7609 Tasting Notes
Another one from this morning. Always need a straight tea to get me going in the morning. One more week to reach my sipdown goal for february so i need to pay attention to my smaller quantities of teas as well. It’s looking good though since i’ve been good at not really ordering any teas or just picking up enough for a cup or two.
i had this one ages ago – it’s been a busy day getting ready for the week – spent the day making soup (spicy tomato lentil) and then mock lasagne casserole. More south beath friendly recipes that are stupidly good tasting. Pulled this one out for a bit of a break from newer teas. need to get around to drinking up my old ones since there are a few of them, but in large quantities. Silly frenchies need to consider 50g as a standard heh.
i don’t love davids tea…but i’m always willing to try new things. verdict is, that i prefer other puerhs. This one is sweet…not super sweet but enough that the puerh takes a back seat to everything. I prefer it when the puerh is more to the forefront, with the flavour accompanying the tea instead of supplanting it. over all, not a terrible tea but i’d pick up other versions of this tea first.
oh man…if this wasn’t so sweet, it’d be pretty good. I love the pistachio flavour, but then you’re hit with a whole wackload of sweetness, that i suppose it meant to emulate ice cream but just makes this too sweet. It’s also hard to believe that this is a black tea because i don’t really taste the base at all. it’s not as over the top in the sweetness department as the raspberry cream pie thank god, but i would ADORE this if it were less sweet.
I went shopping in my cupboard this morning. I wanted a new black to try and this one ended up getting pulled out. So glad. I need to have this one again tomorrow to really form an opinion but after a couple steeps this morning i am a fan. It’s not a super intense strong black, but it’s got great body to it and has that whole malty, chocolate, fruit thing going on that i love. thank goodness it’s a win, since it’s one of many teas i picked up from bellocq without having ever tried them. yay for wedding presents from tea friends heh
Pulled this one out to start my day. I wanted something delicious as we managed to sleep in today. I’ve got some errands to run and no energy to do so…then it’s board games tonight and we start sitting rental dog for a couple days tomorrow as well. I like that this one has a lovely base to complement the other things going on in this brew. it always reminds me of being outside. so good.
Another one from last night. Thankfully i have a little more to give this one another try. From what i recall last night – there is a LOT of sugar in this one. You know it’s bad when the second ingredient in the list is cane sugar….followed by white chocolate. and then pink sugar mix. IE. diabetics beware. it makes me sad though because this one had the most potential for deliciousness….instead it was more sweet than tangy raspberry and the brew turns into a slightly shiny, weird watery looking thing. Not a bad tea, as i did drink it but again, i won’t need more of this beyond my 10g or whatever i picked up.
Final Count: 113 (because i picked up a couple new ones)
ugh. No one has added the new davids teas to the database…and their website doesn’t really have them either so you get what i’ve done for now haha. I picked these up yesterday as motivation to get to my step count. Sadly i pretty much drank this one without really focusing on it last night. It’s more fruit tea than green tea IMO. I quite enjoyed the pinappley, coconut, apple taste that this one had. it might actually be a decent cold brew as well, however i didn’t love it enough to think about going back to pick up more. It was refreshing and tasty but i’m good with my giant mug from last night.