7674 Tasting Notes

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drank Sunny Citrus by DAVIDsTEA
7674 tasting notes

This was another from last night that i finished up. There’s a package waiting for me in mail jail tonight, so i wanted to get through a few more of my samples. Plus, i still need to figure out what tea i want for free from David’s from last year. This is ok…just not my favourite. Like many of david’s teas, I’m good with just a few cups and then i don’t need any more.

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78
drank Bamboo-Pomelo by TeaGschwendner
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Cold brew of this yesterday since i’m sending the last of this over to Anlina along with a few other treats. Cold brew this has a sweetness to it that i’m not sure i like. I think i prefer this hot brewed, and then cooled if i’m having a cold brew of this. Dropped the rating on this a little because as i’ve had more of it, I like it a little less than i used to, but it’s still a nice tea as i like having herbals in my cupboard.

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73

another from MissB while this one IS a little tart, it’s also very much raspberry. Not my favourite of the bunch, but i’ve been really impressed with how tasty these bagged teas are.

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drank Cool Cactus by DAVIDsTEA
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nope. not for me. had this again today in an attempt to make a decision. Decision made… there’s something going on with these ingredients that leaves a weird taste in my mouth. blech.

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73
drank Ying De Black Tea by Tao Tea Leaf
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MMMM…. Pulled this one out to try today based on the reviews i read yesterday and this one IS a good one. It’s the right balance of malty, sweet and smooth that i really like. aaand work just totally interrupted that. 4 hours later i’m uh… drinking other things lol

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83
drank Zhu Rong Yunnan Black by Verdant Tea
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first tea from this morning…delicious as always esp with a whole wheat bagel with creamcheese and cucumbers. yum!

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drank Key Lime by DAVIDsTEA
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Another that i picked up the other day from David’s. Surprisingly, i really like this one. it is a pretty good lime flavoured tea without having that bitterness i don’t like. win!

Final Count: 86

VariaTEA

This or Lime Gelato?

Sil

hmmm tough call. this is like key lime… lime gelato is creamier? i like both..but i’d have to do a side by side heh

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drank Sunny Citrus by DAVIDsTEA
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haha sooo brewing this one at home, i don’t like it as much as the sample i had in store, but i certainly don’t dislike it as much as some. there’s a taste on the back end of it though, that i’m not loving. oh well, at least i only have a little bit left. gotta love being able to have 10g samples :)

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in SHARP contrast to the other nasty cup i had..this one is actually quite pleasant for a bagged tea. I don’t get a lot of rhubarb from this one but the blackcurrant and vanilla is nice for a bagged tea. Certainly nicer than a lot of the teas we have out here in bagged for, that’s for sure! thanks again missB!

Ubacat

The box is pretty.

Suziqzer

I think rhubarb would be a difficult flavor to master in tea.

Sil

stacy did it..with my tea

Suziqzer

Well Stacy is just awesome! Wish she would change her mind & keep selling tea, even if just a few blends as she had time.

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drank Mango & Strawberry by Twinings
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another from missB and this one is like sticking my mouth into a vat of potpourri…and then finding the strawberry as i’m spitting out leaves. Gross. lol

Dexter

Ewwwwwwww…..

Suziqzer

Yikes! I’ve seen some blends that look like potpourri… I would hate to experience a tasting of them.. Gross!

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So no real clue what to write about myself here. A friend got me into drinking loose tea and it’s something I thoroughly enjoy though I have nowhere near the experience that many folks on the boards seem to have.

My other interests are cycling, reading, board games, disney cruises, world of warcraft and dancing – in no particular order. I love travelling and am currently working on trying to get my other half to as many place in the world as possible.

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