9 Tasting Notes

86

I was looking for something that would taste a little like Irish breakfast tea. it has a dense smooth flavor with hints of malt. taste good with a dash of honey. its is a good tea warm up in the morning. if zen tea ever decides to produce an Irish breakfast blend it should include this tea.

Preparation
190 °F / 87 °C 2 min, 0 sec

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90
drank Chamomile by Zen Tea
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Prior to this I have only have tried bagged chamomile and I’ve heard from other people that lose version taste different. So I took my first sip expecting it to be different and was delighted to find it to taste like chamomile I knew. Of course it taste different but there are many hints of sameness. It has a plain but pleasant taste that just make me want to relax. In a way it is kinda boring but in a good way. It is a cup of tea you drink when everything is going to fast. The taste reminds you to take a breath and think about simplicity.
Note: do not try to steep in a mesh ball; it is a pain to clean out.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 8 min or more

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23

The first thing that I notice was the lovely blue color that it steeped to. The taste was not that lovely. It was just too much blueberry with a slight sour taste. Maybe it would be good if mixed with black tea but not by its self.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 8 min or more

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64

This was the first chai I tried. It was good for a beginner. The flavor is light and little bitter so milk and honey is a must. It smells better then it taste.

Preparation
Boiling 8 min or more

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83

I use to drinking Chai with black tea but the white tea is nice switch. The spice make a decent blend. It is light and carefree!

Preparation
Boiling 8 min or more

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40

I bought it because it was on sale and figure I like green tea and mint why not try them together. It was very bland. Maybe I’ll just stick with herbal mint teas

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

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96

I tried many mint teas in the past, I per the herbal ones rather then the ones with black or green tea.

like the title suggest it is refreshing, it smell and taste refresh the mind. I hate it when people compare mint tea to gum. What do you expect? both mint tea and gum are flavored with mint. I regress, maybe mint tea is not for them

Preparation
Boiling 8 min or more

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89
drank Earl Grey by Twinings
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I bought a Twinings sampler. I found the earl Grey to be good with milk and little honey. when I finish my lips felt slightly oily but the taste was pleasant enough to let that pass

Preparation
Boiling 8 min or more

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67
drank Spiced Chai by Bigelow
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I have been looking for the perfect Chai for a while. this ones good but it need more spice or something. I have kinda bad habit of letting my tea steep for like 10 minutes thinking it will taste stronger, which it does. I dont really mind the bitter taste of over steeping. a dash of milk and spoon full of honey hid any bitterness.

Preparation
Boiling 8 min or more

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I’m on a quest to find the perfect teas. I like Japanese and British culture and the teas that goes along with it. I also enjoy chai and starry nights.

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