Good Earth Teas

Recent Tasting Notes

89

ummm, i’m kinda embarrassed to say, but i love this. yup, tea snob that i am, i still love this. two bags, steep 5 minutes, add 1/2 & 1/2 (the good stuff), a bit of agave. delicious. i added a touch of whiskey to it last night. a movie, this tea, a splash of sass. nice. don’t know if i’d pay full price for it though. it was on clearance. i am a sucker for the word cocoa.

Preparation
Boiling

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74

lovely, mellow tasting green tea

Preparation
170 °F / 76 °C 1 min, 30 sec

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48

Their vanilla flavor makes it taste Really sweet. Would make a decent substitute for, say, hot cocoa.

Cofftea

a vanilla chai makes a good hot chocolate sub? Strange.

kaypendragon

Yeah, it sounds weird. But it’s sweet in the same way that cocoa is sweet.

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78

Gave up coffee and I’m becoming a green tea addict! I suppose worse things could happen :)
A good basic green tea blend for the cupboard. Light and refreshing.

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78

A good green tea staple for the cupbroad. I always find it very soothing.

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49
drank Super Green Tea by Good Earth Teas
260 tasting notes

I had this from a sampler from Good Earth. It wasn’t a standout tea. Nothing like a true sencha, no matcha coloring to the tea. It was just mediocre. The citrus was very bland, too. I have wanted to try it, glad I did.

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

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83
drank Jasmine Green Tea by Good Earth Teas
260 tasting notes

This is the best bagged jasmine tea I’ve had. I used to drink this religiously in college, iced. Very refreshing, just the right amount of jasmine. Has a slight sweetness to it.

Preparation
185 °F / 85 °C 4 min, 0 sec

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30

I did not enjoy the spice in this tea. This was a sample that was given to me. I would not buy this tea. I am happy I was able to sample this tea as I continue my Tea Journey to discovery of teas.

Rijje

“… I would not buy this tea”… Cracked me up ;)

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75
drank Sunset Red by Good Earth Teas
902 tasting notes

Happy Friday Eve!!

Decupboarding this today!! Yay!!

Preparation
8 min or more
VegTea

I never really thought about “decupboarding” before, but there is a certain joy to making room for a new tea on the shelf, isn’t there?

Jaime

Yes, there is. It also helps me to justify all the new teas I’ve been getting!

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75
drank Sunset Red by Good Earth Teas
902 tasting notes

So, yesterday I got tea packages from Meghann and seykayay.

Today I picked up my order from David’s Tea at the post office, then got home to find my order from Sanctuary T in my mailbox.

So far, it’s been a really good mail week!

You might be asking why I’m having this and not one of my brand new teas. Well, the answer is two-fold: after this pot, I’ve got two bags left until I can decupboard it. And, well…I’ve no idea which of my new teas to start with. Really, absolutely no clue. All I know is that my real-life cupboard is needing rearranging/expanding. Especially since I know of 2 more tea orders that should be working their way towards me…

Preparation
Boiling 8 min or more
Meghann M

Use the Tea Randomizer once you get your new teas all in your digital cupboard:

http://www.jaydeee.net/pickatea.php

It helps me decide…and if I don’t like it’s decision, I can click on “Meh” and it will choose again:)

Jaime

I’m going to go with Swampwater from David’s for my first one. After all, it’s the reason I made the order in the first place. I think I’ll alternate a pot of a new one with a pot of an old one tonight.

Meghann M

I should do that, or at least a new one and then a sample tea. I really need to drink some of the teas I purchased in March!

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75
drank Sunset Red by Good Earth Teas
902 tasting notes

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75
drank Sunset Red by Good Earth Teas
902 tasting notes

The move is over, and Katie is in full nesting mode. I’m lounging on the couch with a cup of tea watching her do her thing. I got the furniture in and didn’t hit anything with the Uhaul. My part in this adventure is done.

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75
drank Sunset Red by Good Earth Teas
902 tasting notes

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75
drank Sunset Red by Good Earth Teas
902 tasting notes

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75
drank Sunset Red by Good Earth Teas
902 tasting notes

Needing something sweet right now, and this is it. The caramel, vanilla, and spices blend perfectly with the rooibos. Scent still reminds me of a sugar cookie baked with wildflowers…hmm, maybe I should bake tonight.

Bumping up the rating on this a bit. It tastes better everytime I have it.

Preparation
8 min or more

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75
drank Sunset Red by Good Earth Teas
902 tasting notes

The bag smells like a cross between wildflowers and sugar cookies. Sounds strange, but it works quite well. When brewed, smell is more like sweet caramel. It’s a very light dessert tea, naturally sweet. The vanilla and caramel are about equal in their intensity. This is my first tea from Good Earth; I’ll definitely be trying more.

Brewed for 10 minutes.

Preparation
Boiling 8 min or more

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50

I used to love this tea hot, but something happened – maybe I just got tired of it? It’s still delicious cold, though (brewed hot and then iced) and I’d recommend that to anyone!

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51

Free packet from the front of a cooking magazine.

I can’t decide whether I like this or not. Citrusy, slightly sharp and mostly sweet.

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

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82

Freebie that came with a cooking magazine.

I really like this. It’s minty but has a fuller flavour because of the nutmeg and chicory.

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

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58

Freebie packet with a cooking magazine.

Nice fragrance. Little perfumey on the taste, but not bad for a Jasmine tea (I don’t normally drink it because I don’t really like perfumey tea.)

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

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81

A go-to delicious sweet and spicy tea in our home. I love to add a little soy milk to this and have it in the evening. Pretty tasty iced on a warm afternoon as well!

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