drank Pure Ceylon Tea by Limson
31 tasting notes

Drinking between 5 and 10 cups of tea a day can get expensive. I decided I needed a cheap type of black tea that was still drinkable with and without milk for the mornings and early afternoons. I found this at City Gross in Stockholm and it seemed to fit the bill as a box of 100 bags was less than 16 kronor(~$2.40).

Plain, it tastes a bit bitter but I oversteeped it by a minute or two. It has a malty body and a slightly astringent finish. It would be good for a quick wake-up in the morning or the sort of mindless drinking one does while studying for several hours at a time. With milk and sweetener it’s nice, but I think I prefer it plain.

I’m surprised how good this tea is for such a dirt-cheap price. It’s certainly better than the big boxes of Lipton. I wouldn’t serve it to guests, but for days when my taste buds don’t feel like working too hard or I’m focused on something else, it does the job!

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I’m studying economics in Helsinki and doing my best to find good and interesting tea all over the world.

My favorite teas are the ones that punch you in the mouth and go WAKE UP ITS TEA TIME!!!

What I like: clove, cinnamon, ginger, rooibos, hibiscus, winter, pumpkin, honey, fire, pepper, sugar, smoke, sunlight, mist, mint, coriander, milk, snow

What I like less: bergamot, jasmine, grass, floral, lemon


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