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So, I’ve had tea wish vanilla bean in then before, but this was the first time I ever have seen an actual vanilla bean segment in a tea. It was a few cm big and bursting with the little black vanilla bean seed things, so cool.

I don’t know if it’s because how much straight tea I’ve been having lately, or because of how great the quality of the base tea is, but I’m getting a bunch of flavors from this. There’s the vanilla of course, but there’s also some cocoa and malt and cherries and honey. And there’s a nice long lingering raisin and cherry after taste. I always assumed Ceylon were bland, I don’t know why, but I really need to stop underestimating black teas.

Flavors: Cherry, Cocoa, Honey, Malt, Raisins, Vanilla

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 15 sec 1 tsp 8 OZ / 236 ML
yyz

I think its a case of finding the right Ceylons. I’ve had some I love and others that I stay far a way from. I’m glad you reviewed this tea. I’ve been thinking of trying it after I get through my current one!

Dexter

HHHhhhmmm this is interesting. Adding it to my wish list….

Mandy

I think up into this point most of the ones I’ve had have been more of the “stay far away from”, or the “there’s tea in this” categories. Plus I had accidentally let it cool to room temp by the time I took the first sip, and I swear I did a double take. I was expecting your average vanilla flavored singular flavor profile type tea. And I definitely say try it, you’re already love Capital Tea Ltd, so I’m pretty sure it’s right up your alley.

Dexter

I LOVE Capital Tea Ltd., but I haven’t had many of their flavored teas. Just excited to hear about REAL vanilla bean in an interesting base. I’m not really a Ceylon fan, but I think I’ve only had a couple that were just so-so – haven’t really explored them enough to find the GOOD ones – like yyz said you need to find the right ones. Too many teas, too little time. If I’m ever allowed to order more teas, this will be included. Thanks for sharing.

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yyz

I think its a case of finding the right Ceylons. I’ve had some I love and others that I stay far a way from. I’m glad you reviewed this tea. I’ve been thinking of trying it after I get through my current one!

Dexter

HHHhhhmmm this is interesting. Adding it to my wish list….

Mandy

I think up into this point most of the ones I’ve had have been more of the “stay far away from”, or the “there’s tea in this” categories. Plus I had accidentally let it cool to room temp by the time I took the first sip, and I swear I did a double take. I was expecting your average vanilla flavored singular flavor profile type tea. And I definitely say try it, you’re already love Capital Tea Ltd, so I’m pretty sure it’s right up your alley.

Dexter

I LOVE Capital Tea Ltd., but I haven’t had many of their flavored teas. Just excited to hear about REAL vanilla bean in an interesting base. I’m not really a Ceylon fan, but I think I’ve only had a couple that were just so-so – haven’t really explored them enough to find the GOOD ones – like yyz said you need to find the right ones. Too many teas, too little time. If I’m ever allowed to order more teas, this will be included. Thanks for sharing.

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20 years old
I’m starting to grow tired of green teas and green oolongs.
I’ve only recently began exploring straight blacks and puerhs, and I’ve been loving the one with cocoa and bread-like notes the most!
I’m also starting to drift away from flavored teas, but still like a good dessert tea every once in awhile.
I will always love a good chai.
I despise licorice and bacon.

Notes I like:
Cocoa, Bread, Caramel,
Nutty, Vanilla, Cream,
Honey, Butter, Maple, Marshmallow
Fruity, Berries, Lemon, Jasmine

Notes I don’t like:
Banana, Bacon, Licorice, Smoke, Astringency, Bitter, Rose

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