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This tea smells AMAZING. The apple and safflours create an absolutely stunning aroma.
Admitedly, it does not taste as good as it smells. It gives a sweet aftertaste, with just a hint of bitterness (though not overpowering) at 4:30 (the suggested steeped time was 4-6 minutes).
I found that the tea tasted best clear, but when given a while to cool. The flavours just seem more comfortable when the tea is no longer piping hot. Milk muddies it too much.
Didn’t like it as much as Bubbly, but I’ll probably enjoy using this to eccentricly replace wine on wine and cheese nights. (I’m a non-drinker, and these teas amuse me in that potential usage….)
I have to up this rating because I woke up this morning with a sore throat. And this tea really does soothe a sore throat. I guess I will be drinking lots of this today.
And I love mint
2nd steep: boiling, maybe 8min. Still soothing
I will be keeping this one stocked in my cupboard in all the winter months
Wow!!! That was my 101 tasting note!!! It doesn’t take long to get to 100!
Definitely something I will have to keep stocked in the cold season! The mint and eucalyptus oil sure feel nice on the throat.
It really did seem to help soothe my throat and calm my cough down a little.
And the powerful mint tastes so good when you have a cold and don’t have many tastebuds!….you can actually taste something!
What I really love about Davidstea organic tea is… The PURE TASTE.
And this tea is really what I talk about when I name “Quality”.
It has a bold floral spectrum along with the straight pleasant white tea taste.
You can infuse it 20 minutes long and it NEVER became bitter.
The fresh feeling of the young spring leaves is really refreshing.
And the smell? It’s like the taste.
It smell like fresh tea leaves without smelling like fish or sea water.
A perfect tea, nothing else. :)
This tea wasn’t half bad, but I thought it tasted more like herbal tea than actual tea. I didn’t hate it, I didn’t LOVE it, maybe I got something wrong while steeping it, I don’t know. It’s true that I tasted this one two days after New Years party. Maybe next time I’ll drink it while still hungover see if I like it better.
This tea is really “light” and it has a certain degree of fluidity in mouth.
This one really has really a honey-like feel into it.
There is also some woodsy notes.
But the taste is quite simple.
Nothing extraordinary in this one.
It’s just an expensive everage black tea.
Thumbs up : Sweet honey feel.
Thumbs down : The price, you’re better buying their Orange Pekoe.
Got a sample of this today and tried it this afternoon.
What can I say? Yum!
This tea reminds me of midsummer night’s dream (by davidstea) because of the fruity taste, but it’s softened by the more dominant taste of the green tea… and I love the taste of green tea! The black tea taste hangs out somewhere behind these too.
This blend is going to be perfect for mornings/afternoons, especially when I’m in one of those moods where I can’t decide if I want black or green or fruit… all three! :)
Ehhhh… I wanted to like this tea. Everything about the reviews on steepster had me convinced this was going to be like liquid banana nut bread, and I love me some banana nut bread. It just wasn’t there for me. There was hardly any banana to it. It was like a cup of straight up walnut tea with a touch of a floral note. I also noticed that there are hardly any banana pieces in my bag! The first cup I tried was too bitter but there was a discernible banana taste to it. This has since vanished. I want to give this tea a chance, but I’m just not feeling it. I’ve been reducing the steeping time to try and get rid of the bitter nuttiness but to no avail. Even at 4 minutes this tea is almost unbearable for me. I can only drink this tea lukewarm and with added honey, but this still doesn’t warrant a re-buy. I will probably just use it in lattes in the hopes that I can salvage the remaining 35g or so.
Sadly, not a fan of this tea.
Finally a review on my family day on vacation and I used my new Breville One-Touch Tea Maker to steep this beauty. It truly enbodies what I imagine the Earth the would taste like. This is a dark brew, it isn’t for those strictly dainty, pinky straight up in the air tea drinkers. Although, I do that from time to time myself. I found it representive of all things earthy such as nutrient rich soil, mossy covered stones, basically an ancient forest bed. I immediately feel transported under a large old prehistoric tree sipping this cup of tea that only binds me closers to the forest around me. This tea tastes just as described and doesn’t disappoint. Next time you place an order I suggest giving this one a try.
Jasmine-scented green tea is the crutch by which I hobble through winter. My daily poison is Jasmine Pearls or Dragon Tears, and so all Jasmine-scented green teas are rated by how well they compare to that standard.
Jasmine Butterfly is made of small bundles of Jasmine-scented tea leaves, which have been packaged into a whimsical, vaguely butterfly-like, shape. These bundles are more loosely formed than rolled pearls, look perhaps twice the size of rolled pearls, and possibly contain a similar quantity of tea. Unlike pearls, there is no leaf bud included in the bundle.
Due to the looser packaging, these butterflies unfurl into perfect, distinct, whole leaves. The colour of the leaves is a nicely uniform pale green, and there is no sign of mechanical clipping (i.e., the claim that these are hand-clipped is probably true!). The leaves are trimmed near the base of the blade (with minimal stem attached), and are more mature than the leaves used in Dragon Tears. These bundles are certainly more labour-intensive than the rolled pearls, which may explain why this tea is more expensive than Dragon Tears.
I find the nose and flavour indistinguishable from good Dragon Tears — light, and floral, and green, and soothing, standing up well to multiple brewings. It is more visually appealing than pearls, but most of that appeal is lost in the strainer of my celadon cup. I would buy this as a gift, but due to the price, I’ll stick to Dragon Tears for my own drinking.
An ABSOLUTELY delicious cup. Flavored pu-erh is not really my niche, as this is the 2nd I’ve tried. Like the first one I had, it impresses me quite a bit. It didn’t have a fishy smell until after it was prepared, which I didn’t find surprising. It has a kind of caramel/coffee taste, and the pu-erh taste is still there. Going to give it a perfect 100%, as I love my coffee as well, and this kinda hits close. :) I can’t wait to make a latte out of this tea.
Definitely one the best flavored teas I’ve had from DAVIDSTEA. It’s AWESOME to say the least. The very smell of it is as delicious as it smells. The tea has subtle hints of coconut, the forefront having a nutty taste. My only complaint is that the black tea taste is a little lacking. Other than that, drink up and enjoy it.