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100

This is one of my favourite teas and I wish that it would come in a higher count container or box. I will never NOT drink this tea.

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67
drank Pina Colada by Tetley
1344 tasting notes

Another one that I’ve had iced now, and I enjoy it considerably less than the Bellini from Tetley. (Iced: threw tea bags in a pitcher of purified water and left it overnight).

There’s something oily about this one, and I can’t put my finger on it. Coconut, perhaps? No idea, but I can see it in the brew, as well as feel it when I drink it. Almost like the consistency of peach juice, or castor oil… which I’m sadly quite familiar with and not terribly fond of.

Not getting a ton of pina colada out of this either… maybe a tropical type fruit, with some coconut oily in here. Sure, I’ll drink it, it’s definitely not going to waste, but it’s something I won’t stock up on again.

Flavors: Coconut, Olive Oil, Thick, Tropical

Preparation
Iced 8 min or more 16 tsp 68 OZ / 2000 ML

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79
drank Bellini by Tetley
1344 tasting notes

Gosh I love this stuff. Made up a huge batch iced (just threw in teabags into purified water and left it in my fridge overnight), and with a touch of sweetener, I guzzled it down like it was candy from the Universe. Truly, yum! Upping the rating, just because it’s more of a junk food tea than anything soul-infusing, yet still, I’ve reached for this often the past few days.

Preparation
Iced 8 min or more 16 tsp 68 OZ / 2000 ML
Marzipan

Huh, I don’t think I have ever seen this here.

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79
drank Bellini by Tetley
1344 tasting notes

Yes, it really does taste like a bellini – minus the booze, and the grenadine. Just don’t oversteep it.. too much hibiscus. It’s junky, but fun.

Flavors: Hibiscus, Orange, Peach

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 8 min or more 1 tsp 12 OZ / 354 ML

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67
drank Pina Colada by Tetley
2970 tasting notes

Backlog.

Actually not too bad for a random bagged tea! I nabbed a bag of this off someone at work, and was halfway anticipating gross rancid coconut (especially since the canister of teabags had a 50% off sticker on it), but it was fairly light, mild, and nicely fruity-pineapple with creamy coconut. I don’t know exactly what was in it, but it was certainly devoid of hibiscus (YAY), and no weird rooibos flavour (I don’t actually think there was rooibos, but I had been expecting it, so it was a nice surprise not to taste it).

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65

This was an total impulse buy. Although I am interested in decaf green tea, it was unnecessary for me to pick this up because I still have some roasted green tea that’s decaf in my collection from a tea swap I did a few months back.

Considering this is a tea bag and not loose leaf, I didn’t have high expectations to start. I brewed this tea in 450 ml of 175 degree F water for about 30 seconds. It basically just tastes like cheap green tea. Not much to say other than that. I’ll use this up but not repurchase. I’m sure I can find some good loose leaf green tea that is decaf in the future.

Preparation
175 °F / 79 °C 0 min, 30 sec

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50
drank Chai Tea by Tetley
2 tasting notes

Steeped the bag in a mug 3/4 full of hot water for 4m30s. Topped with milk and a bit of sugar. Result is just ok, spices are a lot weaker than I like. Maybe a longer steeping time would help?

Preparation
4 min, 30 sec

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drank Pure Green Tea by Tetley
1 tasting notes

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100

When i first experienced IBS, It was very awful. I kept going in and out of the bathroom, and lying down in the bed. Then, I decided to search for solutions. I drank this tea, and it helped.

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90
drank Tetley Tea Bag by Tetley
6 tasting notes

I got me a dose of the ol’ conjunctivitis and I have one one these damp bad boys packed into my right socket as type these very words. 2000 perforations allow for all that soothing, tannin rich goodness to nourish and support my bloodshot peeper whilst the infection runs its course.

Preparation
2 tsp 1 OZ / 29 ML

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80
drank Masala by Tetley
1247 tasting notes

This tea was a purchase from a local Indian food supermarket. They had many different brands but this was cheap and I hadn’t actually tried it before so thought it was worth a go.

The bags smell like clove and cinnamon which is nice but as expected. Once steeped this creates a fairly strong chai with dominant cardamom and clove aromas. Stronger and fresher than it’s raw tea bag form led me to believe.

Flavour is spicy but balanced, rich, fairly strong and actually….rather nice! The cardamom and cinnamon shine over a warm, black base tea with elements of clove, pepper, and ginger.

Must admit I don’t expect much from tea bags these days but this was lovely. Not fantastic, certainly not since I’m used to handmade chai that our local restaurants do, but in a pinch or relaxing at home this would certainly do. May be inclined to get more of this when I run out!

meakbot

Your review has piqued my interest in this tea – I would really love a sample, are you interested in a swap by chance?

KittyLovesTea

I am always up for a tea swap :) Is there anything else in my cupboard that you want to try as well?

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drank Orange Peach by Tetley
255 tasting notes

This evening I went out to dinner for my sister-in-law’s birthday and chose this tea from the selection. I have yet to find a peach tea that I really like (I love peaches, but peach flavoring is usually too sweet for me). This was pretty good, but it didn’t taste like peach or orange to me. It tasted like grapefruit, and something almost minty, which I think may be eucalyptus. I would drink this again if it was offered to me, but probably wouldn’t buy it.

TheLastDodo

ditto on the peach. Flavorings never get it right. It’s always too sweet or just… wrong in some way

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68
drank Vanilla Bean Chai by Tetley
81 tasting notes

I liked this better than Tetley’s chocolate chai – I used to drink this with milk and sugar and it was pretty good, but then I started drinking teas black, and this tea does not stand up on its’ own. It might just be that I’m not really a chai person but I would never buy this again.

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drank Vanilla Chai by Tetley
81 tasting notes

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61
drank Dark Chocolate Chai by Tetley
81 tasting notes

Brought this to work. Was pretty happy with it for the first few bags but became quite boring after that. The chocolate doesn’t really come through. Wouldn’t buy again.

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88

I am a huge lemon balm lover and the honey in this blend is a great addition. Really calming and soothing.

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26
drank Green Tea Plus Glow by Tetley
81 tasting notes

Grapefruit and green tea should not go together, or at least not in this tea. I’m not the biggest fan of green tea anyway so that might be a factor in how much I dislike this tea.

I couldn’t finish the tin, so I brought it in to work, where it sat for months because nobody else liked it either. Blech.

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70
drank Pure Peppermint by Tetley
81 tasting notes

Your basic peppermint tea. A good standby to have on the tea shelf.

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61
drank Cosmo by Tetley
81 tasting notes

I started out loving it, but it was a struggle to get through the last few bags in the tin. Too fruity. Not a huge fan of berry teas.

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drank Black & Green by Tetley
1844 tasting notes

This is turning into my go-to for a post-lunch pick-me-up. Just decent black tea with a little sharpness from the green that makes it a happy cup.

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drank Black & Green by Tetley
1844 tasting notes

This one is really growing on me. The green freshens up the blend a bit, makes it a little bright and brassy and cheerful. Work-microwave friendly; does quite well in a steaming, not boiling mug.

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drank Black & Green by Tetley
1844 tasting notes

Needed a diversion yesterday. The little orange sticker diverted me at Big Lots … three bucks for 72 bags. (Cheapie! Steep me! Need me!)

Tetley thinks this can handle 3-5 minutes with water brought right off a rolling boil. I departed from that a little; did water in my Hot Shot, which just barely boils before snapping off. Results…a decent, though not stellar, bagged tea with a good showing of vegetal freshness. Not strong enough for weekday mornings, I don’t think; this one will be an afternooner.

The Big Lots run was for marshmallows. I’m teaching Samson to my kiddos today; we’re going to thumb wrestle with marshmallows stuck on ’em. Want to come play?

K S

So how many marshmallows survived the battle… and how many vanished without a trace long before?

I loved my Hot Shot and still miss it.

gmathis

As a hat tip to hygiene, I had a “used marshmallow bag” that previously battled shmallows went in; we ate more afterward. One of my boys said, “This is the funnest game ever!” I grinned the rest of the day.

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drank Black & Green by Tetley
1844 tasting notes

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