drank Ocean of Wisdom by Samovar
12 tasting notes

Had this at a Cafe Venetia. It’s wonderfully strong rooibos, on the second steeping more of the sweet licorice flavors came out. I like the spiciness. Chewed on the ginger afterwards.

Flavors: Ginger, Licorice, Pepper, Rooibos


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half-taiwanese half-korean american homosexual transgender theory-oriented undergraduate student studying japanese language and literature.

particular to japanese green teas and red rooibos, wants to explore oolongs, white teas, and chai further.

joined this site to gain better understanding of taste and how to navigate taste through language. generally interested in east-west interactions, culture, history, colonization through the lens of tea.

currently trying to find an affordable rooibos chai blend that can match up to samovar’s ‘ocean of wisdom.’ looking to buy a gaiwan to begin chinese tea exploration.


stanford, ca



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