584 Tasting Notes

99

Yunnan Rose Dragon Ball Black Tea. By Teavivre.

Review:

https://www.instagram.com/p/BNhsSfWjcRN/

Ru Yao dragon teapot gongfucha.

Dry leaf: sweet, musty.
https://www.instagram.com/p/BNhsVh2jI_F/

Wet leaf: sweet, roses, spices, Beer (?)
https://www.instagram.com/p/BNhsbWZDn1m/

1x short rinse.

Light steep; I taste/smell: (smell) slight spices. (Taste) light -> spices, pepper, toasty.
https://www.instagram.com/p/BNhsYgqjHcK/

Medium steep; I taste/smell: (smell) slight -> spices, roses. (Taste) light -> roses, spices, toasty, pepper.

Heavy steep; I taste/smell: (smell) light -> pepper, roses, beer (?). (Taste) light roses. Medium to strong -> pepper, spices, toasty, beer (?).

All in all an amazing tea! Nice aromas/tastes, decent cha qi. i rate a 100 even though i’m not much for black teas.

Where to buy: http://www.teavivre.com/rose-dragon-ball-black-tea/

Flavors: Musty, Pepper, Rose, Spices, Sweet, Toasty

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 8 g 6 OZ / 165 ML

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Compressed da hong pao. By Aliexpress.

Review:

Ru Yao dragon teapot, gongfucha.

1x medium rinse.

Dry: chocolate.
https://www.instagram.com/p/BNPr51pAnNp/

Wet: chocolate, roasted.
https://www.instagram.com/p/BNPr-tBgqDJ/

Light steep; I taste/smell: (smell) slight -> fruity (?), chocolate, roasted. (Taste) slight -> chocolate, fruity (?), roasted.
https://www.instagram.com/p/BNPsDIigmTM/

Medium steep; I taste/smell: (smell) slight -> chocolate, roasted, fruity (?). (Taste) light -> chocolate, fruity (?), roasted.

Heavy steep; I taste/smell: (smell) light -> chocolate, fruity (?), roasted, floral. (Taste) medium -> chocolate, roasted.

All in all an amazing tea. Not as good as the other one but still has lovely cha qi, aromas/tastes. I rate a 99.

Bonus time!

Extreme steep: so I got curious and I steeped it quite some time and this time I also get roasted peanuts!

Flavors: Chocolate, Fruity, Peanut, Roasted, Roasted nuts

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 12 g 6 OZ / 165 ML

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100
drank Matcha by Touch Organic
584 tasting notes

even better with sugar! like a sugary energy drink! :D

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White 2 tea basics set – cake 1: medium sized leaves.
https://www.instagram.com/p/BNPrX3zAnSt/

Review:

Yixing engraved dragon teapot. Gongfucha.

1x long rinse.

Dry: musty, sweet.
https://www.instagram.com/p/BNPrtYwANrz/

Wet: sweet, earth, autumn leaf pile.
https://www.instagram.com/p/BNPrRgaAQaP/

Light steep; I taste/smell: (smell) slight cream. (Taste) medium -> earth, camphor.
https://www.instagram.com/p/BNPrPIbgG2Q/

Medium steep; I taste/smell: (smell) light cream. (Taste) medium -> earth, fermentation, camphor.

Heavy steep; I taste/smell: (smell) slight cream. (Taste) light earth. Medium camphor. Strong fermentation.

All in all an ok tea. A tad plain. I rate a 80

Flavors: Autumn Leaf Pile, Camphor, Earth, Musty, Sweet

Preparation
Boiling 10 g 8 OZ / 250 ML

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100
drank Detox by Hyson
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Detox. By hyson.

Review:

1teabag/250ml mug/3minutes.

Dry teabag: green, spices.

Wet teabag: green, floral, spices.

I taste/smell: green, floral, spices.

All in all a wonderful tea. I rate a100. Not sure if the tea does what it says it does, but I can taste the Ceylon. would i recommend it? not really

Flavors: Floral, Green, Spices

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 3 min, 0 sec 8 OZ / 250 ML

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100

Sweet green tea. by touch organic

review:

1 teabag/250ml mug /5min, western style

Dry teabag: sweet, green.

Wet teabag: sweet, green, veggies.

i taste/smell: green, sweet veggies, grass.

all in all, an amazing tea! i think they used high grade green tea and stevia. i rate a 100! definately reccomend

where to buy: https://well.ca/products/touch-organic-sweet-green-tea_18242.html

Official site: http://www.touchorganic.com/quality-show-3317.html

Flavors: Grass, Green, Sweet, Vegetal

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 0 sec 250 OZ / 7393 ML

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100

another amazing kombucha! i can taste berries among other things. it’s like a tea wine :P. a lot similar to Vinnies choice. yum yum yum!

Flavors: Berries, Champagne, White Wine

Preparation
5 OZ / 150 ML

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White2tea basics – cake 2: large coarse leaves

Review:

Engraved yixing dragon teapot, gongfucha.

Dry leaf: musty, sweet.
https://www.instagram.com/p/BM__uu6Dmb1/

Wet leaf: mud, musty, autumn leaf pile, earth.
https://www.instagram.com/p/BM__SPmj4K8/

Light steep; I taste/smell: medium (smell) -> cream, oranges (?). Light (taste) -> earth, camphor, mushrooms. Medium fermentation.

Medium steep; I taste/smell: light (smell) -> cream. Light (taste) -> earth, fermentation , camphor (?), mushrooms (?).
https://www.instagram.com/p/BM_9syhj5Ym/

Heavy steep; I taste/smell: slight (smell) cream. Medium (taste) -> earth, fermentation, camphor (?) mushrooms (?), autumn leaf pile.

All in all, an awesome tea! Nice tastes/aromas and cha qi. This tea is also stronger and more flavourful. I rate a 100

Bonus photo: https://www.instagram.com/p/BM_75k8Dagi/

Where to buy: http://white2tea.com/product/basics-puer-tea-sample-set/

A funny side note, grandmas doing laundry and the washing machine is going bang bang bang bang. I find this hilarious. Maybe it’s the tea. I don’t know. Lmao

Flavors: Autumn Leaf Pile, Camphor, Cream, Earth, Mud, Mushrooms, Sweet

Preparation
Boiling 10 tsp 8 OZ / 250 ML

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black tea borneo.

Review:

1 tsp/200ml mug

tastes like a lovely orange lemonade. i had to strain the powder which clogged my filter. however, i did get enough to add dome cool water. idk whats with this tea but i had this before bed and had a few dreams that i was starring in my favourite tv show “Stargtate Atlantis”.

all in all i rate this a 100. i suggest you give it a try

Flavors: Lemon, Orange

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 4 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 7 OZ / 200 ML

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100
drank Cranberry by Hyson
584 tasting notes

Cranberry. By hyson.

Review

Western style, 1bag/250ml mug. 5min

Dry teabag: light cranberries.

Wet teabag: cranberry.

I taste/smell: cranberries, blueberries (?), spices, green, sweet.

All in all an amazing tea. I rate a 100.

I’m not sure if I can taste the Ceylon tea or not.

im not going to link to any hyson tea anymore because i went to their site and tried to download the photo for manually adding this tea to stepster. my grandmas pc got a virus. so ill have to do a full scan… it, for some reason, saved a whole whack of files. i’ve contacted hyson about this

Flavors: Cranberry, Green, Spices, Sweet

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 5 min, 0 sec 8 OZ / 250 ML

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