I grabbed this one at Teaism after my work day was over to relax with on the bus on the way to my friend’s house. It was floral and buttery, but it suffered from both a paper cup and a paper tea sac. Mmmm paper. Blech. Still better than having no tea, but I am so sensitive to papery flavors in my teas.
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Traveling again! A quick two-day trip this time. I am in DC and got up way earlier than I needed to this morning because the friend I’m staying with had to be at work way earlier than I can arrive at the museum. The place where we had breakfast didn’t have any tea, but lucky for me this tea shop is very near the museum.
I’ve never had a golden dragon tea before, though if it’s Chinese and has “golden” in the name I’ll try it. This is pretty tasty. I can feel the energy slowly flowing into my body as I sip it. It’s a bit malty with a kind of earthy note toward the end of the sip. As I drink more its definitely reminding me of some kind of black tea-puerh hybrid. Not entirely my thing, but decently tasty nonetheless.
A very nice blend, and if you happen to be in DC, it’s absolutely worth it to go buy a cup in their shop. Try a salty oatmeal cookie, too, while you’re there. It’s a pretty expensive tea to buy to bring home, and I’d usually rather spend the money on a good Kashmiri Chai loose leaf, but this is still definitely a favorite.
This is a good, basic Assam. It doesn’t have a lot of malty, chewy flavor to it, but it is a nice tea. I’ve had it in the afternoon and prefer it to a “stronger” Assam that is great in the morning.
This was good, but not great, Assam.
Oh, Teaism. First you had me with the Chai, and now you throw a wonderfully smooth, tasty Genmaicha over my tastebuds. I am generally a black/milk tea person, but any cup of tea that essentially tastes like liquid Frosted Flakes has my vote. But YOUR genmaicha, Teaism, isn’t quite as cloying as others; it is more subtle, but the toasted rice comes right through. Assertive little things.
I look forward to my next visit to Teaism in DC. I’ve had a bracing black and a gentle green; I want to try so many more!
While visiting a friend in DC, I had breakfast at Teaism. I thought that I had tasted all manner of Chai from mild to spicy, but I had never had THIS Chai. The fragrant burst of spice from the cardamom makes the initial spice of this chai very assertive, but the flavours throughout are smooth and delicious. I ended up going to the store and buying a bag to make a proper chai at home.
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A new arrival from South Korea that arrived to my door in rainy England this morning.
Colour: Mellow Yellow.
Smell: Rice crackery
A light, sweet and ricey tea with a somewhat refreshing after taste (similar to menthol just without the menthol taste). I enjoy rice tea very much (also known as popcorn tea). I am trying to guess the after taste, it’s slight but still there..ginger? licorice? I cannot be sure but either way it is still yummy.
I finished this up last night with my husband. It is so refreshing and tasty. I love this tea. And it also soothes the throat. My husband’s sick with a cold, so this seemed to help :)
I’m studying for my boards exam, which is tomorrow! I decided to brew this up! I realized I only had a tiny bit for one last brew. Finished it up!
This tea is fruity and has calmed down in scent in comparison to when I first opened it up. I love the flavor of this now. I like how it isn’t tart, but the fruitiness is strong.
I finished this up today. I made this stove-top, and I am so happy I did. This is so delicious! So full of flavor! I added Chai Bora to this mix so that there would be more black tea.
Decent cup of gen mai cha. Not one of my favorites but its good still. I finished it up today.
I asked my husband to make me some tea this morning, and he grabbed this one. It is always a surprise when he makes tea. He even added sugar to it! That is definitely a new one for me. Sugar and rooibos! It was very sweet but tasty too! :)
Today I decided to put coconut milk in this. I had some left over after making beans. This was a great blend, especially since I was in the tropical, coconut mood! I think this would taste great with a little pineapple. Delicious!!! :)
I am way too sick to try any new teas, so I have been drinking this and my chai bora. :( This tisane is comforting… soothing.
Brewed this over the stove again. This time, I let it boil for 20 minutes and added 2-3 cardamom pods. This was a lot spicier than before! Delicious and just the right kick for the morning. Delicious with the milk and brown sugar. I love this tea.
I made a large batch of this last night. I was up really late but I was craving chai tea so badly. I whipped this one over the stove! My husband and I shared it, and I put the rest in the fridge. Now, I’m drinking it cold. It is absolutely delicious! It isn’t as spicy as other chai teas that I’ve had, but I think it is because I put it in a tea bag instead of letting the loose spices float in the water. Still, it definitely filled my craving.
Also, it is weird… every time that I click on “notices”, I get an error. Is this happening to anyone else????
I enjoyed my 2 week vacation, but now that I started working, I realized that I drink far less tea than usual. This tea was great for tonight. It was fruity and light. Just what I needed before I go to sleep tonight.