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Yesterday, I decided to make sun tea with this tea. With the sun dancing on my deck the majority of the day, sun brewing was just beckoning me. I really get a kick out of watching the bottle transform into a deep amber throughout the day and nothing can beat the natural heat from the sun. mmm:]

I’m really quite impressed with this tea. The black tea is strong..which is a huge portion of what I was looking for in creating the Arnold Palmers that I craved. The vanilla is smooth and creamy and the almonds were nutty and roasty. Oh, yum. What a summertime treat I have in my hands today:]

Flavors: Almond, Vanilla

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drank Mango White by The Tea Nation
1371 tasting notes

’Here’s Hoping’ traveling teabox Round #2 // Tea #8
This paired really well with my raspberry shortcake tonight. The teabag also had to sink to the bottom of the mug, so I had to use my dipper infuser to nab it out… it reminded me of those fishtank grabbers, which is only from the movie ET for me. Anyway, this isn’t a bad little teabag. A decent taste of mango, sometimes candy sweet, sometimes a little plasticy, kind of like that lychee was earlier. The white tea paired well with it as well. Not the best white tea ever though. I’ve tried The Tea Nation’s Earl Grey and I liked that one too, though that one is better.
Steep #1 // 25 min after boiling // 2-3 min

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87
drank Earl Grey by The Tea Nation
5 tasting notes

Very mild taste with hint of Bergamot. Second favorite Earl Grey. Like it with milk and sweetener.

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40

This is not an especially flavorful tea. The raspberry flavor is good, but there’s minimal tea flavor. Kind of bland, but drinkable when a cup of tea is necessary.

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drank Earl Grey by The Tea Nation
129 tasting notes

I love Earl Grey, but this is not the quality I associate with Earl Grey.
I would not ever purchase this again.
The Bergamot is barely perceptible fragrance & taste wise.

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drank Mango White by The Tea Nation
1710 tasting notes

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drank Mango White by The Tea Nation
1710 tasting notes

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I loved the flavor. It is wonderful, where can I buy this tea?

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what is up with the rating? It will not let me rate the tea.

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I had a cup of this with abit of sugar. I like the tea pretty well. The mango is sweet with abit of tart of to it and is about a light to medium taste and the white is light and pleasant tasting.

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I had a cup of this earlier. A good light white tea with a medium mango taste. I think this is a good tea.

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I had this earlier. This is a teabag. Nice tasting white tea with a medium mango taste. I think this is pretty good.

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88

Thank you TeaEqualsBliss! Finally got to this one tonight. It’s very delicious. It has a bit of tartness to it, but it’s just the right amount! It’s also slightly juicy in a way :] Thanks again!!

Preparation
175 °F / 79 °C 3 min, 0 sec

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We found this tea at TJ Maxx and grabbed a can. I like ginger, I like pineapple, and I think the two sound like they would be very good together. It would probably be much better to control what goes in the tea yourself.

This tea is legitimately horrible. It’s a nice dark tea, but the pleasantries end right there. There is no pineapple or ginger taste to it. At all. It’s bitter and tastes like nothing I can really explain. The scent isn’t any better. I hate to admit it, after choking down one cup, I just dumped my second when my roommate mistook it for chai.

I have almost a full tin left, and I need to think of who might want it so I can pawn it off on someone.

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76

I received this tea from a swap from Rachel. I let the water come to a boil then let it cool for 30 seconds before I added it to the tea. I let it steep for 3 minutes. I find this a nice simple black tea and the pom flavor is nice. Not to potent and not to delicate. I found I did enjoy this tea better with a little bit of raw honey added.

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74

Many thanks to TeaEqualsBliss!
So as I read the other reviews they said that they liked it better cold.. But it is such a chilly morning I think I’ll enjoy it hot :] This is a mellow tea. A strong black tea with hints of papaya and passion fruit here and there. A little bitterness at the end but it just adds to the experience. Mm :]

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 3 min, 0 sec

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76
drank Earl Grey by The Tea Nation
1371 tasting notes

Thanks for letting me try this one too, TeaEqualsBliss! I almost had written all Earl Grey off, as the only Earl Grey I had ever tried was probably the worst tea bag ever. Terrible stuff. Then I tried some Creme Earl Grey and it became my second favorite tea ever. (Worst and second favorite? Interesting.) I think I really love the creamy component in tea. I was still worried as I tried this one, just because I didn’t think I would like plain bergamot, because of my experience with “bergamot”. But this is GOOD. This is actually a quality bergamot and not floor cleaner like that other tea! And the bergamot might be responsible for a bit of the flavor I thought was just the cream in the other. There really AREN’T many teas I don’t like!

Emilie

I drank an Earl Grey a while back when I first got into tea that was extremely bitter and gross no matter how you made it. Silly me thought it was the safflowers in it, and I was afraid to try any tea with safflower until I finally realized it was the bergamot.

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100

I super love this tea too, aside from the Mango White variant. It has a strong, sweet raspberry scent that’s sure to make me smile any day :D

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100

This tea makes my day in the office :) I caught sight of this baby during coffee break in the afternoon. It tastes great, and at the same time I get mesmerized by its very beautiful mango scent.:D

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