Paromi

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78
drank Sleep With Me by Paromi
103 tasting notes

Herbal TTB – Having this one again tonight because it was nice and relaxing before bed. This one makes it to my wish list. <3 TTBs :)

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78
drank Sleep With Me by Paromi
103 tasting notes

Herbal TTB – This is different, and yummy! This is fruity in a delicate way. I had feared I over steeped this because I forgot to set a timer but with it being in a tea bag I ended up leaving it in the mug anyways.

Cheri

I love the name, if nothing else.

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85
drank Coconut Almond by Paromi
115 tasting notes

Finished my jar of this one as part of almond milk experiment #2. Adding almond milk to something that already contained almonds seemed…excessive? Probably not the most thought-out idea? But I went ahead anyway. The tea is already not very astringent, so it didn’t really need the milk, but the addition seemed to cut the fragrance down to a more subtle level. It is quite silky and rich, something that seems like it would be served at one of the local bubble tea shops.

While I’m slowly making room in my cupboard for my large batch of Verdant orders, it seems like they won’t be here for a long time. Patience!

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85
drank Coconut Almond by Paromi
115 tasting notes

A good one to start the day on. This blend has an intense coconut and almond fragrance. In the sachet I could see almost as much white stuff (shavings of the aforementioned coconut and almond) as tea leaves. Once brewed, the liquor is a deep brown color. The flavors are not as rich as one would expect from the scent, but that is a good thing—it’s fragrant without being overwhelming, and the black tea base itself is good, smooth and not astringent. Overall, it’s a nice cozy blended tea for a cool morning.

The sachets for this brand don’t have strings, which may be a little inconvenient for some, but makes for a nicer looking presentation.

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75
drank Sleep With Me by Paromi
302 tasting notes

Thank you Marzipan for this lovely sample. This is a gentle relaxing evening tea. It’s fruity but well balanced so there is no overwhelming single fruit. Quite enjoyable and a good start on beginning a relax evening.
The name reminds of a phone conversation with my 88 year old mom. The people in her retirement community went to a nearby beach. She said she had “Sex on the Beach” (the name of a drink) which of course made me begin to build a really scary image in my mind. ;-p

Preparation
Boiling 6 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 10 OZ / 295 ML

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90
drank Palace Green by Paromi
1084 tasting notes

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90
drank Palace Green by Paromi
1084 tasting notes

I’ve been wanting to do a steep-off between the various green tea sachets in my cupboard, but now upon brewing up a glass of Paromi Palace Green, I recognize that comparing it to Wissotzky Timeless Green doesn’t make much sense, though it is true that they both brew up golden veering green. Beyond that similarity, they are completely different teas!!!!

The Paromi is smoother and buttery. The flavor is far subtler—which can be a plus or a minus, depending upon one’s current craving. I would also say that this Paromi seems closer to a Japanese than a Chinese variety—although I believe that it also came from China.

All in all, I remain convinced that this is a super-suave grocery-store green sachet. Of course, this one came from Whole Foods, not the regular market. I do not believe that the swank jar alone has won me over, either. It’s the taste!

Looking forward to a second infusion of this plump sachet later today!

Preparation
3 g 10 OZ / 295 ML

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90
drank Palace Green by Paromi
1084 tasting notes

My second Paromi experience, Palace Green brewed up deliciously. Buttery and smooth with a pale greenish-yellow liquor and a light, only slightly vegetal quality. Yum. An excellent green tea. Looking forward to a second cup followed by a second infusion of the two spent sachets.


second infusion: this was truly delicious with the same pale greenish-yellow liquor and the same smooth buttery taste. I am impressed.

Preparation
170 °F / 76 °C 2 min, 45 sec 2 g 10 OZ / 295 ML
Marzipan

I like their jars.

sherapop

Marzipan: the jars are beautiful. I really want to use them again and wish that they sold their tea in refill envelopes or bags…

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82
drank Coconut Almond by Paromi
1084 tasting notes

Assam coconut
yellow almonds and white flakes
nutty malty pie

mj

Yay the haikus are back :)

sherapop

Hi mj! I currently inhabit an internetless zone!

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82
drank Coconut Almond by Paromi
1084 tasting notes

Okay, I have to admit, this Coconut Almond tea from Paromi is a very good flavored blend. The flavors are natural tasting; the scent is divine; the black tea base is fine. I do recommend.

Flavors: Coconut, Nuts

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 45 sec 2 g 10 OZ / 295 ML

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82
drank Coconut Almond by Paromi
1084 tasting notes

I picked up a couple of jars of Paromi tea at Whole Foods. The matte-surfaced steel-gray-colored jars sure are sleek, but is that the explanation for the elevated price of these teas? I don’t usually complain about price, but $10 for 15 sachets seems a bit steep to me—especially if what I’m really paying for is the shipping cost of a heavy glass jar.

Fortunately, Coconut Almond also tastes very good. Of course, I love both coconut and almond, so I was off to a good start already, but the dark amber liquor (Assam is apparently the base tea) tastes better than just the usual hum-drum mediocre black dressed up in fancy flavors. This is a high-quality flavored tea featuring both natural essences and a worthy black tea base. Unfortunately, it does not seem possible to buy envelopes to refill this attractive jar….

Note to Paromi people: how about letting us but large envelopes so that we can refill these jars? That would definitely increase the probably of my purchasing this tea again.

Flavors: Coconut

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 5 min, 45 sec

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drank Coconut Almond by Paromi
729 tasting notes

Another of the samples the most generous ifjuly sent to me. Thank you so much.

This was odd for me. Yes coconut, yes almond, but there was something chai esque about it. Doesn’t say there are spices in it, but that’s the impression I got.
It was just ok for me. Not bad, not great – it was ok.

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drank Coconut Almond by Paromi
1698 tasting notes

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92
drank Coconut Almond by Paromi
520 tasting notes

This is what I was remembering when I accidentally put part of this review on another tea!

I really enjoyed this sachet. Definitely coconut and definitely almond, neither fakey. I put a tiny dab of half and half into the last half of the cup and it made it just luscious. I also left the bag in the cup through the whole time and it never got bitter. Always a plus!

Thanks, ifjuly!

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 6 min, 0 sec 10 OZ / 295 ML

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86
drank Lemon Ginger by Paromi
7 tasting notes

Oh man, I love this. I haven’t had many oolong teas, but this was fantastic – the only tea I drank from my first bag until the jar was empty.

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92
drank Sleep With Me by Paromi
23 tasting notes

This tea is sweetly fruity and delicate. It’s perfect for evening, or whenever you just need to relax!

Preparation
Boiling 8 min or more

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drank Cinnamon Chai by Paromi
407 tasting notes

It smells good, and spicy. The taste reminds me of snickerdoodles. Not sure why. The flavour is a good blend of sweet and spice.

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 15 sec

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drank Cinnamon Chai by Paromi
1112 tasting notes

My last sachet (weep weep weep!). Excellent spices, comforting vanilla. I had it with just a squirt of honey, and it was the perfect drink to warm me up and help me wind down. This tisane will be missed!

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 0 sec
ParomiTea

Hi Jacqueline, don’t let it end. :) thanks a lot for trying and loving our cinnamon chai. Sorry it took so long to notice your posts. We’re trying to get better with social media. If you have any questions about tea or would like to try more of our offerings please reach out anytime to [email protected]. Happy tea drinking!

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drank Cinnamon Chai by Paromi
1112 tasting notes

Delicious and warming on such a cold night. Nice with a little honey and a splash of milk. Love the spice mixture and touch of vanilla. There is now only one lonely tea bag in my bottle!

Preparation
Boiling 6 min, 0 sec

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drank Cinnamon Chai by Paromi
1112 tasting notes

I’ve been brewing my rooibos tisanes a little longer since I’ve been adding a splash of milk to them – this one took to it beautifully! So…plush! The good spices and hint of vanilla combined for such a full tasting cup. Squirt of honey made it heavenly. I have a few tasty herbal chais in my cupboard, but this is hands down my fave.

Preparation
Boiling 6 min, 0 sec

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drank Cinnamon Chai by Paromi
1112 tasting notes

So good, as usual! You know the spices are vibrant if I in my cold-state can taste them! A touch of honey makes it even more soothing and delightful.

Preparation
Boiling 6 min, 0 sec
ashmanra

I am glad you can enjoy this, but I wish that mess would go away and leave you alone! Feel better and rest, read a good book, get under the covers and get all cozy-snuggly!

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drank Cinnamon Chai by Paromi
1112 tasting notes

Spicy, warm goodness. So soothing with a little honey. ♥

Preparation
Boiling 6 min, 0 sec

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drank Cinnamon Chai by Paromi
1112 tasting notes

I love this stuff ♥

Love the flavorful spices, love the vanilla, love to have it easy and throw the pyramid bags into my teapot. Love, love, love!

Preparation
Boiling 6 min, 0 sec

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drank Cinnamon Chai by Paromi
1112 tasting notes

Steeping this one for a little extra time in 8 oz of water per sachet produced the most heavenly rooibos chai I have ever had the pleasure of sipping! The cinnamon is rich and exquisite! All of the spices taste so fresh and alive. I also love that touch of vanilla. It was so good that I had to add more water and try for another steep. It was weaker, but eminently drinkable! Oh expensive tisane, why must you taunt me with your deliciousness!?

Preparation
Boiling 6 min, 0 sec

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