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drank Black Cherry Matcha by Red Leaf Tea
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Go go Black Cherry! I have to say right off the bat that this might be my favourite fruit flavoured matcha so far. Given the intensity of the Pear matcha, I was a little worried about the strength of this matcha when I received it.

My matcha order was the following:
Size : Small
Matcha Quality: Starter (Basic Grade)
Flavor: Robust

I shouldn’t have been worried! While in the Pear, the intensity was too much – in the black cherry it’s perfect! When I first opened the package it smelled like cherry…the kind of cherry that is in those red suckers you get as a child from the doctor for a good visit :) First up for THIS matcha was a morning smoothie! I tossed in a frozen banana, some milk and ice and blended it up! I was a bit concerned that the banana might alter the taste too much but this matcha was strong enough!

After blending the cherry becomes rich and less like those child’s suckers and more like actual cherries. It’s funny because I know a bunch of people sweeten their match but it’s never occurred to me to do that. I’m glad though because so far none of the matchas I’ve tried from Red Leaf have needed any sweetening. I REALLY like this matcha. I’m a little curious as to how this would blend with the Cola matcha – I may be adventurous enough to try that some time. I’m also a little happy because while I enjoyed the pear – it was a bit artificial and strong for me and the berry was a melange of flavours. This matcha is straight up, one intense flavour POW! Without being TOOOOO strong :)

Buy it here: http://www.redleaftea.com/matcha-tea/black-cherry-matcha.html

Donna A

After your description, I’m definitely getting this next. Yesterday it was down to black cherry or macadamia nut, and I got the latter, which I’m sure I’ll love.

Sil

Im a fan of this one. I’m curious as to how it compares to the other 2? cherry blends they have so I many order one of the others as well :)

Helena

It’s not on Amazon.com yet just so you guys know :D

Sil

Helena – Yeah neither is the cookies and cream :P RedLeaf hasn’t yet told me how they want me to handle that so I’ll keep checking back from time to time so that I can do that for them at some point

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Donna A

After your description, I’m definitely getting this next. Yesterday it was down to black cherry or macadamia nut, and I got the latter, which I’m sure I’ll love.

Sil

Im a fan of this one. I’m curious as to how it compares to the other 2? cherry blends they have so I many order one of the others as well :)

Helena

It’s not on Amazon.com yet just so you guys know :D

Sil

Helena – Yeah neither is the cookies and cream :P RedLeaf hasn’t yet told me how they want me to handle that so I’ll keep checking back from time to time so that I can do that for them at some point

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