182 Tasting Notes

drank Vanilla Orchid by DAVIDsTEA
182 tasting notes

Dry Leaf Nose: Oolong tea underpins a prevalent vanilla aroma. The orchid is very much in the background.

Liquor: Light green liquor with a sweet vanilla aroma, and hints of orchid in the background.

Flavour: Quality jade oolong flavour shows a bit of carefully controlled oxidation and many rollings that have exposed much of the precious tea oil to the water. The orchid character has been drawn from the leaf and is in balance with the vanilla.

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 3 min, 30 sec
Michelle

Ooh, that sounds fantastic.

Amariel

Smelled this tonight at one of my local stores, but was sworn to secrecy, which I upheld, and it smells soooo yummy! I can’t wait to try some!

Oreole

I love this tea… Steep only 3 minutes it make the vanilla be the star of the tea..!:)

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drank Cookie Dough by DAVIDsTEA
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Dry Leaf Nose: Sweet, with a hint of coconut and fresh apple.

Liquor: Golden brown and clear.

Flavour: A rich cookie dough flavour, augmented by a walnut finish.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 6 min, 45 sec
Cedes

So excited for this one!

canadianadia

Gasp! I need this now!

thlowe

Good god.

Cavocorax

Guess I’m going back to David’s sooner than I’d planned!

Cassie Eng

Can’t wait to try this one! It sounds fantastic.

Drunk From Tea

I… Love… This… Tea… <3

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Dry Leaf Nose: Sweet notes of banana and chocolate.

Liquor: Brown liquor with a sweet and a ripe banana-chocolate nose.

Flavour: Amazing banana cream pie flavour – the chocolate is rich and appealing, while the banana has the ripe taste of those used to sweeten pies and confections. There’s even a hint of that rum-like character you’ll find in ripe banana.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 7 min, 0 sec

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drank Cocomint Cream by DAVIDsTEA
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Dry Leaf Nose: Mint and coconut. Sweet and refreshing.

Liquor: Pale yellow and opaque with a minty, coconut-laced aroma. Very refreshing and light

Flavour: A fresh mint flavour, followed by a lingering creamy coconut note.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 5 min, 0 sec
KeenTeaThyme

Haven’t had mint and coconut together. Sounds yummy!

Helena

Coconut milk reminds me of mint for some reason… I drank it straight from the Coconut in Mexico and I still can’t figure out why I think it’s minty :D

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drank Alpine Punch by DAVIDsTEA
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Dry Leaf Nose: A blend of rooibos, spice and fruits.

Liquor: Reddish-brown and clear, with a spicy and fruity aroma.

Flavour: Fruity rooibos notes blend well with the apple and spices to give this blend a range of flavours.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 7 min, 0 sec

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Dry Leaf Nose: Very chocolatey, with tea notes and a hint of chili pepper.

Liquor: Toasty brown colour, with a rich chocolate note and chili background.

Flavour: A rich chocolate flavour with touch of chili that enriches the chocolate and leaves a lingering flavour on the palate. The black tea base adds a sweet, ripe and full bodied note to the cup.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 6 min, 15 sec

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Dry Leaf Nose: Spicy with a slight coffee note.

Liquor: Light brown and clear.

Flavour: A nice black tea base, supported by subtle coffee notes. This is a lovely and subtle chai/spice blend. Cardamom is especially noted in the tea when steeped for longer periods.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 6 min, 0 sec

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Dry Leaf Nose: A dark and toasty aroma of roasted rice and roasted tea.

Liquor: Rich pure brown, clear to semi opaque liquor with a dark and toasty aroma.

Flavour: Prevailing notes of toasty rice and grain note. The roasted green tea brings some natural and welcomed bitter notes, while the rice adds a sweet finish that rounds the cup.

Preparation
185 °F / 85 °C 4 min, 15 sec
DaisyChubb

Oh this sounds SO good!

Amariel

Yes, I am quite intrigued by this one too.

astrolito

This is soo good!

Amariel

I wish my stores had gotten this! I really wanted to try this and the black gyokuro and neither are at any of my stores.

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Dry Leaf Nose: Rich, fresh and refreshing. Classic honey black tea notes with a hint of ripe fruits.

Liquor: An appealing scotch colour, very clear and aromatic with ripe fruit notes and a garden fresh tea aroma of caramel and honey.

Flavour: The overriding notes are delicate yet rich, with a prominent flavour of caramel and freshly manufactured tea leaves – it’s rich, sweet and laden with hints of a delicate medium coloured honey and ripe fruit.

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 5 min, 0 sec
Cassie Eng

Absolutely love Gyokuro and will look forward to trying this one soon.

Amariel

Me too, Cassie! It looks delightful!

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Dry Leaf Nose: Strong notes of jasmine, underpinned with the rich aroma of a classic China black Hunnan type tea.

Liquor: Golden brown and clear – so clear and visually crisp that it almost glows!

Flavour: Jasmine and Hunnan type black tea notes are beautifully balanced in this blend. The jasmine hits the palate nose first, gentle with only the most appealing and sweet, floral jasmine character. Immediately following are rich caramel notes of fine black, very oxidized tea. A delicate wild honey note rises in the background with a hint of sweet garden soil in the finish.The overall has a delightfully refreshing and palate cleansing character that lingers well without overpowering the palate.

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 4 min, 30 sec
aimeejp

this one is amazing! i loved it!

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