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drank Honeybush by Samovar
911 tasting notes

Smells very berry-like, which is kind of confusing. And wood, which makes it kind of unpleasant because it is almost hitting that sour wood thing. The taste is woody – sweet, bordering on sour wood. (Huh, it’s apparently not just a rooibos thing then.) Actually, I take that back, it is the just aftertaste that is bordering on rotten-sweet (and that lessens when I take big sips). The rest of the taste is a nice, plain wood. I don’t pick up any of the cedar or orange or leather notes the tasting notes mention. Just wood. Well, maybe a faint hint of bright citrus note that makes it more fresh, sanded wood and not just a tree limb. It’s not all that complex tasting (at least not to me) but it isn’t flat tasting either. Fairly straightforward and… well, honestly? Kinda plain.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 5 min, 0 sec
Gillyflower

Plainness: that’s why it’s so often used as a base. ;) Do try it iced with some sugar—that’s the way I first encountered honeybush, on a hot day when there was no option to get out of the heat, and all the other available beverages had caffeine. I was surprised at how tasty and refreshing it was.

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Gillyflower

Plainness: that’s why it’s so often used as a base. ;) Do try it iced with some sugar—that’s the way I first encountered honeybush, on a hot day when there was no option to get out of the heat, and all the other available beverages had caffeine. I was surprised at how tasty and refreshing it was.

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I’m trying to be a better tea logger and actually post semi-regularly again! I’ve let my tea tasting senses become too complacent – it’s time for some focused and attentive tea drinking!

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1 – 10 – Bleck. Didn’t finish the cup.
11 – 25 – Drinkable. But don’t punish me by making me have it again.
26 – 40 – Meh. Most likely will see if the husband likes it iced.
41 – 60 – Okayish. Maybe one day I’ll kill off what I have in my pantry.
61 – 75 – Decent. I might pick some up if I needed tea.
76 – 85 – Nice. I’d probably buy but wouldn’t hunt it down.
86 – 100 – Yum! I will hunt down the vendor to get this tea!

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