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91
drank Peach Oolong by Adagio Teas
62 tasting notes

The leaves smelled great. After brewing, I like how the tea had a light flavor. I bet more leaves would have made a stronger tea, but this was just very good. I’m now interested in it as an iced tea. Don’t usually go for flavored teas, but willing to add this to a shopping list when I can stop buying every tea known to man.

Update this morning: Had a little bit leftover that I could ice. Quite tasty, though it needed to warm up just a tad to really experience the tea notes. Found that drinking it fast also exploded peach flavor. Really good.

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

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65

Picked this up when I was at the grocery store today. I was expecting something light and thin tasting but I was surprised at how much flavor there was. There was a little sweetness to it but not a lot. It wasn’t what I expected from a white tea, but then I haven’t had much luck with whites in the past (I still associate them with water used to boil soybeans).

Different and surprising and not at all what I was expecting to get, but I liked it and would totally have it again.

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83

simply a delicious tea. I love the way the pearls open up as it steeps

Preparation
180 °F / 82 °C 5 min, 0 sec

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74
drank Valentines by Adagio Teas
79 tasting notes

Yummm. This is the perfect dessert tea. The sweet/tartness of the strawberry with the richness of the chocolate is amazing. I can get two good steepings out of it. It’s a new favorite I’ve had 4 cups in the last 24 hours.

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 30 sec

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6

It smelled like dynatap or some other crappy cold medicine when I opened the tin. It was overwhelming. I couldn’t get the awful smell out of my nose the whole time I was steeping. It was just overall bad. Once brewed the cough medicine taste was subdued a bit. This was a really bad tea. I’m going to give the rest of the tin to someone else because I am certainly not brewing the rest of it. The really bad berry flavoring ruins this tea.

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67
drank Rooibos by Adagio Teas
8 tasting notes

This tea is really good. It’s kind of sweet on it’s own. For a non-caffinated herbal tea Rooiboos is great.

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91
drank Thai Chai by Adagio Teas
10 tasting notes

I love the smell of this mix. You can taste and smell the lemongrass and coconut mixed in with the chai spices. One of my favourites so far.

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91
drank Thai Chai by Adagio Teas
10 tasting notes

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Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 30 sec

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51
drank Red Bloom by Adagio Teas
123 tasting notes

I like blooming teas, and Adagio’s were my first introduction to them. So I do have a special sort of nostalgia for them, even though I don’t like the packaging. (It seems like such a waste of material to have each bloom individually bagged and in a box. It’d be much more environmentally friendly to chuck them all in a tin or single bag, yes?)

That said, I’m not terribly enthusiastic about the Red Bloom. It’s a very generic sort of black tea (or maybe I just don’t have enough experience with unflavored black teas to differentiate between the many varieties) and although the amber liquid looked very pretty in my glass teapot (usually busted out only for pearls and blooming teas) and the unfurling of the flower is always fun to watch, it was unspectacular in flavor.

I usually can get two-three pots (I think my glass pot holds between 23-28 oz) from each flower before the flavor’s too weak to go on. It’s a great tea for showing off to tea newbies, but for the experienced connoisseur who prefers flavor over pretty tricks, skip the show and give ’em something yummier.

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65

Decently taste mostly like cloves.

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76

Green tea with mint and chocolate yum.

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69

Thas has black tea and apricot pieces. I’t smells like black tea with abit of apricot. I steeped the tea for a couple of minutes or so. The taste a nice black tea with some apricot.

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61
drank Ti Kuan Yin by Adagio Teas
424 tasting notes

Too much on the green side to me

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64
drank Yunnan Noir by Adagio Teas
424 tasting notes

This was a pretty strong black tea and well the peppery notes were just too strong to me and I did not steep this very long either.

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96
drank Ceylon Sonata by Adagio Teas
7 tasting notes

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96
drank Darjeeling #22 by Adagio Teas
7 tasting notes

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58
drank Yunnan Jig by Adagio Teas
7 tasting notes

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61
drank Golden Monkey by Adagio Teas
7 tasting notes

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74

This I’s a black tea with chocolate chips. I can see the black tea with chocolate. I steeped the tea for a couple of minutes or more. The a nice black tea and a medium chocolate taste.

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95

No additives.
I will probably never give a tea a perfect rating. This tea took me by surprise; the leaves look plain and don’t smell special at all. They have the annoying characteristic of greens and whites in that they are harder to measure because of their size and shape.
The flavor of this tea is beyond excellent. Take the 3 major qualities of green tea (toast, sweet, vegital) and blend them together so that all of them are distinct and compliment each other simultaneously while maintaining a very full mouth.
Just try it. I can’t even explain properly.
Awesome

Preparation
175 °F / 79 °C 3 min, 0 sec
Cofftea

I can’t find my sample of this!:(

Madison Bartholemew

ohhh no! I almost gave mine away cause it looked so unimpressive but I’m really happy I didn’t. Good luck with looking around the casa!

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85
drank Xue Ya Ballad by Adagio Teas
36 tasting notes

Just tried this tea for the first time. I like it. It has a nice sweetness to it and smells good to me. Its nice to have another green that is not so grassy sometimes yet still has that green tea undeniable taste.

Preparation
175 °F / 79 °C 3 min, 0 sec

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82
drank Spiced Apple Chai by Adagio Teas
10 tasting notes

Smells wonderful. Has a nice cider-y spice flavour with an apple aftertaste. Would have liked a stronger apple though.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 4 min, 0 sec

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