Arbor Teas

Edit Company

Recent Tasting Notes

64
drank Organic Peach Rooibos by Arbor Teas
106 tasting notes

This is a good flavored rooibos. The peach isn’t too strong and compliments the rooibos nicely.

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

49

I have to agree with some of the other reviews on this tea that it is too tart and could definitely do without the hibsicus and other flavors. Straigt plum would be much better.

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

34

I’m starting to worry. I ordered a 5 oz bag of this EG, but there’s something different. Either it’s the new cup I’m using which seems a bit larger than a 4-5 oz & need to readjust the amount of tea per oz of water or… well, the bergamot smells different than the sampler I got before, like a faded smell, so far the tea tastes like a decaf which I certainly dislike. This is my second brew of the day, I’ll try again tomorrow, makes me sad that the sampler was a hit & now that I got my cute canister filled with this EG it just doesn’t tastes right.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 5 min, 30 sec

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

34

A very nice surprise, I’m also an Earl Grey freak & this one hits the top 3 of my list. As TeaEqualsBliss wrote, it’s a strong black tea but you’ll be ok if you accidentally oversteep. Either a straight cup, or with honey & milk (I might get crucified for this) it’s a perfect tea to wake up in the morning or a sweet treat in the afternoon. The bergamot amount it’s perfect & tastes natural.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 5 min, 30 sec

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

96

I love the earthiness of this tea. Since I am on a juice cleanse and am not drinking caffeine it is my " go to " tea. Very warm tasting. Add a splash of lemon and it really helps me feel centered.

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

70

No notes yet. Add one?

Preparation
180 °F / 82 °C 2 min, 0 sec

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

70

Having this with lunch. It’s a very pleasant green tea with a nice jasmine aroma. Some other jasmine green teas I have tried leave a copperish aftertaste, but this one does not. Quite nice.

Preparation
175 °F / 79 °C 2 min, 0 sec

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

93

Great – may be my new favorite green tea.

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

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

79

Interesting, sweet, a little more mild than I expected. If I had to describe the cinnamon taste it’s a little like an apple pie crust cinnamon.

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 0 sec

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

98

This is the BEST Ceylon tea that I have ever had. I can’t remember ever tasting a Ceylon this good. It’s remarkable.

It is smooth, rich, and sweet. So very good.

TeaEqualsBliss

Oh! WOW!!!! I’d LOVE to try this one :)

TeaEqualsBliss

Do you have any of this one left by chance?

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

78

The evening tea……

I really am getting sensitive to decafs. This one is about as decaf tasting as I can handle. A good decaf should taste natural in my opinion, but I know that is hard to find. I am not sure if it is the flavoring or the tea itself. It is good, but just good. I originally bought this one for a little variety, but I am thinking it is a variety I won’t miss when it is gone.

Coconut notes are light, tea base is average. I am afraid to steap a shorter time because it will make the coconut notes even lighter.

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 0 sec

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

78

The last bit of evidence from my weekend coconut kick. As far as decafs go, this one is good, and still good on a resteep. I think it is possible that this one will go on the rebuy list, but it depends on how quickly I drink it and miss variety in my decafs…

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 0 sec

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

78

Another new tea! This is my first from Arbor Teas. Holding off on a rating until I have tried it a few times.

As far as the tea goes, this one is pretty good and different from anything else I have in the decaf black tea category. For the first cup, I had it with milk and sweetener. I can definitely taste the coconut, but it is pretty subtle. It was good, but nothing really great to report. Need to do more research……..

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 0 sec

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

97

I’m finally going through a black tea phase, so I cracked this one open! I like it a lot – went great with breakfast. The bergamot is lovely, and not too overpowering. This one is probably my second favorite Arbor Teas black tea so far – my favorite being the Irish Breakfast.

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 3 min, 15 sec

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

75

Steep Information:
Amount: 2 tsp
Water: 12 oz boiling
Tool: kati loose tea system (my Review here.)
Steep Time: a little over 2 minutes (http://steep.it/)
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: strong bergamot
Steeped Tea Smell: strong bergamot
Flavor: black tea, smooth
Body: Medium
Aftertaste: slight astringency, bergamot
Liquor: translucent dark brown

OK, not anything amazingly unique. On the stronger side of bergamot flavoring for an earl grey, in my opinion.

Nice solid morning tea.

Pictures: http://amazonv.blogspot.com/2011/01/arbor-teas-loose-leaf-black-tea-earl.html

Preparation
Boiling 2 min, 0 sec
Heyes

You “my review here” link is missing! I want to read it!

AmazonV

Sorry, the html tag didn’t come through! http://amazonv.blogspot.com/2010/04/kati-review.html

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

91

Steep Information:
Amount: 2 tsp
Water: 12 oz boiled and then cooled for a minute
Tool: kati loose tea system
Steep Time: a little over 1 minute (http://steep.it/)
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: nori, rice
Steeped Tea Smell: nori
Flavor: sushi, well nori and rice
Body: Medium
Aftertaste: a little bitter
Liquor: translucent honey yellow-green

I am not a big green tea drinker in general, but I found that I do love genmaichas. It may be because they remind me of the rice and nori in sushi. It is a nice soothing cup, not as good as the Teaflection Loose Leaf Green Tea ‘Japanese Genmaicha Tea’ but a close contender. This tea has more of the green tea flavor than rice flavor is why I favor the other one personally, if you wish for a higher green tea to rice mixture you’ll prefer this one.

Pictures: http://amazonv.blogspot.com/2011/01/arbor-teas-loose-leaf-green-tea-organic.html

Preparation
1 min, 0 sec

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

90

Finishing up the last little bit of this chai that I had left, and having it as a latte this evening – peaceful and calming and absolutely wonderful.

Here is my full length review of this chai: http://sororiteasisters.com/2011/02/04/organic-masala-chai-from-arbor-teas/

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

90

This is a chai that I’ve been wanting to try for a long time now. Yay!

It has a very good level of spices – but if you’re a spice wimp this is not the tea for you! Those spices stand up well to the addition of steamed milk… YUM! This is a delightful chai latte that isn’t overly sweet (the way they do at the coffee shop). Yummy yummy!

Very good.

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 0 sec

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

95

Enjoying a cup of this as I mentally prepare myself to go into the kitchen and start fixing dinner. A very enjoyable cup of Earl Grey. Here is my full-length review: http://sororiteasisters.com/2011/01/18/organic-earl-grey-black-tea-from-arbor-teas/

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

95

This is a delicious Earl Grey!

I just got finished writing a full-length review for this tea, it will publish on 1/18/11 at noon Eastern Time here: http://sororiteasisters.com

This has an amazing aroma, and a delicious flavor. The black tea is brisk and bold – strong enough to stand up to the strong bergamot flavor without overwhelming it. The bergamot is crisp and clean and does not taste perfume-y.

Yummy! This is exactly what I needed after spending the afternoon at the convention.

Tabby

I love Arbor Teas… next time I order from them, I’m definitely trying this.

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

92

A truly lovely Ti Kuan Yin. Sweet, floral, and slightly vegetative, with a pleasing earth tone. The sweetness is reminiscent of honeysuckle blossoms. Excellent flavor and many delicious infusions! But then, I’ve come to expect this from Arbor Teas – definitely one of my favorite tea companies!

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

92

Oh… so lovely! I do love a good Oolong, and this one is good! It has done a remarkable job at tempering my palate after eating a very spicy Caribbean jerk chicken too. (extra bonus points since I don’t need to break out the kefir)

This is one that I plan on spending a little more time with before I write a full-length review. I hadn’t originally planned on it, but, after tasting it, I find that I just wish to enjoy it right now, and not write so much. Good Oolongs tend to have that effect on me.

And this is a good Oolong! (Did I mention that already?)

T.C.

So glad you enjoyed! :)

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

82

Strange. Dry…this smells like grapes and Jasmine! At least it’s pleasant enough.

Post infusion it smells like, well, green tea and Jasmine.

Tastes like Jasmine with a hint of pepper. This is decent. I’m VERY happy this doesn’t leave a nasty aftertaste. YAY!

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

90

Great. The blackberry wasn’t too sweet or too bitter. Not obnoxiously fruity either. I’d love to try it iced now! I’ll definitely order more.

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

Login or sign up to leave a comment.