4663 Tasting Notes

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One of the things that I absolutely adore about this tea (aside from it’s amazing flavor) is the aroma! As it brews (and now, as the cup sits here in front of me) the scent takes on the most delightful honey-esque scent. Delightful!

I wrote a full-length review for this tea which will publish this Friday on the SororiTea Sisters blog. In the meantime, please feel free to consult my previous tasting notes about this tea.

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86

Thank you Rachel for sending me a bit of this to try!

This is really good. Apricot and pineapple are two flavors I wouldn’t have thought of combining, but they work really well together. It is sweet and nectar-like, but not so much that it doesn’t taste like tea either. A nice balance.

Yum! Thanks Rachel!

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 0 sec

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drank Ceylon Black by Drink The Leaf
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Today is my family’s thanksgiving, so I’m going crazy in the kitchen. The teas that I’ll be reaching for today are some tried and true favorites like this one – ones that I’ve already tasted, enjoyed, and about which I’ve already shared my thoughts.

I did want to make one note on this one, though… I read mrawlins2’s tasting note on this one where she indicated a similarity to Dawn… and I want to say that I can taste that as well. There are some definite cocoa notes… this one isn’t as bold or chewy as Dawn, but there are definitely some similarities.

Delicious!

gmathis

Happy Thanksgiving. Be blessed!

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85
drank Eggnog Red Rooibos by Suffuse Tea
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This tisane isn’t on the Suffuse website, it is part of their Festive Medley (which is also not on their website yet).

I am not big on eggnog… I don’t dislike it, but it isn’t something that I go out of my way to consume, either.

This is pretty good… I can taste the eggnog flavor. It’s a nice, creamy kind of taste. The rooibos flavor is light, not heavy on the woody flavor but nice, nutty hints that go well with the eggnog flavor.

Preparation
Boiling 8 min or more

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80

Delicious, orange and creamy! I am currently writing a review for this for the SororiTea Sisters blog… it will appear later this evening! I hope you’ll watch for it!

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85
drank Coconut Pineapple by Design a Tea
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Delicious! I love Design a Tea!

This tastes sweet and fruity, it doesn’t taste artificial, it is just pleasant and tropically delicious!!!

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 0 sec

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85
drank Wuyi Rock by Shanti Tea
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Finishing the package of this that TeaEqualsBliss sent me and finishing up my review for it (it will publish on November 30 at on http://sororiteasisters.com )

This is a really delightful Oolong. It has light notes of smoke and earth, it is nutty, sweet, fruity and delicious! I really like it.

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drank Gold Rush by Red Leaf Tea
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This is a good mango and passion fruit flavored black tea – not as strong with the flavor as I might have liked. The delicious black tea base is front and center with this blend. The pretty flowers are there primarily for appearance sake, but, there is a faint, generic floral note to the cup.

Overall a really nice blend. Thanks to TeaEqualsBliss for sending it my way!

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 0 sec

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drank Ceylon Black by Drink The Leaf
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I was happy to find that I had a little of this left in my stash! Yum. It’s rich and delicious!

Here’s my full-length review of this tea:

http://www.teareviewblog.com/?p=13452

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83

It’s been a while since I’ve had tea from California Tea House… this one has always been one of my favorites – Thanks to TeaEqualsBliss I get the opportunity to try it again!

I love the balance in this blend. The ginger is lightly peppery, the citrus taste sweet and not pucker-y, the chamomile is light and adds a little depth to the fruit taste, and the Sencha is fresh and sweet tasting. It all comes together very nicely.

Yummy! It’s a nice way to unwind!

Preparation
170 °F / 76 °C 3 min, 30 sec

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I am obsessed with tea!

I am a co-founder of the SororiTEA Sisters:
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My favorite teas are Yellow Teas with most Oolong teas at a close second. As far as “flavored” teas go, I love Earl Grey, Chocolate and Jasmine teas.

I also am intrigued by flavored teas with an unusual or unique flavor combination.

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I don’t do a whole lot of swaps anymore, however, I do occasionally sell sampler boxes. I don’t always have sampler boxes available as it depends upon how much time I have as well as packaging supplies. If you’re interested, keep an eye out or PM me and I’ll let you know when I have some posted.

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Most of the teas that I record in my notes here are going to have a fairly high rating from me. This is not because I am not discerning, but because I do not usually waste my time on drinking tea I do not care for, nor will I waste my time on writing about it.

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