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    Handmade Tea Sweet Potato Pie

    Country of Origin: Taiwan Leaf Appearance: small and dark with lots of marshmallows and sweet potato pieces Ingredients: oolong, sweet potato pieces, marshmallows Steep time: 3 minutes Water Temperature: 212 degrees Preparation Method: ceramic teacup and mesh infuser Liquor: dark amber The Formosa oolong base of this tea was earthy and sweet with no bitterness or astringency. The tasting notes that accompanied it described the taste as raisiny and I can definitely see that connection. The sweet potatoes added a meaty thickness while the sweet marshmallows rounded out the flavor profile. I was worried that they might make things too sweet but this blend had great balance. The only other time that I’ve…