Adagio Teas

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75
drank Apricot Green by Adagio Teas
30 tasting notes

It was okay. Came as a free sample and was bagged.

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75
drank Hibiscus by Adagio Teas
30 tasting notes

Love Love Love this! Fruity and delicious!

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58
drank International Green by Adagio Teas
911 tasting notes

I think I’d like to taste more sweetness from the kukicha. But it is a strongly flavored, vegetal green. Not what I was expecting but I think I might quite enjoy it.

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58
drank Lime by Adagio Teas
911 tasting notes

Tasted good but hasn’t quite woken me up yet. Need. More. Caffeine.

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75
drank Keemun Encore by Adagio Teas
1767 tasting notes

Ta-da! An empty tin! One down … uh, others to go. This has been an enjoyable tangy, feed-sack grainy, staple tea for cloudy fall days, though I was never brave enough to try it with milk. Just seems like the milk would “clabber up” and sour (as Grandma Jenkins would say).

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75
drank Keemun Encore by Adagio Teas
1767 tasting notes

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75
drank Keemun Encore by Adagio Teas
1767 tasting notes

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75
drank Keemun Encore by Adagio Teas
1767 tasting notes

Brewed a big batch in my Brown Betty teapot this morning; took longer to drink than the tea candle in my warmer stand, but still reheated nicely in the microwave without getting too strong or bitter. Good for a cloudy grungy day.

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75
drank Keemun Encore by Adagio Teas
1767 tasting notes

I associate this tea with autumn and a big heavy earthenware mug. It isn’t delicate or dessert-y.

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75
drank Decaf Apricot by Adagio Teas
1767 tasting notes

Spent the morning and a good chunk of the afternoon writing hard in a room with no windows…emerged hoping for a shot of real light (I am convinced that I run on solar batteries), and discovered….blecccccch. Iron gray skies. So, to soothe my sagging psyche, I made myself a sunny little cuppa, left it all five minutes as prescribed on tin. Nice, except folding laundry and drinking it simultaneously sorta sucked the medicinal value out of it.

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75
drank Decaf Apricot by Adagio Teas
1767 tasting notes

This is also a nice summer tea, iced.

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75
drank Decaf Ceylon by Adagio Teas
1767 tasting notes

Very nice. Decaf process hasn’t stripped out the gentle flavor.

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80

Well this was the last of the sample tin I got with my first Adagio order. It’s a decent flavoured tea but I don’t think I’d buy a whole 4oz canister of it. It’s a shame that custom blends like the Zodiac series don’t come in sample tins. I think I’d be more interested in trying them if I didn’t have to commit to a big thing of tea I might not like.

Preparation
175 °F / 79 °C 3 min, 30 sec
Jillian

Cool! I’ve looked around Adagio’s site in the past and I didn’t find this. Maybe a seperate category for sample sets is needed?

inguna

I know it’s hard to find and you can only buy the whole set but perhaps you can split the cost with a friend?

Jillian

Definitely something to consider, thank you. :)

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80

Another tea I’m almost out of – a good thing I suppose, because my tea cupboard is full to overflowing. I’m trying drink up the older stuff first before I start on some of my newer teas like the order I got from SpecialTeas or my Andrew & Durnham Series 1 set.

Preparation
170 °F / 76 °C 3 min, 0 sec
S

I just ordered a sample of this and can’t wait to try it. :)

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80

I’ve just realize that I don’t really care for the smell of this tea – it’s almost too sickly sweet. Luckily the tea itself is toned down, otherwise I’d probably be gagging on it!

Preparation
170 °F / 76 °C 3 min, 30 sec
Eric Walter

How much of a deal breaker is the “smell” of your teas? I had a huge issue with the Honeybush Vanilla from Teavana that made me gag, however the tea itself wasn’t to strong.

Jillian

For me it isn’t a huge deal as my nose tends to adapt to scents quickly so I no longer smell them. Still, I suppose it does take away from the whole ‘experience of tea’ if you’re into that.

Cofftea

Eric, you mean like Adagio’s white cucumber? lol;)

Eric Walter

haha I hope I’m not the only one that’s “into that”. Maybe I need to keep trying? Did you get your “Zodiac Series” as a complimentary purchase?

Jillian

Yes, it’s matched with your birthday. Since my birthday is in July and I fall under the Cancer Zodiac sign, that was the tea I got. It’s only a sample-sized container so if it turns out you don’t care for the one you get then it’s really not much waste.

Cofftea

I don’t like that Adagio won’t let you write reviews on the free samples they give you.

LENA

smell is HUGE for me. I go on and try the tea, but I smell everything first.

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80

Was steeping this and another tea for my boyfriend and I accidently added honey to this tea instead of his. I don’t think I added much though since this isn’t tasting much sweeter than usual. The chamomile really is the dominent flavour in this tea with its naturally sweet, semi-creamy apple/pineapple flavour.

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 3 min, 30 sec

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80

Good and relaxing before bed. :)

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 4 min, 0 sec

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80

Rrr, I need to get a filter with a finer mesh for this tea because I HATE having to pick bits of rooibos and chamomille out of my teeth after I drink it!

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 3 min, 0 sec

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80

Mmm, I was right this does taste very good iced. No sweetener required!

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C

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80

This tastes quite sweet to me tonight for some reason. This is another tea that would probably be delicious iced – in fact I might do just that with the second steeping.

And Cynthia is right, this tea is out of stock and I’m more than half-finished the sample tin I got with my order. is a sad panda :(

Cynthia Carter

Jillian – Adagio has this back in stock.

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80

This is nice and refreshing for when I’m studying in the evening without giving me a huge caffein jolt.

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80

Camomille and green tea with fruity undertones make this Cancer girl a happy camper. Steeped for 3 min in steaming water.

There was a significant amount of fine debris – probably from the camomille – that had escaped my strainer at the bottom of my cup, which was a little annoying.

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68
drank Apricot Green by Adagio Teas
34 tasting notes

Good green tea, subtle apricot flavors really add to the experience.

Preparation
180 °F / 82 °C 3 min, 0 sec

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68
drank Apricot Green by Adagio Teas
34 tasting notes

Delicious tea. Has a great taste, even unsweetened. One of my favorites so far.

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