29 Tasting Notes
So glad to have this back again in my cupboard. It’s really comforting on this snowy morning.
Finishing this one up today. It is indeed minty. Feels kinda like I’m brushing my teeth. But in a good way, it’s quite refreshing.
My samples from Teavivre came! Yay thanks Angel!
The leaves are beautiful here, long and fuzzy. The smell out of the bag is subtle, grassy and a bit floral. So when I took my first sip, it was completely unexpected. Salt. hmmm.
I had to make myself try another sip, but it was well worth it. Not sure where the salt came from, but now it was wonderful. A bit like hay as others have mentioned, but soft and silky, with later sips giving way to notes of melon, savory grass, and a light, delicate, floral. This is only my second or third silver needle, but it has left me very intrigued. I love the subtle, delicate but complex nature of this tea. I look forward to trying more silver needles to compare.
So sad to see this one go. This is one of my absolute favorite green teas. It’s the perfect combination of vegetal and nuttiness, with a hint of sweetness. I could drink this everyday.
This is definitely my new favorite coconut oolong. It’s absolutely delicious. Oh man I’m going to have to get some more of this.
Thanks Yssah! I asked for this for my roommate who loves almond teas but I stole a little cup to try myself. I am very impressed with it. It tastes exactly like almonds. This is so wonderful, I’m excited to give her it.
Finished this off this morning. Such a special tea. I love both genmaicha and laoshan green, but the combination is even more amazing.
Thanks Laurent for this sample!
Yummm this is delicious. I’m not usually a big black tea fan, but the combination of green really compliments this. I was scared it might become astringent, like some green/black blends that I have tried, but it isn’t at all and the strawberry and vanilla work perfectly together (especially when paired with the red velvet cheesecake cupcake I’m having right now…). I can’t wait to try the other samples.
I didn’t get much chocolate flavor here—mostly just the black base. Maybe I should have steeped longer? I’ve had bad experiences steeping for more than two minutes with this base though…