4840 Tasting Notes

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drank Autumn Melody by Sanctuary T
4840 tasting notes

I really like this blend a lot, so I just had to enjoy another cup of it before I send the rest off to my SororiTea Sister.

This is so delicious – I love the spicy tone of this. A very well-balanced blend of spices.

Yummy yum yum yum!

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 30 sec
TeaEqualsBliss

Wooooooooo! :)

purematcha

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86

I wanted Earl Grey this morning and I’ve had this for a while but haven’t tried it yet, so I decided that today is the day!

This is really less an Earl Grey and much more a flavored rose congou – but that’s OK, because I really like the flavors that are going on. I love the rosemary in this blend, it really adds an interesting dimension. The flavors are very harmonious.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 4 min, 0 sec

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89

I received this as my prize in AmazonV’s tea art contest a while back! (Thanks AmazonV!) It’s been calling out to me to try it for a while now – and I finally listened!

This is delightful. Heavenly even! It has delicious fruit tones and a strong floral presence.

I think I shall go write about this tea for the Tea Review Blog!

Preparation
175 °F / 79 °C 1 min, 30 sec

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82

This Oolong is deliciously fragrant. I smell the mango mostly, but, I can also smell apple and passion fruit notes, as well as the lovely scent of rose.

The flavor is a delicious combination of mango and peach with notes of flower and the nutty-sweet-buttery taste of the Oolong tea. Yummy!!!

Preparation
185 °F / 85 °C 3 min, 0 sec

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81
drank Carol by Lupicia
4840 tasting notes

Yay! My monthly “magazine” arrived with a sample of this inside.

This is yummy. It reminds me a lot of Strawberry and Vanilla from Lupicia – especially the aroma of it. The black tea is very soothing – not a get-up-and-go kind of tea, but more of a relaxing tea.

I just submitted a review for this tea on the Tea Review Blog – it should publish soon!

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 30 sec
Janefan

I really like the Strawberry and Vanilla – glad to hear this is in fact similar. I just got mine today too and am looking forward to trying it soon :-)

TeaEqualsBliss

I’ve signed up for the magazine a few times but never got it…sigh…

LiberTEAS

I think that you have to place an order of $30 or more for a 1 year subscription.

TeaEqualsBliss

Ahhh! That would be why! LOL

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90

Delish! This is fantastic. I am sharing a cup of this tea with my little girl right now, we just got home from her choir practice and it’s cold and wet outside, so I decided that we needed something to warm us up. She requested a strawberry tea so this is what I grabbed.

It has a lovely strawberry flavor, and the butter flavor is amazing, as is the vanilla. So good!

Like I said before … Frank has a way with honeybush!

Preparation
Boiling 8 min or more
amandajo

Is it cold and wet everywhere today? Definitely a good day for a great hot tea!

Cofftea

Cold+wet+singing voice+hot strawberry tea=YAY!

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90

Backlogging: I had a cup of this to start my day, because I couldn’t shake the sleepyzzzz – This perked me right up and energized me!

I really like this chai. It is one of the more delightful chai teas that I’ve encountered (that I’ve not blended myself) which is made all the more surprising because it is a Mate blend.

My next cup of this will be my last – I will miss it!

Preparation
Boiling 8 min or more

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62
drank Chill Pill by Compass Teas
4840 tasting notes

This is a pleasant enough chamomile blend. I like that the chamomile flavor is not strong, and the pleasant citrus-y tones are quite nice.

It’s a nice way to end the day.

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 6 min, 0 sec

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88
drank Mint Redbush by Samovar
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This tisane really surprised me. I was expecting an ordinary mint rooibos blend.

The peppermint is extraordinarily strong in this blend – so strong that it practically eliminates any rooibos flavor whatsoever. The addition of bergamot curbs some of the peppermint notes – this doesn’t taste like mouthwash.

It is rather delicious. I can taste the pine taste to this – it is quite unlike any rooibos blend I’ve yet to encounter! Very good!

Preparation
Boiling 8 min or more

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94
drank Autumn Melody by Sanctuary T
4840 tasting notes

Oh… this is NICE!

Perfect for this cold autumn evening. I really love this spice combination, the omission of cinnamon allows the other spices to really sing. It is well-rounded, malty, and very pleasantly spiced.

I like this one a lot!

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 30 sec
Alannah

You’re so enthusiastic… I love reading your notes!

LiberTEAS

Thanks Alannah. I love tea!

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I am obsessed with tea!

I am a co-founder of the SororiTEA Sisters:
http://sororiteasisters.com

I no longer write for the SororiTea Sisters but I am still the admin for the blog.

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The reason I’m no longer writing for SororiTea Sisters is because I am now the Mad Tea Artist for 52Teas:

http://52teas.com

I’ll still be posting occasional reviews on teas here on Steepster, mostly backlogged reviews because I’m way behind on getting reviews posted. That’s why I’m keeping two accounts active at the current time – so that I can get those backlogged reviews posted.

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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, which is why I was very excited to be the Mad Tea Artist of 52Teas!

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