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drank Berry Good (organic) by DAVIDsTEA
96 tasting notes

I’m not too too big on berry flavoured teas…never have been, probably never will be. But I rather like this. The hibiscus turns me off slightly, grant you that, but here it seems to be more tolerable. The tea is tart and sweet like a strawberry – not like a jam, but actually….kinda like biting into one in a way. Makes me want real strawberries actually :P

Preparation
Boiling 6 min, 0 sec
Ana

Now I need to try this. It’s bad enough I want to go to Davids for Mint To Be.

mewakeling

I love this tea and I am not a pu-erh fan whatsoever. I agree, it is like a ripe berry taste and, for once, I find the earthiness of the base helps the flavours, as opposed to being something I try to block out.

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Ana

Now I need to try this. It’s bad enough I want to go to Davids for Mint To Be.

mewakeling

I love this tea and I am not a pu-erh fan whatsoever. I agree, it is like a ripe berry taste and, for once, I find the earthiness of the base helps the flavours, as opposed to being something I try to block out.

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My name is Yvonne. I’m 20 and live in a snowy Canadian wasteland known as Manitoba.

I’m relatively new to the loose tea world, although I used to drink generic Red Rose tea constantly. A friend introduced me to a Teavana tea one chilly winter and I got myself slightly intrigued. Went to purchase it myself, used shoddy equipment to prepare it, and was discouraged.

Christmas 2013 rolled around, and despite having an awful holiday for other reasons, I received some of Teavana’s Cha Yen Thai as a gift after asking for chai tea. I went out and bought a proper infuser cup and was instantly hooked. Now my tea collection is steadily growing! I’m obsessed!

I like:
Dessert teas, black teas, oolong, rooibos, pu’erh, mate, chai, chamomile, chocolate, coconut, cinnamon, pineapple, tropical mixes, nutty, sweet, complex flavours, indulgent flavours

I do NOT like:
Green teas, herbal teas, white teas, teas too overbearing with fruit, pure tisane, cloyingly sweet teas, hibiscus, peanuts, burning my mouth

I am lactose intolerant (pretty severely, actually – I do not consume any dairy product) but I find that the miniscule amounts of dairy found in some teas don’t bother me for the most part.

100 – My absolute favourite teas. Without them, I will cry salty tears of despair.

99 – 95 – Cream of the crop, although missing SOMETHING to make them a perfect favourite. Not something I couldn’t possibly live without, but pretty darn close. Lots of teas in this category tend to reach 100 eventually.

95 – 75 – Yummy, but if it disappeared tomorrow I’d quietly mourn it for about 15 minutes and move on to a favourite. Leaves something to be desired.

75 – 50 – Passable, but not by much. Something I’d really have to be in the mood for to drink.

50 and lower – Nope nope nope. Not for me. Probably couldn’t or had a hard time finishing the cuppa. Doooown the sink.

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