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76
drank Ginger Ginseng by Tealuxe
104 tasting notes

I tried this and Tealuxe’s Unity blend back to back. The Unity blend had a focus on lemon and mint, but this is all ginger! I love ginger, so this is an obvious blend for me to brew. The licorice root is just a hint of sweetness at the back of each sip. While there is spearmint and rose hips listed as ingredients, they get lost under the hot ginger. Tealuxe recommends trying this iced as well, so I will have to experiment.

Flavors: Citrus, Ginger, Licorice

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79

I bought this in store at Tealuxe, first time I’ve been to their shop; it was packed! Anyway, I got to try this tea at home later. This has a lot of my favorite herbal ingredients: lemongrass, mint, ginger, it even includes licorice root and black pepper in the ingredients list. The savory spiciness of the blend is more pronounced in the dry leaf and it mellows out into more of a medicinal lemon brew with hints of ginger and cooling mint. I’m a total sucker for overly strong herbals so I will probably steep this a while longer next time. This is definitely a great decaf brew for colder months or when my body needs some soothing.

Flavors: Ginger, Lemon, Mint, Pepper

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95

My favourite Jasmine Pearl and my regular work tea.

Flavors: Jasmine

Preparation
185 °F / 85 °C 2 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 16 OZ / 473 ML

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78
drank Golden Tippy Assam by Tealuxe
4 tasting notes

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Preparation
3 min, 0 sec

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90

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Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 0 sec

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100
drank Creme de la Earl Grey by Tealuxe
8 tasting notes

Definitely my all time favorite “cozy” tea as well as cream earl grey tea. The flavor is smooth and creamy (I pick up a lot of vanilla overtones). I like to drink it with some milk and sugar. I’m not a huge Earl Grey fan so I was pleasantly surprised to find out how much I enjoyed it. I will be very sad when my tin runs out as Tealuxe does not have a great refill discount.

Flavors: Bergamot, Creamy, Vanilla

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 0 sec

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90
drank Royal Coconut by Tealuxe
4 tasting notes

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58
drank Ti Quan Yin by Tealuxe
1 tasting notes

Not the most complex TGY, but I still get it every trip I take to Boston. Lightly toasted to bring out a nutty profile on top of its characteristic florals. Starts as a thick, flowery caramel liquor with a mildly astringent flavor that builds in the mouth and throat. Subsequent steepings reveal high floral notes, eventually settling into toasty astringincey. Brewed gong fu style (3tsp in a 200ml pot), lasts through 5+ steepings (not including the rinse).

Flavors: Caramel, Floral, Nutty

Preparation
140 °F / 60 °C 0 min, 15 sec 3 tsp 7 OZ / 200 ML

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80
drank Mango Mist by Tealuxe
341 tasting notes

Pass the Stash TTB #16

I approached this with some trepidation since mango is one of those fruits that is hard to replicate in tea. But this one does a fair job of it. It’s probably the closest to fresh mango I’ve found in tea. It’s lovely.

But I don’t think I’m quite in the mood for it. The weather turned last night and I had to drag the silk comforter out of storage so I didn’t freeze while sleeping. My palate wants hearty and spicy, the cloyingly sweet of toffee instead of the light sweetness of tropical fruit.

It is still a fantastic tea. I just wish I had found it a few months earlier.

Flavors: Mango

Preparation
3 min, 0 sec

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62

If you miss DAVIDsTEA’s “Coffee Cake” from last winter, this is basically the same tea!

This is pretty good in terms of dessert tea. The “burnt sugar” aspect of the creme brulee is strong in the after taste; if you’re planning on doing a tasting event, you’re going to want a palate cleanser for this one (and you might want it in general).

I drank this as a bubble tea – it was surprisingly good iced, for a caramel based tea. Over all, probably better hot.

Flavors: Burnt Sugar, Caramel, Coffee, Toffee

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drank Vanilla Green by Tealuxe
214 tasting notes

From Another TTB?!?! round 2

A very nice vanilla green. It probably could have taken more steeps, but I simply didn’t feel like it. This tea is nice, simple, and not particularly a stand out in the crowd nowadays. I could see this as a daily drinker. I was busy doing cleaning, so this was nice to sip on, the flavor retains nicely as it cools. Where did the day go though??

1/3 tsp in 4oz @ 185, 1.5min
note: the leaf texture is add, very flat narrow leaves, stiff as if they had been flash fried. It was hard to measure out.

Cheri

I have a vanilla bean green that I just love. It is one I drink a lot of days, just because it’s nice to sip on, but doesn’t need focus or time. I’m almost out and the place I got it from isn’t selling online right now. :(

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87
drank Vanilla Green by Tealuxe
272 tasting notes

TTB 3: I’m really hesitant with greens. I’m still not great at steeping them, and I’ve had some really horrible flavors because of that. Something like this tea could change my mind though! The green tea, vegetabley taste is here, but not overwhelmingly. The vanilla is soft and creamy, and almost a marshmallow flavor, mixing well with the green. I’m surprised that I’m only the second review for this!

Preparation
165 °F / 73 °C 3 min, 0 sec 2 tsp 12 OZ / 354 ML
Cheri

Sounds yummy!

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16

this tastes like bubblegum. minimal chai flavors, no detectable pumpkin.

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73
drank Pear & Green Tea by Tealuxe
592 tasting notes

I met up with a friend in Cambridge today, so I used it as an excuse to stop by Tealuxe! Today, I tried iced pear & green tea with bubbles. First off, the tea was just okay. I could definitely taste the pear flavor and a light green tea. However, the tea somehow came off perfume-y and weak at the same time. The bubbles were sweet and chewy, but that didn’t make up for the weak tea itself. I’m finding that with the fruity teas at Tealuxe, they tend to be a bit on the perfume-y side, so I need to be more selective when I go back!

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88
drank Monks Blend by Tealuxe
2 tasting notes

Awesome fruit punch type aroma! It’s irresistible. No sugar needed for this as it is floral and slightly sweet. One of my favourite flavoured black teas.

Flavors: Fruit Tree Flowers, Vanilla

Preparation
190 °F / 87 °C 1 min, 0 sec

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80
drank Victorian Rose Tea by Tealuxe
117 tasting notes

I stopped by TeaLuxe because I was in the area, and got a few flavored teas. I’ve been drinking this one a lot (occasionally mixed with the creme brulee). It’s a good, simple rose tea. It’s not subtle, but it doesn’t have to be, and it’s pretty tasty.

I’ve realized I’ve been drinking a lot of simple flavored black teas lately. I have a whole bunch of oolong samples to try, but I keep waiting for a day when I have more… mental clarity, instead of one when I’m feeling foggy and overworked. As a result, I’ve mostly been drinking teas that don’t require very much effort. Which, y’know, is okay I guess. But maybe I should drink my oolongs anyway.

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80

Strong floral aroma, rich almost oily bergamot flavor. Less traditional earl grey flavor than I expected, more flower.

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78
drank Almond Rooibos by Tealuxe
76 tasting notes

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Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 6 min, 0 sec

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100
drank Creme de la Earl Grey by Tealuxe
121 tasting notes

If you enjoy a good Earl Grey tea, try this. I’m quite sure this is the best Earl Grey I’ve had.

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 0 sec

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86

A delicious flavored Ceylon from Tealuxe. Another hit for me. 4 minutes just under boiling and it wafts caramel and richness. Creme de la Earl Grey from them has the same rich cream smell, which I’m in love with. The caramel blends well with the Ceylon base. It’s delicious as it cools as well. Any bitterness that may seep during cooling isn’t unpleasant with the rich cream notes. I would order this again.

I liked this tea a lot the first time. I reserved “love” for something I would come back to again and again . With my small sample, I couldn’t, but I can say all three times, this was smooth and delicious.

Preparation
4 min, 0 sec

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100
drank Dragon Pearl Jasmine by Tealuxe
25 tasting notes

Absolute heaven in a cup. I’m big on Jasmine Teas, and this has been the best I’ve had so far. As the tea cooled while I was drinking it, the Jasmine flavor became even more pronounced. A definite plus in my book.

Preparation
190 °F / 87 °C 3 min, 0 sec

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