8166 Tasting Notes
i’m going to hold off on rating this because i accidentally over steeped this a little. And by a little…i really mean a little. and it’s awful. lol virtually undrinkable. i’m guessing it’s really all my fault because my swedish chef didn’t find this awful. Soooo jury can remain out on this one for now haha
strangely i haven’t logged this before now, though i have had it before. Overall this is a pretty average every day sort of tea. It’s nothing to knock my socks off but it’s nothing i’d turn down either. I really should try this gaiwan style though to see if that will coax anything else out of this one. hmmm…
Another one from my swedish chef! After having this one today, i feel like maybe i’ll use the last of this to try it steeped in milk. I think the vanilla in this one really helps to make the cinnamon feel like a creamy delicious tasting cinnamon bun sort of tea rather than a ZOMG CINNAMON HEART tea ") I am quite enjoying this one :)
Another tea from the swedish chef. Note to anyone drinking this – drink it hot. don’t let it cool. I really liked this when i was drinking it shortly after brewing it. It had a unique sort of flavour going on that peaked my interest. Sadly i got distracted with doing actual work and before i noticed it, it had cooled. when cooled it has a weird floral cinnamon taste with a bit of bitter something on the side. Hot it was cinnamon and cardamon and cloves and yummy. This would be something i’d think about restocking in small quantities in the winter :) so thank you swedish chef! :)
soooo funny story about this one. While i was drinking it i kept muttering to myself about there being no strawberry in this.. and how can this be chocolate strawberry… chocolate coconut caramel sure..but strawberry??? then i came over to write my tasting note and realised i’d been drinking chocolate caramel..not sure why i had strawberries in my head lol
This was another tea from my swedish chef. she’s mine now..in case you weren’t aware. :) There will likely be a few more today as i try to get through some samples and try things. I like this one a bunch but for me, there was for sure a coconut taste hanging out in the background. It didn’t ruin things for me but it kept me from fully enjoying the chocolate caramel…still pretty good though!
oh terri. you make my harp sing..you make everything…grrooooovy. (yes i know what the proper lyrics are…)
i LOVE this tea. It was so just the thing i needed today. I brewed it western style and was drinking it while working and totally hit the bottom of the mug asap because it was so darn delicious. Plus, the leaves make me happy…they’re like little golden yellow pine needles. mmm this is so wonderfully malty and cocoa-y and just exactly what i needed while i was drinking it this morning.
sipdown on this one! I’ve been drinking it most of the morning. this is a smooth tasting puerh that is slightly hoppy but mostly just really tasty haha. It reminds me a little of the puerh from manadal i really love – not so much in how it tastes but in how it feels. yeah…feels lol this doesn’t leave my mouth dry and for those who are just starting to enjoy puerhs, this isn’t earthy or muchroomy (at least to me…) and it’s lighter tasting that some of my favourites.