Prince of Peace

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I brewed a packet of this in 8 oz water. Anyone who’s tried it knows that is crazy strong.

I can’t smell the ginger. I can feel a little heat/taste some earthiness and sweetness when I drink it, but I can’t smell the ginger.

What.

I guess it’s time to drink the teas I have that I don’t really care for…

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Boiling
VariaTEA

That is what I did when I lost my tastes. I hope you feel better soon though.

OMGsrsly

Thanks. I’m getting so tired of this! :)

Fjellrev

Good call drinking the not-so-great stuff when your taste is impaired anyway. Just sucks you’re sick in the first place.

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Om nom nom.

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Boiling
VariaTEA

Haha. Best tasting note ever!

Tabby

I need to try this one! I loved the brown sugar version.

OMGsrsly

:D I didn’t see a brown sugar version! I’ll have to check for it the next time I’m at the Asian market.

Tabby

It’s sooo good! It tastes like it has syrup in it, haha.

Courtney

This note is great!

OMGsrsly

This one is also incredibly sweet. :)

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YES. Now this is what I’m talking about when I say ginger tea.

Incredibly sweet, nice and gingery.

This will be perfect for camping. I might even be persuaded to share some with my brother.

sherapop

Okay, now you’ve motivated me to give this another try. I have some envelopes in my cupboard…

TeaBrat

i used to have these, they are good from what I remember

OMGsrsly

It is incredibly sweet, but I don’t mind. :) Lots of ginger!

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I made this to take in my water bottle for work today. Normally I take two full water bottles/thermoses in for my shifts, but since today was just a measly half hour shift I just took the one cup worth. Really – it’s Christmas Eve and I had to go out of my way (while sick, mind you) to go in for a mere half hour of work. I shouldn’t complain, though. A lot of people, especially those is crappy minimum wage customer service jobs like myself, are not fortunate enough to have most of the day off. And, I’m lucky enough to have tomorrow off too.

I received a bag of this as an extra sample from one of the ladies doing the 12 Days exchange with me! I’m really, terribly sorry but I can’t remember who it came from – I didn’t write it down and now I’ve gone and forgotten! If it came from you, let me know so I can properly thank you!

I picked it out today because I thought straight tea might be less upsetting than flavoured tea, since my tummy is significantly calmer but not quite feeling perfectly better. I meant to just steep it for 3 minutes in boiling water as per package instructions, but I lost track of time (I blame ‘sick brain’) and wound up letting it sit for closer to 10 minutes. Fuck.

I drank the first bit while it was still fairly hot, and mostly it was just a run of the mill white tea, though quite bitter from the oversteeping. However, it was much better after I’d let it cool down. I got some sweet hay notes in addition to the bitterness.

Not gonna rate because I screwed up steeping it, but I think this could have been a lot worse considering how much I oversteeped it. Even though I wouldn’t even know where to start to go about looking for it, I don’t really have much of an interest in it. I’m just gonna be content with the fact it was nice enough regardless of my screwing up. Thank you to whoever it was who sent this to me…

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space tea!
this shit is delicious!
also, it’s not really tea it’s “beverage”. but whatevs!
it’s burny and sweet and feels so good on my sore dry throat.
i want a freakin gallon of it right now.
space tea rulez hard.

OMGsrsly

OMG I need some of these. That sounds so good, especially for hiking or when you’re sick.

Hope you feel better soon!

Sil

These sound pretty tasty…

JustJames

!!!!!!!!

Bonnie

I got some of this once at the health food store. Real honey and strong ginger, not fake either! Super good when you’re sick!!

Shmiracles

yay i found these Instant Ginger Honey Crystals at the health food store too. i bought 2 boxes haha cuz i NEEEEEDed them.

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Pu-Erh tea has been getting a lot of press lately for being a great metabolism booster… Amazing energy properties and wonderful antioxidants. I saw a box of 100 at a local Asian market for VERY CHEAP. It’s funny because at the nature food store down the road it’s nearly double the price. I was skeptical of the quality since you get 100 bags! Lipton doesn’t even give you that much… I brewed my first up, and I was sort of grossed out. It reminded me of Fukijima…muddy, earthy, a little bit mushroomy, but my taste buds detect seaweed…. or some green/sea type plant. Nonetheless I finished the cup. Every time I brew it — I am glad I am one tea bag down from the 100. Pu-Erh is not my cup of tea, but this Prince of Peace is not so bad especially for the price and it is drinkable. I mean… without sugar it really reminds me of basement must… which is a nice comforting quality… I suppose. The tea isn’t bitter. It has a little kick to it, but really it is mostly the smell and the FIRST taste that gets me… as you swallow the tea and let it linger in your mouth it isn’t so bad. I would recommend trying this if you can find it for 3.99. 100 tea bags is great and you can share it with your friends and see what they think.

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drank Peony White by Prince of Peace
79 tasting notes

Lightly sweet on its own. Not much of a scent, though.

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drank Peony White by Prince of Peace
79 tasting notes

Ack, forgot I had this sitting on the table and let it oversteep… but surprisingly, it’s actually fine. Only a little bitter, and still smooth on the palette. Added a little bit of water and two drops of honey to mellow it out.

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drank Peony White by Prince of Peace
79 tasting notes

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drank Peony White by Prince of Peace
79 tasting notes

Good with a light touch of buckwheat honey.

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drank Peony White by Prince of Peace
79 tasting notes

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drank Peony White by Prince of Peace
79 tasting notes

Mild, not too bitter, doesn’t need any sweetener. Been drinking this whenever I get the urge to snack.

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drank Peony White by Prince of Peace
79 tasting notes

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100

My favorite Green Tea, this is the one that converted me. No fishy flavor like store brands.

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2 min, 0 sec

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10/7/12 – Bought today at local Asian Supermarket – The one that sell frog legs, for 3.99. I know there are some Pu-erh lovers out there, and I’m gonna start with the bagged one before I start importing kilos like Scarface. I looked it up on Amazon and I think I did good. This local Asian supermarket by me has a whole isle devoted to tea so why not try them all out?

12/6/12 – This has been my daily Pu-erh drinker for now and I’m trying to get through the 100 tea bags. Sometimes I use two tea bags. As always, the taste reminds me of “dirt”.

Do you know those pregnant women who eat “pica” (nonfood items) like soap, detergent, and crayons? Well, as a man in midlife, we go through manopause, and crave Pu-Erh because is tastes like dirt/pica (weird non food item)

Sometimes tea tastes like dirt. It’s ok.
I heard there’s a Crayon/Clay flavored tea coming out for pregnant women!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pica_(disorder)

12/24/13 – Sitting on my shelf at home, I’ll have to drink this up before I hit Kam Man Food Inc at 511 Old Post Rd Edison, NJ 08817 for more Pu-Erh tea.

Bonnie

U R so funny!!!

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drank Oolong Tea by Prince of Peace
8 tasting notes

My favorite tea is oolong but for the first time, I didn’t really enjoy this tea as much. The taste is not so strong if you were to microwave your water versus boiling a pot of water. Overall it didn’t create a good impression for me but I love a good challenge.

Preparation
190 °F / 87 °C

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drank Peony White by Prince of Peace
53 tasting notes

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It was good, bought for very cheap at big lots.

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92

I really like this tea although I read a review by a “pro” who gave it really low marks. The tea is pleasant, not overly grassy tasting and is for me a great everyday tea. I don’t sweeten this tea or others I dring typically.

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88

Instant Ginger Honey Crystals – tastes great, nice ginger-y drink!

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I have been hoarding my sample of this from Kasumi no Chajin for a night when I really needed it, but I recently discovered that my local grocery store stocks it! I had not seen them before because they’re not with the tea: there’s a mysterious section next to the spices featuring loose herbs for blending (lemongrass! eucalyptus!) and more exotic teas. $3 for a box of these, so I can definitely afford to keep them stocked!

I love ginger and I often get nauseous, so this is the absolute perfect tea for me. Plus no steeping involved, so when you are really ill you don’t have to stand around waiting for your tea to be done. The instructions say one whole packet per a small mug but there’s a whole lot in here and it smells strong so I used half of one for one of my smaller mugs.

This is quite possibly the strongest ginger tea I’ve ever had! And I love ginger so coming from me that is a big complement. Warming, spicy, with a nice hint of honey that adds flavor but not overpowering sweetness. And not only is it tasty, the ginger acts as an instant nausea killer. I bet it would be great iced too!

Thank you so much for introducing me to this tea (tisane, I suppose!) Kasumi, I am definitely going to always have it on hand!

Kasumi no Chajin

you are welcome! I will be switching to amazon to keep it in stock, as it is cheaper then my local store. Is good for camping too :P and flavoring mugicha. Yup, I change up water amounts depending on what I want for potentcy too.

Kasumi no Chajin

I have tried hot and cold too, it is much milder cold, but not bad. might try it in my minty mixes this summer.

Alphakitty

I think this one would be amazing in the summer with some crushed mint and a splash of club soda!

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drank Peony White by Prince of Peace
2 tasting notes

This is my first tasting note!
I really enjoy this tea. It is light, refreshing and tastes so natural.
For me the water does not have to be boiling hot for this tea to steep well and steeping time just between 3-5 mins it makes a great on the go tea. This is my morning college classes kind of tea and when the weather is cold it gives this hot cup of tea just that little extra comforting feel.

Preparation
170 °F / 76 °C 4 min, 0 sec

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