1107 Tasting Notes

82

I think I might be underestimating the best steeping time for this… note to self: keep going.

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92
drank Mint Coffee Blend by Custom
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I sorely wanted some kind of candy cane tea, but I have nothing of the sort. (Note to self: buy at LEAST two kinds this year while every company is selling holiday blends.) As much as I love mintastic, I wanted a heavier and more caffeinated cup, so I threw it together with matévana.

The result? Perfection. The mint flavor is very strong, but the almost-coffee taste of the maté still peeks through — and for me, a mint lover, I can think of nothing better. I’m strongly considering recreating this as a signature blend on Adagio.

KeenTeaThyme

Go for it – as a signature blend. I really love how well Adagio blends up the customs. :)

Adeline

I probably will — I think it will make me feel very important.

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60
drank Joy by Tazo
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This isn’t half bad — something that really surprised me considering that it smells vaguley of sweat (although that may have been the fault of how it was stored by the person I got it from). The taste is mostly darjeeling and oolong, somewhat spicy and more astringent than I would like. Still, for all that it has going on in terms of ingredients, I feel like this is a fairly boring tea.

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58

My school’s dining halls have Bigelow, and I tend to avoid it… but if I absolutely must have some tea, I pick this one.

Bigelow Tea

Well we’re happy you enjoy the Lemon Lift Decaffeinated, even if it’s just once and awhile.
Kathy for Bigelow Tea

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46
drank French Vanilla Decaf by Bigelow
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This is nothing special. The scent is decent enough — simple, but not overwheming. The taste, though, is merely that of a black bagged tea with the tiniest hint of vanilla. Drinkable if it’s your only choice, but not worth making any effort to get.

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71
drank Jasmine Tea by Fujian Tea
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Not the best jasmine I’ve had, but decent enough. It’s too bitter for my taste and I have to add something sweet — but then again, I almost always feel the need to sweeten floral teas. As others have said, this is definitely worth the low price point and I personally expect to keep some around as long as I’m on a budget.

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72
drank Yummy Chai by Nourish Tea
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52
drank Enchanted Forest by Joy's Teaspoon
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I really want to love this, but I don’t think I can. This would be a perfect medley of flavors, but whatever method was used to add the almond just ruined it completely — it tastes completely unnatural and weird.

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74
drank Guns N' Roses by Custom
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(Pardon the name, I couldn’t resist.)

I decided to try this after spotting a similar blend on Etsy; gunpowder green tea and roses are two of my favorite things to brew up, so it seemed like a good idea. I need to work on the ratios for this (did 50/50 this time) and I’m not sure I like it as much as either one individually, but I nonetheless am enjoying this blend.

JacquelineM

I think that’s a great name :)

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Likes:
• green teas
• floral notes of all kinds
• dessert teas

Dislikes
• licorice
• heavy spice

Quick summary of ratings:

90s: Outstanding, definite rebuy
80s: Very good, doesn’t blow me away
70s: Good, but some type of flaw
60s: All right, worth a taste
50s: Not so great, but drinkable
40s and below: Various levels of dislike to hate. It just depends on how gross I think it is.

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