242 Tasting Notes

85
drank Earl Grey Bravo by Adagio Teas
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85
drank Earl Grey Bravo by Adagio Teas
242 tasting notes

hmm, this one is sneaky. Initially I was put off by the citrus peel and cornflowers? in the mix and the scent was off…not the powerful bergamot oil smell I expected. I figured, at best, this would be like Twinnings’ Lady Earl Grey. Once steeped (212&6-7 minutes), allowed to cool…here comes the flavor! Earl Grey it is! Very flavorful with a long finish. I’ll put this one on my favorites list.
(and a nod to teaequalbliss for pointing this one out to me, TU)
(edit: research indicates that the citrus is likely bergamot peel!)

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78
drank Ceylon Sonata by Adagio Teas
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Didn’t care for this too much…not enough to thumbs-down, but its not a thumb’s up either. I like my tea very plain…nothing added…and this tea has a very “flowery” taste. Sort of like the sweet you get smelling a fresh bloom of honeysuckle. Not unpleasant..but distracting from the flavor of the tea.

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78
drank Masala Chai by Adagio Teas
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A nice spicy Chai. I drink Chai’s straight..no milk..sometimes a touch of sugar. This Chai was inherently sweet tasting…a by-product of the solid cinnamon presence. Ginger and Clove provided that spicy, tingle-in-the-mouth kick. I could identify cardamon seeds in the mix as well. Good flavor, well balanced.

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65
drank Constant Comment by Bigelow
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An excellent spiced tea. This is one of my fallback commercial teabags and one of the first I tried when branching out from Lipton’s plain jane standard. Used a bit of Wendy’s (see flame on it elsewhere) to sweeten it slightly and poured over ice. Refreshing.

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drank Wendy's Sweet Tea by Wendy's
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OK, something so bad, I had to create an entry that I otherwise wouldn’t have bothered with. I had a sweet “tea” from Wendy’s yesterday. OMG! There was nothing “tea” about it…open a sugar packet and suck on it! Seriously, I couldn’t identify any tea flavor, artificial or otherwise. I ended up brewing some other tea when I got back to the office and used Wendy’s as sweenter! If I could put multiple thumbs down on this stuff, I would.

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88

last cup…and good to the last sip. Sounds like a coffee commercial.

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88

Next to last spoonful…sigh. Time to find something new. As the fragments get smaller, its brewing faster. Probably more tea per teaspoon that way. Did a resteep too…was just as good as the first.

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88

Its getting HOT here and tea just doesn’t appeal when its 80 deg F in the morning. Still, this is such a good tea.

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I remember when I discovered that there was more to tea than hot or iced. I was given a loose tea sampler (M.T.W.) and a stainless steel tea ball as a Christmas gift many years ago, by whom I cannot remember. That was the start of what will be a life-long love of fine tea. I discovered Steepster from a blog entry on the Mark. T. Wendell website…and have, from Steepster, discovered even more fine teas and vendors. Bravo!

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