463 Tasting Notes

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Vegetal tone. Medium-thick mouthfeel. Oceanic note. Sweetness in aftertaste. The aftertaste has a not reminding me of a milk oolong.

Thanks to Kittenna for sharing!

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 3 min, 30 sec 3 tsp 13 OZ / 375 ML

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drank Lemon Meringue Chai by 52teas
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Good lemony flavour in the background which is a bit drowned out by the spices. Good combination with the black tea base.

Thanks to Kittenna for sharing with me!

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 2 min, 45 sec 3 tsp 13 OZ / 375 ML

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63
drank Bananas Foster by 52teas
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A bit of an earthy-bitter tone in the flavour. Banana flavour in the background seems to be quite authentic.

Thanks to Kittenna for sharing with me!

Flavors: Earth

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 3 min, 0 sec 3 tsp 13 OZ / 375 ML

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77
drank Cool Cucumber by DAVIDsTEA
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1.5 tbsp

Flavourful brew. I am definitely sensing some cucumber tones. Blends well with the mint flavour and nice slight black tea in the background.

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 3 min, 30 sec 5 tsp 13 OZ / 375 ML

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73
drank Tieh-Kuan-Yin Tea by Sanhe Cha
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1.5 tbsp for 375 ml

Light mouth-feel. Mild flavour. Floral-hay taste.

Second infusion at 4.5 minutes is creamy in flavour

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 3 min, 30 sec 5 tsp 13 OZ / 375 ML

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drank Bancha Houjicha by Pure Aroma Tea
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Very mild flavour.

Preparation
175 °F / 79 °C 2 min, 0 sec 3 tsp 11 OZ / 318 ML

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73
drank Marco Polo by Mariage Frères
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Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 2 min, 45 sec 3 tsp 375 OZ / 11090 ML

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70

Buttery oolong with delicate coconut flavour. Slight sweet floral note.

Thanks to Indigobloom for this tea!

Preparation
185 °F / 85 °C 3 min, 30 sec 5 tsp 13 OZ / 375 ML

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73
drank Marco Polo by Mariage Frères
463 tasting notes

1.5 tbsp for 375 ml
Flavours are a bit strong. Black tea is a bit too astringent for my taste. The berry flavouring in the tea tastes artificial and is overwhelming. I will try to infuse at a lower temperature for a shorter amount of time

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 0 sec 5 tsp 13 OZ / 375 ML
Sil

try just under boiling for 2m45s

Raritea

I’m recording those settings in my app for the next time I try my new tea! Thanks Sil!!

Sil

this also makes a really nice cold brew in summer…i started to prefer it that way after a while.

keychange

Is 5 tsp for about 13 oz typical for this tea?

Raritea

I usually measure in tablespoons. Not sure how well it translates when you’re measuring out tea. I might try to back off to 1 tbsp next time as well. I generally assume that 1 tea spoon = 0.3 tablespoons. I prefer the tablespoon because I can’t seem to get those long white tea leaves to stay in such a tiny space.

keychange

Oh ok. I tend to be a bit of an overleafer anyway; I just wasn’t sure if mf called for several tsp in one cup or not…because you never know.

Sil

1 Tablespoon is roughly 3 tsps, depending on your tablespoon and your teaspoons..

Angrboda

I would say it’s significantly overleafed. If I was making it, I’d use one teaspoon for that amount of water and steep it only 2-3 minutes and less than boiling. I find in general that flavoured teas give me the best result if I make them the same temperature as I would an oolong, so it’s been ages since I’ve steeped a flavoured with boiling (on purpose).

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drank Choconut Oolong by DAVIDsTEA
463 tasting notes

Flavours are not balanced well. The licorice is far too strong. The chocolate notes are quite bitter and dilute.There is something very artificial and chemical-tasting. I am a person who generally really enjoys licorice. The tasty aroma of the dry leaf does not translate into the flavour

Thanks to Kittenna for sharing her sample with me!

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 4 min, 30 sec 3 tsp 8 OZ / 248 ML
Kittenna

Interesting – I think I would have enjoyed it without the licorice-sweet aftertaste.

Raritea

I agree. It didn’t really fit in with the overall flavour profile.

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