885 Tasting Notes
Today I can really taste the white chocolate in it, which is welcome and delicious.
A successful day! My meeting with the head of the major arts organization near by (specifically education and outreach, which is what I want to do), went very well. I am going to write her a thank you card, and thank her. There are a bunch of potential really awesome things that I could help out with, and get my foot in the door of that industry. Yay.
So celebratory tea!
I feel, due to the unsealed nature of the S&V tea containers, that I should sip them down fairly quickly. And I havnt felt an overwhelming desire to hord them, so sipping down I will go.
I am still tasting cocounut. What on earth? Why? Gah. Coconut. I do not care for coconut. Where is the promised caramel and custard? Hmmm.
Ah. This is the only one of the teas that JustJames sent to me that I had tried before, and I was eager to brew it up again.
This is so complex, so many glorious layers to it, with the caramel lurking under the lush currant flavor. Its a beautiful tea.
Its going to be a busy day. I’ve got an interview with the lady who runs the local arts center (not a job interview, but an informational meeting), so Ineed to be ready and sharp.
This tea is putting me into a delightful zen-ness, which will help in my morning preparations.
Thank you James, for letting me try this again!
Hmm. Nope. I am not overly impressed with this one. It might be my problem, and not the tea. I’m getting a little cinnamon, but no apple. Its not the cup of pie I was hoping for.
My reaction to nearly all teas that I’m on the fence with is “I will tinker!” and I play around with steep time an leaf amount, to try to find the proper steep. So I will play along with this tea, and see what comes of it.
What is this? What is it! I got this as a sample when I visted Lupicia last month, but its all in Japanese! And the website does not have it, that I can find.
It smells sort of like a hazelnut chocolate. Hmm. A pretty nice smell, too. And it tastes just a little bit like a hazelnut hot chocolate.
Does anyone know what this is? Its my only sample of it, so when I’ve sipped it, its gone. I’m curious.