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I decided to try this tea on my then boyfriend, now husband’s recommendation. This is the first lapsang souchong I’ve ever tasted and so far it’s the only one. The flavor came to me as a bit of a shock. It’s very smoky. Like drinking a campfire smoky. And the black tea base is very strong. I know it’s probably not the best lapsang souchong out there but given the bold flavor I have to say it’s definitely an acquired taste. I can only drink it when I’m having Chinese food, and only when I’m in the mood for it with my meal.
Flavors: Astringent, Burnt, Smoke
I use the teabag form – gasp!
I drank again at work today. There’s just something about their chai. It’s slightly flat, but I really love the combination of flavors. In fact, surprisingly, I still haven’t found another chai – loose leaf included that quite rivals it. On the search, because I know it’s out there. And, ya know, being a chai fan, I really MUST have a divine loose leaf chai.
Wasn’t terribly sure about this one, so I only grabbed one bag for myself at the Twinings store in London. (How I wish every tea company offered the same!) Sadly, this means I don’t have an ingredient list, although there are no strawberries in it… this I checked.
Regardless. Wasn’t a fan at all of this hot. The dragon fruit flavor was surprisingly strong, and while I don’t mind it, I prefer raspberries. Cold however, this tisane sung, and I could have easily had a liter of it. Tart yet sweet, very authentically raspberry with the dragon fruit only coming in a bit at the end. I could see making this iced all summer, if I had easy access to this tea.
Flavors: Raspberry, Tart
I’m not experienced with tea. I have no sense of smell so the subtle flavors of tea go right by me. I can taste sweet, sour, bitter and salty. That means if there’s a bitter after taste, that is ALL I taste. I like this one. It has a smooth flavor, no biting after taste. It’s a good one to start the day out with.
Hm, not too crazy about this one.
To me, it just kinda tastes like a glass of hot, old oranges.
To be fair, my roommate seemed to like it – and she’s a good deal more fond of fruity/herbal teas than I am. So, ymmv.
Flavors: Cinnamon, Orange
I brewed this tea in my Keurig with 10 oz water selection. I made this with honey and then added some agave, because it tasted pretty bad. This tea does not taste like chai, pumpkin, or pumpkin spices. It just has this weird spice, and not the way that tastes good in tea. It’s a biting spice that quickly shows up and then fades to a bland black tea taste. Not going to get this again. I may try with steamed milk when I try it again.
The first few times I made this one, it didn’t taste like much of anything. Kind of a watery, plain black tea.
I made it again today, mostly because I wanted to get rid of it. I then proceeded to let it get cold because work picked up, and I made an accidental discovery in the process!
This tea is AMAZING when it’s cold. I got notes of honey, nuts, molasses, and chocolate. The flavor just kind of came to life once the heat left. I think it’s a delicate tea, and it needs to be prepared as if it’s a particularly sensitive white tea.
I plan to cold-steep it, or maybe make it iced instead next time. Either way, it’s gonna be delicious.
I’ve been itching to try this one for a while now. It says on the box that people who like Darjeeling would like it.
It doesn’t taste like Darjeeling to me at all! It has almost a smoky scent, and it has a very milky quality to it. I taste burnt corn and molasses.
Maybe I didn’t brew it correctly? I don’t hate it, it just doesn’t taste like what everyone else says it does, quite.
Flavors: Kettle Corn, Milk, Molasses
I really enjoy this Tea it has a very nice orange taste with a very slight cinnamon in the background. This is a tea that is light on taste but great on flavor. Great for people who love a semi sweet taste but not something overpowering.
Flavors: Cinnamon, Orange
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Flavors: Rooibos, Vanilla
I picked up a box of this while on vacation a couple of weeks ago, and am just now getting around to trying it. I think it’s gross. It’s bland, and has a weird medicinal aftertaste from the Rooibos. Celestial Seasoning’s Mandarin Orange Spice has a much better flavor. I’ll stick with that in the future.
Flavors: Medicinal, Orange, Orange Zest, Rooibos
I drink this before bed every night. A nice herbal mix that is calming and I love the minty taste. Usually nighttime teas have a very strong chamomile taste to them, but this one is really nice. I love the way the tea smells when it is steeping.
So this is a Keurig K CUP version of this tea. This is one of the first Chai teas that I ever had when I first started drinking tea (the bagged kind) and so I have a respect for this tea, and the tea company.
The thing is, it just doesn’t have a ton of spice or flavour to me, and it always tastes a little watered down? I don’t mind the tea, at all, and it’s not BAD, but it’s not my favourite Chai. I did mix it with an iced Chai drink that had soy in it, and so it gave it a milky, extra spicy taste. That made it 10x better.
Not a bad tea, but not my favourite.