526 Tasting Notes

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drank Green Tea by Salada
526 tasting notes

Hot with just a touch of milk. Just enough to give it a creamier mouth feel, but not enough to start to cover up the green tea.

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After reading some reviews of different chocolate teas, I decided that I would really like a cup of chocolate tea. There was only one problem: I didn’t have any chocolate tea. After some thinking, I came up with a compromise. Make a cup of this and add some chocolate milk to it.

It isn’t that bad either. I could have brewed the tea a little stronger for more of a tea taste, but the black tea is there. It lingers at the back of your throat at the last minute. The milk mellowed the tea out a lot. More so than plain milk. I’m not sure why.

If I was going to do this again, I think I would pick a stronger tea to do it with. Probably something like Irish Breakfast so the tea would stand out more. Or break down and get some chocolate tea and try it. This will do fine in a pinch though.

Preparation
3 min, 0 sec

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The last bag from the Charleston Tea Plantation. This is such a nice cup of tea. It tastes clean and fresh. It is a very plain tea, so I bet it would be good in almost any tea preparation. I would totally get some of this tea as a safe tea to carry around in areas where you can’t control the water temperature very well. Like a college where you have to pick between a communal tea kettle or the boiled water that is in the cafeteria.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 3 min, 0 sec
Bigelow Tea

Meg, thanks so much for sharing your comments on the Island Green Tea….sometimes the simple pleasures of a plain green tea can be quite enjoyable…glad you think so too!
Kathy for Bigelow Tea

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59
drank Green Tea by Salada
526 tasting notes

Hot with milk. Surprisingly good with hot dogs.

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I found the last two teabags from the Charleston Tea Plantation that my friend gave me about a year ago. I thought I had finished them already, so I was pleasantly surprised to find them.

At first, I didn’t think I would like the raspberry. Sure, I like how they taste and it smelled nice, but I remembered the Peach Tea from the plantation. I made it hot and plain. I was a little underwhelmed at first sip. It was light, but it didn’t taste bad. I could barely taste the fruit. It didn’t have the “wow, this is fruity” punch that I was expecting. By the time I reached the end of the cup, I had decided that this would be a good tea to have for tea parties with people you like. A social tea.

I think that the raspberry would have been brought out more with a little honey. I could see this being an interesting iced tea too. But, I don’t think I would drink it again.

Preparation
3 min, 0 sec
Bigelow Tea

Meg, appreciate your review of the Rockville Raspberry, we’d agree that the flavor profile could be heightened with the addition of a little sweetener such as honey…if you wish not to try this particular flavor again, please call us to perhaps try an alternate flavor at 1-888-244-3569
Kathy for Bigelow Tea

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I was wondering why my English Breakfast has been tasting a little weak recently. It turns out that mom kept slipping in boxes of decaf on me. I think she might be worried that I’m drinking too much tea. I don’t have that much a day.

Anyway, hot with a drop of milk. Still yummy, just been a little blah.

Preparation
2 min, 30 sec

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drank Green Tea by Salada
526 tasting notes

Hot with a drop of Silk Vanilla Soy.

I have been drinking this fairly often because mom picked this box up for me the last time she went tea shopping. As a plain, hot cup it is pretty good. A little bland, but it is pretty good anyway. It mixes really well with other things.

Normally, I drink my green tea plain, but I have 40 bags to go through and there are only so many ways that you can drink a hot and plain cup without it getting boring. The Vanilla Silk does not overwhelm the cup. It makes it very creamy and gives it a hint of sweetness. Makes for a very nice after dinner cup.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 2 min, 15 sec

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drank Vanilla Chai by Bigelow
526 tasting notes

This is my last cup of this tea. I have to admit that it has grown on me. I wish there was more of a vanilla flavor and some more spice, but it is a pretty good sweet tea. If I had it in the winter, it might beat out hot chocolate as my drink of choice because I do drink this one sweet.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 4 min, 15 sec
Bigelow Tea

We’re happy that you’ve enjoyed the Vanilla Chai…..and will certainly share your comments with our research & development team concerning your thoughts on boosting the vanilla flavor, with a little bit more spice.
Kathy for Bigelow Tea

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drank English Breakfast by Twinings
526 tasting notes

When you need comfort, it is easy to turn to a faithful cup of tea. Hot with milk and a little on the strong side.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 5 min, 0 sec

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drank Vanilla Chai by Bigelow
526 tasting notes

I’ve been drinking this tea down. It is a good afternoon tea and has replaced my Earl Grey love for now, but I don’t think I would get it again. I gave a cup to my brother and he liked it. I think the verdict on this one is once it is gone, it is gone.

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

Sorry to hear not one of your absolute favorites….but glad you gave it a try!!! If you’d ever like to sample one of our other flavors, please just give us a call at 1-888-244-3569 to request a sample or two!
Kathy for Bigelow Tea

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I like Steepster, but I find that I come and go as I please. I might spend months on here and then disappear for no apparent reason. It depends on how busy my life is.

I have been moving solidly into the loose leaf tea territory lately and loving it. I have a french press I like brewing my teas in and I have all of my teas straight with no additions the first time I try it.

I like to try everything and I am starting to like everything. I love black tea, green tea, white tea, oolong tea, yerba mate,and honeybush. I’m still not the biggest fan of roobios, but that is probably because I haven’t found the right brand yet.

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