2310 Tasting Notes

91
drank Renegade by T-We Tea
2310 tasting notes

So it’s been a while since I’ve had this one and I went to the T-We website and saw they have some new stuff, I need to go back soon and check out some of their other offerings. :)

Anyway this is a very strong and in your face blend which is why it’s called RENEGADE, I guess! This morning it seems really strong to me, almost a bit like coffee. The cinnamon is very pronounced too… It’s really good and getting me moving today!

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 30 sec

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

87

I got this tea in my latest Della Terra order and really wanted to try it based on some of the other reviews I’ve read.

It definitely smells a lot like a gooey dessert and I’m drinking it as a dessert tea. I’m getting a lot of brown sugar flavor out of this one. Pineapple and cherry are both present but a bit in the background. I’m not getting butter per se but it does seem very cake like. Adding some soymilk seems to have brought the cream flavor forth. I’ll probably finish off the 1 oz. I got in no time.

JC

This sounds good. Specially if the pineapple is not too strong. I love pineapple but for some reason extreme fruity flavors in tea put me off.

Amariel

I really like this one.

TeaBrat

it’s yummy!

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

88

I got this sample from Shelley ages ago and am just getting around to drinking it now.

I followed the recommended steeping instructions and thought I’d first try this plain. It is malty but has a winey note almost like a keemun. The tea is very smooth and without much bitterness at all.

I did end up adding a touch of sugar and some soymilk. As the cup cools I am getting flavors of cocoa and also a bit of a bready flavor. Very flavorful and rich. This is nice! I can see why there are so many positive reviews, I am glad I got the chance to try it.

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 0 sec

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

93
drank Golden Monkey by Vital Tea Leaf
2310 tasting notes

Finally finishing off the rest of this tea I got over a year ago, I really had a small amount and decided to make whole pot of tea, I probably should have used a mug, because this tea is kind of weak, oh well. I think I need to stay at home and drink a lot of tea today because it’s cold and I am feeling like I’m getting sick. We thought the foggy season was almost over here but the fog is baaaaack!

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 0 sec

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

82

This tea is part of the Assam sampler from Upton I got a few months ago. I’m surprised that nobody has added it yet so I went ahead and did it.

This tea got brewed up in the For Life teapot for 3.5 minutes. I already decided to add sugar and soymilk before I got the chance to try it plain. It is malty with a bit of winey-ness, reminds me of your typical Irish breakfast tea which are made of assams as well. Good for the foggy morning we are having.

In my mind it isn’t anything exceptional but this is a good, solid assam.

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 30 sec

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

93

It’s the end to a lovely day – I always liked the regular Paris blend and the decaf Paris is also really nice, especially with a touch of raw cane sugar. good night all!

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

59
drank Momoko by Lupicia
2310 tasting notes

I decided I was going to cold brew this last night and it is pretty good that way, which is fortunate since I didn’t care for it very much when it was hot.

It’s a beautiful sunny day here and it’s also my birthday. yippee!

Preparation
Iced 7 min, 45 sec
KittyLovesTea

Happy Birthday =^_^=

Alreot

Happy Birthday :)

caile

Hope you have a wonderful day!!

JustJames

many happy steppings and a grand year ahead!

Tea Sipper

Happy birthday! hope you have a good one!

TeaBrat

thanks!!!!

Anna

Aw, happy birthday! <3

Tamm

Happy birthday! I hope it was great!

Nicole

happy birfday!

ashmanra

Happy birthday! Make it last a few extra days!

MissLena

Happy bday! Hope it was an excellent day :)

Charles Thomas Draper

Happy Birthday!!

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

70
drank Cassis & Blueberry by Lupicia
2310 tasting notes

Tea of the morning here, this isn’t really a favorite of mine for some reason, I’ve had it for a while and can’t seem to make myself finish the bag. Lupicia recommends making it as an iced tea so maybe I will try that today. It seems a bit medicinal to me. see previous notes if interested.

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 30 sec

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

60
drank BEAU-TEA-FUL SKINCARE by Silk Road
2310 tasting notes

I think they renamed this one as “Tea of Radiant Beauty” but I’m not going to rename it.

This is another tea that I got in Victoria over the summer. Mostly what I taste is lavender, mint and rooibos but I am not overly fond of this flavor, it seems a little bit bitter and like dirt? Oh well. I hope it’s healthy anyway…

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

75
drank Cinnamon Fig by Art of Tea
2310 tasting notes

I am almost done with this sample sized tea from Art of Tea. This really should be called Apple Cinnamon Fig because there’s so much apple in the tea. This is kind of bitter unless you add sugar too. I definitely don’t think I steeped it for too long. I’m not that enthused about this one but it’s ok, I guess.

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 30 sec

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

Profile

Bio

My profile pic is of a pink dahlia at Golden Gate Park.

Hobbies include: tea, making art, animals, vegan things, buddhism, nature, creativity, books, writing, cooking, meditation, yoga.

I am a fan of many different teas but my favorites are blacks and oolongs, chai, also like darjeeling and pu-erh. I’n always learning and expanding my horizons!

Dislikes include: bergamot, jasmine, highly tannic or bitter teas, overly judgmental and bitter people. :)

Live in San Francisco, I’m a SINK (single income, no kids) and love the urban life, but traveling out to the middle of nowhere is always fun too.

I tend to not drink things I know I will hate so a lot of my tea ratings are on the higher side. Here’s my rating system, sorta

95-100 I love this tea and would like to keep it around

94-90 An excellent tea which I may or may not repurchase

89-80 Pretty good, above average

79-70 Acceptable

69-60 Mundane – Will probably drink it if I have it

59-50 Ick

49 and below Nasty

Location

San Frandisco

Website

http://sanfrantea.teatra.de

Following These People