Monday, May 2, 2016

An Update to My Whispering Pines Evergreen Spice Review

Back when I had written about refining my personal enjoyment scale, a reader had asked me, if I planned to retroactively apply the new scale to past tea reviews. While I responded that I did not, and at this time I still do not (at least planned), I wanted to share some feelings that I had this past weekend.

I stood in my kitchen, brewing myself a pot of tea. I had been desiring something refreshing, cooling, and flavorful, yet not fruity. Whispering Pines Tea's Evergreen Spice Oolong was chosen for the occasion, and it was with pleasure that I started it steeping, using the last of the package that I had.

As I watched the tea brew, the leaves releasing their delicious flavors, I contemplated Evergreen Spice, which I had reviewed, here. I did not recall what I had rated it, but I felt saddened that the container was empty. Referencing my new personal enjoyment scale, this would have given Evergreen Spice at lease a 4. And yet, I felt more strongly about it than just a 4. This seemed to be a tea that I always wanted to have on hand, whether to enjoy alone or share with others. For that reason, on my new personal enjoyment scale, I would rate Whispering Pines Tea's Evergreen Spice Oolong a 5. The enjoyment I received from drinking it and experiencing all it had to offer was something I want to have again and again.

My prior review of Evergreen Spice can be found, here.
Whispering Pines Tea's Evergreen Spice is available from their website, here.
This review was unsolicited and uncompensated.
Text is copyright 2016, Built from Ink and Tea.

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