93 Tasting Notes

drank Mothers little helper by DAVIDsTEA
93 tasting notes

My kitty was run over tonight. I found him as I got home. He was a really amazing cat and friend. I miss him terribly.

Uniquity

That’s terrible, I’m so sorry!

caile

On no, I’m so sorry!

sren

Thank you. :(

Nichole/CuppaGeek

Oh my! I am so sorry!

Nicole/Tea-Historic

Oh no. So sorry to hear that. :(

sren

Thanks. He was so awesome— one of those one in a million cats. He liked to drink tea with me and with each new cup he would remind me of his turn for a dot of cream. Our whole family is grieving.

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A white pu’erh? Sounds exciting. To me it tastes like a bolder cup of quality white tea. Not grassy but sunny with a hint of fruit underneath. Not intriguing though. I think perhaps more experienced white and pu’erh tea drinkers would appreciate this more than I do.

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This is a very herbaceous tea— aroma is juniper and thyme. Lemon balm helps to balance the flavor, and it really does taste as billed, “a walk in the woods.” Once again a very intellectually interesting tea from AU. What I am realizing is that it doesn’t hit the notes that I am looking for in a black tea— what I am missing is the tea itself. I haven’t found any of the AU teas uninteresting but have only reordered one flavor (Staring at the Sea). I think AU has a great concept and will definitely check out their fall collection, so we’ll see.

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drank Dolomite by August Uncommon Tea
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Very very floral, jasmine dominates. Almond remains confined to the aroma. First steep leaves my tongue feeling unpleasantly fuzzy.

Second steep still too floral for me… not my cup of tea.

Liquid Proust

This sounds like something that would be fun to make!

sren

I should send you the rest of it!

Liquid Proust

I have been meaning to try their teas… BUT… I may have over 7lbs of tea… then again, I do drink steep about 30-40g a day :)

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drank Bai Hao Yin Zen by David's Tea
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Finally broke into this one and YUM! What I love is that it is butter and almonds without being too sweet. Tastes like walking into my favorite French bakery. So happy!

Flavors: Almond, Butter, Pastries

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drank Vanille by Dammann Freres
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Hmmm this is a nice vanilla black, and I haven’t had a tea from DF yet that I don’t like, but it doesn’t stand out as memorable. Other DF flavors, especially those with red fruits and Bourbon (wow so good!), have spoiled me and set a very high bar for DF. I have noticed that I don’t tend to appreciate straight vanilla teas as much but vanilla bean is my favorite ice cream, so I am always surprised.

Marzipan

My husband loves this one, he says it tastes like a vanilla cookie to him.

sren

I really wanted to love this one! :(

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This is extremely smoky, and I am not a fan of smoke flavor, so while I think this tea hits the notes that LP is trying for I am not going to give a rating. It does become appealing for me on steeps 2 and 3 as the smoke recedes and cinnamon is more prominent— it is a really nice warm cinnamon. I’d be interested to see what else LP could do in another blend with the cinnamon that’s going on here (and is really excellent)without the smoke.

Flavors: Cinnamon, Smoke

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