I thought I’d get away from this one but last time I was in the store, the canister was sitting on the counter, twiddling its thumbs, waiting for me to smell it. I’m a sucker for flavoured blacks, so 10g it is.
To start, the dry leaf smells incredibly sweet. Creamy and sweet, but in a vague way. It doesn’t remind me of ice cream at all, just Diabetes.
I added a splash of milk and yeah, it tastes crazily sweet and creamy. Maaaybe it’s a little bit like vanilla ice cream, I can see that, but even more so, it’s like someone dumped a vat of icing on top of the ice cream, and I’m getting more of a, dare I say, toffee vanilla icing, but in a 95% pure sugar, 5% vanilla toffee way. Because it is so sugary sweet, it’s kind of bland. There’s nothing dynamic about it at all.
The tea scum leaves much to be desired too.