Review of Da Yu Ling Oolong Tea

AromaFlavorValueTotal
10 of 105 of 55 of 5100 of 100
OutstandingExcellentOutstanding

Very sweet and yeasty, like freshly baking bread. There is also the intoxicating scent of honey and orchids with a small afterthought of allspice. Here is where it gets weird, the aroma reminds me of the smell of Amanita bisporigera aka Destroying Angel, the world's most toxic mushroom, and that is awesome. How is that awesome, you are probably asking, because those mushrooms smell great! Sweet like baking bread and flowers, pretty odd for such a deadly thing. I really swear this is a compliment from an avid amateur Mycologist.

Why is this tea so good? I took a sip and just spaced out staring at the backyard while the flavor transports me to a trance state. The taste is very mild and subtle but the flavors that are there are so good, it is like tasting tea in a dream where the flavors are very clear but muted at the same time because this is a dream. Those dream like flavors are heady orchids and sweet honey.

This is very much so my favorite tea from Yezi and my favorite Da Yu Ling so far.

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Comments:

SarsyPie wrote:
on May 1st, 2014

What I review! I just received this tea today. Now I can't wait to try it! :)

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