257 Tasting Notes
Another one from my order!
So this one is not what I expected. I expected it to be more like Ripe Mango Oolong which is juicy, sweet, and perfume-y. But…This one is so different.
It smells strongly of Pineapple and butter.
It tastes strongly of butter and cream. Hints of floral and pineapple there too, but not too apparent, sadly.
I mean, it’s not horrible. And I’m like 98% sure that this one is totally gonna grow on me. But I’m not a huge fan of butter flavors in tea, and since I wasn’t expecting it, it kinda disappoints me. But It’s not horrible.
It’s a good tea. And I’m sure it’s gonna grow on me. Just wait…in a few weeks I will write another review saying, “THIS IS AMAZING. BEST PINEAPPLE TEA OF ALL TIMEEEE!!!”. Yeah..just you wait. :P
Flavors: Butter, Cream, Floral, Pineapple
I’ve heard a lot about this, and since Lupicia was offering free shipping, I figured I’d give it a go. And I really don’t know what to think.
I really don’t like the smell, to me it smells like a burnt pumpkin…or burnt something fall-ish. The flavor definitely tastes like a pumpkin and squash. But that burning taste still kinda lingers. :S
I think if it weren’t for that burning taste I’d really dig this one, but since it just lingers through the entire cup, I don’t feel like such a fan.
I do however appreciate the natural sweetness of this tea. Always do appreciate not feeling like I have to add sugar or anything since I screw it up so easily! :P
But yeah, not a huge fan of this tea…Might just put it up for sale or something. I’m sure there are people who would enjoy it wayy more than me. xD
Flavors: Autumn Leaf Pile, Burnt, Pumpkin, Sweet
Since I already mentioned nausea in my post, I figured I might as well just post this one. xD
I have been SUPER excited about trying this tea, so a few days ago I gave it a shot…
And apparently my timing was super wrong because I started getting sick in the middle of drinking it, and by the end of the first cup I felt too bad to re-steep.
I have been pretty sad about not being able to fully enjoy this tea. But from the few minutes I wasn’t sick, I gathered that this tea tasted a lot like honey and malt.
That’s pretty much all I had a chance to notice, sadly :(
But I really did love this tea for those few minutes!
If they ever have a super good sale again I have to order this one! It was absolutely divine! Just wish I could have enjoyed it more! D:
Edit: Forgot to say! TONS of thanks for the generous QueenofTarts for a sample of this tea! ^^
Flavors: Honey, Malt, Sweet
This is the tea that I keep going to after I get sick. It’s like a post-nausea tea for me. Which probably sounds awful-but it really does make me feel better. It’s soothing and calming.
The melon isn’t overly sweet-the oolong base really balances it out.
It’s not too strong to counteract the effect of my nausea pills. It’s just…ugh…this tea, you guys…It’s just perfect! I’m running out so fast-it’s crazy!
This is definitely worth a try if you like melon flavors!
I have never had a Dragonfruit before…but if it tastes anything like this tea, I think I’ll love it!
This is one of the Teavana teas that I think I’m gonna always have. It’s not overly sweet, and not too bitter. It’s just a mix of both. I really do enjoy this one. A nice tea that won’t make me awake too! :P
So gets bonus points haha!
Flavors: Bitter, Fruity, Lemongrass, Sweet
So this is the second time around of trying this. This time I got it from Culinary Teas in exchange for a review. They really did give a generous sample too-definitely a few teaspoons here!
I don’t think I noticed the dry leaves smell before-but with this batch I definitely smell the toffee in it. Though, as it steeps it’s replaced by that burnt sugar smell, that never gives high hopes.
It tastes how I remember. Lots of caramel and butterscotch!
And this time I am noticing the toffee in the aftertaste. That’s the flavor that lingers the most after. Don’t know why I didn’t catch it so much before, but this time around it seems all there. The Butterscotch. Caramel. Toffee.
And the black base of this one gives it so much more depth and richness. Really digging it.
This is like the perfect dessert tea. Or at least one of them! And it definitely deserves a higher rating!
Think I’ll even get more of this in the future. Any dessert tea lover would adore this tea!
Flavors: Bitter, Butterscotch, Caramel, Sugar, Sweet, Toffee
This was in my surprise birthday package from The Cookie Lady. She told me she couldn’t remember what it was. And now that I’ve tasted it I think it’s a jasmine tea!
Least that’s what it tastes like to me. Not bad at all!
The leaves are rolled up into little pearls, which I really love! They’re so unique and pretty! Thank you for the generous sample, The Cookie Lady! You’re fantastic! (: