1908 Tasting Notes

70

The re-steep is pretty weak and watery, I guess that’s the downside of bagged tea.

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drank Giant Peach Iced Tea by Tazo
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This tastes sweeter and less peachy than what I remember. Hmph.

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70

Not bad for a tea that’s pretty obviously made out of tea dust and fannings. The smell is an interesting mix of apricot and a faint ‘toasty’ smell, which I don’t think is characteristic of white teas. Taste is smooth and there’s no bitterness. The hint of apricot is pleasent and not too artifical-tasting.

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65
drank Chai Spice by Stash Tea Company
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drank Wild Raspberry by Stash Tea Company
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It wasn’t as sour as I expected it to be – most raspberry teas make me pucker from the tartness. I suspect that a lot of the ‘raspberry’ flavouring was really the hibiscus (which is the first ingredient on the list and has a tart cranberry-ish taste). I’m not a big fan of raspberry-flavoured things in general, but this one isn’t bad at all.

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80

A robust black tea, too strong for me to drink without milk. It’s good for waking me up out of my zombie-like state in the morning. I’m not sure if I like it or not. That verdict will have to wait until after my taste buds wake up a little more.

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drank Chamomile Citrus by Mighty Leaf Tea
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65

I like this tea now that I’ve steeped it longer. The fruitiness comes out more and the tart bitterness of the safflower and hibiscus isn’t nearly so pronounced.

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