The aroma of the fluffy leaves is pretty mild, you really need to sniff hard to detect much of an aroma, but when you do there are notes of cucumbers, melons, and a hint of paper and sage.Read Full Review
The taste is, well, you know, it is ok. Nothing to jump up and down about, it starts off with mild notes of cucumber and celery,...
Style: Darjeeling White Tea – Region: Darjeeling, India97 / 100 Aroma: 10/10 Flavor: 5/5 Value: 5/5 Overall: 9/10
May. 6th, 2015
The aroma of the leaves is nothing short of bright and brisk! Like someone mixed up grapefruit peel, orange blossoms, wildflower honey, and lilies with a green broken vegetation undertone. It is really quite aromatic, and honestly kinda reminds me of my favorite soaps...not that this smells at all soapy, I just have a ...Read Full Review
Style: Silver Needle – Region: Fujian, China60 / 100 Aroma: 6/10 Flavor: 3/5 Value: 3/5 Overall: 6/10
May. 4th, 2015
For some this tea is probably perfect. They can likely enjoy the muted spectrum of flavor and scent that is mostly lost on me. As much as I’d like to be in their camp, I need the volume on my white tea to by dialed just a bit higher. That said, what I do taste and smell is not bad. This is an enjoyable, if muted, tea...Read Full Review
Style: Silver Needle – Region: Fujian, China77 / 100 Aroma: 7/10 Flavor: 3/5 Value: 5/5 Overall: 8/10
Feb. 17th, 2015
I tend not to like Silver Needle teas, but I found this one more interesting than most. It was my favorite silver needle yet from China (I strongly prefer the African-grown versions).Read Full Review
Dry leaf is mildly aromatic, and upon brewing, the cup initially smells like a typical silver needle of good quality, with the typic...
Style: Silver Needle – Region: Fujian, China60 / 100 Aroma: 6/10 Flavor: 3/5 Value: 2/5 Overall: 7/10
Feb. 17th, 2015
A very typical silver needle, enjoyable, good quality, and true to the style, but this is a style of tea I'm not a huge fan of, especially given its high price.Read Full Review
Brewed 3 minutes as recommended, this was too weak for me. I preferred a single, long infusion of about 12-15 minutes.
Very low in astringency, leading ...
Style: White Tea – Region: Bangladesh70 / 100 Aroma: 7/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 3/5 Overall: 7/10
Jan. 30th, 2015
sniffing the teabag I get notes of wildflowers, fresh hay, a bit of lettuce, and a tiny bit of fruitiness at the finish. This is one of the more delicate white teas I have sniffed, giving it a steeping brings out more of the honey and wildflower notes, it reminds me of a summer field in full bloom.Read Full Review
The tea is surp...
Style: White Peony Tea – Region: Fujian, China90 / 100 Aroma: 8/10 Flavor: 5/5 Value: 5/5 Overall: 9/10
Jan. 6th, 2015
Excellent! Another sample served at Velvet Sky Bakery.Read Full Review
The leaf was rather broken, but this may have been due to being packed in the small sample container: this is a very fragile, large-leafed tea.
Brews up a clear, light-colored cup that is on the delicate side for a white peony. Aroma is floral, with notes o...
Style: White Tea – Region: Malawi90 / 100 Aroma: 9/10 Flavor: 5/5 Value: 4/5 Overall: 9/10
Jan. 1st, 2015
The aroma of the little pearls is a zingy mix of cucumber, pepper, bok choy, lettuce, and a little bit of sweet hay at the finish. It borders on savory, but stays more in the refreshing and bright spectrum. It really smells like some delicious drink or even sandwich one would consume on a summer day when seeking someth...Read Full Review
Style: White Tea – Region: Nepal80 / 100 Aroma: 8/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 4/5 Overall: 8/10
Dec. 20th, 2014
The dry tea is a mixture of green leaves and fuzzy silver buds. It smells a little bit sweet. It brews up to a light golden liquor, with a scent that’s very fresh and reminds me of a spring breeze. The flavour is sweet and vegetal, like fresh spring peas or new green grass. The mouthfeel is very smooth with just a hi...Read Full Review
Style: Silver Needle – Region: Nepal77 / 100 Aroma: 7/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 4/5 Overall: 8/10
Dec. 20th, 2014
Dried tea consists of lovely, fuzzy silver buds, with a faintly floral/earthy scent. Brewed, the leaves smell much more vegetal, and I think there’s a specific vegetable there that I just can’t identify. It brews up pale yellow, and smells like fresh hay. Taste is a bit sweet, a bit mineral, with more hay and veget...Read Full Review
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