427 Tasting Notes
This tea just called to me. I love Baskin Robbins Bubble Gum ice cream and I was hoping this would have a similar taste. It didn’t but it made a great iced tea. Cold brew is the way to go to control the hibiscus from taking over the cup. I would love to serve this at a tea party for little girls. . .unfortunately I only have boys. Dang!
Flavors: Lemon, Strawberry
This is how I celebrated National Iced Tea yesterday. Pretty nice blend, just could use a bit of a sweet touch IMO. The tea had the correct spiced flavor profile but I had to add in cream to counteract and give it that Thai Iced Tea feel I was looking for. If you like really spiced un-sweet teas, this one is for you.
Its also Therapeutic Thursday! Ever tried a tea infused soap? I hadn’t. . .
A floral tea dedicated to House Tyrell and the beautiful Margaret herself. Love that character. Even tho she is a bit manipulative, she isn’t so evil that you hate her. . just yet. I’m curious how her story line will unfold Sunday, if at all.
This tea was a nice white and green tea blend with a floral twist. Not being a floral fan, I did like this one. Maybe I like floral teas more than I thought. The best part of this tea was how nicely the white and green teas mingled together providing this refreshing and soothing taste.
A wonderful lemon-orange earl grey dedicated to House Stark. Gotta Love GoT!
This earl grey was a treat because it wasn’t heavy on the bergamot oils like other earl greys I have had. There was also this nice lemon finish that I really enjoyed. All in all, another winner from Margaret’s Fine Imports.
This tea was simply beautiful and crazy delicious. I was completely surprised since the list of ingredients looked a bit crazy. The huge chrysanthemum flowers just gave this tea such a mellow feeling. I was worried this tea would be floral like, but was greeted with a fresh sweet savory like taste. Savory from the sage and basil I’m assuming.
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Happy Sipping all!
This was a fun version of a chai that I can’t say I’ve had before. A Chai with an Yerba Mate base instead of a green tea or black tea base. This had a black licorice taste to it, but it wasn’t overwhelming or unpleasant. I really do not like black licorice but I really enjoyed the flavor in this tea for some reason. I was actually surprised that I liked this blend as much as I did. The chai tasted fresh and the cinnamon had a sweet edge to it. This is a unique blend for sure.
I also started a new thread for Tuesdays. I’ve called it Tea Ware Tuesdays. Who couldn’t use more tea related items in their life?
Day 3 of Game of Thrones Week. This one is supposed to represent the Lannisters. I"m not sure if it does that. The Lannisters aren’t exactly a happy family and this tea radiates a bright and colorful flavor when iced.
I would expect a blend for the Lannisters to be more dark like a dark roasted chocolate tea maybe. Iced this tea was amazing. Berry Lemon with a nice hint of a black tea finish. Hot, this tea was muted and bland. This wasn’t my favorite of the GoT lineup I’m trying this week, but it wasn’t awful either. One of those middle of the road sort of teas.