450 Tasting Notes

47

0.5 tbsp for 375 ml

Slight biterness. Punchy wheat-like flavour.

Thanks Indigobloom for sharing!

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

I’ll get you to like a black one of these days LOL

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58

0.65 tbsp from 1 pre-prepared teabag for 188 ml of water

Good flavour combination. Thin mouth-feel. Peppermint flavour at the forefront with trailing mild cocoa flavour. Hint of lavender. I think the vanilla gives it a bit of a sweetness but the actual flavour is difficult to detect.

Preparation
Boiling 6 min, 0 sec

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51

1.5 tbsp for 375 ml

Dilute-tasting. Good mix of spice. Slight medicinal tinge. Possibly too many different flavours in this one.

Preparation
Boiling 6 min, 30 sec
Sil

tell your sister to get her butt to france NAO and send us tea from the o dor back NAO..

Indigobloom

Oh nooooos! :/

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64

Very perfume-y in aroma and flavour. Black tea flavour is mild.

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87
drank Ruby Pie by Butiki Teas
450 tasting notes

1.5 tbsp for 375 ml

Straw-like black tea taste in forefront. Strawberry and graham cracker flavours mingle at end the sip. A bit bitter at the end of the cup.

Thanks Sil for sharing with me!

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

i see you’ve been inspired to DRINK your darn teas lol

JustJames

must admit i’m looking forward to trying this one at some point =0)

Sil

james… for serious… you haven’t tried this one yet?!?!?

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72
drank With Open Eyes by Butiki Teas
450 tasting notes

0.5 tbsp for 200ml

Extremely mineral tasting- I felt like I was drinking a carbonated beverage. The strawberry is mild in flavour, more apparent in the aroma. The ginger is very faint. There is a baked-goods note; like a pastry on the roof of my mouth in the aftertaste. As the tea cools the strawberry flavour becomes a bit more punchy.

Thanks to Sil for letting me try some!

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

yay for you drinking it before 2014 :P

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drank Lemon Cardamom Chun Mee by 52teas
450 tasting notes

1 tbsp for 375 ml

Smokey hints. Light lemon flavour. Green tea flavour is oceanic-mineral. The cardamom flavour is not overly apparent. There may have been some flavour lost due to age.

I will not give this an official rating because I don’t really like lemon-green tea and because I’ve had this one around for so long. I received this in my 52teas 12 days of tea box last year.

Rating: 78

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

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69
drank Grand Amour by Nina's Paris
450 tasting notes

1.25 tbsp for 375 ml

Black tea base is smooth with a delightful straw-like note. Fruity notes are more present in the aroma than the flavour. There is a bit of a sweetness.

Thanks to Nina’s Paris for the sample!

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 2 min, 0 sec

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76

1 tbsp for 262 ml

Light sugary plum-pear flavour. Well-balanced with the spinach taste of the green tea

Preparation
175 °F / 79 °C 1 min, 0 sec

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drank Sakurambo by Lupicia
450 tasting notes

1 tbsp for 300 ml

Preparation
Boiling 2 min, 30 sec

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