547 Tasting Notes
This was a sample in my last order. Thank you Lauren
Well…. this isn’t really my jam. It is a little like bathroom cleaner flavor to me. The grassy/lemony smell just doesn’t really do it for me. I am always thankful for samples like this b/c they usually are teas I wouldn’t pick for myself. Sometimes I fall in love, other times it is a miss and I am glad to get to try without having to spend a lot of money.
I receieved this in QueenOfTarts stash sale. Thank you!
The flavor is great in this, but I want MORE. Like in your face more. It is like drinking slightly flavored tea. See its all about that base, about that base, no treble. … I want more from the base. I want it to be deep and cocoa-y and then have this awesome banana flavor sitting on top. So this one gets a meh from me. The flavor is perfect just very weak.
Consistently a great travel cup. I am drinking this with milk today and it is awesome! I am not sure what I love about this blend but it rocks. Strong, bold cup that is easy to modify with more/less water. I think I will wait until my sachets of 30th Anniversary are depleted before ordering more of this. I have started just taking H&S sachets when I travel. Less stress, easier to pack, and still great cups of tea.
This is pretty delicious. I really like the pumpkin in this and the spice works. It isn’t over the top spice. It is light and in the background. The black base works really well with this blend as well. I picked up only a sample of this one because I was a little scare of the base, but it works. A hit.
The first time I tried this tea it was so astringent, I dumped the entire cup. This time I took care to brew for a shorter time period and waited a bit for it to cool before trying it. It is a astringent black tea with hits of fruit. Not my favorite, but it is okay. I think I will try this one iced and see what happens.
I really thought I had reviewed this tea before. Oh well. I had this tea this weekend while staying at a friends house near Gong Fu Tea Shop. I had an ounce of this in my collection early in my tea exploration and loved it. I had it again this weekend and loved it again. I hope over the holidays I am able to get to Gong Fu to get some of this and Pacific Breeze. This is creamy and sweet and for me it blended really well with the base. I found a splash of milk helped take out the slight astringency from the base.
Good afternoon for a large cup of Marsala Chai. I have had this in my collection for a little while. I think I have had some of it before, but it didn’t stand out as a favorite. I am enjoying it today, but it definitely isn’t my favorite chai. It is heavy on the anise seed for me. There is a good balance between base tea and spice, but I would like to see a few other spices take the stage more so than the anise seed.
Finishing off my last cup of this tea that has been in my cupboard for almost 2 years. It is actually a really good cup. I am not sure why I neglected it. To be honest if I were to order from Adagio again I would pick up another sample pouch. It has a good base and the hazel nut flavoring is strong and well done. This holds up really well to milk and sugar and I think it would be fun to mix this tea with other flavors. I will keep this on on my wish list.
Purple tea! Yep this is the tea that got me interested in sharing LP’s Yunnan Sourcing Order. Thank you!
It was a little odd pouring purple tea out of my gaiwan. For some reason I just thought the tea would be purple and not the brew. I expected this tea to be malty. It was not. It was very floral without the vegital notes that you normally get in green oolongs. The way I brewed this lent to it being slightly bitter as well. I enjoyed being able to get to try this unique tea, but I am not sure it was one for me.