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drank Kokomo Green by DAVIDsTEA
585 tasting notes

I’m not friends with this tea yet. I’m not getting any bitterness, or anything unpleasant, just blah.
I put two tsp in a mason jar, added cold water, put it in the fridge overnight (approx 7 hours), strained off the leaves this morning, put it back in the fridge, drank when I got home. Watered down fake fruit punch. Sorry that’s my impression. Maybe not enough leaf? Maybe not long enough cold steep? Not sure, will keep playing with it. I’ll update the note as I play with it, am not rating it yet.
Thanks Nxtdoor for sending me a sample of this.

I tried this again. Threw the last of the sample in the fridge for about 36 hours, which seems like a crazy long time to me. The results were much better this time than the first time I had tried it. I don’t think I will buy more of this, but the second try was a nice fruit/green iced tea. Not too bad.

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I needed to update my profile. I joined Steepster 03Mar13. I am just amazed at how much my tastes have changed since then.
When I discovered loose leaf tea about a year and half ago, I didn’t know anything other than my local Davids and Teavana/Teaopia. Stumbling onto Steepster CHANGED EVERYTHING.
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