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    American Tea Room Organic Ancient Moonlight White Tea

    Country of Origin: China Leaf Appearance: a mix of downy silver needles and broader white peony leaves, woodsy aroma Ingredients: white tea Steep time: 6 minutes Water Temperature: 190 degrees Liquor: brassy gold Moonlight whites are probably my favorite kind of white tea. They are strong yet subtle and pack quite a bit of flavor. This one was no exception. It was fruity, floral and woodsy all at the same time with notes of melon and honeysuckle. There was just a bit of astringency and a sweet finish to each sip. It also made a very refreshing iced tea. I would definitely recommend this tea.

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    American Tea Room Milk Oolong

    I’ve been wanting to try this tea for some time because everyone on Twitter always raves about it. The dry leaves had the typical appearance of a rolled style oolong but I was struck at how much cream there was even just in their aroma. There are some teas that I can sniff forever and this is one of them. I made this tea in a porcelain gaiwan using 175 degree water and three consecutive 40 second infusions. I always sip my tea using aroma cups when I am having one that is so aromatic. The liquor was bright yellow in color. The tea was sweet and floral as would be expected of…