946 Tasting Notes
This is interesting! I’ve never had tamarind fruit before so I don’t really know what this should taste like, but after seeing all the high reviews for it I asked for this as my sample!
It is pretty great. There are some vanilla-y notes, and some fruity notes and it almost makes me think of cream soda (like TeaEqualsBliss mentioned).
I’m not sure I’d go out of my way to order this in the future as there are other Butiki teas I enjoy more and I usually have to restrain myself, but I’m happy I was able to try it!
Thanks Stacy for being so generous with your samples!
I’d never had Thai Tea before so I thought I’d give this a try. It brews up bright orange! Like, really orange! So strange! I added a dash of milk to it because that seemed the right thing to do and now it’s the same color as butternut squash soup.
I wish I knew what was in this mystery tea. It’s nice, but not heavily flavoured.
I just saw Sil’s review of this and I realised that I forgot to do mine weeks ago! I recieved this as part of my Amoda tea box, which was a little disappointing because 2/3 teas were herbal. I’m sure that won’t happen again though.
Anyways, this one is pretty basic, and while I don’t mind the ingredients I find that I prefer DavidsTea’s Mother’s Little Helper more due to the added make-you-go-to-sleep-valerian-root on top of the lemongrass, mint and chamomile.
I made two cups of this, and then put the rest of my sample in with my DT tin.
Thanks CrowKettle for the sample! (Took me long enough to try it /0\)
I have to agree with the others that this is a very nice, and damn fine dragon well tea. It’s lightly vegetal and very buttery. How would I compare this to the one from Verdant? IDK. :| But I do know that this is much nicer than the dragonwell I bought from Murchies.
I’m looking forward to resteeping this all afternoon!
EDIT: I wanted to make sure I wasn’t misremembering the murchie’s dragonwell so I made some of that to sip side-by-side. It’s far less buttery than the Dragon Power, and it tastes very spinacy/sea-weedy. It really reminds me of the Tie Guan Yin oolong I ordered from there. So, not as smooth and delicate and buttery as the Dragon Power.
Oh! This is good!
I didn’t expect that actually. I know I like a lot of Zen Tea’s teas, but Almond Marzipan just sounded ho-hum and I’ve had this in my stash for a month or so without ever giving it a thought. I only made it today because I figured I’d better try it before it starts to get stale or something.
But oh! This is great! It’s nutty and sorta sweet and yes it reminds me of marzipan without being too strong that I don’t like it. (I like marzipan when it’s in things, but on it’s own it’s too much).
So thanks ozli! I now have more sleepytime options that aren’t just chamomile and lemon stuff.
Thanks Allie for the sample!
This is a nice honeybush with a sweet strawberry finish with each sip. The honeybush is slightly nutty too! I’m going to enjoy finishing this pack off.
Ok, now that I’m down to 67 teas I think I should go back to focusing on the teas that I really enjoy, instead of drink this down, get rid of this, make it go awaaaaay… (I have been alternating some of my favs, butt seems like every 2nd cup was something meh I wanted to drink away).
Still! 67 is great! When my orders all arrive I should still be under 100. :O
This hit the spot, even though it’s late and I probably shouldn’t be drinking it. I just saw the new Doctor Who and I wanted to celebrate.
So I’m nearly halfway through my package and am now finally ready to review it. I’m pretty much disappointed with this. Browncoat Genmaicha was really good, with a bit of chocolate, and I thought this would be the same x3. But it’s pretty boring. It mostly tastes like genmaicha, which I haven’t had much experience with. Maybe I should make my DTT S’mores…
Sad Cavocorax is sad.
I would swap it, but I just sent a lot in the mail…
Tried some teas today and some were good and some were blah. To make up for the blah ones I made this because it’s SO AWESOME.
Can’t wait for my Della Terra order to arrive so I can compare this to the lemon lime tart. (Also I can’t wait for my Butiki order, and my Bluebird order, and my Amoda tea box. And then… no more orders. But I’ll still be under 100 teas!)