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drank Mojito Matcha by DAVIDsTEA
2905 tasting notes

Wait just a minute now…what happened to my review of this? I know I wrote it. Maybe it refused to post and I intended to come back and review it again.

~1.5 tsp matcha in 100 mL hot water + a dash of unsweetened soy milk → the perfect amount of sweetness

This isn’t as “spearminty” as I would have liked. I originally thought maybe they used English mint or spearmint + peppermint oil but I’m not sure. The mint and lime are both there. The only thing that I think would improve this is either some rum essence or whatever 52Teas uses to make their cranberry soda herbal. That citrus flavour that makes it taste like 7UP would be perfect here.

Flavors: Citrus, Lime, Mint, Sweet

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C

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I am a biochem major hoping for a career in research genetics and evolutionary biology. I love science fiction and spend too much of my time reading comic books. I’m a passionate keeper of spiders, cacti, and exotic plants. I eat a vegan, plant-based diet for moral and environmental reasons (I mention this only because it is relevant to which flavoured teas I drink).

I drink mostly flavoured and low caffeine teas/tisanes, but I will try anything twice. As far as pure teas go, I gravitate towards whites, yellows, and jade oolongs. I’m always open for trades and sample sales/exchanges. Message me any time :)

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Favourite flavours/ingredients:
Rum/alcohol, clove, cardamom, rosemary, pine, sage, moss/Earthy, lychee, floral, creamy, malt, hay, rice/grain, toasty, desserty, cocoa/chocolate, decaf or no caffeine, very unusual flavours

Favourite tea types
Decaf teas (any variety)/no caf tisanes like honeybush and rooibos, yellow, jade oolong, white, Darjeeling blacks

Least favourite flavours/ingredients:
Acidic/sour/tart, melon, grapefruit, bitter, astringent, smokey, sickly sweet (too much chicory, cinnamon, or licorice root), yerba mate, tumeric mushroom/fungus,

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Animal products: [confectioners glaze, , marshmallows, , natural flavour, white choc chips, caramel bits, etc]
St. John’s wort (herb)

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