5941 Tasting Notes
I hate it when reviews disappear. I pulled this one out to be my puerh for today after reading misslena’s tasting note on special dark. :) I haven’t had this one in a long while so i figured it was time to work on my sample of this, especially if i place a mandala order for special dark! I’ll be drinking this most of today and that suits me just fine. My little turtle needs more tea love and this is a great tea. I’d say it’s a toss up on any given day whether i’ll love this or special dark most :)
dexter sent this one on to me and since it was a HUGE quantity, i’m going to inflict..er i mean share, the rest of this with the other girls :) Esp now that i’ve tried this both as a regularly brewed tea and a latte. Truth be told the latte was better but it just doesn’t have the strength to it and that deep root beer flavour that i get from the david’s tea black version. A decent cup, but not a favourite :) thanks for letting me try this dexter!
Final Count: 118 so yay for that! Maybe today i can get another 3 in…
another one from yesterday. I’ve been hoarding this tea because it’s my favourite pineapple tea and i can’t get it anymore. :( I WILL drink it slowly, but it’s locked away in a tin and a metal overflow box because everytime i opened my cupboard i could smell the delicious pineapple taunting me and willing em to drink it. Yesterday it was my treat for a very long night of staying awake for work. And it was amazing and delicious and everything i love about pineapple tea. thank you stacy!!
not crazy about this one…but then i didn’t expect to be. there’s a slight bitterness to this cup and floral notes in the background. this is more fruity than muscat tasting… it’s sort of like apricot? i guess? sort of that vague fruity note that i get sometimes…never comes across as a specific for me. overall…“meh”
this is the sort of keemun i don’t love. This is a fruity, plum sort of keemun. For me, this results in a weird after taste drinking this. I’m glad i compared it against what-cha’s other offering since if this one was the one i’d tried, i don’t know that i’d have ever risked the other one. If you like fruity sorts of teas…this would be a keemun for you. It’s just not for me!
Another sample from my what-cha order. This keemun says “caramel aroma and taste” I’m not sure i’m getting that unless i think really hard about it. Most people would probably find this one to be on the smokey side, though not extremely so. This is the sort of keemun that i add maple syrup to! However, this has a nice smooth body to it, and i’m enjoying it today. I’d be curious to compare this one to teavivre’s offering but sadly my cupboard is all out of that currently heh