Laoshan Black Chocolate Genmaicha

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Brand:Verdant Tea
Style:Miscellaneous Blend
Product page:Laoshan Black Chocolate Genmaicha

This tea's info last updated: May. 30, 2013

Commercial Description

A warm and comforting take on classic Genmaicha with the addition of Wuyi oolong and cacao nibs...

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Reviewer pic80 Aroma: 8/10 Flavor: 5/5 Value: 2/5
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As with a lot of gourmet teas, this one is not very inexpensive so regardless on how much I love it I cannot just guzzle it. It is a special occasion tea! The aroma is that of chocolate, malt, and roasted rice, I could just sniff this tea for hours. Using Laoshan black with a bit of Oolong makes for a fascinating and extremely decadent cup. Sadly a lot of chocolate teas I have run into taste bitter, but this tea is delightful! A blend of chocolate, malt, caramel, smokiness, and slight earthiness fill your mouth for a sensation you could get lost in.

I found this tea was best black since it has subtle sweetness on its own.

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