180 Tasting Notes
I admit I was largely intrigued by the packaging and website for Sanctuary T’s new Mentor Tea line. (We’ve argued this point in the forums before… I like packaging and design, and it will always affect my purchases.)
I was happy to see Assam and Ceylon on the label, as they are my favorite black teas. I’d asked about the blend on Twitter, because I didn’t want to get myself into a Smoky Tea Situation, and was pretty sure I’d like this one. And I did. It makes a nice breakfast tea… maybe closer to Irish than English, which is lovely.
So, I’ve been away from Steepster for a bit. That thing about taking 30 days to make or break a habit? For me it’s about 36 hours. If I stop going to a site for awhile, I forget it exists almost immediately.
Anyway. Enjoying some Irish Breakfast in the mid-afternoon. It’s a wonderful day for sitting on the balcony, drinking tea.
Oh, Adagio… changing all your musical names has really confused my delicate sensibilities when it comes to logging teas. (Also, Steepsters… I’ve been changing the names here. Hope you don’t mind.)
This is a pretty good Darjeeling. I still haven’t quite put my finger on that… Darjeeling-y taste, in order to describe it properly. But, it’s yummy just the same.
First tried this long ago, and am now realizing I never completed the tasting note.
This smells amazing. The cherry flavor is nice without being too fake, and while I don’t really care for fruity teas hot, I did enjoy this one. A little sugar rounds it out nicely, but isn’t necessary. I think I end all of my fruity tea reviews this way, but I would love to try this one iced, once the warm weather comes back around.
Had two mugs this morning, then took it to work in my Thermos. Bumping up the rating a little bit, because I think I was able to appreciate it a little more than I did the first time. I’m definitely going to have to try more green tea, but I don’t know if my cupboard can take it.