1405 Tasting Notes
I swear, every time I think I can finally get back to writing tasting notes, new and busy things start to happen. Grrr.
But! We shall try again today!
Cup of the morning. We’re entering the season when I drink tea when I can, as most of the day its too hot to even consider a hot beverage. Do what you can!
Cranberry tea is something I really like. I like the tartness, it feels quite fresh. Fresh is goot, when you are sweating by 7:30 a.m.
I have a slower morning on Wednesdays, so I can brew a tea with less “pep” to it. Capri is that tea.
This is so creamy! I can never quite work out which of the elements are the ones that make it so lush and creamy. Its very good.
I’ve got some cupboard catch up to do! In my busy weekend I did some sipdowns, and need to catch up the ol’ cupboard.
Its doubly exciting, to see the number go down, as when I’ve got myself down to fourty teas, I can start to buy again, as long as I’m doing it very thoughtfully. We’re getting there!
Goodness! I’ve been very busy, so much so that there has been hardly any time to drink tea, much less write about it. I really hope things are settling down.
This was my ultra quick cup this morning. As always, a dependable and easy cup of tea to make. Its nothing that inspires poems, but its a treat on a busy Monday morning.
Lupicia is determined for me to try this. I’ve somehow ended up with about five sample sachets of this one.
In the sachet t smells rather tropical. This is slightly worrying, as I don’t particularly care for tropical, but I think no one does fruit flavors better than Lupicia, so I’m willing to try.
Aaaaand….. Its kinda bland? Maybe my samples have not aged well. I’ve got more to work on, so I can refine the opinion.
Ah thank goodness, I’ve got internet again! Turns out, my neighbors, who are landscaping, accidentially cut open my cable, so that needs to have replaced. But they’ve patched me through for now. Huzzah!
In tea news, I still can’t make up my mind about this tea. Its a black tea, but you’d almost not know it. Its so delicate, so gentle. I’m torn. Fortunatly I’ve got a lot of the tea, so I’ve got a while to make up my mind.
I’m not sure I had enough of this for the size of the pot I used today, but it was still a nice blend.
This time the cashew note was much stronger than the plum. I love cashews, so thats alright.
Its a tea that I don’t really have a firm opinion on. Pleasant, but not exceptional? But very enjoyable.
Sipdown! So I have no time to refine my opinion of this. Alas, poor Plum Compote and Cashew cake, we knew ye so little.
I remember this from the last time Lupicia sent me this as a sample. Oh boy, in the sachet the strawberry smell is perfect, with a coco note that is quite strong.
Brewed this effect is lost. Its a lightly chocolate, lightly strawberry tea. Nothing to write home about.
Drat! I wish the liquid could cash the smells checks.