drank Vanilla Cacao by Tisano
57 tasting notes

Tea sparrow came THROUGH this month! I absolutely love my subscription I could talk about it all day. It’s affordable, their customer service is awesome, and I’ve never been disappointed by the selections I’ve received. It also helps stave off more tea spending when I know I’m getting four new teas a month to try out. This month in particular has teas that are savory/creamy which is perfect for the holidays.

I’ve never had a tea that’s mainly cacao shell and I have to say I really enjoyed this! The smell and taste reminds me so much of chocolate malt-o-meal it’s uncanny. I ate it every day of my childhood and this really takes me back. If you’re unfamiliar malt-o-meal is a hot wheat cereal in a few flavors- chocolate being the clear winner taste-wise. The rooibos in the blend gives the cacao a woody background note that makes it taste identical to it. It’s a rich, wheaty chocolate drink without the sweetness of a hot chocolate. Certainly not something I’d reach for every day but the nostalgia factor may very well make this a re-purchase.

Flavors: Chocolate, Wood

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I’m a student living in Chicago. Tea is how I wake up + relax.

Here’s a brief guide to my rating scale:
1-30: nopenopenopenope!
30-50: I don’t hate it? But it’s bad.
50-60: Strict indifference.
60-70: I liked it, but I probably won’t repurchase.
70-90: Love it. I want this in on my shelf 24/7.
90-100: I will huff the tin of this and covet every last drop.



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