I got a sample of this because I had never tried GABA oolong before. If I had been given some of this without a label, I would've assumed it was a bug-bitten tea. It both smells and tastes very similar to bug-bitten teas I've tried, but it's half the price.
I tested this out grandpa style. The aroma reminds me of a light, sweet bread and the flavor is a shock of sweetness on the tip of the tongue followed by a light black tea taste.
Most unusually/notably, it leaves an aftertaste and mouth/throat feel similar to peppercorns. This is apparently a reaction to GABA that some people have and not a typical characteristic of the tea.
Very good tea
A wonderful tea, great taste reminds of dark fruits.
Pleasant and calming.
It's my absolute favorite Gaba Oolong and that's why I'm especially upset about the machine trimming.
It's a shame how much loose branches I have to find between the roled up leaves.
I definitely would pay more for a Gaba produced without the involvement of machines.
The best batch so far was the first I bought summer 2020.
Since than the situation with the quality only got worse.
I'm really thankful for the great tea Eco-Cha is distributing to us and I wish you all the best.
It is unbelievable floral. It smells like honey water.
This is an excellent tea. Good quality leaves with a nice taste. Too bad with the customs barriers for Europe making it more expensive than I originally thought when ordering.