1496 Tasting Notes
I totally forgot how good this is. Really mild Earl Grey with vanilla in it. So delicious. I used 1 tsp in 14 oz, and it’s good enough for me. Sadly, brewing Silk Road teas the Silk Road way means that they last forever and I still have loads of all of them in my cupboard.
This is another one of those never-ending teas! Thank goodness, since it is a favourite.
Drank it with a tiny bit of sugar added, while painting my nails. Or, well. Attempting to paint my nails. And then I remembered I didn’t have any acrylic paint left so I couldn’t finish the manicure but that’s OK. Just the sponging took for-freaking ever. http://instagram.com/p/s5v4tAR5Ay/ The nail on my middle finger is honestly even. It curls as it grows, which annoys me.
The tea is as delicious as usual. Yet another I should drink more of, but I continuously reach for black teas without thinking. Maybe I should organize my cupboard by steeping temperature? Then I could set the kettle, and pull down a bin. It’d be faster than choosing a tea then setting the kettle!
So busy at work = not drinking much tea, but definitely double-fisting the coffee. (Gosh that sounds bad.)
Now that I’m home for the weekend, I’m making burgers with cream sauce and steamed spinach for dinner, and this coconutty oolong caught my eye.
It’s so good. It’s weird, because often I think, “Coconut? Nah. Too overdone.” But then I have this tea and I forget about all the other teas that coconut is in. It’s that good. :)
Hi tea frens. I’m back, at least for a couple days.
Flavors: Cake, Coconut, Flowers
Sipdown (yay!). While I really liked the herbal notes in this, I’d prefer it without the oolong. This last cup, which was mostly tulsi, was really nice. :)
Thank you for sharing, Dinosara.
I don’t think I’ll be wanting this again. I have a bunch of my favourite tulsi tea, and I think I’m happy with that.
Not bad, but needs more sage. :)
It’s not quite what I was expecting, as the black tea is front-and-centre. Following it, I get some vanilla and sweetness from the blackberry leaves, and finally some sage.
I think I’d like it better with a little honey added, as the black base is somewhat astringent. And sage tea is better with honey anyways.
I’m glad I picked this up to try, but probably won’t get any more.
Flavors: Astringent, Blackberry, Sage, Vanilla
I had a bit of a disaster when I reached for the tin. headdesk I think I thought the lid was taped on because I hadn’t removed the tape? IDK. Thankfully most of the tea was saved, as I had just cleaned and dried the counter, and was also leaning against it. There might be a little more cat fur in the tea, but that’s OK. I’m the only one who drinks this one. :)
So, thank you so much Bear With Me! I love this one, and it’s one of those seriously expanding teas since the tin is still almost full!
I’m not feeling too great this evening, so I’ve turned to some comforting teas. Since I don’t want to use up my Ginger Sage Winter Spa Blend, I’m having this with honey.
It’s pretty good, but I still think it’d be better as an herbal. There’s not enough puerh in it to balance out the tulsi and other herbs (mostly tulsi!).
Sipping it with a small amount of honey.
Had this tea last night AND this morning! So delicious.
Mostly I went for it because I have no milk of any kind, and I’m not interested in getting dressed in outside clothes to go buy milk. :)
Still, it was an excellent choice.
(1st steep 4 minutes, 2nd steep 6 minutes)