7475 Tasting Notes
Delicious cup of this today. I am enjoying having some of my older teas today since i don’t really have the focus today for puerh. At least this way i’m exploring some of my older teas while also getting through some of my samples. I am starting to get through some of my straight teas as well, so i pulled a new one to try next week from me "recently purchased but not yet open box. Still have a ways to go to get to my Feb goal though. Today this cup is just smooth and old. i can’t really do it justice today but i’m super glad i was able to have a cup during some downtime at work so i could just sit with it.
oooh. so this one? kinda like a spicy oolong. No chocolate or real sweetness here, just a deecnt tea base that’s spicey…and i can pick out the oolong notes. I can live without tiny marshmallows but where is my chocolate? I’ll have to add some cacao nibs or shells to this and see if that works better for me.
special tea this morning. My other half splurged on this tea when we went to paris for me. I ADORE the white tea (yes white tea…) in this line and so he wanted to pick that one up along with the black tea for me to try. I don’t pull this one out of the cupboard often – i probably should more often, but when i do, it’s delicious. malty, spicy, fruity…just delicious.
Also had this one later in the afternoon. Figured i should intersperse my tea samples with other teas that i enjoy to give my taste buds a break. It also looks like i get to go another round tomorrow with any luck as no one is working in the office tomorrow so there’s no reason for me to also go in. yaaaay! I do enjoy this version from the NEW 52 teas. It’s a different tea than the one i fell in love with but that’s not a bad thing here. A better base tea and this one is much creamier and more cheesecake while the first version was more pumpkin and spice.
Picked this one up at the toronto tea festival without trying it, based solely on the smell of the dry leaves – vanilla and coconut. So glad i took this chance. so good. I am a fan of this one, as long as i can finish it up before the coconut goes rancid. it’s smooth, creamy and there’s a good balance of vanilla and coonut – neither one truly overpowering the other. for a white tea, i’m happy with this one :)
sample from omgsrsly
This one is a pretty mellow sort of smooth and easy puerh. I’ve been drinking this one most of the day off and on. it doesn’t have a lot going on, but sometimes you just want a tea that can sit and hang out with you and not require all your focus an attention. enjoyable. thanks omgsrsly.