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Monkey Picked Oolong Tea

Monkey Picked Oolong Tea

$25.00
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Smooth, bright orchid aroma throughout with a clean, refreshing finish.
As legend has it, ancient Buddhist Monks trained monkeys to gather the youngest leaves from the tip-top of wild tea trees for this special Imperial Reserve blend. The legend lives on, now with the deft hand-plucking of the broken, evenly sized leaves that unfurl to create a light, orchid aroma, and the highest grade of oolong in the world.
Smooth, bright orchid aroma throughout with a clean, refreshing finish.
Caffeine-Free
1-15 mg
16-25 mg
26-39 mg
40+MG
Oolong Tea
How To Steep
1 scoop*
Scoop loose-leaf tea into infuser.
*Perfectea® Scoop
195°F
Heat fresh (preferably filtered) water.
8 fl oz
Pour water over tea.
3 min
Stay close to this steep time for optimal flavor.
5 steeps
Re-steep leaves to enjoy multiple infusions.
Blends Well With

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
TeavanaMonkey Picked Oolong Tea
 
4.5

(based on 202 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (136)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (43)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (4)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • High quality (145)
  • Smooth body (121)
  • Fresh (120)
  • Soothing (116)
  • Unique flavor profile (78)

Cons

  • Weak (27)
  • Pricey (5)
  • Bitter (4)
  • Pricey / poor value (4)

Best Uses

  • Anytime (146)
  • Morning (36)
  • Afternoon (33)
  • Evening (33)
  • After meals (19)
    • Tea Body:
    • Medium (81), Lightweight (68), Full (26)
    • Tea Flavor:
    • Vegetal (97), Fruity (18), Floral (17), Malty (14), Citrusy (10)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Tea enthusiast (146), Health conscious (81), High-end shopper (47), Occasional tea drinker (22), Health nut (19)

Reviewed by 202 customers

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5.0

Had this on Saturday it is so good.

By Ruthie

from Mentor ohio

About Me Tea Enthusiast

Pros

  • Aromatic
  • Energizing
  • Fresh

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Teavana Monkey Picked Oolong Tea:

      A very satisfying thirst quencher.

      • Tea Body:
      • Full
      • Tea Flavor:
      • Citrusy

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      PICKED FOR A REASON

      By Emmababy

      from Minnesota

      Verified Reviewer

      Comments about Teavana Monkey Picked Oolong Tea:

      Monkey picked oolong tea is a light herb that rests well in the stomach. It's a good balanced drink to start your day or end the night. It's flavorful taste is one that won't bore as you continue to drink, but leads you to another cup.

      • Tea Body:
      • Light
      • Tea Flavor:
      • Citrusy

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      I Love Oolong!

      By CJMasa

      from South Carolina

      Comments about Teavana Monkey Picked Oolong Tea:

      I absolutely LOVE oolong teas, and this happens to be my favorite. It is on the expensive side, so it's definitely a treat of mine. I love blending it with other fruity herbal teas at times, but it really is perfect on it's own.

      (14 of 59 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      I've been had!

      By Deano

      from Toronto, Ontario

      Comments about Teavana Monkey Picked Oolong Tea:

      After telling the sales person that I know nothing about tea, she sold me this as Pu-erh. Not impressed with Teavana or their sale tactics.

      (14 of 15 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great Oolong

      By Smoke or Tea

      from Wahiawa, HI

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      Verified Reviewer

      Comments about Teavana Monkey Picked Oolong Tea:

      This oolong is very musty - but in a good way. It is a perfectly calming tea and pairs well with many fruitier green teas (my favorite pairing being the Sakura Allure).

      Mind the steeping time; it does get bitter quickly if steeped for too long. Otherwise, the taste is very soothing. I drink it both iced and hot, depending on my mood.

      The ability to steep multiple times is just a plus.

      • Tea Body:
      • Full

      (18 of 18 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      I thought white tea was my favorite until I tried oolong...

      By Vian

      from Spokane, WA

      Comments about Teavana Monkey Picked Oolong Tea:

      After my best friend taught me the ways of tea, I thought white tea was my favorite, with it's subtle flavor and just a little honey. Then I tried oolong. It has the same subtlety as white tea, but more floral, more complex. The first time I tried it, I thought it tasted like there were jasmine flowers in it (like jasmine green tea) but there wasn't! it just naturally has a lovely floral note to it. it's mild and clean and perfect with a little wildflower honey. Just be careful with this one: don't use too much. I used a couple tablespoons for a whole pot full, and when the tea plumped and unfurled, it ended up being over a cup of leaves! Way more than was necessary. I've been re-using the leaves and they're just as good the second and third times.

      • Tea Body:
      • Medium
      • Tea Flavor:
      • Floral

      (15 of 16 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Amazing tea! Worth the Price!

      By Sam

      from Flagstaff, AZ

      Comments about Teavana Monkey Picked Oolong Tea:

      I love this tea! It helps me to relax when I need to, and gives me just enough energy to push me to wake up in the morning. The taste is a specific one that many people might not like, but I find myself craving it almost every day. I definitely recommend it if you like earthy teas! Like a more upscale green tea.

      • Tea Body:
      • Medium
      • Tea Flavor:
      • Vegetal

      (12 of 14 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Favorite Tea

      By Krystal Castles

      from Ogden, Utah

      Comments about Teavana Monkey Picked Oolong Tea:

      I got two ounces of this stuff thinking I'd just have a cup every other day. It's not even a month later and I had to reorder because I already drank it all.

      • Tea Body:
      • Full
      • Tea Flavor:
      • Coppery, Vegetal

      (9 of 69 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Extremely disappointed

      By Lisha loves tea

      from Deep South

      Comments about Teavana Monkey Picked Oolong Tea:

      I last had monkey-picked oolong from Teavana almost 10 years ago. I splurged for Christmas and picked up a few ounces. This batch was not what I remembered, and more of a green tea than a black, with none of the rich flavor I recall. When I saw it in the tin at the store, I questioned if it was the same and was assured that it was. Wrong. I should have stuck to my vow of years ago to never purchase from Teavana again. Lesson learned.

      • Tea Body:
      • Light
      • Tea Flavor:
      • Vegetal

      (10 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Amazing

      By Jessica

      from Beaufort, SC

      Comments about Teavana Monkey Picked Oolong Tea:

      I love this tea I mix it with youthberry or weight to go and love it hot or iced.

      • Tea Body:
      • Medium

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