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262 Tasting Notes

drank Shining Star by Custom-Adagio Teas
262 tasting notes

This is a blend of my three favourite Adagio teas.

The aroma makes me think of marzipan with caramel sauce and orange zest. I do so enjoy the flavour of their almond rooibos. It pairs nicely with the sweetness in the caramel, and hints of citrus.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 5 min, 15 sec

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drank Ambrosia by Custom-Adagio Teas
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I made this blend after liking the peach and apricot red bush teas.

My personal stash has more vanilla (rooibos) added. The aroma is mostly peach. And a bit of apricot, with a hint of vanilla. That is also really close to the flavour. Being also most strongly peach. It makes for a sweet evening or dessert tea, if you like fruit.

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drank Ambrosia by Custom-Adagio Teas
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drank Creme Brulee by DAVIDsTEA
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This tea smells fantastic. I will probably always prefer red rooibos. Though I rather like this green rooibos. The flavour isn’t that strong, but is still sweet and creamy. I do taste the creme brulee.

Thanks to QueenOfTarts for this sample.

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 45 sec

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drank Blueberry Bliss by Teavana
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Tried this in store with the pineapple kona pop. This tastes like fruit juice. I like blueberries, but there were a lot of extra flavours. Maybe I would like it better iced, with less sugar.

Lariel

It was sorta hard to tell over the pineapple, but I did kinda like this one. Wish I could have tried just this.

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drank Pineapple Kona Pop! by Teavana
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Tried this sample in store with the blueberry bliss rooibos. The flavour reminds me of fruit juice. It might be better cold, with less sugar.

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It smells a little like chocolate. Perhaps like white chocolate (which isn’t really chocolate, since it contains no cocoa solids). Anyway, flavour is mostly rooibos, with a hint of vanilla and mint.

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 45 sec

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drank Jubilee by The London Tea Room
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I really shouldn’t have black tea this late. Oh well. It has that nice bergamot smell that I like. It tastes like citrus black tea. Better with a little milk, and cinnamon.

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 45 sec

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I’ve discovered recently that I rather like the smell of bergamot. The flavour seems like standard earl grey with currants. It’s a good tea, but needs more vanilla.

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 15 sec

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I’ve recently become more of a tea fan. My favourites are flavoured masala chai and rooibos blends.

Ratings-

70- 74: it’s okay
75- 80: like
81- 88: really like
89 and above: favourite

Location

Beach, California

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