784 Tasting Notes

50
drank Monster Mash by Adagio Teas
784 tasting notes

Steep:
2 tsp
212°F
3 min
Breville One-Touch Tea Maker BTM800XL

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: vanilla cream
Steeped Tea Smell: bakey black, hints vanilla
Flavor: astringent black tea, hint vanilla at the end
Aftertaste: astringent
Liquor: translucent dark orange brown

Post-Steep Additives:
Sugar
vanilla, toasty black tea

milk
doesn’t remove astringency

Comments:
The packaging has no information about steeping or ingredients so I had to guess (later looked it up online)

Resteep:
4min
much lighter
weak and meh but drinkable

Rating: 2/4 leaves

Leaf system:
1=Bleh! not again if it were free
2=Acceptable, if it were free or there were limited other tea options
3=I might purchase this tea from time to time, or select it while out
4=A staple in our cupboard from now on, I will purchase and keep purchasing

YouTube Review https://youtu.be/KKJP8CFb9ew

TikTok Review https://www.tiktok.com/@circuitswan/video/7164052653914230058?is_copy_url=1&is_from_webapp=v1

Blog Post https://amazonv.blogspot.com/2022/11/adagio-teas-loose-leaf-tea-monster-mash.html

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Disclaimer:
All my reviews are as unbiased as possible, whether I buy or receive free product. I accept no other compensation other than free product.

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 0 sec 2 tsp 17 OZ / 500 ML

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Steep:
2 tsp
212°F
4 min
kati loose tea system 12oz

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: black bakey tea, candy apple
Steeped Tea Smell: bakey, hint candy apple coating
Flavor: bakey black tea
Aftertaste: astringent
Liquor: dark barely translucent dark orange brown

Post-Steep Additives:
Honey
slightly more candy apple

Comments:
The packaging has no information about steeping or ingredients so I had to guess (later looked it up online)

Resteep:
weak, not worth it

Attempt 2
2 minutes and 3 minutes
still mostly a black tea, not a flavored black, meh

Rating: 2/4 leaves

Leaf system:
1=Bleh! not again if it were free
2=Acceptable, if it were free or there were limited other tea options
3=I might purchase this tea from time to time, or select it while out
4=A staple in our cupboard from now on, I will purchase and keep purchasing

YouTube Review https://youtu.be/Z1hcf1oQo1w

TikTok Review https://www.tiktok.com/@circuitswan/video/7163865557694172462?is_copy_url=1&is_from_webapp=v1

Blog Post https://amazonv.blogspot.com/2022/11/adagio-teas-loose-leaf-black-tea-candy.html

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Disclaimer:
All my reviews are as unbiased as possible, whether I buy or receive free product. I accept no other compensation other than free product.

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 0 sec 2 tsp 12 OZ / 354 ML

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50
drank Butterscotch Chai by DAVIDsTEA
784 tasting notes

Steep:
212°F
5 min

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: butterscotch, rooibos
Steeped Tea Smell: rooibos
Flavor: rooibos, butterscotch finish
Body: Light
Liquor: translucent very light orange yellow

Comments: thin and watery

Post-Steep Additives:
sugar
much more butterscotch, hint chai (cinnamon, ginger)

Comments:
two teabags didn’t change much

Resteep:
didn’t work

Rating: 2/4 leaves

Leaf system:
1=Bleh! not again if it were free
2=Acceptable, if it were free or there were limited other tea options
3=I might purchase this tea from time to time, or select it while out
4=A staple in our cupboard from now on, I will purchase and keep purchasing

YouTube Review https://youtu.be/9pd0HK7Xh2g

TikTok Review https://www.tiktok.com/@circuitswan/video/7163110884926065963?is_copy_url=1&is_from_webapp=v1

Blog Post https://amazonv.blogspot.com/2022/11/davidstea-teabag-herbal-tea.html

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Disclaimer:
All my reviews are as unbiased as possible, whether I buy or receive free product. I accept no other compensation other than free product.

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 0 sec

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75
drank Monster Mash by DAVIDsTEA
784 tasting notes

Steep:
212°F
6 min

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: spice, cinnamon, woody, clove
Steeped Tea Smell: cinnamon, clove, pumpkin
Flavor: cinnamon, wood, clove, ginger, sweet
Body: Medium
Aftertaste: clove
Liquor: translucent dark orange brown

Comments:
having just made pumpkin puree from scratch to put in coffee, it does. not have much flavor! so this is mostly pumpkin spice rooibos, and delicious

Post-Steep Additives:
honey
yumm dessert tea

Resteep:

Rating: 3/4 leaves

Leaf system:
1=Bleh! not again if it were free
2=Acceptable, if it were free or there were limited other tea options
3=I might purchase this tea from time to time, or select it while out
4=A staple in our cupboard from now on, I will purchase and keep purchasing

YouTube Review https://youtu.be/vGPS9wGTA10

TikTok Review https://www.tiktok.com/@circuitswan/video/7163095291619527982?is_copy_url=1&is_from_webapp=v1

Blog Post https://amazonv.blogspot.com/2022/11/davidstea-teabag-herbal-tea-monster-mash.html

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I purchased this product.

Disclaimer:
All my reviews are as unbiased as possible, whether I buy or receive free product. I accept no other compensation other than free product.

Preparation
Boiling 6 min, 0 sec

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50
drank Bat Brew by Adagio Teas
784 tasting notes

Steep:
3 tsp
500ml
212°F
3 min
kati loose tea system 12oz

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: spicy, clove, ginger, cardamom
Steeped Tea Smell: clove, cinnamon
Flavor: cinnamon clove spice masala chai
Aftertaste: astringent
Liquor: translucent dark red brown

Post-Steep Additives:
Sugar, milk
tasty masala chai…

Comments:
The packaging has no information about steeping or ingredients so I had to guess (later looked it up online)

not getting the chocolate

Resteep:
astringent, OK

Rating: 2/4 leaves

Leaf system:
1=Bleh! not again if it were free
2=Acceptable, if it were free or there were limited other tea options
3=I might purchase this tea from time to time, or select it while out
4=A staple in our cupboard from now on, I will purchase and keep purchasing

YouTube Review https://youtu.be/T-3G-DPFERI

TikTok Review https://www.tiktok.com/@circuitswan/video/7162262101929626926?is_from_webapp=v1&item_id=7162262101929626926

Blog Post https://amazonv.blogspot.com/2022/11/adagio-teas-loose-leaf-black-tea-bat.html

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Disclaimer:
All my reviews are as unbiased as possible, whether I buy or receive free product. I accept no other compensation other than free product.

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 0 sec 3 tsp 17 OZ / 500 ML

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75
drank Forever Nuts by DAVIDsTEA
784 tasting notes

Steep:
212°F
5 min
Mesh basket strainer

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: Roasted sweet nuts reminds me of Renaissance festivals
Steeped Tea Smell: Sweet roasted nuts
Flavor: Sweet, hint nutty
Liquor: Translucent pink … Red?

Comments: Sadly never add good as it smells, but still tasty. Good with and without sweetener.

Resteep:
Does not resteep well

Rating: 3/4 leaves

Leaf system:
1=Bleh! not again if it were free
2=Acceptable, if it were free or there were limited other tea options
3=I might purchase this tea from time to time, or select it while out
4=A staple in our cupboard from now on, I will purchase and keep purchasing

Twitter – Day 11 24 Days of Tea Advent Calendar – https://twitter.com/CircuitSwan/status/1457973979629555713

Twitter – DAVIDsTEA halloween sachet tea wheel – https://twitter.com/CircuitSwan/status/1588340811892391937

Blog Post https://amazonv.blogspot.com/2022/11/davidstea-loose-leaf-herbal-tea-forever.html

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Disclaimer:
All my reviews are as unbiased as possible, whether I buy or receive free product. I accept no other compensation other than free product.

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 0 sec

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50
drank Cat Scratch by Adagio Teas
784 tasting notes

Steep:
2 tsp
212°F
3 min
kati loose tea system 12oz

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: coco
Steeped Tea Smell: bakey black
Flavor: bakey black
Aftertaste: astringent
Liquor: opaque dark brown

Post-Steep Additives:
sugar
chocolate black tea

Comments:
cinnamon, vanilla and caramel didn’t come out

also frustrating the packaging lacks steep instructions

Resteep:
sugar+milk
chocolate comes out more

Rating: 2/4 leaves

Leaf system:
1=Bleh! not again if it were free
2=Acceptable, if it were free or there were limited other tea options
3=I might purchase this tea from time to time, or select it while out
4=A staple in our cupboard from now on, I will purchase and keep purchasing

YouTube Review https://youtu.be/VWpwMBPGw3E

TikTok Review https://www.tiktok.com/@circuitswan/video/7161059685628529963?is_copy_url=1&is_from_webapp=v1

Twitter https://twitter.com/CircuitSwan/status/1587451435129901059

Blog Post https://amazonv.blogspot.com/2022/11/adagio-teas-loose-leaf-black-tea-cat.html

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I purchased this product.

Disclaimer:
All my reviews are as unbiased as possible, whether I buy or receive free product. I accept no other compensation other than free product.

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 0 sec 2 tsp 12 OZ / 354 ML

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75
drank Pumpkin Potion by Adagio Teas
784 tasting notes

Steep:
3 tsp
212°F
6 min
kati loose tea system 12oz

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: cinnamon
Steeped Tea Smell: cinnamon
Flavor: cinnamon rooibos
Liquor: opaque dark red brown

Post-Steep Additives:
Sugar
still a cinnamon rooibos

Tastes fine but missing out on the other flavors

Comments:
The packaging has no information about steeping or ingredients so I had to guess (later looked it up online)

Resteep:
9min
Weak, spiced water
not worth drinking

Rating: 3/4 leaves

Leaf system:
1=Bleh! not again if it were free
2=Acceptable, if it were free or there were limited other tea options
3=I might purchase this tea from time to time, or select it while out
4=A staple in our cupboard from now on, I will purchase and keep purchasing

YouTube Review https://youtu.be/Onc2hnUzUgo

TikTok Review https://www.tiktok.com/@circuitswan/video/7160850121066892590

Twitter https://twitter.com/CircuitSwan/status/1587264625493835776

Blog Post https://amazonv.blogspot.com/2022/11/adagio-teas-loose-leaf-herbal-tea.html

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I purchased this product.

Disclaimer:
All my reviews are as unbiased as possible, whether I buy or receive free product. I accept no other compensation other than free product.

Preparation
Boiling 6 min, 0 sec 3 tsp 12 OZ / 354 ML

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75

Steep:
boiling water? (hot water dispenser)
5 min
Define bottle

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: peppermint, hint chocolate
Liquor: translucent light orange brown
Steeped Tea Smell: peppermint
Flavor: white chocolate and peppermint
Body: light
Aftertaste: fresh cool mint

Rating: 3/4 leaves

Leaf system:
1=Bleh! not again if it were free
2=Acceptable, if it were free or there were limited other tea options
3=I might purchase this tea from time to time, or select it while out
4=A staple in our cupboard from now on, I will purchase and keep purchasing

YouTube
opening the calendar – https://youtu.be/jWtR8gqyek0
first steep – https://youtu.be/NAVLbSxHT-A

TikTok
opening the calendar – https://www.tiktok.com/circuitswan/video/7160797514172550443 first steep - https://www.tiktok.com/circuitswan/video/7160845343045831982

Twitter – https://twitter.com/CircuitSwan/status/1587294215188676608

Blog Post – https://amazonv.blogspot.com/2022/11/adagio-teas-loose-leaf-herbal-tea-white.html

Statement of Sponsorship or Advertisement:
I received this product for free in return for writing a review.

Disclaimer:
All my reviews are as unbiased as possible, whether I buy or receive free product. I accept no other compensation other than free product.

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 0 sec

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50
drank Rooibos Noel by Adagio Teas
784 tasting notes

Steep:
212°F
10 min
Metal Strainer

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: perfumy floral, woody, clove
Liquor: translucent dark orange brown
Steeped Tea Smell: woody
Flavor: clove, woody rooibos, floral finish
Aftertaste: perfumy

Post-Steep Additives:
sugar
sweeter

Rating: 2/4 leaves

Leaf system:
1=Bleh! not again if it were free
2=Acceptable, if it were free or there were limited other tea options
3=I might purchase this tea from time to time, or select it while out
4=A staple in our cupboard from now on, I will purchase and keep purchasing

YouTube
opening the calendar – https://youtu.be/EP1OTnpN_Ek
first steep – https://youtu.be/20jhg-X4qPo

TikTok
opening the calendar – https://www.tiktok.com/circuitswan/video/7160796314945572138 first steep - https://www.tiktok.com/circuitswan/video/7160788302679969070

Twitter – https://twitter.com/CircuitSwan/status/1587208326856978433

Blog Post – https://amazonv.blogspot.com/2022/10/adagio-teas-loose-leaf-herbal-tea_31.html

Statement of Sponsorship or Advertisement:
I received this product for free in return for writing a review.

Disclaimer:
All my reviews are as unbiased as possible, whether I buy or receive free product. I accept no other compensation other than free product.

Preparation
Boiling 8 min or more

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