1421 Tasting Notes
I have so many notices in my Dashboard, I can’t access them (over 1400!) This is why I’m struggling to keep up and reply to folks on here. Bleh. I apologize to any and all that I’m seemingly avoiding. Really, it’s just my feed! :$
Marshmallow hits me first, then orange, then only a touch of chocolate. Subtle and lovely. I love the marshmallow in here!
Watching really bad television because I need to review it, so I’m getting into my wonderful stashes and swaps. Yay! Huge thanks to Janelle for sharing this with me; I’m a sucker for herbals and failed to grab any of this when it was still available.
I oversteeped this, yet it’s still tasty. A hint of ginger, lots of licorice (including sambuca flavoring? weird) and a touch of cinnamon as well. A bit of Truvia smoothed things out a bit and brought the licorice to the forefront.
Jeepers, it took me so long to get this from the border, that I’d completely forgotten I’d ordered some!
Smells strongly of licorice, of course, and tastes pretty much exactly like black licorice. Really, truly lovely drink. There are only so many postiive and yummy adjectives I can come up with for Stacy’s amazing blends!
Was it Tea Sipper that had this the other day, that also prompted me to go find this in my cupboard and finally try it? It was one of you, and whomever it was — thank you!
Smells of peppermint mostly out of the (sample) bag), more earthy after brewing. This is a nuanced blend, and quite surprising. I taste little of the vanilla, it just seems to smooth things out a bit, and then the peppermint is what’s mostly present, but it’s more of a creamy candy cane -type mint than an in-your-face mint. Will definitely need to order a normal amount my next Zen Tea order.
Wow. Definitely a dessert/treat -type tea. Went low on the steeping side, just because I could (although oversteeping was something I wanted to avoid as well). Brews up a dark caramel color, and smells vaguely of chai spices.
Drinking it is an interesting play on texture and flavor. There’s something sweet and thick in the mix (I’m guessing coconut?), and I can definitely taste something barley-like, adding to the meatiness of the blend. The spices are mild, and I get something else sweet at the end of the sip with zero sugar added. With some Truvia, this quickly becomes a hot chocolate chai – exactly as the name suggests. Wow! I’m in love.