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drank Yellow Label Loose Tea by Lipton
1223 tasting notes

Stopped by the Indian market yesterday and bought some teas. This was one of them. This is a broken leaf tea with the aroma of oranges. It has that distinctive orange pekoe taste, I’m not sure what to call it. It’s kind of fruity. There was just a hint of a sour note too but not much. Overall this is better quality than the standard Lipton you get in an American market, and noticeably better than most of the Black Tea I’ve gotten from the Asian supermarket. I was surprisingly decent.

I brewed this tea one time in a 16oz Teavana Glass Perfect Tea Maker/Gravity Steeper with 3 tsp leaf and 190 degree water for 1 minute.

Flavors: Fruity

Preparation
190 °F / 87 °C 1 min, 0 sec 3 tsp 16 OZ / 473 ML

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drank Lipton Black Tea by Lipton
1 tasting notes

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drank Russian Earl Grey by Lipton
5 tasting notes

I have this available at work. This Early Grey have a bit more citrus than traditional Earl Grey. I prefer the classic over this variant. I find this a bit dull, I would have prefered a bit more Bergamont and citrus, actually Twinings have a variant called Golden Earl Grey which is more lively. This it’s still a nice tea, but I won’t buy it my self. There are way to many exciting teas to taste and explore.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 4 min, 45 sec

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drank Green Tea Classic by Lipton
48 tasting notes

Green tea aroma, obviously, accompanied by herbal, flowery, biscuity and honey notes.
Slight bitterness, all in all the taste is not bad for a corporate bag tea.

Flavors: Bitter, Flowers, Herbs, Hibiscus, Honey

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 5 min, 0 sec 2 g 7 OZ / 200 ML

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drank Vanilla Caramel by Lipton
48 tasting notes

Aroma is very perfumey, definitely more toffee than caramel, sweet. There is strong vanilla, and caramel, of course.
Fortunately taste is only slightly sweet, a bit earthy, with nice vanilla notes, toffee and caramel.
Nut really my, nomen omen, cup of tea, but it’s really suitable for desserts.

Flavors: Caramel, Earth, Perfume, Sweet, Toffee, Vanilla

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 0 sec 2 g 7 OZ / 200 ML

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drank Yellow Label by Lipton
11 tasting notes

Used to drink cups of these in my early teens. I make tea flavoured milk with this. Half a cup of boiling water to one tea bag, enough sugar to cause a sugar coma, top up the rest with milk. It’s also ok with lots of condensed milk. It’s tea. Very plain, very ordinary, very comforting tea. It has it’s place. The taste brings me back to my days as a student.

“I believe everything has its place, Muggles have their place, Mudbloods have their place and so do your clothes!” ~AVPM

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drank Lipton Black Tea by Lipton
10 tasting notes

Pretty good iced with sugar and lemon, but so is just plain water. Growing up my mom would drink this every single morning with stevia and a splash of milk, so it does have the nostalgia factor :)

Flavors: Tea

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 0 sec

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drank Lipton Black Tea by Lipton
4 tasting notes

I love reading the reviews of this tea. The loose type is a smidge better than the bags, but not by a lot. Got my fill of this during a week-long stay in a psych ward at a hospital (don’t ask). I love that nearly everyone here that has reviewed this didn’t buy it on purpose, or if they did, simply had no other choice. Isn’t that the case with this tea most of the time? I find little enjoyment drinking Lipton’s stuff. What I have of it is now mixed with a steamed Darjeeling and a bold Assam that drowns the taste of this (yes, I am a type that will use the tea somehow, no matter what).

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Someone at work left a full box of this tea on the counter in the break room so I grabbed one before they were all taken. I’m always on the lookout for a new favorite. A 2-3 minute steep time didn’t seem long enough for me so I upped the time and dropped the temperature so it wouldn’t be bitter. This has a taste like cinnamon Red Hots candy. It’s not bad really. After reading the reviews I was expecting it to be worse. This doesn’t re-steep well, but I expected that.

Flavors: Candy, Cinnamon

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 8 min or more 8 OZ / 236 ML

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drank Cinnamon Apple by Lipton
41 tasting notes

Doesn’t brew up sour. Pretty strong flavour and aroma!
I didn’t bother with a second steep, but it probably is possible.
An easy work tea.

Flavors: Apple, Cinnamon

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 3 min, 30 sec 2 tsp 10 OZ / 295 ML

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drank Orange by Lipton
41 tasting notes

Strong aroma, tastes like orange, but brews up a little sour.
One steep.

Flavors: Orange

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 4 min, 45 sec 2 tsp 8 OZ / 236 ML

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It’s a fresh and delicate green tea. With a ( bitter) floral taste.

Flavors: Drying, Floral, Green

Preparation
180 °F / 82 °C 2 min, 0 sec 3 g 7 OZ / 200 ML

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75

For a Lipton tea, I am impressed. The flavor is spot on for a quick chai. It’s rather spicy on the first brew and then after a few brews it starts to get a metallic taste. That’s when I know to throw it out.

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drank English Breakfast by Lipton
48 tasting notes

No aroma whatsoever.
Quite astringent, very low earthy notes, almost no taste at all.

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 0 sec 2 g 8 OZ / 250 ML

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60

I didn’t taste taste very much blueberry or pomegranate.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 8 min or more 8 OZ / 250 ML

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This tea may have one of the most accurate depiction of pear flavor I have ever tried, alas, the chocolate, which is more reminiscent of dusty cocoa powder, is also quite prominent. It’s not bad but it is a weird combination of natural pear and fake chocolate. With that said, it is a very smooth tea. I just wish the pear was stronger. Nonetheless, I am forever grateful to MissB for her generosity of sharing this tea and to Sil for being the middle(wo)man and passing it along.

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drank Andalusia by Lipton
2194 tasting notes

This is weird, and I don’t think that I like it.

Citrus, cinnamon, licorice root. It would be nicer if it was indeed CITRUS first, but it’s weirdly not. It’s sort of cinnamon/licorice/pith.

It’s nice that it’s something hot to drink and I’m cold, but… Hmm. Not exactly sure.

Anyways, thanks very much for sharing, MissB! :) I will have to think on this some more.

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

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I tried this today while over at my in-laws, before going out to finish up the last of the Christmas shopping. I added a couple tablespoons of cold water before throwing in the teabag, and only brewed it for about a minute. It turned out quite pleasant. It was light and fruity and tasted mostly of peach. I’m glad I liked it, because it’s extremely rare for me to run across a peach flavored tea I like.

Flavors: Peach

Preparation
1 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 8 OZ / 236 ML
gmathis

The pyramid-bag line of Lipton stuff isn’t bad. Hadn’t tried this one.

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I picked up a box of this on one of my trips – with frequent travelling I’ve found one of the best things for me to do is just buy some tea and a mug when I get there, to make hotel stays a bit more homey.

As with my previous experience with these Lipton sachets, I was pleasantly surprised. This is a nice, solid Earl Grey with a good amount of bergamot and some other citrusy notes.

Over time I’ve reduced my steep time for almost all black teas to 3 minutes, and I find that that amount of time does well by this. This is a go to morning tea, at least till the box is gone, as it’s tasty and convenient.

Flavors: Bergamot, Citrus

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 3 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 8 OZ / 236 ML
Fjellrev

It’s great to see you back!

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I like it!!
Thank you Sil & MissB :)
Pear is a flavour I really do enjoy when done right, and I find that this tea has a great balance. A little sweet, a bit tart, and the chocolate accent really pairs well. Adding just a bit of sugar cuts down on the tart and brings out more of a caramelized pear note.
So yeah. Compared to the other tea I just tried, this is a welcome cuppa heaven!

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The tea bag comes in a paper packet that is not air tight. I am not sure how long this was sitting in the cupboard but the tea bag didn’t have much smell at all (probably because it is old and the packaging is not air tight).

The tea tasted alright. The fruit flavors were more prominent than the green tea. I didn’t notice any bitter taste at all as mentioned in another review. Maybe it was prepared differently

Flavors: Blueberry

Preparation
180 °F / 82 °C 3 min, 15 sec 9 OZ / 266 ML

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drank Indulgent Pear by Lipton
48 tasting notes

Aroma is pear, caramel and fudge.
In taste the pear is very evident, despite its small amount in the composition. Slight sweetness, caramel in the background.

Flavors: Caramel, Pear, Sweet, Toffee

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 0 sec 2 g 7 OZ / 200 ML

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