Sakura Strawberry

Tea type
Fruit Green Blend
Ingredients
Not available
Flavors
Rose, Strawberry, Candy, Dry Grass, Floral, Grass, Honey, Sweet, Tart
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Caffeine
Medium
Certification
Organic
Edit tea info Last updated by Cameron B.
Average preparation
190 °F / 87 °C 2 min, 30 sec 13 oz / 374 ml

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  • “At first smell, the fragrance instantly reminded me of strawberries and rose. I felt more feminine by just the smell, like got transported to a afternoon tea time at a cute tea shop with the...” Read full tasting note
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  • “Sipdown! (58 | 274) This was fine. It’s basically the exact same as every other strawberry green tea I’ve ever had from Deb, with the addition of rose petals. There is a subtle rose note, happily...” Read full tasting note
    72
  • “The TTB tasting adventures continue! I found this a bit light/bland until I added honey, but adding the honey really brought the flavor out. Unlike others, I didn’t pick up on any floral notes. I...” Read full tasting note
  • “So a couple weeks ago I finally got my large order of Dessert by Deb teas, I have been actually rather slowly getting through these as I was trying to finish some other teas off. This is one of the...” Read full tasting note
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One of the most beautiful parts of spring? Cherry blossom season! The delicate, breathtakingly beautiful pink and white blooms have inspired many a sakura-scented and flavoured dessert and sakura has now made its wait to the Japanese & Asian Patisserie! Fragrant rose petals, cherry blossom flavour, and ripe strawberry and raspberry combine in this sencha green tea blend that screams springtime in a cup. Get whisked away to a sakura wonderland!

Certified Organic Ingredients: Green Tea, Natural Strawberry Flavour, Strawberry & Papaya Pieces, Rose Petals, Coconut, Freeze-Dried Raspberries, Rosehips

Handcrafted in Toronto, Canada.

Steeping instructions: 2 tea spoons at 200F for 4-6 mins

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Dessert by Deb is an organic tea company and lifestyle brand based in Toronto, Canada. At Dessert by Deb, it's tea time all the time because tea isn't just a drink - it's a way of life. From stationery and paper products, to kitchen accessories, to sweet and delicious organic dessert teas inspired by afternoon tea, patisseries, and baked goods, there are plenty of ways to bring the joy of teatime into your everyday life. Join the tea party!

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At first smell, the fragrance instantly reminded me of strawberries and rose. I felt more feminine by just the smell, like got transported to a afternoon tea time at a cute tea shop with the girls. The taste after steeping it in 200 F for 3 min was light and almost etherical with a touch of strawberry, the green tea flavor was more forward when i had it plain. As a latte the taste of rose came more subtly forward, with the green tea flavor mellowing out more and a slight after taste of strawberry. It was great, im a fan.

Flavors: Rose, Strawberry

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 2 tsp 8 OZ / 236 ML
Tiffany :)

I am so glad you loved this one – did you end up keeping the bag or taking some for later? :)

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Sipdown! (58 | 274)

This was fine. It’s basically the exact same as every other strawberry green tea I’ve ever had from Deb, with the addition of rose petals. There is a subtle rose note, happily not enough to put me off. But I have a whole tin of Strawberry Roll Cake, and the ingredients are essentially the same. So not sure I understand the point of this blend, and they’re both in the same collection even (Asian Patisserie).

Also this tastes nothing like sakura… It tastes like strawberry and rose with a touch of honey. (shrugs)

Flavors: Candy, Dry Grass, Floral, Grass, Honey, Rose, Strawberry, Sweet, Tart

Preparation
175 °F / 79 °C 2 min, 0 sec 3 tsp 16 OZ / 473 ML

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The TTB tasting adventures continue! I found this a bit light/bland until I added honey, but adding the honey really brought the flavor out. Unlike others, I didn’t pick up on any floral notes. I DID get a tart cherry note along with the sweet strawberry flavor. It was fine, but not particularly to my personal liking since I really don’t enjoy cherry (and am generally picky about berries).

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So a couple weeks ago I finally got my large order of Dessert by Deb teas, I have been actually rather slowly getting through these as I was trying to finish some other teas off.
This is one of the first green ones, I got to.

Preparation: Western
Tasting Note: I went over some of the notes that were posted for this blend to see if I had any differing tasting notes about this blend. I have realized that I don’t have a whole lot else to say about this tea that hasn’t been said already. That being said here are my top three thoughts: 1) I think this is a good floral strawberry tea, the green base is buttery and the fruits blend really nicely to mimic a sweet mild strawberry 2) I don’t think it reminds me of a sakura blossom tea (I have had a couple imported ones and if memory serves they were a little more plum-y tasting), but it isn’t a cloyingly sweet rose tea. 3) This tea is really similar to strawberry jam and toast because of the base but I prefer the strawberry jam and toast because the toasted rice really rounded the tea off nicely. I think if you really like rose florals though this blend might be for you.

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 3 min, 0 sec 2 tsp 14 OZ / 414 ML

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6106 tasting notes

I liked this, although it tasted more like a rose-floral strawberry tea to me than anything sakura.

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15678 tasting notes

Cold Brew!

Sakura? No. Strawberry? Yes! This was a pretty smooth cold brew with just a nice, upfront fresh strawberry note. Erring a little artifcial perhaps, but more in the way that a Japanese strawberry cake roll might be. Not unpleasant. I liked the creamy, thickness that the coconut contributed to the mouthfeel of the blend – not super present in taste. Even if it didn’t have those cherry blossom flavours it was also floral in its undertones and finish. From the rose, though.

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