7144 Tasting Notes

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Another tea from this morning. this one is malty but not sweet…with just a little astringency. a decent enough cup of tea, but nothing i need to re-order.

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drank Yu Lu Yan Cha Black by Verdant Tea
7144 tasting notes

this tea confuses me. one day it’s all sweet potato….another day it’s a smokey delicious tea bomb of YAY! Today there was no smoke…just like the other day. But i’m not insane, there were smokey notes the last few times…just not this time haha

keychange

You sure you’re not tealucinating? ;)

Sil

haha

caile

Haha, maybe we’re all tealucinating! :)

Angrboda

Sounds like you’ve got yourself a chameleon tea there. I’ve had a few of those. Very difficult to get a grip on, but usually extremely good once grip has been got.

keychange

I need me some tealucinagins!

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drank Irish Cream Matcha by Red Leaf Tea
7144 tasting notes

oy..i have some catching up to do and very little desire to do it since i’m tired and just want to go to bed. I had this in the morning, since i’m still trying to get around to having some match every day…or close to it. :) I enjoyed this one, though i’m still thinking about tiramisu. This has a smooth, delicious irish creamy taste to it. My sample is distinctive, but i think it would probably be best as a Robust flavouring. As usual, i had this as a latte. It was the perfect start to my morning. no sweetener necessary for this one, though with a pinch of sugar the taste popped just a little :)

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drank Vanilla Citrus Spice by Verdant Tea
7144 tasting notes

Again, still not much to add about this tea beyond the fact that I am still loving it. No sipdowns today i expect since i’m not really in the mood for tea tonight but i DID receive an awesome package from my dear swedish chef, which means i’m back up in numbers. However, it gives me fun things to try out over the week and on the weekend! haha

Final Count: 158

Fjellrev

Glad the BJÖRKENBUNTEN made it to your door. :)

Terri HarpLady

This blend has really grown on me.

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Since the BBB Box is soon to be on it’s way back to me, I need to get cracking on the teas that were sent to me during the last round. This is one of three teas that Terri included as her offerings.

I forgot to make notes on this one today and it’s from eaaarly this morning. I vaguely remember this been a fairly smooth tasting tea with a slight..fruity note? Not taiwanese black fruity, but there was a hint there. I’ll take better notes next time! i did enjoy it though terri :)

Terri HarpLady

Glad to hear it! I DO need to get my act together & get that box on it’s way to you.

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drank Watermelon Xylophone by Butiki Teas
7144 tasting notes

Another cold brew while watching Rush with my other half.

Final count: 148

Preparation
Iced 8 min or more

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had this cold.

Preparation
Iced 8 min or more
Anna

I’m sort of mesmerized by the fact this has -1 comments at this point. Will I nudge it up to 0?

Sil

haha

__Morgana__

How does that even happen?

Anna

…and that’s exactly what happened! Wow. Now there are four actual comments, and the post is labaled as having three comments. SPOOKY.

Anna

“labaled”. Really, Anna? REALLY.

Kittenna

-1 comments? How what huh???? :P I see the discrepancy too.

Kittenna

Also, JEALOUS of the tea. But… I may have some of my own from… someone… gosh I have too much tea.

Sil

Kitenna, check. If not I have extra ican. Share

Kittenna

I thiiiink Roswell Strange gave me some. I’ll check. And if she did, I totally have already drank a cup too, over Christmas while I wasn’t logging.

Anna

Also this is sort of a badass tasting note. ‘Had this cold. Ice cold.

Sil

lol anna haha

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not in the mood to write tasting notes and be called out for how i do it.had this.

AnnaEA

? I like your notes. I hope everything’s okay.

__Morgana__

Me too? (Puzzled look.)

Sil

Chalk it up to me likely being overly sensitive…and coming down with something. there is always tomorrow… :)

boychik

Some ppl are very precise. Ignore;)

OMGsrsly

Nooo! Don’t get sick! :(

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drank Tiramisu Matcha by Red Leaf Tea
7144 tasting notes

oh man. i did NOT think that i was going to like this as much as i am. I pulled this together as a quick pick me up latte today as part of my “have a matcha latte every day until it’s gone” thing that i’m doing. No sugar needed. I’m using distinctive flavouring and because I want to make sure Cavocorax gets to try this, i only used 1 tsp for 2 cups of milk, when it’s usually 2-3 for 2 cups haha.

Not only does this smell heavenly but it tastes delicious. I actually dislike tiramisu, because of the texture…so i can usually only get through a few bites before i give up. This? i could drink often…. sooo yummy!

Roswell Strange

Sounds awesome! :)

MissB

Wow. So the flavor minus the texture?

Sil

exactly :) there is some of this coming out west for you guys to try

Cavocorax

Awww. Thank you! I can’t wait to try this one!

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drank Queen of the Hill by Sloane Tea Company
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A pretty average assam – every time i drink it, i can’t help but think of the price people are paying to have this one. It’s Sloane’s most expensive tea (or was at the time) and it’s so very much not worth it. It’s a decent enough tea, but for the price i can think of a ton others that i’d by first. I won’t be restocking this when it’s done but i’ll enjoy drinking it well enough.

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