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drank Honeybush by Adagio Teas
84 tasting notes

so i open my sample tin and all i can think is “tiny wood chips” lol. my sleep schedual is all crazy because of my sprained ankle and me laying on the couch bumming it all day (seance saturday the 2nd) i wanted something non caffinated because im wired from Ricky’s pu-erh tuo cha he sent me. holy strong lol but earthy.

on to the honeybush well the dry leaves? chips? gah what do i call it? they smelt woody and sweet with a somewhat fruity back note but almost non existent so poured some of it into a paper filter tossed it in one of the mugs i hate (there boring and not fun like all my others) poured the hot water in and watched the water turn burgundy! the tea itself smells the same as the chippies (thats what ive decided to call them) but it tastes much sweeter than i expected with such a woody smell. the first flavor i get is the woody then as it sits on my tounge i get sweet almost a creamy/sugary/honey sweetness and after i swallow it leaves a fruity taste :) i only added 1/2 a teaspoon of sugar to bring that middle flavor out a bit and it helped to amplify the sweetness and the fruityness but still keeping that woody flavor…i think i like the woody taste :)

the steep time asked for 7mins but 1- i couldn’t wait that long. and 2- i thought i used too much in the paper filter so i was afraid it would be bitter.

Preparation
180 °F / 82 °C 5 min, 0 sec
Ricky

Last time I had Pu-erh before bed…. I didn’t pass out until four hours later. Worse idea ever. I tried making my own honeybush yesterday and it was the worse tasting thing in the world. I took some Rooibos and added some honey, maybe a tad too much. I took a sip and threw it out. I’m sad for the wasted honey =(

Kitch3ntools

i was deff wired for a while but when i finally went to bed i did fall asleep at a normal amount of time. losing honey is no fun! that reminds me we need more honey lol

Jillian

Honeybush actually goes really well with some actual honey, I’ve found.

Kitch3ntools

ill have to try that! the sample adagio sent me is jam packed with honeybush so i have plenty of tea to experiment :)

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Ricky

Last time I had Pu-erh before bed…. I didn’t pass out until four hours later. Worse idea ever. I tried making my own honeybush yesterday and it was the worse tasting thing in the world. I took some Rooibos and added some honey, maybe a tad too much. I took a sip and threw it out. I’m sad for the wasted honey =(

Kitch3ntools

i was deff wired for a while but when i finally went to bed i did fall asleep at a normal amount of time. losing honey is no fun! that reminds me we need more honey lol

Jillian

Honeybush actually goes really well with some actual honey, I’ve found.

Kitch3ntools

ill have to try that! the sample adagio sent me is jam packed with honeybush so i have plenty of tea to experiment :)

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