463 Tasting Notes

1 tablespoon for 318 ml

Bold flavour but dilute-tasting; this may be because it was sitting around in a sample baggie for a while. I like the profile of this tea. I can taste faint notes of everything that I love in my favourite blacks; the leathery notes, hint of sweetness, straw-like notes, smooth mouth-feel.

Thanks to Indigobloom and Sil for sharing!

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 2 min, 30 sec

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drank Organic Houjicha by Hibiki-an
463 tasting notes

1 tablespoon for 375 ml

Matcha-like green tea flavour. Green bean note. Slight roasted flavour.

Thanks to Sil for sharing!

Preparation
185 °F / 85 °C 2 min, 0 sec
Sil

miss you!!!

Sil

There is more of this at my place if you want more… i can’t finish the giant bag!

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73

1.2 tbsp for 375 ml

Nice roasted flavour. Extra savoury and nutty tinge from the soybeans. Oceanic quality of the green is present but possibly milder when compared to other genmaichas. Mild roasted flavour. Clear/smooth/soup-y mouthfeel.

Thanks Indigobloom for sharing!

Preparation
185 °F / 85 °C 2 min, 0 sec
Stephanie

Sounds interesting

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drank Grand Genmaicha by Sloane Tea
463 tasting notes

0.5 tbsp used for 187 ml

Thanks to Indigobloom for sharing!

Preparation
175 °F / 79 °C 2 min, 0 sec

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82

1 tbsp for 375 ml

Spinach flavour. Sugary sweetness in the back of the throat. Slight buttery taste.

Thanks to Indigobloom for sharing!

Preparation
175 °F / 79 °C 2 min, 0 sec

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56

1 satchel for 200 ml

Bergamot present in the aroma. Flavour does not have full cream taste. Black base has a sharp edge of astringency which I find to be too strong. Bergamot and vanilla flavours present.

Thanks to Indigobloom for sharing!

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 3 min, 0 sec
Indigobloom

Oh dear LOL
I just had a cuppa the other day, in loose form. It seemed to do a bit better. But yeah, the bag I had before that was awful :s

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0.75 tbsp for 255 ml

Brewed tea has very strong floral aroma. The tea flavour tastes like a white. Jasmine flavour fairly faint. Smooth mouth-feel. Jasmine flavor blooms close to the end of the sip.

Rating: 77
Thanks to Sil for sharing with me!

Preparation
185 °F / 85 °C 1 min, 15 sec
Sil

Glad you liked it :)

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1 tbsp for 245 ml

Woodsy warming flavour. Eucalyptus-like spice balanced with lemon flavour. Lychee note in the aroma and flavour. I’m not detecting any creaminess but that may be because there was flavour lost in transit.

Reminds me of a spa sauna.

Thanks to Kittenna for sharing with me!

Preparation
190 °F / 87 °C 6 min, 0 sec

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1 tablespoon for 300 ml

A little astringency. Melon-hay note. Faint peachy-ness.

Rating: 62

Preparation
185 °F / 85 °C 2 min, 30 sec

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76
drank Orange Chocolat by Lupicia
463 tasting notes

1 tbsp for 375 ml

Overall light flavour. Dark chocolate taste with a hint of orange close to the end of the sip. The orange flavour is slightly bitter.

Thanks Sil for sharing!

Preparation
Boiling 2 min, 0 sec

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