206 Tasting Notes
Yay finally one of the rose teas that I truly enjoyed! Thank you Sephanie for the variety of rose teas:) I truly loved the selection I will have to add this one to my shopping cart. The rose pairs perfectly with the green tea. Its not too complex, just simple. Love it. And I love the story behind the tea. How and why it was created. It makes me want to buy it right now just so I can help the cause. But I cannot afford to:/ It will have to wait in my shopping list until I can. I have two more left Stephanie !! I can’t wait for you to get mine:)
Man! I was looking forward to this one… After the white rose tea I just had yesterday. This is another tea from Stephanie and I don’t know what went wrong but I didn’t smell any mint. After steeping it for the correct amount of time, the water was untouched, not a drop of liquor in it. Not even the slightest discoloration. So I tasted it and it tasted of soap:/ rose soap. No white tea flavor or mint. I have no idea what happened. :/ dang it. It got such great ratings… I wanted this to be good. Ill have to try again some other time. 3 more teas left in Stephanie’s swap. Sip down!
My last one for the night from Stephanie. I was very excited to try this one. I got home from the first night out to dinner in the new city of ours since we moved and I went straight to this tea for bed. The smell when I opened the bag was amazing!!! Exactly like a cinnamon roll, all down to the dough and frosting. Amazing. As I was steeping it, the smell intensified. However the taste was mainly cinnamon, you can slightly taste the dough and the frosting is in the after taste. It has a creamy essence to it, but just a tad. I will have to try this in the morning as a latte or even iced or both eventually! Thank you again Stephanie for this generous amount in our swap:)
Another sample from Stephanie !!! I was so excited to try this!!! I absolutely love Butiki Teas Watermelon Xylophone and I dont know why but just the look of this tea reminded me of that. And guess what?! I love this one too! The odd thing is though, I absolutely can not stand the actual cantaloupe melon, but love cantaloupe flavored things. My first encounter with cantaloupe flavors was when I went on this boba/bubble tea/smoothie kick and cantaloupe became my absolute favorite. Odd, i know. ha ha. Well anyways… at first glance this tea is so beautiful. The blooms are breathtaking. The smell is very…hmmm… cantaloupey. ha ha. I love it. i love it. I absolutely love it. Thank you thank you thank you Stephanie …I just wish there was so much more of it! I want this iced but unfortunately there is barely enough for one more serving. I have hover been re steeping this. I am on the third steep already and am still loving ever drop of it. I just really wish I had the money to order this, but I am a student, on my own. Definitely on my wishlist. Amazing blend Butiki Tea. I love everything you do!
I had this for breakfast this morning. I do not know why but I love rose teas. Maybe its because when I was little I loved these mints that literally tasted like a rose scent and then had a little rose seed in the middle and I have yet to find them anywhere anymore. "/ I would love to have those again. Anyways.. back to this tea. I am determined to get at least 4 teas sipped and logged today from Stephanie ’s swap.
This is my tea from her cute little package, and this is the one I was most excited about. Unfortunately this steep, all I tasted was green tea and rose. I was confused though because on the package it says white tea but in here says green tea ha ha. It did steep like a white tea and the color of the liquor was that of a white tea so i say it is a white tea ha ha. I will have to steep again and see if I can find the lavender, mint and jasmine. :) thank you Stephanie for this full package, and I cannot wait to see what different types of things I can do with tea. I love rose and floral teas cold steeped:)
I am usually intimidated by all the “fancy” teas, I feel like I do not deserve to drink them because I know little about them, and nothing about there background like most of the steepsters on here. But I have to say I was rather surprised that I really enjoyed this tea. The aroma was that of floraly, orchid, and honey:) the flavor was the same the first steep. As it cooled, the flavor became stronger. I love this tea. I only have the half ounce sample of this, but with how many steepings you get from each serving I am glad this one will be around for awhile. Thank you Verdant tea! I feel fancy drinking this:)
I cold steeped this one over night last night and had it for lunch today. I have to say this was a really pretty color and was really neat to watch it steep. The color bleeding into the water. The smell reminded me of a citrusy fruit punch. The flavor the same with a touch of tart. I really enjoyed this one. So far DAVIDsTEA has not let me down:D I’m loving having summer as an excuse to make all these iced teas everyday:D I wish the flavors were stronger, but some how I just can not get the hang of steeping in boiling water and then turning it into iced tea. I never get it right. :/ It always tastes funky. Any tips?
Thank you to Stephanie for including this little sample in our swap. I was really tempted to try this as I love anything banana and seeing as chocolate banana is my favorite combination. Sadly… I was not a big fan of it. I am glad I got to try this though. The smell was definitely that of chocolate banana, the taste however was weak and tasted mostly of old banana:/. I did add sugar after and then milk after a few more sips…only masked the banana flavor and brought out the white chocolate. I have a serving left of this maybe ill go nuts a try it as an iced latte. Now that sounds intriguing. :D
I am really sad. I was looking forward to this tea. It sounded amazing online!!! And when I opened it the colors were beautiful, but the smell, I could not get past. I was a funky, different smell. But I decided, what the heck, why not! I overnighted this one in the fridge and the color was just absolutely breathtaking. A color I have never seen before. Unfortunately the flavor, did not agree with me. The ginger was very overwhelming for my taste. I felt like I was eating the ginger you get with your sushi. The leaves after steeped were so beautiful though! I would keep this tea just for the look… I am really sad that I did not like this tea. I will do a hot steep before I give up on it though. Maybe it will change my mind.
While packing up my room, as I am moving to San Luis Obsipo this weekend after signing my lease on saturday, I sipped on this with breakfast. I love all chai’s and I was very satisfied with this one. Probably one of my new favorites. As it sits though and cools it does tend to get bitter. I will have to try this one as a latte and iced:) Very happy with this persimmon tree tea.