247 Tasting Notes
The flavor of this one is a bit too mellow and needs more strawberry but overall it’s okay. If I got it in a swap or as a gift I would be excited but I wouldn’t go to the store and get more.
I should steeping this overnight in cold water and see how it turns out and if the strawberry is more prominent over the apple and lemon flavors.
Flavors: Apple, Lemon, Strawberry
This is actually pretty spot on. I got this awhile back with intentions to give it to my boyfriend. His birthday is in a little over a week and it didn’t make it, oops.
It DOES taste like ginger beer, this one matches the name better than some of Davids other soda tea flavors – lookin’ at you Root Beer Float. But it’s a little watered down after a 7 minute steeping and needs more like 12 minutes to get a good amount of the ginger flavor out. The ginger and apple mesh together really well and make this pretty much just as good as boiling raw ginger in water for what seems like forever but it takes less time and it definitely doesn’t need sweetener which is a plus in my book!
I’ll definitely pick up more of this if I stop by Davids again before they swap out their seasonal flavors.
Flavors: Apple, Ginger
I tried this today from a swap and it was much different. I tried another pu’erh earlier today and I hated it so all things considered, this one was really nice. I don’t feel comfortable rating it right now because I know that pu’erh is just not my favorite.
I definitely tasted the earthy, grass, hay combination in this one. It reminded me of when the seasons change and everything just smells like earth. Definitely something different and I’m glad I tried it but I couldn’t bring myself to resteep it a few more times to get the variety of flavors.
Flavors: Dirt, Earth, Grass, Hay, Wet Moss
I don’t actually like this tea but I’ve only got enough left for 3 or so cups so I figured why not. It’s… caramely, the apple flavor is really really off to me and muted by the other flavors in the cup. I suppose it’s more of a dessert tea but it needs sweetener to really get there.
Flavors: Apple Skins, Caramel, Cream
I thought I had this one before, but supposedly not. It was not my favorite, but fairly good for being a green tea. I’ll have to try it again before rating as I had it with corn bread for “dessert” and the flavors melded together really really well to the point that I’m not sure which was which :P There was definitely some sweet, vanilla notes, probably the caramel flavor, peeking out.
Flavors: Caramel, Vanilla
This is from a swap awhile back but I never got to it. I’m fairly certain this is the first time I’ve had lychee. It’s definitely a different flavor profile than what I’m used to with flavored blacks. It’s very floral, but sweet, kind of like strawberries.
Flavors: Floral, Lychee, Strawberry