583 Tasting Notes


Why do the Star Trek writers call the 19th century ancient? Anyway, having coffee for a week only made me want more tea. The dry leaves have a scent of cocoa and sweet potatoes, but I get some smoke in the brew. There is a bit of a raisin and caramel flavour, with grain and nut notes. Overall, it tastes like I kinda want pie.

Flavors: Cocoa, Grain, Nuts, Sweet Potatoes

Liquid Proust

Do you like Star Trek?

Liquid Proust

Start saving :)

I’ll be there and I’ll have tea!

Lariel of Lórien

So, now I have to get to Florida too?

Liquid Proust

How can one say no…?

Login or sign up to leave a comment.


Tea! Earl Grey! Hot! (I would have tea with Picard, if he asked. Or Patrick Stewart.)

There is a nice creamy, bergamot scent. The flavour is vanilla/ citrus. Not too strong, and a little the sweet side. Goes well with brownies and Star Trek episodes.

This was a sample, so I’ll have to get more.

Flavors: Bergamot, Cream, Vanilla

Login or sign up to leave a comment.


Tea, the final frontier! These are the voyages of the Starship Teakettle.

So, I am back home now. After a week of drinking coffee, it’s nice to have tea again. This smells like malt and cocoa. There is a nice malty flavour as well. Watching the very first Star Trek- TNG episode. Q is pretty amusing.

Flavors: Chocolate, Cocoa, Malt


Hahaha. This made me giggle!


Scotty, there’s no tea on this planet on to the next one!

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

drank Zhen Qu by Butiki Teas
583 tasting notes

Having this in attempt to sip down my Butiki teas. (Even though I have about five ounces opened.) This still has that kinda honey and yam scent. The flavour is sweet potato, with a bit of malt. Good post- breakfast tea.

Will probably have a cup in the evening when I go look for meteors.

Flavors: Honey, Malt, Yams


Look for meteors- how fun!

Lariel of Lórien

No meteors last night, it rained.

Login or sign up to leave a comment.


Decided to have this tea iced. There is a nice scent of nutmeg and cream. The flavour (with a little added brown sugar) is almost like pumpkin pie. It’s creamy with spices, and I even get some of the pumpkin. Autumn is next month, so it’s almost the right season.

Flavors: Cinnamon, Creamy, Nutmeg, Pumpkin, Spices

Login or sign up to leave a comment.


I’ve been hoarding this almost since I move here. It smells mostly like chocolate, and some fruit. Decided to make it iced. There is a pasty flavour, with raspberries and cocoa. Not sure if I really get waffle, it’s more like a croissant. Might have sweetened it a little much, but it tastes like a nice dessert. Brewing it hot, I get more raspberry.

Flavors: Chocolate, Cocoa, Fruity, Pastries, Raspberry

Login or sign up to leave a comment.


I like breakfast teas, so I got this. Originally, it was purchased in winter. The brew has a nice dark red/ amber colour. There is a lightly malty scent. That comes out in the flavour, along with slight sweetness. And it also nicely smooth.

Flavors: Malt, Sweet

Login or sign up to leave a comment.


Computer, tea!
Computer: Specify type.
Computer: Specify flavoured or unflavoured.
Flavoured, something floral.
Computer: Enjoy your beverage.

Well, this does smell floral. There is a citrus scent as well. The flavour has more chocolate notes this time, with hints of rose and orange zest. Still really good.

Flavors: Chocolate, Citrus, Floral, Rose

Login or sign up to leave a comment.


My latest sample from the local tea shop. This is named well, since it’s also monsoon season in my state. The brew smells sweet, and a little floral. That is what I get in the flavour as well. Overall, it’s just smooth and good.

Flavors: Floral

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

drank Melon Oolong by Lupicia
583 tasting notes

Merry Teamas! (aka… Christmas in July. It would make more sense in June, but alright.) This tea came from Canada. Thanks, Uniquity. This tea smells and tastes like the Kasugi gummy candy. Which is nice, since they use fruit juice. Decided to have this iced, as I would likely have iced tea on Christmas if I lived in the Southern Hemisphere. I added a little sweetener, but that was not needed. Having it cold did bring out the melon flavour nicely.

Cold- 95

Flavors: Melon


This one is really nice iced


Oooh, I just thought to check and see if you did a review. The smell when I finally opened the bag was drool-worthy. Maybe I’ll make myself some in a little bit, finally! Glad you enjoyed. :)

Login or sign up to leave a comment.



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

Faves- Black Tea (Preferably Chinese- Most Gold/Golden), Assam, Nilgiri, Oolong
Likes- Pu-Erh (Shou), Green (Chinese or Japanese), Interesting Tisanes, Dessert Blends/ Flavoured Teas, Masala Chai, Honeybush/ Rooibos, Ceylon
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, Bergamot
Other flavours- Rose, Lavender, Vanilla, Cream

95- 100: By Yavanna, it’s amazing!
89- 94: my favourite
85- 88: it’s fantastic
81- 84: really like
75- 80: like
70- 74: it’s okay
69 and below: meh
unrated: still unsure


Sandia Mountains, New Mexico

Following These People

Moderator Tools

Mark as Spammer