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75
drank Sweet Dreams by Bigelow
68 tasting notes

Very nice, calming tea for the nighttime. I typically don’t like teas that are overpowered with mint, and this one fortunately has just enough to be pleasant. Definitely puts me in a sleepy mood :)

Flavors: Chamomile, Flowers, Mint

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Another one I wouldn’t normally have picked for myself; it just fell into my husband’s shopping basket. I was a little wary—the strawberry/orange/lemon version of this line of Bigelow cold infusions is so licorice and and hibi heavy, I have to cut it with a bag of plain tea to make it drinkable.

However, there’s no licorice in this one, and the hibiscus/rosehips accentuate the lime rather than overwhelm it. Honeysuckle? Not so much. But this was a pleasant iced feet-up cooler after a busy Sunday.

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76
drank Constant Comment by Bigelow
1103 tasting notes

It’s been a long time since we last met, Constant Comment. Years. Twenty?

I can’t say more than has been said here, with nearly 200 tasting notes posted to Steepster.

This tea brings me joy.

Flavors: Cardamom, Cinnamon, Citrusy, Clove, Ginger, Orange, Round , Spicy, Tannin, Tea

gmathis

Makes me smile every time I see somebody enjoying it. Also makes me think it should be on my grocery list.

Martin Bednář

I am sorting tea bags into my collection today and saw it there! I never tried it though.

Todd

Probably the best bagged tea I would drink for free in an office! Aside from Fujitsu, where they carried Yamamotoyama teas, including houjicha…

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Another August-won’t-let-go-heat wave ahead; I think that’s what prompted my husband to grab this funny little box of Bigelow cold brew. Tried my first pint jar this morning after an overnight steep in the fridge. Lots of licorice frames the orange and strawberry candy fruit flavor; lemon was hard to detect. I think I will prefer it diluted further than recommended to thin out the licorice. It’ll do for yard work, but probably not worth a repeat.

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48
drank Vanilla Chai Tea by Bigelow
45 tasting notes

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Flavors: Anise, Cinnamon, Vanilla

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 0 sec

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86
drank Constant Comment by Bigelow
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Preparation
Boiling 2 min, 15 sec

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51
drank Orange and Spice by Bigelow
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Flavors: Cinnamon, Orange Zest, Sugar, Vanilla

Preparation
190 °F / 87 °C 4 min, 30 sec

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Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 6 min, 30 sec

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51
drank Green Tea Decaf by Bigelow
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Preparation
190 °F / 87 °C 5 min, 0 sec

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80
drank Constant Comment by Bigelow
35 tasting notes

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95

This is my go-to afternoon tea when I want a little pick-me-up. I love the orange notes.

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35
drank Green Tea by Bigelow
1103 tasting notes

Nutty, earthy, toasty, old vegetation, buttery tone. Bland. I’ve never liked this one. It’s dead tea.

Flavors: Butter, Earth, Nutty, Toasty, Vegetal

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drank Stress Free Rose & Mint by Bigelow
1103 tasting notes

The rose is prominent but not overpowering. It tastes light pink, that airy kind of rose. Mint is subtle, a little herbaceous (unless that’s the raspberry leaves), and comes out more several minutes into sipping as a cooling in the mouth and chest. Light tulsi taste mixes with the rose and peppermint.. Definitely has that thin herbal tea body. Lingering gentle, sweet and fruity elderberry-appley chamomile-licorice root finish. If I hadn’t read the ingredients, I wouldn’t have known there to be rosehips in the blend. I guess now I taste their tartness after the swallow. Pretty good. Still don’t think I’d buy a box but happy to sip. It’s too complicated and clunky for my herbal tea likes.

Flavors: Apple, Chamomile, Elderberry, Fruity, Herbaceous, Licorice, Peppermint, Rose, Tart, Tulsi

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80

enjoy this for a fall/ pumpkin tea bag

Flavors: Cinnamon, Pumpkin

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 8 min or more

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drank Cranberry Apple by Bigelow
836 tasting notes

Too tart with the tartness cutting through the apple and cranberry flavours. Juicy note. Thin mouthfeel.
This tea reminds me of a sour candy without the sweetness.

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66
drank Green Tea Decaf by Bigelow
1 tasting notes

What you expect from a decaf green. Nothing amazing, but not bad at all.

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drank Mint Medley by Bigelow
890 tasting notes

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46
drank Spiced Chai by Bigelow
1160 tasting notes

I have received this tea bag from postcrossing. Thanks goes to Houston this time.

Honestly, I had no idea what to expect as ingredients list isn’t very attractive.

But decided to brew it anyway, for recommended 4 minutes being afraid it will be terribly spicy and hot. It isn’t.

I got rather a milky, mild spicy, muddy drink with hints of vanilla and cream. While it wasn’t bad per se, it was somehow boring, plain… and overall not impressive. As for bagged stuff, it is below average; as for teas overall… nothing to try again.

Flavors: Creamy, Milk, Mud, Spicy, Vanilla

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 4 min, 0 sec 10 OZ / 300 ML

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100

To say I’ve been drinking this tea for fifty years is no exaggeration. It the only tea that I now find brings bittersweet tears to my eyes, so strong is the association with childhood and mother (RIP). As a kid I called it “consta comet”, and as an adult I’ll call it a comforting if mediocre tea. The brilliance is not the actual black tea quality, but rather the spices blended with it that have transformed some generic black into a satisfying brew. Of course I recommend it, how could I not. Because of the heartstrings it pulls, it gets my rare 100 rating. Your mileage may vary. Now I have to go to work with puffy, moist eyes.

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 15 sec 0 OZ / 0 ML

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40
drank Peppermint Bark by Bigelow
35 tasting notes

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75
drank I Love Lemon by Bigelow
5 tasting notes

Very lemony! But nicely balanced overall.

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drank Cozy Chamomile by Bigelow
890 tasting notes

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drank Wild Blueberry Acai by Bigelow
17 tasting notes

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