1043 Tasting Notes
I stole a baggie of this from my parents the last time I visited. :)
Drank it for the first time today. This is a delicious Assam. It’s not quite as golden as the Golden Lion I got from Butiki, but it is delicious and smooth. I didn’t add any sugar to it, and really enjoyed my mug.
Hopefully they have it the next time I make it over, because I’d like to stock this tea!
With coconut cream. So sweet and delicious. I can tell it’s a dessert flavour, but my taste/smell are still really off.
Still, I’ve really really enjoyed my mug of this tonight.
And now, soon to sleep. Or at least curling up in bed with my tablet instead of sitting in front of a computer.
Cold steeped all day. I used Fjellrev ’s suggestion, and just used a tea bag. That way I could put the lid on my mason jar, and avoid spilling. It worked wonderfully! Thanks!
This is really good. Orange-grapefruit, some tartness from the hibiscus, and a hint of cooling eucalyptus. It is DEFINITELY something I’d consider getting in a future order.
However. It looks almost exactly the same as Tealux’s Orange Lemonade. So since I’m doing a Tealux order within the next couple months, I’ll just get that one instead. I can always grapefruit it up with my grapefruit seed extract, or the food oil I have.
This has rooibos in it? I swear there’s no rooibos in my bag. Just lots of ‘stuff’. Cinnamon sticks, apple pieces, dark lumps of something. Stuff.
It’s not a sickly sweet cinnamon flavour, which is a good thing. But it’s pretty much just cinnamon water. I’m not getting any apple.
Adding coconut cream doesn’t do anything either.
I give up. Down the drain. I might accidentally dispose of the rest of it unless someone’s interested – I’d just drop it in a regular envelope…
Today I’m getting more baked cookie, but there’s still that underlying current of pine forest. I’m not quite munching on the needles, but it’s darn close.
Definitely interesting, but I prefer the fairy tea they have with yabao in, whatever it’s called. I know I have some around here somewhere… ;)
This will be steeped many times today. I’m curious as to how it changes, even with a cold!
I went to a health food store today, and noticed they had marshmallow leaves. Of course, I had to buy them. I mean, it was ~3 cups worth for only $5! That 3 cups is only 50g. This stuff is super light and fluffy.
First thing I did was add some to my chamomile homebrew sleepy tea. There’s chamomile, lemongrass, fennel, lavender, possibly marshmallow root, maybe even other things in there. I don’t remember, and I don’t feel like going back through my random steepings to figure it out. It’s just a bunch of stuff I don’t mind thrown together in not very well measured amounts.
This is nice. Really nice. It’s not as thin as it usually is. Even though I still can’t really taste anything, I get the impression of sweetness.
But, uhh, I have 3 cups worth. That’s a lot. What else should I do with it?
Edit: My last note came up when I posted. So this blend is:
- chamomile – lemongrass – lemon myrtle – marshmallow root – fennel – lavender, and now marshmallow leaves!
Yum. I steeped this in a glass pot, then poured it slowly over a spoonful of coconut cream. Sometimes it helps the coconut cream not break and become a mess, but not this time. :) Definitely looks a little curdled, although it’s amazing.
Vanilla deliciousness, and coconut. And decaf! Yay!