I can't believe it's September already, can you? It managed to sneak up on me while I wasn't looking (but of course I say that every year, don't I?) Even though I'm ready for a break from the heat, I'm still not quite ready to let go of my lazy summer days. In a last ditch effort to hold on to summer as long as I can I've decided to dedicate this week to sharing some of my favorite summertime treats— starting with this Mao Feng green tea from Teasenz.
There is nothing I enjoy more on a hot summer day than a glass of iced tea and my go-to tea this time of year is generally Mao Feng. It's one of the few teas I order not by the ounce, but by the pound. I drink an obscene amount of it, especially in the later months of summer when the temperatures reach an all-time high. It's light flavor and natural sweetness, coupled with the fact that it doesn't leave me with a case of dry mouth as some green teas are prone to do, make it my top pick for iced tea.
This particular Mao Feng is among one of the highest in quality I have had the pleasure to sample— it's not something I say lightly, I am incredibly particular when it comes to this specific type of tea since it's such a favorite. The flavor is mild, with a slightly nutty undertone that tastes almost of roasted chestnuts and a natural, honey-like sweetness. For something so lightly flavored there is a surprising amount of depth. If Mao Feng weren't already a staple in my cupboard this would be the tea that convinced me I should always keep some on hand.
My Rating: 91/100
Would I order this again? Absolutely. I can't think of another tea I would enjoy more on a hot summer day.
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In an effort to be open with my readers I want to let you know that this sample was provided to me free of charge by Teasenz for my review. As always, all opinions are my own.