601 Tasting Notes

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Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 0 sec 3 tsp 13 OZ / 375 ML

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drank Crimson Horizon by Butiki Teas
601 tasting notes

Wheat-like aroma with hints in the flavour. Clean vegetal tone. Hint of malty sweetness at the back of the throat. Flavour is a bit weak for my liking- I may try to infuse at boiling in the future.

Rating: 74

Flavors: Malt, Sweet, Vegetal, Wheat

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 1 min, 30 sec 2 tsp 13 OZ / 375 ML
OMGsrsly

I steep this one for 3 minutes. Haha. It does work at boiling, but it’s better with milk IMO at that temperature.

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drank Kapha Organic by TeaGschwendner
601 tasting notes

Very spicy (too spicy for my liking) and hits you at the back of the throat. Overall, very savoury profile. Aroma is very herb-like. Slight chamomile-like sweetness. Hint of peppermint tone.

Thanks to Sil for sharing with me!

Flavors: Peppermint, Spicy, Sweet, Umami

Preparation
Boiling 6 min, 0 sec 4 tsp 13 OZ / 375 ML
Sil

hahaha if you brewed this at 6 mins… wow. I brew it at about 2 mins and add honey. still spicy that way but in good way :)

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Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 30 sec 3 tsp 13 OZ / 375 ML

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drank Choco Chili by Yogi Tea
601 tasting notes

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Preparation
Boiling 8 min or more

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drank Santa's Secret by DAVIDsTEA
601 tasting notes

This tea does well at the lower infusion temperature. I’m not detecting any bitterness and the artificial aftertaste that I was detecting before (at a boiling infusion) is muted.

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 4 min, 0 sec 3 tsp 13 OZ / 375 ML
Indigobloom

I’ll keep that in mind when I try mine again, thanks Raritea!

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drank Genmaicha-Matcha by Sebz
601 tasting notes

Amazing combination of the green tea, roasted rice and matcha. Just the right mix of vegetal and oceanic flavours. There’s a nice twinge of the grapefruit-y note that I normally find in oolongs in the aftertaste which I love. Flavours are very well balanced. Roasted rice note complements the flavour profile very nicely.

Flavors: Floral, Roasted, Vegetal

Preparation
175 °F / 79 °C 2 min, 0 sec 3 tsp 13 OZ / 375 ML

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drank Lime Gelato by DAVIDsTEA
601 tasting notes

Cold infusion overnight creates a very nice brew. Lime citrus flavour is most prevalent- could be a bit more tangy. The infusion has a hint of creaminess to it as well.

Rating: 71

Flavors: Creamy, Lime

Preparation
Iced 8 min or more 13 OZ / 375 ML

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73

0.75 tablespoons used. Smooth malty flavour.

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

Hullo!! Missing you round here :)

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drank Silver Needle by PekoeTea
601 tasting notes

Dull sweetness reminiscent taste of licorice and sometimes chamomile. Mineral and almost spicy flavour. I am detecting the typical white (what I call) swampy note. I was served this at PekoeTea and was presently surprised to discover that the tea in my pot (with free-floating tea leaves) did well even past the initial 3 minute infusion. It also held up well to subsequent infusions- about 2 re-infusions but I feel as if it could have taken more.

Flavors: Licorice, Mineral, Spicy, Sweet

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

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