408 Tasting Notes

83

I got this because it smelled really nice in the store. This tastes like those mint crisp chocolate bars. It’s creamy chocolate with hints of mint.

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 30 sec

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drank Copabanana by DAVIDsTEA
408 tasting notes

It’s banana fruit salad. Well, it tea form. I’m not really used to banana teas. This is fruit, and good. (Maybe it should be iced?)

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 30 sec

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80

This smells go good. I do very much like lemon-lime teas. It’s similar to another citrus rooibos tea I really like, but more cheesecakey.

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 45 sec

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I like apricot, and this one smells nice. I decided to try it as a cold- brew. It has a light, creamy fruit flavour. Most refreshing.

Preparation
Iced

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81

Mmm… breakfast in a cup. There is a nice maple flavour, it’s creamy and not overly sweet. I haven’t really had good luck with maple black teas, but I like this one. (It was good with my toast, didn’t have pancakes).

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 45 sec

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I does smells like almond cookie, so I had high hopes for this. However the almond flavour isn’t so strong.
The black base is fine, just not what I was hoping for.

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 15 sec

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81

Mmm… coconut. It smells nicely like coconut. The almond/ vanilla flavour is more subtle. (This would be good to warm up in winter).

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 45 sec

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85
drank Mint Julep by DAVIDsTEA
408 tasting notes

Merlin tea time. Don’t think I’ve had a julep before. If it smells like this, I want one. The minty/ tropical scent is what interested me in the store. Mmm… the flavour is fruit and mint. Without the mint being too strong.

(Maybe I need to have it cold, with rum.)

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 30 sec
Fuzzy_Peachkin

I had the same thought about the rum!

Lariel of Lórien

It is really good cold, but I have no rum.

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84

I haven’t had this type of mojito before. It smells really good. Like the Chiffon and coconut. While I’m used to mint, the flavour is a nice blend of coconut and citrus flavours. (Now I must try it iced.)

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 15 sec

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82

This smells really good. Perhaps not exactly spun sugar, but still a very nice scent. The flavour reminds me of David’s Birthday Cake. Except the sweetness isn’t so strong, which works better.

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 15 sec
Lariel of Lórien

This is really good as a cold brew.

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After many years of drinking coffee, I’ve recently become a tea convert.

Faves- Black Tea (Preferably Chinese- Most Gold/Golden), Rooibos/ Honeybush, Oolong
Likes- Pu-Erh (Shou), Green (Chinese or Japanese), Interesting Tisanes, Dessert Blends/ Flavoured Teas, Masala Chai
Dislikes- Smokey Teas, Hibiscus, Licorice Root, Chicory
Exploring- Sheng Pu’erh, White Tea, Sticky Rice Mini Tuocha
Fruity Flavours- Lychee, Muscat, White Peach, Fig, Apple

Ratings-
unrated: still unsure
69 and below: meh
70- 74: it’s okay
75- 80: like
81- 84: really like
85- 88: it’s fantastic
89 and above: my favourite

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Beach, California

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