83 Tasting Notes

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Backlogging this from the other day. This is so good! I knew it would be. When I saw the post that this was the tea of the week I had to have it. I love lemon flavored desserts and I love chai. Frank combined the two and voila! Deliciousness ensues! The lemon meringue is perfect compliment to the chai. It balances it out with a really creamy flavor. I haven’t tried it iced yet but I feel this will definitely be a winner iced. :-)

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Boiling 4 min, 0 sec

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This is really tasty however, I feel it needs more… I feel like the cheesecake flavor is a little lacking in this one. I don’t know if maybe it is the Genmaicha that is overpowering the flavor of the cheesecake. I need to mess around with this one more see if I can get the cheesecake flavor to come out more. It’s in there but the flavor is a little weak for me. Still very tasty otherwise.

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185 °F / 85 °C 2 min, 0 sec

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drank Island Coconut by Spire Tea
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This is a really tasty green tea. I prefer when coconut flavoring is more on the toasty side. This is definitely a more toasty coconut flavor. It is really smooth and I like it a lot. I will try it iced next time and this also might be a really one for a cold brew.

Preparation
185 °F / 85 °C 2 min, 0 sec

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This is a pretty tasty Rooibos. I agree with the other reviewer it is chocolaty but in a chocolate liqueur sort of way. I had it plain but I might try messing around with different additions and see how that changes the flavors. I would not buy this normally but it was a nice addition to the Amoda box this month.

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Boiling 4 min, 0 sec

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68

This is pretty tasty matcha. I was not too happy that it was already sweetened I like being able to be in control of the amount of sweetener in my tea. Oh well this is pretty good. Very sweet but tasty. I like that the peach flavor doesn’t taste fake peachy and it is not overwhelming the matcha. Not one I would necessarily buy but definitely worth a try. :-)

Preparation
180 °F / 82 °C

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80

I am not a huge Earl Grey person but I do find one I enjoy here and there. This is one I enjoy. I like citrus blends with earl grey. Bergamot tends to work perfectly with citrus. This is a very smooth earl grey no bitterness at all. I even got some creaminess from it without having to add milk which was a definite plus!

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Boiling 4 min, 0 sec

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93

I really love this tea. The smell of the tea is delicious. I wanted to eat it. The steeped smell is just as good. The flavor is really mild but nutty and sweet. Which has made it perfect for an evening tea the last couple nights. I am definitely going to order a full amount from Naked Teas Galore since I really want to have this in my stash now :-)

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Boiling 7 min, 0 sec

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67

Thanks The DJBooth for this one! This is quite an interesting tea. Very unsual in flavor profile. I like the fruity/spicy flavor of it. I agree with The DJBooth on adding cinnamon it really would taste like a holiday tea. But it is quite tasty I like it.

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Boiling 4 min, 0 sec

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100

Oh man this is good. I love teas that taste like a sinful dessert minus the calories :-) Wow this is the first one from Frank that I really want to get a full batch of and always have in my stash. This is so creamy and smooth no bitterness at all. I never want to be without this tea! Yum!

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 0 sec

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My name is Heather, it’s probably been about 5 years now since I really got into tea. I love everything about it. I am willing to try any tea once no matter how crazy the blend sounds. I discovered a lot of really good teas this way.
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