2353 Tasting Notes
I had to work late tonight and decided to brew up a pot of this tisane when I got home. This is a really good rooibos and I need to remember to drink more of my tisanes in the evening. I love the apple and spice flavor here, it tastes so natural and almost decadent. It’s pretty good alone but also nice with a touch of coconut sugar. See previous notes for more details.
Now to start some yoga!
This was part of a tisane sampler I purchased at Silk Road Teas when I was in Victoria. The predominate note is lemongrass, the rosehips and citrus provide a slightly tart note and the lavender is very relaxing. I might have liked this more without the lavender, it seems like something of a strange combination but I’m sure I will finish off the mini tin that I have. I like the way it smells more than the way it tastes.
I purchased a few sample tins when I was at Silk Road in Victoria recently… still haven’t tried them all!
I’ve been having a relaxing evening, I took a shower with some lovely jasmine scented soap and then decided I would try this tea. I’m not a huge fan of jasmine teas, when I drink them I normally go for a jasmine pearl.
The first thing I noticed when I opened the tin was the presence of some dried jasmine flowers. I steeped this for around 2-3 minutes.
For a jasmine tea it’s pretty nice, the flavoring seems very natural and not as soapy or bitter as some jasmines I’ve tried. I’m not sure about this fujian green tea, it doesn’t have a lot of flavor in and of itself but it makes a nice backdrop for the jasmine. I like the name of this tea, it’s very poetic and the effect is light and dreamy. I’d consider getting some more of this if Silk Road wasn’t so far away!
…hopefully this is the start to a lovely relaxing weekend
I was feeling a bit bummed that I have no decent dessert teas at the office – why is it that no matter how many teas I bring with me I always want more? :)
I managed to find the sample tin of this, it satisfies my craving for something sweet and the flavoring is fairly delicate but you will pick up the clove and cinnamon here. Tasty alone or with soymilk.
Backlogging – this is a yummy dessert tea I enjoyed last night after yoga and before my homework for art class. Good on its own but I also enjoy this one with soymilk which makes it kind of creamy and dessert like. I’ve been so busy lately that my tea obsession is falling by the wayside!
2nd tea of the morning (ok, right now I am having a green tea latte from Starbucks so that would be the 3rd tea).
I’ve been having problems with insomnia lately so I think I’m going to try cutting out coffee for a while and drink tea exclusively and maybe green teas should be a focus due to the high theanine content.
This is a delicious banana oolong that also happens to be good with almond milk.