Lord Nelson

Recent Tasting Notes

71

Excellent tea. Feels a bit strong for a green tea. I sometimes put a fruit tea bag to the cup and that tastes amazing!

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 15 sec 500 g 17 OZ / 500 ML

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98

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Preparation
Boiling 7 min, 45 sec

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53
drank Kamille by Lord Nelson
37 tasting notes

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100
drank Posset / Glühwein by Lord Nelson
1 tasting notes

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80

I really loved it. It’s the strongest green tea (after gunpowder) I ever tasted. You can feel both green tea and vanilla flavours, even if the second one is more present as after-taste. I usually drink green tea in the morning or in the afternoon but I tried this one after dinne and everything was perfect :)

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 30 sec

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77

Colour: Honey Coloured
Smell: Very vanilla scented and reminds me of the strong vanilla candles you can burn.

Taste: It has the light, fresh yet slightly bitter taste of green tea but it is very much in the background as the vanilla is powerfully dominating. Pleasingly different but at the same time extremely strong. The vanilla tastes like vanilla pod so it has the thickness of real vanilla (instead of a subtle flavour like synthetic vanilla).

One of the strongest green tea’s that I have tasted, I will drink this mostly as an afternoon tea as I find the vanilla very relaxing while at the same time being strong enough to keep me awake.

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 2 min, 0 sec

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70

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Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 8 min or more

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70

posset with honey. really spicy, very seasonal, makes you remember all the good winter evenings.

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 8 min or more

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67

Robust, attractive flavor with a musty, yet bitter bouquet of cigarbox and oak… Nah just kidding, its nice!

Preparation
180 °F / 82 °C 4 min, 0 sec

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65

A very respectable redbush tea, even more so when you consider it comes from a teabag. The caramel flavour is a nice touch and blends well with the naturally caramel and sweet notes of the redbush.

First noticed it as I walked round my local Lidl and got the tea drinkers urge to give it a go. Glad I did. Now pick up a box every time I go. My staple redbush teabag. Not as nice as loose but as good as I can find, plus it won’t break the bank.

A tasty tweak to redbush.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 6 min, 15 sec

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74
drank Rooibos Natur by Lord Nelson
19 tasting notes

Quite tasty considering it came from a teabag

Preparation
Boiling 8 min or more

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54

I didn’t really need tea today, but when I saw this tea in the shop I couldn’t resist picking a pack up.

Firstly there is something endearingly odd about a German tea company being called Lord Nelson, and secondly I love Sikkim – Gangtok is one of my favourite places in the world.

Sadly, I’m not madly impressed by the tea itself. It has a lovely colour, but the taste is a bit generic, and there is a slightly odd bitter aftertaste.

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75

In Europe, you can find this brand at the ubiquitous German LIDL Supermarket chain. That’s probably why the orig poster couldn’t find out about it in English. They definitely love LIDL in Norway!

I like this tea, but I tend to drink every other tea I have first. The vanilla note is very synthetic. I find it has a lot of caffeine for a green tea. It’s good hot or cold.

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75

I got this in a tea swap from a girl who lives in Norway. All the info I Googled came up in a different language and I was unable to get a good translation for it. I’m drinking this now and I like it. Prior to steeping it reminded me of a vanilla scented doll I used to have as a kid…I think it was something from the Strawberry Shortcake Cartoon Series/Themed-time type thing. Either way the scent brought me back to my childhood. The taste has just a hint of Vanilla, not much tho. It’s calming and creative and a nice relaxing cup!

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