4550 Tasting Notes

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drank Apple Matcha by 52teas
4550 tasting notes

I needed a little bit of an energy boost, since I’m about to grill some steaks, so I thought, Matcha!

I didn’t necessarily have apple Matcha in mind… just took the top pouch on the stack that I have over on my tea cart and it was the apple.

I am really liking this a lot today. I added a sprinkling of cinnamon to it after whisking it, and then whisked it again real quick… and it is AMAZING with the cinnamon. It tastes like I made my Matcha with apple cider.

YUM!

Cofftea

Cinnamon sugar w/ milk or coffee creamer? Could be yummy.

LiberTEAS

I didn’t add milk, and I don’t even keep coffee creamer in the house (that’s for coffee). But it’s quite good with just cinnamon! Might try it next time with some nutmeg.

Cofftea

I actually add coffee creamer often to chais, chocolate, and caramel teas. It’s a great substitute for milk and allows you to add another layer of flavor, if you wish, that milk can’t give you. Even if I didn’t drink coffee and inspite of my love of Smart Balance milk, I’d keep creamer in the house.

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Taking a moment for ME today and enjoying this amazing Oolong!

This is truly lovely. The flavor is so rich – notes of fruit and flower. Sweet buttery taste. Thick, sumptuous mouthfeel.

Delightful! I love this tea!

Preparation
175 °F / 79 °C 1 min, 0 sec

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80

Backlogging… I had some of this earlier this afternoon. It is really nice iced.

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78

Backlogging … I had some of this a little while ago. I really am liking the candied pineapple taste of this. I think I’m going to save the rest of what I have of the dry leaf for the next time I brew up a pitcher for iced tea.

Cofftea

Yes, I’m thinking this would be amazing iced.

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90

This is a very nice Oolong, pleasantly sweet and buttery. I can definitely see why they named it popcorn and a movie – it has a smooth, buttery taste to it like a bucket of movie popcorn with extra butter!

This one I need to spend a little more time with before I write a full review, but, it will definitely be time well spent and time I’m looking forward to spending with this tea.

Preparation
185 °F / 85 °C 2 min, 0 sec

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70

As you might have noticed, I was on a bit of a Zoomdweebies kick this afternoon… I finished a cup of this a little while ago. This is nice, a smooth, sweet lemony taste to it, not real sour, just pleasantly tart.

The lemon is not as strong as I thought it might be, but, it was overall a decent lemon flavored black tea.

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 0 sec

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Backlogging …

I had this tea this afternoon with my lunch… I am still tasting that sort of liqueur type taste with this, but it is tasty nonetheless.

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80

A nice tea to start my day.

The apple flavor and the cinnamon flavor are very good… strong black base.

Delicious!

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 0 sec

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79

Thank you to TeaEqualsBliss for sending me a sampling of this to try.

I tried to find this on the special-teas, etc website but couldn’t.

This is really tasty – even if it has a weird name (or name spelling). The berry flavor is plentiful here, and it is fruity and juicy enough to conceal the sometimes funky-tasting rooibos as well as the often-too-tart hibiscus. It is enjoyably tart and beautifully sweet.

I really like it.

Preparation
Boiling 6 min, 0 sec

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drank Ginger Fresh by Herbal Republic
4550 tasting notes

This is a very interesting herbal – all the flavors are very well represented in my cup, and it makes for a very unusual yet tasty tea.

The ginger and licorice seem to be the strongest flavors here, and I like how they taste together. The sweetness of the licorice seems to accent the peppery notes of the ginger (the pepper also highlights this quality of the ginger), while the warmth of the ginger really plays to the sharp notes of the licorice. It’s very interesting and deliciously different.

The lemongrass offers a sweet, smooth lemony flavor that adds a bright, fresh taste to the cup. And the peppermint sneaks up and kicks in right at the finish – very crisp and clean tasting.

I am really enjoying this – much more than I thought I would. It’s tasty!

Preparation
Boiling 8 min or more

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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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