4839 Tasting Notes

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drank Mayan Chocolate Chai by 52teas
4839 tasting notes

I think I’ve found the way to make this “just right” for me. I add some Keemun when I brew it (in this case, I happened to reach for Zoomdweebies Keemun Hao Ya). The Keemun broadens the flavor of the black tea enough so that I’m not just getting spice and chili.

Very nice, indeed.

Cofftea

So since you added extra black did you steep it kinda like Samovar suggests?

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95

This is so good. The coconut flavor is so sweet and creamy. One of the very best coconut flavored teas I’ve encountered thus far.

Preparation
170 °F / 76 °C 4 min, 0 sec
Sarah Ruthven

Added this to my shopping list…it is hard to find coconut tea that is not completely overpowered by the coconut. I have high hopes for this one!

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94

Amazing! I absolutely love these tea-infused truffles from Arbor Teas.

I am not getting a gritty sensation as AmazonV described in her tasting note, maybe a little chalky grit, but very slight and not off-putting. I love the ganache – the white chocolate is a perfect match for the matcha as it really allows the unique taste of the matcha to come through – sweet with faint bitter notes. Vegetative. NICE!

I love these truffles so much… I think I’m going to need more after I’m finished with this box.

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96
drank China Seduction by Design a Tea
4839 tasting notes

Oh yum! This is fantastic! I didn’t realize this was Pu-erh until after I tasted it!

This is even better than Numi’s Chocolate Pu-erh, in my opinion. The chocolate and pu-erh meld together to create a lovely, savory tasting chocolate. I love the rose notes.

This is absolutely awesome!

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 0 sec
Cofftea

A chocolate rose pu erh? Ohmygoodness!

Jaime

Oh, my!!!

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86

I have to admit that I had my doubts about this blend – an herbal blend for morning? Those of you who are addicted to caffeine like I am probably can understand what I’m talking about. (I have a feeling that most of us are addicted to caffeine here)

But this is actually quite good, and it’s invigorating! It has a very pleasing scent to it, light, fresh, and citrusy with hints of mint. Nice.

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 0 sec

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89
drank Black Tea by TeaSpree
4839 tasting notes

An awesome cup of tea for first thing in the morning (well, it’s first thing in the morning for me). Bold and brisk and full of flavor. Malty! Pleasant sweetness to it too. This is the last of this tea in my stash, I’m going to miss it!

Nice! I’m increasing the numeric rating on this one because I don’t think I realized just how good it was last time!

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 30 sec
Sarah Ruthven

hmmm, malty sounds interesting. I am trying to think if I have had a tea that I would describe as malty?

LiberTEAS

Any Assam in your stash? Assam tends to have that malty flavor.

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94
drank Tulsi Harmony by TeaFrog
4839 tasting notes

This is one of the samples I purchased with the Steepster Select way, way, way back when!

I haven’t tried it until now – but I wish I had! It’s really GOOD! Yummy! Delicious!

It is very harmonious – lightly spicy, lightly sweet. I love this!

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 8 min or more

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74

This is one of the most unusual tisanes I’ve ever encountered. It tastes like coffee!

The dandelion in the blend seems to lend a somewhat bitter tone to the background that is very coffee-ish, and the wattleseed is malty and nutty and adds a rich flavor that is also very coffee-ish. The cinnamon is distinctive and delicious.

It is very good! Surprisingly good.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 6 min, 0 sec

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89
drank Mintastic by 52teas
4839 tasting notes

Very minty! Probably the most minty tea that wasn’t an herbal tea.

I think what I like best about this blend is the wintergreen. I mean, I’ve had blends with spearmint and peppermint, but not so many with wintergreen. The wintergreen gives it that crisp scent and flavor that reminds me of Beechnut Wintergreen gum (something that is very difficult to find these days).

Delicious. I like this much better than I thought I would, and I knew I’d like it!

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 3 min, 0 sec
Michelle Butler Hallett

Wintergreen rocks. Ever tried the Wintermint blend from Stash?

Kristen

I was debating on ordering this one or the Shamrock tea from 52Teas, ordered the Shamrock… I will have to try this one with the next order.

TeaEqualsBliss

I’d love to try this someday!~

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94

This is a really good Earl Grey. Not overly bergamot-y, no perfume-y aftertaste, just delicious bergamot flavor that is sweet yet tart with a hint of sharpness. Lovely!

The black tea base is strong and solid without getting in the way of the bergamot.

Delightful!

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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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