513 Tasting Notes

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drank Organic Cold 911 by DAVIDsTEA
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I love cold and flu season, not. This is not a tea I reach for quickly or often, but it is not awful either. I like it when I have a bit of cold, because the menthol helps make me feel a but more human again. Though, I would not consider this a tea I drink for pleasure, it certainly makes having to drink cold fighting teas more enjoyable.

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This was wonderful with just a touch of sugar! Lots of fruit flavour, and a super nice base. I loved that I definitely did get a lot of both the banana and the grape. This is a tea that is different, but that I think I could drink pretty frequently.

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drank S'mores Genmaicha by 52teas
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This was an interesting tea. I likes the sweetness to the genmaicha, but I am not sure I really got s’mores from it. I love genmaicha, so I enjoyed this tea, but I would enjoy a lot of genmaicha teas. I am going to try to sweeten this a bit more and see if I get a little more s’mores out of it.

VariaTEA

Have your tried Marshmallow Treat Genmaicha? If so, how does it compare?

mewakeling

I haven’t, I only have a couple of 52teas to try and this happened to be in stock at the time. If it helps at all, I really tasted the genmaicha and almost only genmaicha in this. There are sweet undertones, but I also sweetened the tea.

VariaTEA

Interesting. I have both but I only tried the Marshmallow Treat. Perhaps I will do a side by side taste test to see how they compare sometime.

mewakeling

I would be interested to hear how they compare!

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drank Ice Cream Cake by DAVIDsTEA
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Big thanks to Janelle, I had enough for one cup of this. I waited for the perfect evening. The boy is sleeping, our brand new kitten (a terribly pathetic but adorable four week old rescue) has finally fallen asleep on my lap, my show is on, and I am enjoying this tea. God I love this tea! The base is so smooth and it is such a sweet sugar hit. I am so crushed it is not available anymore. I can admit to occasionally stalking DT online hoping in vain that it will come up on clearance.

This was a much enjoyed cup and, who knows one day I might get another. :)

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drank The Earl of Lemon by DAVIDsTEA
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This was a very surprising tea. I was prepared not to like it because instinctively, I am not crazy about the smell of bergamot. However, this tea is a very mild version of bergamot. The citrus in the lemon really does wonders to temper it. This will likely never be my favourite white tea, but I am glad I have some of it to try!

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I have rediscovered this tea in the last few days. I was all over it during the holiday season, then it slipped after I got back from being away. Even though I now know how much of the licorice root I am tasting, it is still a really nice tea. I both it an David’s White Chocolate Frost but, when I am looking for something truly sweet, this tends to be the cup I reach for. I like the chocolate on the rooibos base, it seems to almost enhance the chocolate flavour.

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I feel like I have had a revelation, I get this tea now. It really is not bad. It needs cooler water, a shorter steep, and not to be cold steeped! I am thoroughly enjoying my cup this morning and sorry I ever doubted Davids on this blend!

Fjellrev

You cracked the code! I haven’t tried this yet but if I ever do, I’ll have to remind myself not to cold steep it (since I’m a cold steep monster).

mewakeling

I am too!!! I love to cold steep, but sometimes I have been finding that the regular brew brings out a totally different flavour profile. I forgot to toss bananas foster in to cold steep, on my to do list for tm :)

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drank Peach White by The TeaCupany
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Tried this again, still a nice white base with fruit hints. Peach is such a strong flavour, that I just wish that there was even more peach to this. Nevertheless, a nice white tea.

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