19 Tasting Notes
YUM! It’s a great pairing. I wouldn’t usually want to mix Silver Needles with anything, but this works.
It has this dry and clean taste, and I mean that in a very good way. The earthiness of the flowers really compliments with brightness of the tea. There is some depth in the tea, but it not overly complicated or picky. I usually shy away from floral teas, but this one keeps my attention more than others.
This is a weekend teas. When I have errands or work to do at home, I’ll brew up a big pot and drink it all.
One of the smokier Lapsang Souchongs I’ve tried. I liked it. I first got into this tea because it seem strong, and manly, to a guy who used to drink a lot of coffee. If there was a tea that could grunt, this would be it.
The longer you steep it, the more the smokiness overpowers the tea.
Not the best out there, and I like their Irish Breakfast a lot more. But, for the price and availability, it’s a good find for Lapsang souchong.
I first tried this mate years and years ago — and I found it at Whole Foods because a friend recommended Yerba Mate, and this was my first experience with it.
It’s good. The flavors match well. It’s nice hot or over ice, and doesn’t really get bitter. Still, that said, if you didn’t have a lot of internal motivation to specifically drink mate, I’d have to say that the same flavors in this blend work as well, or better, with green tea.