Culinary Teas

Recent Tasting Notes

Tohis tea has a good medium taste of papaya with some tart passionfruit and a light green tea. This tea I think Is good.

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Okay…so…I’m drinking this right now with a splash of Vanilla Rice Milk in it. There is NO texture – it’s VERY smooth…almost paint like, thick, etc. This is alright. It’s a sweet green veggie type taste. It has a milky yet slight spinach-y aftertaste to it.

Cofftea

Haha I know what you’re saying, but the “paint like” actually made me gag LOL! Is this drinking grade or cooking grade? I just ask cuz of the brand name.

Cofftea

Wait a min… how do you know what the mouth feel of paint is anyway? TEAhehe:)

TeaEqualsBliss

OH!!!! I should have said that the LOOK of it in the CUP looks like paint!!!! LOL

Cofftea

Haha ok, now I can worry about you a lot less:)

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This was the tea for today’s virtual tea tasting via Skype with Sandy. It was more vegetal than I remembered. I like darjeeling tea much better now that I know to only steep for 3 minutes!

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 0 sec

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This is really neat! Incredibly toasty and a good amount of sweetness! This is VERY Good!

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straight up oolong and lovely! Mouth watering and refreshing! Very nice!

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I remember this gem!!!! I really like it and am so glad I got more!!!! Ahhhhhhh! See my other review(s)…backlogging…

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A nice basic English Breakfast…a bit on the smoother side…

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drank Earl Grey by Culinary Teas
6770 tasting notes

Well, not terrible but I find this a little soapy. Thankfully not overly so…but there is that taste that I am picking up. I’m sure it’s the smoothness of the actual tea along with the Bergamot flavor. I prefer Culinary’s other flavored EG’s better, however, I was able to finish the entire cup.

RachanaC (Rachel)-iHeartTeas

Soapy? That doesn’t sound appealing at all. No bubbles right? LOL :-)

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WOW. This one is odd…but sometimes odd is GOOD, right!? Well, let’s see…

The dry smells like toasted peanuts with a slight woodsy smell hiding underneath. The wet leaves and post infusion liquid smells like soy sauce. Yes…It reminds me of soy sauce. The color of the liquid is a medium drab brown. The taste is surprisingly good. It has a nutty taste to it but also a roasted or toasted flavor as well as a little like mocha but oddly smoother than I anticipated.

Yeah…this one is odd but good. Not bad at all. Fairly Complex. Makes you think…

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Thank you Doulton for allowing me the opportunity to try this tea.

Slightly bitter and a bit creamy. The maple is there but it is almost like a bully forcing him/herself into a situation that they are not invited to. I found this tea to be rough around the edges. I do see potential if the blend percentages were tweaked a bit.

Extra points were given for potential.

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 0 sec

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2nd infusion…lighter but still flavorful…still yummers!

Cofftea

This tea makes me miss my best friend… :(

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This is excellent! I like the trade of orange instead of the chemically or fake bergamot I have been tasting in eg’s lately. I like the lemongrass addition as well! Bold yet smooth finish!

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I’ve reviewed this more than once before…check those reviews out…backlogging from this morning. Major pain issues today and can barely type so my reviews will be brief. Sorry.

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I’ve been wanted to try a Watermelon Tea!!! Woot! Here it is…

This smells lovely a little more watermelon than kiwi. It just intensifies as you infuse. Ahhhhh! Awesome and flavorful aroma! It looks like a typical green tea.

The taste is wonderful! Incredible juicy and thirst quenching. You can still taste the mouth-watering green tea but it’s almost equally paired with the watermelon/kiwi tango-dance of goodness! YUMMY!

Caitlin

That sounds uber yummy!

-Jessica-

What?! Watermelon AND kiwi in a green tea!!?? Ooooooh I must try this one!

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This has a chewy-nutty-earthy-manly type taste and scent. It’s slightly astringent. Pretty good as far as Darjeelings go!

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I logged this about 6 months ago I guess but here I am again reviewing it. This is a nice standard Scottish Breakfast and remains so. A No Nonsense type. Decent, indeed!

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This has always been one of my favorites. Currently I am drinking it iced and the flavors really shine in the cold – I do the cold brew in the fridge method. Used about 7 teaspoons for 1 1/2 quarts, about 7 hours. Really good, refreshing stuff!

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This is truly incredible! :)
If you are looking for a pear flavored tea – this is IT!!!!

This is highly scented and highly flavored! I don’t think it would get any more PEAR than this!

LOVING this!!!!

Melanie

Hi there TeaEqualBliss! Long time no see!!! I see we tasted the same tea – and had quite the opposite opinions. That’s Ok… I saw somewhere else that someone hated one of my favorite Ceylon teas :-) Nice to see you!

TeaEqualsBliss

Hiya! I totally see what you mean about the Jolly Rancher. At the time of logging this I was looking for a HIGHLY flavored pear so I was jazzed! LOL

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When I first smelled the dry leaves I was thinking it smelled like those Raisins in the lil red boxes…just a tad tho.

Post infusion it smells like bakey black tea.

The taste is a BOLD black tea taste a little sweet at first but then turns a bit jammy. This is a good strong tea, indeed! I like it!

gmathis

This is my favorite Assam from Culinary Teas. Good call.

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This is a VERY Creamy Earl Grey…emphasis on the cream and black tea a hint of the bergamot. Nice twist on the EG…decent flavored cuppa! :)

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Wow! Thanks to TEAEQUALSBLISS for this generous sample! I had tried two darjeelings in the past and didn’t care for them much, but I didn’t know I was supposed to cut the steeping time for darjeelings. We often do side-by-side teas in the afternoon when we have new kinds to try, just for the fun of comparing all the aspects of the teas. Our choices today were this one and Supreme Breakfast by Harney and Sons. My first impression was…holy cow! This smells VEGETAL! It reminded me of my beloved Ruby #18, also known as Sun Moon Lake. The taste….quite good. Less astringent than my early attempts at darjeeling when I oversteeped. Also, it is very light, but not without flavor like a decaffeinated tea, just light and refreshing. I hadn’t read the description yet, but I served Raspberry Pim’s with this tea and they went together well. So they were right on with their serving suggestion! :) The astringency always kept me from making it through a whole cup of darjeeling before, but I had two cups of this one, even though I knew we had another pot of tea to try.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 3 min, 0 sec

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Trixie Belden and the Missing Tea
A Steepster Mystery

The first morning sip was fine, light, and winey. But within twenty short minutes of pouring it into a travel mug, the flavor was flat and tasteless as dishwater. Did a nefarious and sinister villain switch the mugs in transit? Who wishes the poor tea taster to suffer a poor morning cuppa? Can the missing flavor be recovered? Only Trixie and her new tea-sniffing Labrador named Tippy can crack this case!

AmazonV

sad but funnily put story

gmathis

I believe a porta-mug that doesn’t suck all the life out of your tea is my equivalent of the Grail.

__Morgana__

LOL. I remember Trixie! Gosh, and Cherry Ames…

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