drank Je t'aime by Nina's Paris
676 tasting notes

Another from VariaTEA, and since she suggested I try this and Caramel-Toffee one after the other, I figured I may as well. She has yet to lead me astray.

I must say, I really appreciate the average steep time and temperature feature. When I couldn’t find directions before, sometimes I would go through and do a quick average myself and now it’s already there. However, I also see the tea measurement is still rounding down.

Perhaps this is due to VariaTEA’s feelings on this as well, but I am slightly preferring this tea over the last. The base seems to work a bit better with the flavouring here. The caramel seems softer, perhaps due to the vanilla. I’m excited I have some of this en route to experiment more with.

Thanks VariaTEA!

Flavors: Caramel, Vanilla

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 2 min, 45 sec 0 OZ / 0 ML
VariaTEA

Yay! Although it must seem like I am super demanding. First I told Roswell Strange to drink Japon and now this. I am glad you enjoyed it though.

Courtney

Hahaha I thought of that too, but you have such good ideas.

VariaTEA

I thought I would share because I made the mistake of having Je T’aime first and then Caramel-Toffee was disappointing. I find the reverse is better.

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VariaTEA

Yay! Although it must seem like I am super demanding. First I told Roswell Strange to drink Japon and now this. I am glad you enjoyed it though.

Courtney

Hahaha I thought of that too, but you have such good ideas.

VariaTEA

I thought I would share because I made the mistake of having Je T’aime first and then Caramel-Toffee was disappointing. I find the reverse is better.

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Lover of tea, animals, the ocean (http://eastcoastbest.tumblr.com/), science, travel, and all things summer.

That’s my mug! I may have a slight love of Star Trek.

I love black teas. I pretty well always drink my tea straight. I’m also fond of herbals, but they rarely make my permanent collection. I prefer my tea hot, but occasionally I’ll cold brew.

Oolongs I enjoy, but I’m not generally in the mood for them. I only truly enjoy subtly fruity flavoured greens. Whites have to be pretty amazing (see Butiki’s White Rhino).

Pu’erhs I’m working on at a snail’s pace, but so far I’m not loving them. Rooibos/honeybush have to be well hidden for me to enjoy them. Mates and are not for me at all.

Likes:
Coconut, creaminess, yogurt, toffee, cacao (true chocolate flavour), rhubarb.

Dislikes:
Any smokiness, bergamot, flowers (rose, jasmine, chamomile), hibiscus is hit and miss.

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Canada

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