Review: Teaquilibrium Little Black Dress Pink Grapefruit

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Not Great"The lack of a pink grapefruit flavor could, perhaps, be forgiven if the tea offered some other flavor that was interesting and palatable, but unfortunately for me, it failed to deliver anything other than a potent medicinal flavor."
Vanessa’s Teaview: 3/10
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teaquilibriumpinkgrapefruitI am not really sure where to start with this tea, so I guess I will first mention that I find it rather odd that pink grapefruit is not among the lengthy list of ingredients included in a tea named “Little Black Dress Pink Grapefruit”. The tea blend consists of oolong tea, apple pieces, carrot flakes, blackberry leaves, eucalyptus leaves, beetroot, hibiscus, lemon grass, natural flavor, freeze-dried tangerine pieces, and orange slices. This tea is attractive and looks more like potpourri than tea, although I have to admit the oolong is rather scant, and the sparse oolong leaves I could identify appear to be on the smallish side and in broken pieces. The lemon grass is the ingredient that appears to be the most abundant, volume-wise. I infused a teaspoon of the leaves in sub-boiling water for four minutes. The resulting tea is a rich coppery red color with a very strong and pervasive medicinal smell. That medicinal quality was the first thing I picked up in the flavor as well. I really didn’t enjoy the flavor of this tea, as the herbal medicinal flavors were far too pungent for my taste buds. Truthfully, I really couldn’t even bring myself to take more than a few sips of the tea. It’s near impossible to taste any oolong in this blend. I gave this tea a second chance by brewing myself some iced tea. My reaction was the same: I simply did not find this to be an enjoyable tea. The lack of a pink grapefruit flavor could, perhaps, be forgiven if the tea offered some other flavor that was interesting and palatable, but unfortunately for me, it failed to deliver anything other than a potent medicinal flavor. As with my first cup, I failed to drink more than a few sips, and those I did sip were drank only for the sake of being able to complete this review. This tea is certainly not for me and it’s not something I would recommend. This tea confirms my belief that oolong tea is one type of tea that should almost always be taken straight up, unflavored, unblended, and unadulterated.

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