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English Toffee Matcha

You can get your own here:

http://www.redleaftea.com/matcha-tea/english-toffee-matcha.html

So what can I say … I thought this would be just like a chocolate caramel even though english toffee in the candy form is not – its nutty, chocolately, buttery, crunchy and AMAZING. I love english toffee can you tell? I think the only thing better is salted caramel – OMG I wonder if Red Leaf Teas can get a salted caramel flavor!?!?
Sorry I got sidetracked obviously but when I opened the pouch I was excited because the smell was so amazingly good. I was preparing myself to be let down just in case because I figured this would be a difficult one to get right. I mean I really don’t know when I can stop doubting Red Leaf Tea lol they have never let me down to date, so why would they now right? But still, I had to be cautious as I prepared my bowl of yumminess not to get my heart broken for the first time.

As I am typing this I look sadly at my glass, as it is not half full or even half empty but it is totally empty and I am beginning to eat the remaining ice because there is still a little remnants of matcha hanging onto the cubes. If I could get my tongue down into the tall glass I would lick the inside of it!

Having made my typical matcha latte, cold, with ice, creamer, milk, and the matcha mix I think I gulped it down in a matter of minutes, and I am being generous, it was probably more like a manner of seconds! Its a wonder I even can recall what it tasted like as it blasted past my taste buds so quickly!

It was in fact nutty, buttery, caramlish but with the toffee flavor of correctly burnt sugar flavor, and of course just the right amount of chocolate but not so much to mask the other wonderful flavors! And as always the amazing matcha powder base shines through taking away the guilt of the sweetly sinful, ummm sweetness!

My matcha was composed of:

Options:
Size : Small
Matcha Quality: Starter (Basic Grade)
Flavor: Robust
Storage : Add Small Metal Tin Container (Holds up to 45g)

As always I suggest the really nice tins from Red Leaf teas which will cost you 4.00 extra but are well worth it with screw top air tight lids! Easier to scoop your powder base out of and no mess, unless your clumsy like me and manage to get some on the table anyway. Yes I did scoop it into my strainer lol.

So again Red Leaf you delight me! Thank you for all your amazing matcha offerings and keep them coming! I have my eyes on your site for the new flavors you had mentioned in the threads here on steepster!

Again to buy this flavor of matcha here is the link:

http://www.redleaftea.com/matcha-tea/english-toffee-matcha.html

Fjellrev

That latte sounds ridiculously sinful. :)

Azzrian

It is yet it isn’t haha but it is so so good. The matcha stands alone very nicely but I just always like to have mine cold for some reason. Its really yummy with just a splash of vanilla low fat non dairy creamer! SIGH now I want another.

Fjellrev

I find cold is a good way to go with matcha. It’s hard to turn down an iced matcha frappé and the like.

Azzrian

Indeed! Just noticed on your profile you are a linguist … I have said many times if I could go back and take a different career path I would love to be a linguist. I speak no other languages however than English and I butcher that one lol.
I would love to study ancient languages.
Okay bed time – I’m starting to ramble.
:)

Sil

Lol I almost ordered this end instead of pear….now I know it’ll be next

Azzrian

Curious to know how pear is – that for me is a love it or hate it flavor.

Fjellrev

Yeah, it’s really fascinating! It’s never too late to learn another language, though. The only problem is you have to dedicate so much time to it, and stick with it, lest you start forgetting. I love ancient languages too. It makes you wonder how people sounded when they spoke them.

Linguistics is actually a completely different field from foreign languages, but I study both. There are plenty of linguists out there who only speak their native language. :)

Azzrian

I didn’t realize there was a difference but it makes sense now that you point it out!

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Fjellrev

That latte sounds ridiculously sinful. :)

Azzrian

It is yet it isn’t haha but it is so so good. The matcha stands alone very nicely but I just always like to have mine cold for some reason. Its really yummy with just a splash of vanilla low fat non dairy creamer! SIGH now I want another.

Fjellrev

I find cold is a good way to go with matcha. It’s hard to turn down an iced matcha frappé and the like.

Azzrian

Indeed! Just noticed on your profile you are a linguist … I have said many times if I could go back and take a different career path I would love to be a linguist. I speak no other languages however than English and I butcher that one lol.
I would love to study ancient languages.
Okay bed time – I’m starting to ramble.
:)

Sil

Lol I almost ordered this end instead of pear….now I know it’ll be next

Azzrian

Curious to know how pear is – that for me is a love it or hate it flavor.

Fjellrev

Yeah, it’s really fascinating! It’s never too late to learn another language, though. The only problem is you have to dedicate so much time to it, and stick with it, lest you start forgetting. I love ancient languages too. It makes you wonder how people sounded when they spoke them.

Linguistics is actually a completely different field from foreign languages, but I study both. There are plenty of linguists out there who only speak their native language. :)

Azzrian

I didn’t realize there was a difference but it makes sense now that you point it out!

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Most of my reviews, although not all, will be quite favorable of the tea. This is not because all tea is excellent, but more so because I generally will not waste my time on an inferior tea. If I do not care for a tea I won’t continue to drink it let alone spend time reviewing it. If you see a review by me you basically know it is a quality tea. Granted it may not suit your specific taste buds, we all like different things, but as for a tea on the whole it is a good one, from a good company.

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I look for complexity overall in any tea, dimensions to the flavors.

I believe tea should evoke a feeling, thought, emotion, or attitude.

I enjoy most all oolongs, blacks, whites, and greens.

I always love to try a good yellow tea.

I favor unadulterated teas but I do have my longings for a good flavored tea now and then so I don’t rule them out by any means!

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