7144 Tasting Notes
the more i have this one, the more it reminds me of the ones from fauchon and DF but with a black base…or roasted oolong, i forget which this is lol i don’t think i need this in my cupboard for a while – maybe once i’ve finished the fancy french versions and i get a longing to have that taste again – then i might consider it. :)
Another one from this morning. I think dexter and i got different batches of this tea. Both are tasty, but mine was a little smoother and refined…or something hahaha Either way, still nice o have this back in my cupboard again for a little while. especially since i don’t have a lot of yunnans currently in my cupboard.
noms. Pulled this one out today because i wanted a yunnan. After organising my cupboard yesterday, i need to get cracking on a few more of my samples so that I can feel like things are under control. I think i prefer the version of this one from Yunnan Sourcing that i’ve had before. they’re both good teas, but teh one from YS has a heavier feel in the mouth than this one – which is a little wimpy for me :)
being sick today means drinking weird teas, getting to weigh my cupboard and making a plan for 2016. January = get to 120 teas and 7025g; zero purchases (though that won’t likely happen since the tea festival is jan 31)
I don’t think i’ll pick up more of this later – it’s not bad but it also doesn’t call to me like other herbals. I’ll enjoy finishing it up but then i’ll be good.
first cup from this morning. Really trying to get through some of my older teas, even the limited edition ones so that i’ve got smaller quantities. While i enjoy this offering from Damn fine tea, especially as it aged, it’s not my favourite from them, so i often pull out others before this one. Nothing wrong with it, but i prefer the boldness of their other offerings to this one, which is a less bold tea.