10916 Tasting Notes

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drank Black Currant Bai Mu Dan by 52teas
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I really need to try adding sweetener to this tea sometime. I really enjoy it as a light white tea but I think adding a bit of sweetener might really bring out the black currant flavours. Regardless, a nice light tea to go with a slice of pie from the oven. :)

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drank Black-n-Blue by SerendipiTea
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Mmmm this is a great tea. I’m really happy to have received it in the Amoda tea box. I love the blueberry flavouring and the tea base. Oh happy days!

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drank Pumpkin Pie Matcha by Matcha Outlet
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I will do a much better review of this tomorrow but I just had to say, this is damn tasty! Popped open the package and made this right after getting home from being out at Costco and coming home on the bus in the cold rain. Delicious!

ashmanra

My daughter already drank all mine – she liked it so well I gave it to her! She finished the mocha one also! We are getting ready to order again if we can pick flavors. I think I know what I want, and then another one catches my eye!

Helena

it’s sooo tough to choose :D this one is my favourite so far :D

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drank Caramel Cheesecake Black Tea by 52teas
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Mmmmm I think I’ve been brewing this for too long as previous encounters with this have had a bitter back end. Tonight I tried really hard to keep my brewing time for this as close to 2 mins as possible and that worked! As with most of franks cheesecake blends, this is more caramel than cheesecake but its a nice smooth caramel which is a nice change from the spicier pumpkin cheesecake one that I’ve been having of his as of late. It’s going to be a long weekend of testing for work so I’m antitipating getting through a few more of the teas I have kicking around the house that need to be tried for the first time and also finished off as they’re nearly done. :)

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drank Organic Assam by Butiki Teas
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mmmmm this is a tasty bold tea for this morning. Lots of work to do today and this is going to help. I do enjoy this tea quite a bit. I love that there is no astringency in this tea even when over brewed. This tea is malty and bold but there are also hints of sweet as it slides down my throat. Looking forward to trying a few of the other blacks that Stacy’s got going on :)

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drank Mocha Matcha by Matcha Outlet
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mmmmmm now that I’d figured out my secret to success with this matcha i am loving it in the morning! Go go cold mocha delicious smoothie. It’s like having a frappacino in the morning only waaaay better! I really don’t know what i’d do without my red leaf matcha in the morning I just wish my order would get here already as I’m starting to run low on a few of my flavours. Bumping up the rating on this one a little since it’s totally yummy!

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drank Strawberry Pie Honeybush by 52teas
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for some reason i’m just really digging this lately as my evening tea. The strawberry just makes me happy. :)

Helena

Everyone needs a happy tea :D

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drank Pumpkin Creme Brulee by Butiki Teas
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Mmmmm I didn’t get much tea today – in part from being busy and also from being paranoid about another spill at work lol had this when I got home after walking part way home in a skirt and bare legs lol yeah I’m a dumbass but whatever. The buses were really dragging today so it got me home a good 20 mins earlier and I didn’t have to fight to get on the bus :)

This tea makes me happy…though I think from a pumpkin tea perspective I do like the Della terra a smidge better. But this tea is also different. The spices are wonderfully strong and there’s that burnt brûlée taste that is really interesting.

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drank Chai by Red Blossom Tea Company
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Mmmm so i had this one this morning. After the incident with the tea yesterday I’m not confident in my ability to handle an open mug of tea at work anymore. Soooo the teas i’m drinking now have to be acceptable in larger quantites so i can put them in my sealed travel mug lol

I enjoy this chai quite a bit – it’s a little different than my others without being overly spicey.

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drank Mocha Matcha by Matcha Outlet
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So i finally found the perfect way to make this for my morning smoothie. 2 parts this and 1 part each of coffee matcha and cheesecake matcha. The cheesecake adds to the creaminess and the coffee cuts through the sweet of the mocha. So technically i guess this is a custom creation but whatever! I muck about with most of my matcha in some form anyway. I think the next time i order mocha though, i’ll either drop a flavouring level or just order chocolate matcha and make my own mocha with coffee and chocolate. :)

I really needed this this morning. I am usually at work at 7-7:15 and let me tell you, i got out of bed at 7:10. sooooyeaaaah. Looking forward to maybe being able to sleep in this weekend.

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So no real clue what to write about myself here. A friend got me into drinking loose tea and it’s something I thoroughly enjoy though I have nowhere near the experience that many folks on the boards seem to have.

My other interests are cycling, reading, board games, disney cruises, world of warcraft and dancing – in no particular order. I love travelling as well!

Most of that is on hold these days though, including tea drinking like I used to as I have a new little one who eats up all my spare time.

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