• Reviews

    Tea Beyond Royal Red

    Country of Origin:China Leaf Appearance: green leaves buddled around an orange-red flower, there was also a burst of loose yellow petals while blooming. Ingredients: no clearly stated Steep time: until bloom opens, about 1:30 Water Temperature: 212 degrees Preparation Method: glass teapot Liquor: bright gold This tea was sweet, floral and almost apple-like with a lingering aftertaste. There was very little astringency. As flowering teas go it’s pretty decent as far as the amount of flavor. This tea had two detractors though. The first being that the ingredients were not clearly stated on Tea Beyond’s website. As best as I can tell there is white tea and osmanthus (which they refer to as…