795 Tasting Notes

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drank Rooibos de Provence by DAVIDsTEA
795 tasting notes

A hint of metallic taste on the sip. Sweet floral flavour. Thin feel on the tongue. Very full flowery and hint of fruity aftertaste that lingers in the mouth. Lavender notes are present throughout.

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 0 sec

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40

Strong round flavour. Highly astringent qualities. Vanilla flavour not really allowed to come through. Peppery taste on the finish. Floral aftertaste.

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 0 sec

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80

Creamy and buttery flavour. Hint of sweetness on the aftertaste. Has a distinct astringency. Very caramel-like aftertaste.

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 0 sec

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80
drank Kokeicha by Bon The Place
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I used 1 and 1/2 spoons of dry leaf for my thermos.

Aroma is sweet. Light roasted notes; almost bitter. Jasmine-like flavour hints on each sip. Smooth mouth-feel. Sweetness in taste on the finish. Very strong vegetal aftertaste.

Preparation
180 °F / 82 °C 2 min, 15 sec

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18
drank Apres Ski by DAVIDsTEA
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Very smooth. Buttery quality. Bitter aftertaste. The fig gives it a sweet aroma. I would liken the flavour to an artificial grape taste. Not all the flavours in this blend come out.

After finishing my mug and allowing the aftertaste to mingle with my salivary enzymes, I find the taste to be overpowering and not at all pleasant.

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 0 sec

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85

I used two spoonfuls of dry leaf for my 450 ml thermos. The vegetal taste of this green tea is very prominent. Toasted and nutty throughout. Floral notes on the aftertaste. A very delightful flavour overall- a lot of what I’m looking for in a green tea.

For the second infusion, I extended the brewing time to 2 minutes and 30 seconds. There is a nutty taste that is able to come out more. The toasted flavour is still present. There is a very noticeable floral aftertaste. When chilled, this infusion has a strong, bitter, leathery taste.

For the third infusion, brewing time stands at 3 minutes and 30 seconds. The flavour is mainly metalic with some of the toasted taste coming through. There are very slight hints of floral taste. Vegetal and floral aftertaste with hints of nutty.

This tea would likely not do well past its third infusion.

Preparation
185 °F / 85 °C 2 min, 0 sec

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53

Jasmine flavour is at the front with a mingling of tropical tastes in the background. Strong jasmine after taste. I am not very fond of the mixing of these flavours. I feel that the tropical tastes take away from the delicacy of the jasmine flavour.

Preparation
175 °F / 79 °C 2 min, 0 sec

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81
drank Precious White Peach by Teavana
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The flavours in the tea blend really well together to enhance the peach. Everything goes very nicely with the white tea and has a very smooth, almost creamy, finish.

Preparation
175 °F / 79 °C 2 min, 15 sec

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45
drank Kamiya Papaya Oolong by Teavana
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This tea incorporates too many flavours. I could not taste the oolong at all. The flowery notes are overpowering did not let the fruity taste come through as much as I would have liked. I like the idea of combining cinammon with fruit but I was not able to really detect any cinnamon coming through.

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 3 min, 0 sec

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93

I really enjoyed this tea. In tasting it there are notes of floral, toasted, seaweed and a hint of smoky taste. All the flavours combine together nicely. I used 1.5 David’s Tea Perfect Spoonfuls for my ~472ml thermos. This tea is quite re-infusable and different notes in flavour are brought out with each infusion (such as the toasted flavour); although the overall taste gets progressively thinner. On the 3rd infusion I could really taste a buttery note coming out as the tea cooled.
The tea leaves expand a lot during infusion so it is important to make sure that there is enough room for them to release all of their flavour.
This tea pairs nicely with sushi.

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 5 min, 0 sec

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