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drank Pumpkin Chai by David's Tea
71 tasting notes

August 27th too early for Pumpkin? Nay! I hope that they bring back Pumpkin Patch as well later all in the autumn.

Flavors: Molasses, Nutmeg

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I like this one! It is like a straight green tea, but with hints of kiwi. A refreshing blend.

Flavors: Grass, Lemongrass

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drank Cherry Blossom by David's Tea
36 tasting notes

God I love how it smells!! Just like cherry candies. It doesn’t quite taste the same as it smells, I can distinguish coconut and the white tea base. It is a soothing tea and I loved drinking it in winter, it made me smile despite the harsh weather. Iced, however, I did not like it as much, the cherry flavour became too artificial. The rose buds in the blend are really pretty and since it came out in february, I think of it as a romantic tea.

Flavors: Cherry, Cherry Blossom, Coconut

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drank Coco Chai Rooibos by David's Tea
212 tasting notes

Second and last sample of this.

Tea latte: 2 tsp (the entire contents of the second and last sample) in 1 cup of boiling water for 10 minutes. 1 1/3 cups of warm milk with 2 tsp of sugar was added. This is MUCH better this way. I think I should just stop trying to drink chai teas plain. Not bad for a cold night.

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drank Coco Chai Rooibos by David's Tea
212 tasting notes

Another sample. I put the whole sample in 16 ounces. It looked like over 2 tsp but it came out quite watery. It’s just watered-down spices. I have another sample of this that I plan to try as a latte as I’ve liked chai teas as lattes before.

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drank just peachy by David's Tea
8 tasting notes

Another tea really meant for kids. Very sweet. Artificial taste nearly identical to fuzzy peachs candy. Likely good iced. Nice to have every once in a while. No re-steep value on re-steep tastes of apples and weakly of peaches.

Flavors: Apple, Artificial, Peach, Sweet

Preparation
Boiling 8 min or more 1 tsp 37 OZ / 1100 ML

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80

It’s really hard to get cherry to work correctly for a tea, but this isn’t too obtrusive. A lightly diluted brew when served iced, or full-bodied when served warm, both complement this tea well. Beware of temperature, as this easily burns, and the tannins will ruin the flavor! Fairly mellow, floral, and thirst quenching.

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drank Bai Hao Yin Zen by David's Tea
93 tasting notes

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drank Green Mate by David's Tea
154 tasting notes

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drank Quangzhou Milk Oolong by David's Tea
29 tasting notes

After DavidsTea’s Vanilla Orchid Oolong won me over, I was really excited to pick this up during my most recent jaunt to the shop. I had earned two free oz of tea, and considered this to be the perfect opportunity to snap up some of this tea. It’s exactly the type of oolong I like – smooth, creamy, buttery, and very slightly nutty. Yum!

Preparation
185 °F / 85 °C 6 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 8 OZ / 236 ML

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drank Tie Kwan Yin by David's Tea
3 tasting notes

This Tie Kwan Yin is on the higher end of the spectrum for baking and oxidation. Leaf size is smaller than usual, color is dark brown and there is an absence of lighter green shades. Aroma of infused leaves is burnt, nutty, and sharp despite having fairly weak aroma without a large amount of leaf brought close to the nose. Infused leaf is not as well formed as other examples of tie kwan yin and seems to not have been beaten enough in the production process. Liquor is clear and pale gold in color . Taste is buttery, toasty, and nutty. Mouth feel is medium weight and slightly dry. Leaves the mouth feeling dry and slightly thirsty. Tastes best with a large leaf to water ratio and short infusion times.

Flavors: Butter, Nutty

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 1 min, 30 sec 8 g 5 OZ / 150 ML

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drank evergreen by David's Tea
17 tasting notes

I have tried Evergreen tea brand recently and this tea helps to lose weight and to get rid of the bloating feeling. Whenever i work out, i always drink this tea right before i go to sleep so in the morning it helps me clear my system out… it works well when it’s hot.

Flavors: Herbs

Preparation
190 °F / 87 °C 5 min, 30 sec 50 g 2 OZ / 59 ML

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Now, I usually don’t like pumpkin teas, but i figured i would give this a try!

Its a great pumpkin tea that is not overly powerful. Unfortunately i only had a sample size and the tea went offline before i had a chance to order some more! Woe is me! I definitely hope this is one they will bring back in the future!

Flavors: Creamy, Pumpkin

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 4 min, 30 sec 5 g 16 OZ / 473 ML

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drank Cherry Blossom by David's Tea
12 tasting notes

This is a great tea iced or hot! I love teas that are versatile like that!

No sweetener added, its a very smooth floral tea, with the very slightest hint of cherry! I love it!

Flavors: Cherry, Floral, Smooth

Preparation
175 °F / 79 °C 4 min, 0 sec 5 g 16 OZ / 473 ML

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drank just peachy by David's Tea
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This is an odd ball tea to me. Some times it turns out great and others i just dump it down the drain!

While it does taste like peaches I find that depending on how you prepare it it tends to taste overly artificial.

Unfortunately this isn’t one I keep on hand for that reason.

Flavors: Artificial, Peach

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 5 min, 0 sec 5 g 16 OZ / 473 ML

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drank Genmaicha by David's Tea
12 tasting notes

I am relatively new to green teas. I tend to stick to herbals and black teas.

I got a sample of this from a friend and man, this is a real winner on my part! The tea reminds me of the green tea served at sushi restaurants, so it brings back alot of great memories of eating my favortie food! As soon as i finished the sample i went and bout another 100g!

As much as i love this tea i do find that the smell is a little nauseating, but well worth the taste after brewing!

Flavors: Nutty, Smooth

Preparation
175 °F / 79 °C 3 min, 0 sec 5 g 16 OZ / 473 ML

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This is another awesome tea! I always take my chocolate teas with milk and sugar and this is no exception!

The first time i had this was on a cold snowy day in December. My Sis in law said to try it as a tea latte so i did.

Wow! What a kick in the pants! It put that chilly day out of my mind!
This is one that i pull out when ever its snowing. It’s helps pump me back up!

Flavors: Chocolate, Spices

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drank Pumpkin Chai by David's Tea
12 tasting notes

I have to admit, i bought this tea a long long time ago. I tried it and didn’t care for it. It’s been sitting in the back of my tea drawer ever since.

I do know alot of people love this tea. Maybe i didnt prepare it right?

Flavors: Pumpkin

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I first bought it since I’ve never tasted a kiwi flavoured tea. I was really intrigued and the smell was nice. The actual drink was refreshing, but it wasn’t really my cup of tea. I didn’t dislike it, but I didn’t really like it either. This tea would probably suit someone that wouldn’t mind the dryness in the mouth that I felt after sipping this.

Flavors: Bark, Burnt Sugar, Cantaloupe, Dried Fruit, Fruity, Smoke, Toasted Rice

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 3 min, 45 sec 2 tsp 50 OZ / 1478 ML
masked185

So a good description of how you felt about it would be “kirai janai desu” ?

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I really liked this tea, since it made me feel really festive during and after drinking it. Due to the sprinkles, there’s a sweet aftertaste, but it’s not overwhelming. Not to mention the aroma was great :). It’s in in the top chart of rooibos teas I’ve tried, but, it is not my favourite.

Flavors: Chocolate, Cotton Candy, Sweet

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 3 min, 30 sec 2 tsp
masked185

Ohh that one sounds good!

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