drank St Petersburg by Kusmi Tea
464 tasting notes

Is it weird that this tea tastes to me like cherry cola? The “red fruits” in the description are definitely cherries and maybe some currants. There are also some flowery cherry blossoms in there, which tastes slightly syrupy. That sensation is probably strengthened by the bergamot oil’s mouthfeel. The caramel has a lingering burnt flavor to it- This in combination with the sharp bergamot flavor causes a tingle in the mouth, which definitely could pass off as carbonation. The base is a pretty mellow black blend, slightly sweet, slightly tannic.
Even though I have a sweet tooth, I think this tea may be a little too much for me. Just like soda, there’s a harshness to the sweetness and I won’t want that often.

Skulleigh

I think I’m going to have to try it again with that in mind, and see f I agree. I love cherry cola :)

Fuzzy_Peachkin

I don’t know if it tastes that way to everyone, but it definitely did to me.

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Skulleigh

I think I’m going to have to try it again with that in mind, and see f I agree. I love cherry cola :)

Fuzzy_Peachkin

I don’t know if it tastes that way to everyone, but it definitely did to me.

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