541 Tasting Notes

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drank Cottage Night by T by Daniel
541 tasting notes

Aroma of dry leaf reminds me strongly of Forever Nuts (it probably is the same blend, as was pointed out by Kittenna). Baked goods sweetness. Walnut. Cinnamon warmth. Thin mouthfeel. Unpleasant sour aftertaste. This is a tisane which requires a strong concentration to get good flavour but the parts of it are quite heavy resulting in a relatively expensive brew. As I have seen in the past with Forever Nuts, this tisane would not likely do well with a re-infusion.

Flavors: Cinnamon, Sweet, Walnut

Preparation
Boiling 7 min, 0 sec 3 tsp 13 OZ / 375 ML

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76
drank Santa's Secret by DAVIDsTEA
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Strange aftertaste which I believe comes from the added flavouring.

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 0 sec 3 tsp 375 OZ / 11090 ML

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70
drank Caramel Popcorn by T by Daniel
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Brewed aroma has a sticky sweet note- reminiscent of caramel popcorn.

The black tea base is very weak and has bitter notes. I enjoy the flavouring but it would be better paired with a higher quality black tea or, as Kittenna mentioned, an oolong. The sticky sweet aroma translates to the flavour as a caramel. Unplesant aftertaste, likely from the “flavour” ingredient.

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 0 sec 3 tsp 13 OZ / 375 ML

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52
drank Organic Green Tea by Clipper
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Preparation
180 °F / 82 °C 3 min, 0 sec 13 OZ / 375 ML

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27

1 bag used.

Bitter, dilute flavour.

Preparation
Boiling 7 min, 0 sec 7 OZ / 207 ML

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70

1 teabag used

Amazing rhubarb and slightly creamy aroma from the infusing tisane. Quite tart with a soft edge. Tartness reminds me of hibiscus but bearable. Banana note.

Preparation
Boiling 7 min, 0 sec 7 OZ / 218 ML

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93
drank Moonlight White Tea by PekoeTea
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Apricot. Fruity, punchy sweetness. Good mouthfeel.

Flavors: Apricot

Preparation
160 °F / 71 °C 3 min, 0 sec

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90
drank Bamboo-Pomelo by TeaGschwendner
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Brewed for 10 minutes.

Amazing balance of flavour. The lemongrass is not at all over-powering (just a bit of a flatness in the aftertaste)- the bamboo flavour is able to come through well. Sweetness in the background. There’s some kind of fruity body to this- like I can imagine biting into a fresh pomello. No off-flavouring.

Thanks to Sil for sharing!

Flavors: Bamboo, Citrus, Sweet

Preparation
Boiling 8 min or more 6 tsp 13 OZ / 375 ML

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88

In the brewed tea aroma: molasses, cocoa

Tea has a strong white tea swampy taste to it. Molasses-honey sweetness in the background with a slight bitter cocoa edge.

Second infusion at boiling for 4 minutes. The cocoa flavour really comes out!

Third infusion at boiling for ~6 minutes. Cocoa-y, slightly creamy and delicious.

Thanks to Sil for sharing with me!

Flavors: Cocoa, Honey, Molasses, Sweet

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 3 min, 0 sec 3 tsp 13 OZ / 375 ML

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Quite bitter. Pretty good mouthfeel. The sweetness of the jasmine is hidden by the bitterness of the brew. Maybe I should try to infuse at a lower temperature next time

Preparation
180 °F / 82 °C 2 min, 15 sec 3 tsp 13 OZ / 375 ML

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