723 Tasting Notes

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drank Blueberry Matcha by DAVIDsTEA
723 tasting notes

Steep Information:
6g
2c
Sharp Tea-Cere (gadget)

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: hint blueberry grassy vegetal
Steeped Tea Smell: vegetal
Flavor: mostly vegetable with a bitter finish, blueberry not coming through
Aftertaste: bitter
Liquor: dark opaque green

Post-Steep Additives: milk
Comments: sweet matcha, less bitter, still no blueberry
I took the tea cere preparation and had it with toast and honey comb toast which solved the astringency

Steep Information:
Prepared by hand whisking 4oz 170f 2g

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: hint blueberry grassy vegetal
Steeped Tea Smell: vegetal
Flavor: Definitely get much more of the blueberry it’s still a subtle flavor though and it’s a natural blueberry followed by vegetable and no astringency
Liquor: dark opaque green

Comments:Preparation by hand really benefits this matcha

https://amazonv.blogspot.com/2021/01/davids-tea-company-loose-leaf-matcha.html

Preparation
170 °F / 76 °C 2 g 4 OZ / 118 ML
Dustin

Whoa! I haven’t seen any postings from you in ages! Welcome back!

Lexie Aleah

Agreed! Long time no see. (:

Dustin

Just in time to experience Steepster having one of it’s fun freeze ups. :/

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50
drank Honey Pear by Golden Moon Tea
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Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: honey, pear. perfume
Steeped Tea Smell: bakey
Flavor: bakey, pear
Aftertaste: perfume, astringent
Liquor: translucent dark orange red brown

Post-Steep Additives: honey
Comments: now bakey, sweet, pear. still perfumy, less astringent

Resteep: 5 min, weak, not worth drinking

https://amazonv.blogspot.com/2021/01/golden-moon-tea-company-loose-leaf.html

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 0 sec 2 tsp 17 OZ / 500 ML

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Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: sweet, nutty, like roasted nuts from a fair
Steeped Tea Smell: bakey, hints nutty
Flavor: bitter baked tea
Aftertaste: astringent, then nutty shells (like the taste of almond skins)
Liquor:translucent orange brown

https://amazonv.blogspot.com/2021/01/52teas-company-loose-leaf-black-tea.html

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 0 sec 2 tsp 17 OZ / 500 ML

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Steep Information:
2tsp
~4oz
212°F
4min
Mesh basket strainer

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: chamomile (floral)
Steeped Tea Smell: chamomile (floral)
Flavor: chamomile (floral), not cloying or perfumy or earthy, just light daisy
Aftertaste: nothing lingered
Liquor: translucent light yellow with a little brown
Post-Steep Additives: honey
Comments: sweet, floral, lovely night time cuppa

https://amazonv.blogspot.com/2021/01/the-path-of-tea-company-loose-leaf.html

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 0 sec 2 tsp 4 OZ / 118 ML
__Morgana__

Hi! Haven’t seen you around in a while — great to see you!

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75

Steep Information:
~12oz boiling water 2tsp
5+ minutes
Metal basket strainer

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: sweet, coconut, anise
Steeped Tea Smell: Anise and wood, Hint coconut
Flavor: Sweet coconut anise
Aftertaste: Woody
Liquor: Color translucent orange red

Resteep: very weak

https://amazonv.blogspot.com/2021/01/zhi-tea-company-loose-leaf-rooibos.html

Preparation
Boiling 8 min or more 2 tsp 12 OZ / 354 ML

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50
drank Pumpkin Pie Matcha by DAVIDsTEA
723 tasting notes

Steep Information:
2 g powder 125 ml water at 170 degrees Fahrenheit
Whisked in bowl

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: Dry powder smell is sweet and like candy yams, maybe even nutty
Steeped Tea Smell: sweet squash a little bit of spices like cinnamon
Flavor: sweet, cinnamon with a vegetable finish
Liquor: Color is a opaque murky dark forest green, slight olive green
Aftertaste: bitter
Comments: I wish they didn’t put sugar in the mix

Steep Information:
6g tea, 12oz water
Sharp Tea-Cere (gadget)

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: Dry powder smell is sweet and like candy yams, maybe even nutty
Steeped Tea Smell: sweet squash a little bit of spices like cinnamon
Flavor: sweet, cinnamon with a vegetable finish
Liquor: Color is a opaque murky dark forest green, slight olive green
Aftertaste: bitter
Comments: Not exciting. Not a fresh spring vegetal. More dull frozen spinach

Steep Information:
6g tea, 12oz water, 1T milk powder
Sharp Tea-Cere (gadget)

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: Dry powder smell is sweet and like candy yams, maybe even nutty
Steeped Tea Smell: Milk, sweet squash a little bit of spices like cinnamon
Flavor: Hints vegetal and spice, mostly sweet and milk
Aftertaste: not really one that lingered
Liquor: opaque light green
Comments: Perhaps some less milk powder next time. Definitely more enjoyable as a late though

https://amazonv.blogspot.com/2021/01/davids-tea-company-loose-leaf-green-tea.html

Preparation
6 g

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75

Steep Information:
3 tsp
212°F
7 min
Metal basket strainer

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: chocolate, sweet, woody
Steeped Tea Smell:
Flavor: chocolate, woody
Body: Medium
Aftertaste: woody
Liquor: translucent dark red-brown

Resteep:
resteep is weak, added sugar, still just plain rooibos

https://amazonv.blogspot.com/2021/01/tea-addiction-company-loose-leaf.html

Preparation
Boiling 8 min or more 3 tsp

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75
drank Orzo by Lupicia
723 tasting notes

Tea Information:
Lupicia company loose leaf tisane ‘Orzo 9301’
(Tea is technically only from the camellia sinensis plant)
Purchase: Here
Steepster Link: http://steepster.com/teas/lupicia/22109-orzo

Steep Information:
Boiling water
27 minutes, I forgot it
4tsp
kati loose tea system 12oz

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: barley, carob, roast
Steeped Tea Smell: barley, roast, coffee
Liquor: Color dark opaque black
Flavor: Bitter, roast, sweet finish. Definitely reminds me of coffee.
Body: Full
Aftertaste: Bitter
Post-Steep Additives: cream and sugar, reduces the bitterness

You absolutely could have told me this was cream and sugar in a cheap coffee and I would have believed you.

https://amazonv.blogspot.com/2021/01/lupicia-company-loose-leaf-tisane-orzo.html

Preparation
Boiling 8 min or more 4 tsp 17 OZ / 500 ML
ashmanra

Wow! Long time no see! Welcome back!

gmathis

Hello. Thanks for reviewing this one—sounds like I would like it!

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75
drank Masala Chai by Adagio Teas
723 tasting notes

Steep Information:
Hot, 500ml water, 3 minutes, 212F, 2 heaping tsp in kati loose tea system 12oz

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: skipped
Steeped Tea Smell: bakey, hint of cinnamon
Flavor: bakey, clove, cinnamon, hints of pepper
Body: Medium
Aftertaste: astringent
Liquor: dark orange brown, mostly translucent

Post-Steep Additives: honey and milk, brought out the ginger

Resteep: weak, trashed it

https://amazonv.blogspot.com/2021/01/company-packaging-type-name-tea.html

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 0 sec 2 tsp 500 OZ / 14786 ML

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75
drank Cinnamon Apple by Lipton
723 tasting notes

Steep Information:
Amount: 2 bags
Water: ~500ml at 212°F
Steep Time: a little over # minutes https://www.teaity.com/
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: cinnamon, paper
Steeped Tea Smell: apple, cinnamon, fall
Flavor: sweet apple, cinnamon
Body: Medium
Aftertaste: cinnamon
Liquor: translucent dark orange brown

yummm, fall

Rating: 3/4 leaves

blog: http://amazonv.blogspot.com/2015/08/lipton-tea-teabag-herbal-tisane.html

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I am The Devotea USA. I love caffeine! I prefer tea to coffee. I prefer my flavors to be in your face, not subtle. I plan to use this blog to keep track of the teas I have tried.

I get my daily dose of caffeine from Starbucks (Grande soy no water chai latte).

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0-25=Bleh! not again if it were free
25-50=Acceptable, if it were free or there were limited other tea options
50-75=I might purchase this tea from time to time, or select it while out
75-100=A staple in our cupboard from now on, I will purchase and keep purchasing

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