623 Tasting Notes

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Caramel and strawberry notes. Wet autumn leaves. Medium mouthfeel. A hint of mineral taste. Roasted notes.

Thank you to Sil for sharing

Flavors: Autumn Leaf Pile, Caramel, Mineral, Roasted, Strawberry

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

Glad you enjoyed it!

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77
drank Afternoon by Fortnum & Mason
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Plum and fruity tones- almost like a fruitcake in the background. Note of honey sweetness. Barn-y, almost bitter note near the end of the sip. Make me think of copper when I drink it.

Second infusion at 4 minutes with same temperature. The astringency is softened. Still has nice flavour.

Flavors: Barnyard, Fruity, Honey, Plums

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

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74

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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
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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
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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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92

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

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81
drank Choco Chili by Yogi Tea
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Preparation
Boiling 8 min or more

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76
drank Santa's Secret by DAVIDsTEA
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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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92
drank Genmaicha-Matcha by Sebz
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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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78
drank Lime Gelato by DAVIDsTEA
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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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