1058 Tasting Notes
I ended up getting 50g of this. It’s good. I really like it.
Yes, it’s rooibos and no, you can’t pretend it’s not.
The almond flavouring is definitely flavouring, but in the good way. Like if I steeped this up with cacao it might resemble chocolate covered marzipan bars. The cheap ones you can get around Christmas.
Hmm. I steeped this like a normal tea and I think that was a mistake.
It’s not good like this. Tastes like dirt and mate. With a little spice on the side. And it’s making my tongue numb.
I hoped I’d like this, but it’s a no for me.
Thank you for the sample, Veronica. I do appreciate it! This is definitely one I was looking at purchasing.
Unsweetened almond milk, hemp matcha, 1/2 tsp sugar.
Whisked up for ages because of lumps. I think I finally managed to get most of them out. I might need a frother, just because my Mad Whisking Skillz are disintegrating.
It’s pretty nice. Just… nutty. A little green. I don’t think I’d buy it, though. I prefer the fruity flavours. Or caramel. Thanks, CrowKettle! I’ve finally finished all the samples you gave me. :)
I really like this tea. It’s not so much earl grey as it is caramel blueberry for me.
Definitely need to get more, once I’ve worked through more of what I have.
I mean, MissB did give me a little pouch of this, so I’ll be good for a while. :)
Finally trying this.
It’s actually pretty good. Lots of tulsi. Very herbal. A bit of pine from the yabao.
Not something I think I’d want to get again, but I have some of another 8 Treasures that I haven’t finished yet. And Yabao Snickerdoodle. And honestly, I think I’d rather have the ginger sage winter spa blend over any of the others, most of the time.
From Dinosara! Thank you for sharing!
Interestingly, although there are wee chunks of pineapple in this tea, it’s just coconut. It smells like coconut, it steeps like coconut, it tastes like coconut. But more of a fruity creamy coconut like you made a smoothie with coconut milk and frozen pineapple and some grass-fed-cow butter or something for an extra rich grassy-buttery taste. Which just seems weird, now that I re-read that.
So yes. The oolong is really buttery and green. The pineapple is a mere hint of fruitiness. It’s coconut, but not the amazing floral baked coconut that SOKO has, or even the less floral baked coconut of Zen Tea.
I like this one, but I wouldn’t get it as I have a favourite coconut oolong. As well, DavidsTea’s pineapple oolong is much more pineappley (and easier for me to get). So while this is a nice tea and I’d like to try other oolongs by Lupicia, this one won’t make it on my wishlist.
This tea is lovely. Definitely pick up a sample if you like sweet honey teas.
I came home from work early due to sore from my fall, and was napping until my BFF popped in and woke up the cat… and me. :) I made us this tea to have. We did a couple steeps.
It’s really nice, and it resteeps well. I don’t think I’d ever justify a tin ($$$), but it’s definitely worth picking up a sample if the tea is in stock. I had some plain, and some with honey and almond milk. I’m sort of going for comforting today.
We also went through one of my bookshelves and I found all my old D&D characters! So awesome! I have a gnome swashbuckler, who spent so much time posturing and hitting on anything that moves, that his initiative was always negative. Pretty fun. And mixed in with all of it was printed email exchanges I had with my friend who was our DM. He passed away 7 months ago now, so it’s bittersweet to see his awesome. I might be joining a game my friend is part of, if I’m feeling up to it. :) Should be entertaining, at least!
I stand by my initial claim – this is good. Again, the honey part is really similar to DavidsTea Honey Bee.
But this is a sleepy time tea. Rooibos, chamomile, lavender. A little woody, and sweet from the flowers and honey flavour.
I really like it.