6170 Tasting Notes

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drank Sunshine by Della Terra Teas
6170 tasting notes

gross. ick. no thank you. I’m sure there are folks out there who will love this as a green tropical blend but i pretty much just put the last of the sample i split back into the bag for kittenna so that it’s not in my house anymore lol

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Not overly a fan of this one. It’s sweet and peach like and i guess it could be a good one to have on your cupboard if you want more rooibos non caffeine blends but that’s as far as i’ll go. overall pretty meh.

Ysaurella

even the tea name isn’t appealing at all ! I wish several American brands decide to use more glamorous names :)

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drank Cinnamon Crackle by Della Terra Teas
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soooo no poprocks that i can see or hear. Sadly this tastes like every other cinnamon sort of tea out there. rest of this going into my swap box since i can do without since there are better out there if i REALLY want a cinnamon tea.

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drank Assam by The Tea Spot
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more backlogs though sadly as a result my tasting notes are admittedly kinda of crap. that’s what you get for having a steepster that decides to up and die on the weekend BOOOOOOOOOO!

thanks again to terri for swapping some of this with me. a pretty decent assam over all!

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60

Sipdown!

Tried this cold brew to see if i liked it any better and the final verdict is? not to much. the brew is a bright yellow liquor as a cold brew but there’s a bitterness hiding in it that i can’t get past. oh well.

Preparation
Iced 8 min or more

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60

sipdown!

not a fan of this one. It’s sort of lemony and has a bit of a pepper bite to it, but it’s nothing amazing or wonderful.

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drank Thé des Amants by Le Palais des Thes
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alright let’s see if steepster is going to cooperate and let me backlog. Sipdown on this one and thanks again to ysaurella for the lovely swap. I quiet enjoy this one, though maybe not as much as some of the others that were shared with me. the cinnamon, ginger and vanilla play very nicely together.

Ysaurella

totally agree on this one – nice but not a keeper – this is often my opinion with most of the teas from Palais des Thés – complicated to play in the same garden with MF or DF blends…

Sil

it seems that way. MF and DF are so very wonderful…

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76

Steepster is the suck today. Totally not cooperating with me. Sipdown! Loving the smokiness of this one and I’m so glad i got to try it. Thank you Terri!

Cavocorax

It’s so difficult today. :| I just want to read and comment and I’m having so much trouble. Doesn’t Steepster know I’m trying to procrastinate?

Nicole

completely The Suck.

Nicole

Totally the suck.

Nicole

As we see from duplicate comments… :)

Sil

lol yeah

Cavocorax

You can tell we’re the stubborn few when we’re willing to hit refresh 10+ times just to post a comment or review a tea.

Fuzzy_Peachkin

lol. I’ve been having that problem too. And I hit the button about 10x to get my note up too.

K S

Never give up! Never, never, never!

Kaylee

Me too! I was starting to worry it was my internet…

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drank Chocolate & Strawberry Puer by Lupicia
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mmmm thank you Mercuryhime! for this sample. I don’t have easy access to Lupicia here in canada so i asked for a taste of this when Mercuryhime and i swapped. I’ve been trying to branch out and explore a few flavoured puerhs as well as unflavoured.

I can get behind this one. The puerh isn’t overly strong but it’s much more present than the lsat few david’s tea flavoured puerhs i’ve tried. There is a chocolate taste here that’s quite enjoyable and it balances well with the strawberry flavour. It’s like a creamy chocolate strawberry taste. Actually della could take a page from this one :)

Thanks again mercuryhime!

Mercuryhime

Glad you liked!

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drank Miami Mango by Steep City Teas
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I opted to try this one cold before hot since i had a suspicion this would be a much more enjoyable cold brew. I totally didn’t register that this had hibiscus in it. So i’ll give steep city total props for that! This isn’t a tart hibiscus brew that so often happens when i cold brew blends with hibiscus in them. This is somewhere between mango and peach but as a cold brew i quite like it. Holding off rating it until i get a chance to also try it hot but it’s about an 80 at the moment.

Preparation
Iced 8 min or more

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