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With sweet DaisyChubb cheering me on, I had teetering entered the world of Matcha Tea.
My first experience made me feel like a Cow in a Hay Barn, but I wiped the green mustache off my upper lip and powered on through to my second Matcha experience.
It was not till this particular Matcha that I finally understood what all the fuss was about.
From the moment I opened the very tiny little container, I knew this was going to be a very different Matcha experience than my first.
I smelled a deep grain odor and then something almost chocolate like.
It is very creamy on the tongue and also froths better than the first Matcha I tried.
But, there was still this malty chocolate smell and taste I could not place till this morning when I was making this, it dawned on me.
Ovaltine!
That malty chocolate beverage Mothers use to get their children to drink more milk when they are young (My Mother tried this with me too:)
It obviously is not strong in the Matcha, but there is hints of that malty goodness on the tongue, I think the creaminess of the matcha also adds to this particular memory as well.
I like this Matcha, and it makes me want to delve more into the Matcha world and spend money on all things that surround this green powdery substance:)

EDIT
Ohmygoodness!
I just made a iced matcha latte/bubble tea thingy with this Matcha.
When you add the milk to the Matcha, the Ovaltine flavor REALLY emerges.
Very tasty afternoon treat:)

Preparation
160 °F / 71 °C 0 min, 45 sec
Azzrian

I LOVE Ovaltine! Even still :)

ashmanra

Same here! I think we have chocolate and chocolate malt right now. Lesson learned the hard way – Don’t let your toddler get away with their sippy cup of Ovaltine and hide it under the sofa. O.O Ick. Green Ovaltine not a good thing, or a good smell.

Hesper June

Hmmm…now you ladies got me thinking about picking up some Ovaltine on my next shopping trip:)
Um, yeah, finding old sippy cups of ovaltine does not sound like much fun:)

DaisyChubb

yummmm iced matcha latte! Now I want one :D

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Azzrian

I LOVE Ovaltine! Even still :)

ashmanra

Same here! I think we have chocolate and chocolate malt right now. Lesson learned the hard way – Don’t let your toddler get away with their sippy cup of Ovaltine and hide it under the sofa. O.O Ick. Green Ovaltine not a good thing, or a good smell.

Hesper June

Hmmm…now you ladies got me thinking about picking up some Ovaltine on my next shopping trip:)
Um, yeah, finding old sippy cups of ovaltine does not sound like much fun:)

DaisyChubb

yummmm iced matcha latte! Now I want one :D

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A Farmer’s Wife who drinks her tea to forget the din of the world.
Love all tea, from black to herbal concoctions.
Usually start my day with black tea and then move on to Oolong or Green in the afternoon, then finish the day with a tisane.
Loose Leaf teas are my preference, I say “Free the Leaves!” :)
When I am not drinking tea, I enjoy knitting, baking, reading, playing with one of our rescue animals or working along side my husband on our farm.

My rating system is rather relaxed:
50’s or under- Um, is this tea or did I get this from the slop bucket?
60’s- Not really my thing, certainly will not be purchasing again.
70’s- I will give this tea a few more tries to see if it grows on me , right now it is okay but not thrilling me.
80’s- Like this tea a lot. It might be a tea that I have to be in a certain mood for and therefore not a daily drinker, but try to have on hand for those “moods”
90’s and higher- ADORE! Will never be without!

I most always drink my tea plain.
No sweeteners or milk/cream.

Location

Idaho

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