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drank White Licorice by Golden Moon Tea
243 tasting notes

A while back I read the post about this tea that Auggy wrote, and I was ecstatic. I also, do not like licorice, however, during reading the review, I thought, well maybe I will like it, I should get some and give it a shot.

Much to my dismay, I do not like it. The tea was not bad, it was exactly what it said it was, white tea with licorice. I do not like licorice, and I did not like this tea.

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JustDuckyInNE

Thanks for the realistic note. I often see licorice or licorice root added to teas and think that maybe I’m limiting myself.
I know they’re popular and even my family loves them but licorice & caraway seeds send shivers up my spine (even writing about them makes my mouth & tongue twist) so I can cross this one off my list. Ack! Slpppt!

Cinoi

Yea, I’m usually the same way, the licorice has to be very faint, I think there were two I was OK with, but this one was not one of them…

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JustDuckyInNE

Thanks for the realistic note. I often see licorice or licorice root added to teas and think that maybe I’m limiting myself.
I know they’re popular and even my family loves them but licorice & caraway seeds send shivers up my spine (even writing about them makes my mouth & tongue twist) so I can cross this one off my list. Ack! Slpppt!

Cinoi

Yea, I’m usually the same way, the licorice has to be very faint, I think there were two I was OK with, but this one was not one of them…

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I am a sarcastic perfectionist, a computer nerd, a game geek, an avid reader, a gadget guru, a wine (and tea) enthusiast, and (in my spare time) a chemist.

As I mentioned, I am a chemist, research and development to be exact, so when evaluating tea, it is much like evaluating my products: I will find the flaws and do my very best to fix them because it is what I love to do. Along those lines, nothing is perfect, but can have perfect qualities, I will highlight those also.

I made a preliminary guide to my rating scale:
0-19 – Did not like anything about the tea, feel it cannot be saved without being reformulated.
20-40 – Did not like the tea, it can be saved with extreme amounts of tweaking (i.e., sugar, milk, honey and or blending with another tea)
41-60 – Neutral about the tea, it can be helped or hurt by additives or blends, varied temperatures and steep times
61-70 – Decent tea, needs a little bit of help to get it in the place I like it, but definitely not out of reach
71-80 – Quality tea, liked it, will try again
81-90 – Really enjoyed the tea, high quality, will continue to drink the tea, not looking for something better
91-100 – Loved the tea, will continue to brew and drink and spread the word about the tea to everyone

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