Custom-Adagio Teas

Recent Tasting Notes

94

Backlogging-

YUMMMMMMMMMM!!! This one is great. A fantastic morning tea. It has the great mix of being a bold tea with a touch of sweet.

And I apologize if anybody is offended by the name of the tea. It is an Adagio Custom Blend that I ended up stumbling upon. . . The name alone pretty much sold me. . . .b/c on the day I placed the order I was been called the crazy tea lady. :) Which, after thinking about it, yeah, I am kind of addicted.

LiberTEAS

I love the name!

Nichole

haha right!?!

LiberTEAS

Yes… it is a tea that I would buy just for the name too…

Nichole

PM me if you want a sample. Its really good!

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99

LOVE this one! :) Sweet, then tart (in a good way), each sip tastes like summer. YUMS!

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99

Backlogging – had this yesterday while sick & it cheered me right up. Meghann M, you rock! I love this blend. It puts me in the mood for summer (heck, I’ll even take spring, just warmer weather, please). LOVE it! Please see other notes.

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99

2nd infusion: the blueberry and citrus notes have stayed for round two. Delish! Love the pink color of the tea as well. This is one fabulous blend! :)

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99

Thank you awesome Meghann M for sending me this sample. I am in LOVE! This combo of blueberry and lemongrass with a green rooibos base is delightful and refreshing. I love the medley of citrus and blueberry – kind of like blueberry lemonade. :) OOH, gotta try this one iced! This is a definite must for blueberry fans of any age. And it’s a great way to enjoy green rooibos. I must acquire a full bag from Adagio asap. Thanks again for sharing, Meghann! And awesome blending job! :)

KeenTeaThyme

P.S. Best of all, you can drink this one plain and still enjoy sweetness thanks to the natural sweet tones of blueberry. :)

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91
drank Riot Proof by Custom-Adagio Teas
228 tasting notes

Thanks KeenTeaThyme for some of this yummy blend! Very Good. Unique flavors in it, every sip you get a different taste. Sometimes smoky, sometimes spicy, sometimes orange-y. . . But all good!!

KeenTeaThyme

I can’t get enough of it. :)

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91

I was a bit leery of this blend as it contained lapsang tea, which always throws me with its smoky scent and flavor, but in this blend,it really makes a difference.

The tea smells incredibly smoky and sweetly creamy upon brewing. I was a little hesitant to take a sip as the smoke was in the lead for the aroma. There is a bit of smoky flavor in the taste, but the vanilla and cream really tone it down and make it very enjoyable. I can almost taste that golden brown marshmallow (I learned how to be patient with my marsmallows so they wouldn’t end up charred around the time I graduated college). This is a delicous tea and I would recommend to anyone who is a bit hesitant to try smoky teas. This would be a great introductory tea to enjoy.

Thanks KeenTeaTime for the sample!

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 15 sec
KeenTeaThyme

Glad you enjoyed it! :)

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88

I opened my mailbox today and found a package from MeghannM! Yay!! As soon as I opened the package, my husband and I set down to smell each tea. As soon as he took a whiff of this one, he just had to have it. The aroma is very blueberry with a little citrus hint from the lemongrass. I brewed up a nice large pot for us to share and we are enjoying it now. Until now, I’ve only had red rooibos and I definitely prefer this green rooibos. There is no woody/weirdly minty aftertaste to be found! This is a great herbal!

The blueberry is noticeable but not overly sweet. The lemongrass is nice in this blend and not overpowering. It is almost like eating blueberries with a little squeeze of fresh lemon. I am really enjoying this while trying to wind down from the day. I think this may have to go on my shopping list!

Preparation
Boiling 8 min or more
Meghann M

Yay! I am happy to hear it was enjoyable.

mpierce87

Very much so! In fact, my husband went to bed early and I’m drinking the rest of his cup now!

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96

The Best Chocolate Tea I’ve ever had. HANDS DOWN.

KeenTeaThyme- you can blend a mean tea my friend! (Thanks for the sample as well!)

Its perfect. All flavors really blend well together and there isn’t an overpowering or overwhelming chocolate flav to it. Just a nice hint.

Gonna need a bag of this one too!

KeenTeaThyme

So glad you like this one too. :) I can’t get enough of it; I have to order a second bag soon…

Kristen

ooohhh this sounds yummy!

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98

3rd infusion. . .and smoky flavor is still going strong! Yum! I’m having trouble switching to anything else today. I am in love with this one.

KeenTeaThyme

I’m surprised (and pleased) that the third infusion worked. Sweet! :) (And you are sweet for your kind words too.)

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98

Oh my gosh. I feel like I’m 10 again sitting by the fire listening to my dad tell ghost stories. . .sorry for the flashback there.

This one is such a fantastic blend! Its smoky and creamy all at the same time. It seriously smells like a campfire. That alone is fantastic, then the more you drink it (or devour it like I am right now) all of the flavors mingle perfectly. Very savory! Love it!

Thanks KeenTeaThyme for the sample of it. I’m loving it!!

KeenTeaThyme

So glad you like it! :) I thought of the whole ghost-stories-around-the-campfire anecdote too. Of course. :)

Nichole

Of course you did!! :) (hahaha)

Steeping up another cup- Wow, still soo good and sooo smoky/creamy. Love it! I think I need a bag of my own ;)

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92

This made a great choice for an afternoon treat this Valentines day. Paired it with a Raspberry Cheesecake cookie and it was sinful. I get almost a tingle on my tongue from sipping this tea. I’m not sure what makes that come across. I really like how the cherry and cream blend together, and the chocolate makes it even more delectable. Great blend! I will have to pick some of this up next adagio order!

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

YUMMMM. . .Sounds Amazing!

KeenTeaThyme

Glad you liked it! :)

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96

This is a nice medley of chocolate mint and green tea. The chocolate mint flavor is light, subtle, a kiss.

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90

My first Adagio custom blend arrived today! I was so excited to make this tea, especially after noting that adagio didn’t really make a berry blended green rooibos when they created the green rooibos collection.

Even with just 30% berry blues, I can really taste the blueberry in this blend. It isn’t over the top or too tart that I need to add sugar. I think it is just right! There is a light citrus herbal tone from the lemongrass, and the flavor from the rooibos still shines through. I’m really happy I made this tea and can’t wait to try it iced. I’m hoping this will be a perfect evening blend for those nights I want something fruity and decaf!

Oh, I might be a bit biased on the rating as I created this myself, but if you would care to try a little and give me some feedback on this tea, shoot me a pm or comment and I can send some off to you!

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 30 sec
mpierce87

Ooh, this sounds pretty good. I definitely wouldn’t mind trying it out sometime.

KeenTeaThyme

I’m ordering this during my next Adagio run. Love the pic. :)

Nichole

Sounds like Blueberry Heaven to me!!!

Uniquity

I only have one green rooibos and it’s got lotsa strong weird flavours…This, on the other hand, sounds lovely. But I’m a nut for lemongrass and I love blueberry.

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96

2nd infusion, still yum!!!
Love the movies (i’m a huge horror nut) and now I have the perfect horror tea to watch with my movies!

JacquelineM

I was always a huge horror scardey cat until I saw the Nightmare on Elm Street movies from the 1980s – Freddy is so campy and hysterically funny!

TeaEqualsBliss

OMG! You bought MY blend! :) Cool!!!!! I haven’t even bought this one! LOL

Nichole

It was a Valentine’s Gift. And its awesome! I still have your addy, I’ll send you some! And I didn’t even know it was your blend until I looked it up on Adagio. Crazy!!

TeaEqualsBliss

teehee! That’s CRAZY! :) Thanks!!!! I need to reorder some stuff – I have like $60 to use! LOL

Nichole

Ohh I’m checking it out now!!

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96

This is sooo good. Yum. A nice blend of honeybush & rooibos flavors. Love it.

Bought for me as a Valentine’s Day pressie. Its awesome!

TeaEqualsBliss

OMG! This is CRAZY! This is my blend!!! LOL!

Nichole

Haha right?!?!

need to get on there and see what other blends you have. Cause this one is yummers!
TeaEqualsBliss

I have tried 4 so far…I am in the process of creating two more! I will let you know! HEY! Are you on gchat?

Nichole

Awesome! I’ll have to keep an eye out for those.

Yep, I’m on gchat :)

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