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drank Olive Leaf Tea by Mirabillia
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Mom cooked quite a salty dinner. I needed something tasting more “hydrating” than water (sorry I am not making sense). So I broke out this tea.
It is my first time tasting this tea. On the package it said I should steep with boiling water for longer than most black tea.

First steep: It smelled fishy, tasted sweet, wheat-y and smoky. Left a bit of bamboo flavor at the back of my throat after I swallowed.

Second steep: No more fishy smell. Still tasted sweet, but not as sweet as the first steep. However, the second steep is giving me a dry throat. Should I experiment with a third steep?

Third steep: This is getting very interesting. Third steep tasted super sweet, like a good sencha. The fishy smell had completely disappeared.

Sadly, this tea has given me a sore throat. Not recommended.

Flavors: Bamboo, Dry Grass, Fishy, Sweet, Sweet, Warm Grass, Wheat

Boiling 6 min, 0 sec 3 g 3 OZ / 100 ML

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