Ripe Mango Oolong from Lupicia

Tea Information:

Leaf Type:  Oolong

Where to Buy:  Lupicia

Tea Description:

Quality Taiwanese oolong tea scented with lusciously ripe mangos.

Learn more about this tea here.

Taster’s Review:

I really love mango, but it is a fruit that I seldom enjoy because – to be perfectly honest – I have no idea how to select a good, ripe mango in the produce section.  Sounds silly, I’m sure, but it’s true.  So, instead, I rely upon others for my mango intake, usually by way of tea.  Hey, maybe I’m unable to spot a good piece of fruit, but, I’m pretty handy when it comes to brewing a cup of tea!

And this is an excellent mango flavored tea.  The mango flavor is sweet and nectar-like, and the delicious flavor of the Oolong tea is nicely balanced with the strong fruit essence.  The Oolong has a mouthfeel that is soft and thick, and the light vegetal tones of the Oolong meld beautifully with the flavor of ripe mango.

This is delicious hot or iced.  I have been drinking it iced over the last two days and found it to be so thirst-quenching, and it cooled the mouth nicely after eating spicy Kung Pao Beef, too!  When served hot, I find that the mango flavor is stronger than when iced, but both have a lot of fruit flavor.

If you like mango … you really MUST try this Oolong!  It’s amazing!

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