4875 Tasting Notes
Yeah. that’s right. I DESPISE YOU SPRINKLES! I really can’t stand the sorts of additions to teas that add nothing to them. Tea is pretty enough on it’s on without adding crappy artificial sprinkles and stars and lucky charms into the mix. sigh
So this tea? Doesn’t really remind me of grapefruit at all. Now, for perspective, i love the grapefruit dragon that Stacy created. I have no doubt that somewhere out there, another grapefruit tea exists that isn’t a dragonwell base that might be almost as delicious as Stacy’s Dragonwell.
This tea? it’s not it. It’s got a weird limey orange smell to it that makes my nose wrinkle up in disgust, and the taste is this weird citrus like flavour that turns my stomach. I do not like, though maybe cold brewed it would be better? maybe?
So the nice thing about splitting try me packs 3 ways is that it’s pretty much enough for 2-3 normal people cups or 1 of my cups since that’s all i really want, and can then leave the “extra” for the other 2 people heh. So today, i’m trying to go through the last of the della terra teas we split three ways. I guess technically these are all sipdowns except they’re more like “haha i didn’t have to add this tea to my cupboard” :)
I suspect this tea would make a decent cold brew. Hot? It’s not too shabby. What i like most about it, is the lack of stupid candy, sprinkles or other assorted crap that della adds to their teas that drive me batty. I’m not getting much in the way of kiwi in this – it’s largely a mango, passionfruit tea. However, i think this would truly shine as a cold brew.
190! Sip down!
Woot woot! Of course there will be teas added shortly increasing that back up again but at least now I feel like my cupboard is under control. Now to spend some time drinking up my larger bags of tea. May have to do a butiki week or marriage freres week lol
Still digging this one. Ill likely keep at least one of Della Terra’s rooibos blends in the cupboard permanently. :)
Sipdown! On our way out for board games and relaxing tonight and I packed up the last of this and my lime chiffon to complete my sip downs. Haha. Wish I could have brought more tea with me but my travel mugs will have to do.
This one is keeping me warm on the subway ride and making me dream of summer with fresh fruits and delicious sunshine…yes sunshine is delicious! :)
IB – this is actually pretty tasty cold brewed, plus the coluor’s awfully pretty, a pale pink :) Totally running late for getting out of the house today so incoming tasting notes while we’re in transit but yeah. I still prefer this hot, but cold it’s a nice refreshing glass of tea as well. I like how the cilantro and mango come out a bit more in the cold.
SIPDOWN! thanks to whatshesaid for letting me try this one. Still on the hunt for a perfect caramel tea but it was nice to cross this one off my list. It also confirms my suspicion that i’m not a huge fan of kusmi tea bases since most of their teas that i’ve tried i’ve been feeling pretty “meh” about.
SIPDOWN! ok seriously? as a hot brew this tea kind of sucks. However as a cold brew??? YUMMY! it’s totally like a lime mojito sans alcohol. If my rating were based solely on the cold brew, it’d likely be a 75+ but i’m not going to change it since hot, it’s a disappointment. Cold it’s got the limey tang that kicks in with the mint and YUM!