5583 Tasting Notes
SIPDOWN! turns out this was on my shopping list of teas to try which i noticed this afternoon so thank you terri for knocking one off that list even though i didn’t realise it the first time i had it :) Still a really enjoyable cup of tea. It’s unassuming but delicious and found a way to have me drink it up right quickly when i had it.
Another sipdown for the day! Had a giant mug of this in the afternoon to try and clear out some of the “spicier” and smellier teas in my cupboard. I quiet like this, though i do admit that i picked out the star anise from my cup :) Not sure if i’d ever pick this up again mostly because there are so many other teas to try and so little time in the day. But it was a tasty cup of tea for this afternoon :)
sipdown! no count down here though until the end of the day since i’ll be gaining teas and hopefully losing some before the day is out.
this was another sample from terriharplady (getting sooo close to finally getting through all your teas terri!) and while this one is a tasty cup of black goodness, it leaves my mouth feeling really dry at the end of the sip, which i’m not overly a fan of today. this would likely be a tasty cup of tea with milk and sugar to help combat the dryness in my mouth. still though, a decent cup of goodness this morning…
Edit: 1800 tasting notes..that much closer to 2k before my first year steepsterversary is up haha
…and another 52 teas i needed to get around to actually trying since it’s been in my cupboard for a bit. I loved black currant bai mu dan from frank at one point and then got tired of the taste. This one is close in flavour profile to that one but has a bit lighter taste to it and is more “juicy” or fruitier. I think i prefer this one, though i don’t have to have either in my cupboard permanently. I think that i’ll likely try cold brewing this as it seems to me this would be a tasty cold brew. :)
In addition to doing some sipdowns today after organising my cupboard to get it under control and find the small sipdowns hiding out, i set a mini goal of trying all of the 52 teas that i haven’t yet tried that are in my cupboard and getting through the chai’s that are in my cupboard that i’m going to want to drink less and less as it warms up.
So shamrock tea! i’m drinking you! I actually like this one a bunch. For a MINT tea, it’s pretty good. The vanilla helps to dial back the intensity of the mint a bunch so it doesn’t taste like you’re drinking toothpaste. :) I don’t often want just mint tea, but this will be nice on days when i DO want a straight up mint tea and i could possible blend this with other teas to experiment a bit :)
SIPDOWN! (274 though all my tea is currently spread out on my table so that i can re-organize and make sure nothing’s been missed in my cupboard and that will change with the teas i’m getting tomorrow from raritea and kittenna).
It feels good to be getting through some of my kally teas. They’re not “old” as nothing in my cupboard is more than 7 months old, tops. But they’ve been around longer than some teas so i’m trying to pay a bit more attention to them. That’ll be the last time i order that much tea in those quantities in one go lol though i have to say at least they were economical so i can’t complain too much :)
Enjoy this one quite a bit as far as rooibos goes. Flavour is a little on the weaker side for what i like but it’s still tasty :)