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SarsyPie

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Member since Apr. 28th, 2014. Reviewed 119 teas.

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Taiwan High Mountain Oolong from TeaVivre

Style: High Mountain Oolong – Region: Nantou, Taiwan

83 / 100 Aroma: 8/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 5/5
Jul. 3rd, 2014

Method: 1.5 tsp, 8 oz, 195 degrees, grandpa style

Dry Leaf Aroma: Surprisingly non-floral. I didn’t smell much of anything.

Brewing Aroma: Buttery and floral.

Flavor: This is a great oolong! I have found that lightly oxidized oolongs tend to be my faves. I love picking out floral notes when I know the tea ha...

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Shan Ling Xi from Tea From Taiwan

Style: Oolong Tea – Region: Nantou, Taiwan

73 / 100 Aroma: 7/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 4/5
Jun. 26th, 2014

Method: 1 tsp, 8 oz, 182 degrees, grandpa style

Dry Leaf Aroma: milky and buttery, with a hint of floral

Brewing Aroma: more floral

Flavor: Solid. It's not my fave oolong, but I really have no complaints. The flavor is mild, as is the astringency. It has a dry finish, but nothing crazy. I would definit...

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Tsuei Luan from Tea From Taiwan

Style: Oolong Tea – Region: Nantou, Taiwan

73 / 100 Aroma: 7/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 3/5
Jun. 11th, 2014

Method: 1.5 tsp, 182 degrees, grandpa style

Dry Leaf Aroma: lightly floral with a hint of seaweed

Brewing Aroma: The seaweed is gone, and there's a very quiet floral scent. I can also detect what smells like a buttered spinach.

Flavor: This tea has a very pleasant mouthfeel, soft and buttery, with minimal...

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Zhu Shan Jin Xuan from Tea From Taiwan

Style: Milky Oolong – Region: Nantou, Taiwan

67 / 100 Aroma: 7/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 3/5
Jun. 5th, 2014

Method: 1.5 tsp, 205 degrees, 3 minutes

Dry Leaf Aroma: powdered milk, popcorn topping, butter. Back in the day, my parents used to buy this powdered faux butter popcorn topping. You would pop your corn and sprinkle it on. That's what these tea leaves smell like!

Brewing Aroma: Milky and sweet, with a hint ...

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Long Feng Xia from Tea From Taiwan

Style: Oolong Tea – Region: Nantou, Taiwan

83 / 100 Aroma: 8/10 Flavor: 5/5 Value: 4/5
Jun. 5th, 2014

Method: 1 heaping tsp, 182 degrees, grandpa style

Dry Leaf Aroma: Floral and Fruity. Sweet. Smelled a little like baking cookies.

Brewing Aroma: Vanilla and lightly citrus

Flavor: This had a very thick and buttery feel. It reminded me of a very light vegetable broth. This was a very hearty tea! I think it woul...

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Superfine Taiwan Moderately-Roasted Dong Ding Oolong Tea from TeaVivre

Style: Oolong Tea – Region: Nantou, Taiwan

80 / 100 Aroma: 8/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 4/5
May. 30th, 2014

Pumpkin Guts! The dry leaves smell like pumpkin carving time. This is great for me, since I happen to love that time of year, as well as pumpkins. While steeping, the tea smells green and sweet. It smells only very faintly roasted.

The flavor is mild and a little more roastiness is apparent in the flavor than th...

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