Adagio Teas

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95
drank Chocolate Chip by Adagio Teas
1604 tasting notes
takgoti

There truly is little in this world that chocolate cannot fix. Or, at the very least, improve.

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95
drank Chocolate Chip by Adagio Teas
1604 tasting notes

Mmmm, had this with a touch of skim milk. It’s so good and satisfying on a cold, grey day like this.

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95
drank Chocolate Chip by Adagio Teas
1604 tasting notes

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95
drank Chocolate Chip by Adagio Teas
1604 tasting notes

This tea is delicious and combines two of my favorite things: tea and chocolate.

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91

Orange and creamy. This is pretty awesome.

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75
drank Dragonwell by Adagio Teas
37 tasting notes

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75
drank Dragonwell by Adagio Teas
37 tasting notes

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75
drank Dragonwell by Adagio Teas
37 tasting notes

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75
drank Dragonwell by Adagio Teas
37 tasting notes

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75
drank Green Needle by Adagio Teas
1592 tasting notes

I mixed this with the lemon grass. I like this green tea, but I don’t reach for it often enough to buy it again. Great for blends though.

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75
drank White Peach by Adagio Teas
3 tasting notes

http://twitpic.com/i9u92 – Finally drinking tea after a long summer without any! White Peach is delicious.

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4
drank Lapsang Souchong by Adagio Teas
1717 tasting notes

My general opinion of any lapsang souchong is that it’s like drinking bacon rinds. After disliking my small sample, I passed it to a friend, who did the same to another friend, and I’m afraid it ended up fertilizing somebody’s houseplants.

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84
drank Foxtrot by Adagio Teas
1717 tasting notes

Nice and light, also pretty good iced.

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75
drank Mango Green by Adagio Teas
24 tasting notes

Light, different, and just what I needed.

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100
drank Thai Chai by Adagio Teas
13 tasting notes

An excellent chai. Perfect with sugar and a little bit of milk. Not as strong as Adagio’s Masala Chai (one of my favorites) but the coconut and lemon flavors make this stand out beautifully. A new favorite I’ll want to keep around.

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75

I’m all out of my Fujian Baroque so I turned to this number instead. I do like it, but it just has none of the cocoa and an added smokiness that isn’t always to my liking. It makes a nice morning tea and it’ll have to do before this next round of shopping.

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75

When I was at the Field Museum of Natural History, I saw a diorama of a tea plantation in Sri Lanka.

Carolyn

That sounds really intereating. Are you referring to the Field Museum in Chicago?

DId you happen to know of any good tea places there? We’re heading to Chicago in two weeks and I’m trying to figure out where the best places to go for tea are.

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75

Just what I needed after a long day trekking around Chicago.

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75

A nice black tea with subtle smokiness I really enjoyed.

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100
drank Thai Chai by Adagio Teas
1604 tasting notes

I decided to finish off my last little bit of Thai Chai in style – by making it traditional-style like I’ve been saying I will for months.

I used this recipe on the website www.chai-wallah.com

In a pot bring to the boil 1 cup milk and one cup water.
Add 2 tsp of the chai/tea mix to the boiling liquid.
Add 2 1/2 to 3 tsp of sugar or sweetener of choice.
Simmer for two minutes and strain through a fine tea strainer.

I used skim milk so technically it isn’t old-school chai – but then lemongrass and coconut aren’t your standard chai ingredients anyway. I used wildflower honey as a sweetener.

It’s a little bit messy and more time-consuming than just brewing it in a cup with hot water but the results were worth it. It tasted like I’d added pure coconut milk to the tea – it was just sweet enough and the coconut flavour in particular was really prominent. It was smooth and creamy-tasting without the slightest hint of astringency. I’m so going to have to try other chais this way.

Preparation
2 min, 30 sec
Cofftea

LOVE that website!

Auggy

Mmm, sounds tasty, especially with the coconut milk!

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100
drank Thai Chai by Adagio Teas
1604 tasting notes

Oh bleh, I think the milk’s gone sour! DX

…Is it bad that I’m still tempted to drink it because I love this tea so much and even bad milk can’t spoil the taste completely? ;)

Preparation
Boiling 6 min, 0 sec
SoccerMom

put down the cup!

AmazonV

step away from the cup, your tummy will not love you

LENA

that’s a negative, good buddy.

Jillian

Yeah, I dumped it out in the end, no worries. What a waste of good tea. :(

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100
drank Thai Chai by Adagio Teas
1604 tasting notes

My internet was borked and I only got it back now, so this is from early this morning.

I hadn’t had this tea in awhile and decided to remedy that tragic oversight. This is still the best chai I have ever drank. I’m definitely ordering a refill for this puppy when it runs out. :)

Preparation
Boiling 6 min, 0 sec
LENA

oh yeah!

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100
drank Thai Chai by Adagio Teas
1604 tasting notes

Resteeping the leaves from earlier. The tea is too thin for milk, but it’s fine without it in my opinion. I think more of the lemongrass flavour comes out now as opposed to the first steep.

Preparation
Boiling 7 min, 0 sec

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