680 Tasting Notes
Thank you NayLynn for the sample but oh dang. I don’t think I’ll go out and purchase this tea though. IT WAS HOT. LIKE CHEWING SPICY MINCED HABANERO WOW.
I do appreciate that this is a great tea, but I wasn’t able to drink it because my taste just can’t handle the spice. LIKE IT’S GOOD. IF YOU HAVE THE CHANCE TO TRY IT, GO FOR IT. But spicy foods and me don’t really mix all that well.
It’s in my timolino so I’ve been trying to drink it throughout the day, but I haven’t been able to get through half the cup. I’ve sure if I have a high tolerance for spicy foods, I would very much enjoy this cup, but oh dang was this spicy!
Thank you VariaTEA for a sample of this tea!
Midterms are a butt and I’ve been sitting in the same spot for hours now and I knew I wanted some caffeine-free tea to end the day.
This smells nice and spicy and cinnamonny and that’s exactly what I was craving for! Nice and spicy and warm :) I usually don’t go for teabags, but I’ve already washed up all my gadgets I use to make my loose tea, so this is just the perfect tea to end the night. Gotta get well rested for my finance midterm tomorrow!
((Freakin cash flow and feasibility studies and valuation of real estate. Last week I thought it was chapters 1-3, but NOPE! It’s 1-5, 14-19… yeah. That’s a lot to keep in my brain, but I’ve been studying so I think I’ll do well :) ))
EDIT. Had to bump this down a bit. It was nice at the beginning of the cup! But now that it’s nearing the end, I’m tasting everything that I don’t like in typical cinnamon teas. Usually, I love teas more as they cool down and it gets better as the cup goes on, but this just… no. It was great at the beginning, but now that that it’s nearing the last like 10 sips or so, it’s getting all cinnamonny and weird.
Oh. my. gosh.
THIS TEA SMELLS DIVINE.
Thank you tons to QueenOfTarts for sending me a sample of this!
It smells like caramel cookies and brown sugar and ahh I just love sugary smelling teas! I have high hopes for this one :)
Now that it’s steeping, it definitely started smelling like an oolong!
I love oolong so freakin much okay. Partially because I love seeing the leaves unravel, but dude, I love all the oolongs I have okay.
I think this might actually be my first dessert oolong so I’m quite excited for that.
Hmm. The sugar/caramel bit does get lost. I’m kinda sad about that! It smelled sooo nice dry, but the flavour didn’t carry out through the steeping process, and now it just tastes like any regular slightly roasted oolong. It’s good, not gunna lie, but the sugar/caramel bits that I was looking forward to didn’t come through.
Sipdown of VariaTEA’s sample! But luckily I still have some more of my own :)
A nice cold brew. Dude. I pretty much need a cold brew every day because it’s getting hot so quickly. But it’s supposed to rain on Saturday? Ahh well.
A nice refreshing drink! I might have forgotten to strain it so it sorta brewed for an extra like 2-3 hours soooo yeah. VERY tart today but it’s fine :)
Well, the tea does smell green and fruity out of the pack, so that must be good!
I love fruity rooibos so I have high hopes for this one :)
Definitely smell the mango and papaya dry and as it steeps.
OH WOW IT DEFINITELY IS FRUITY. I can taste each ingredient separately. The mango and papaya, most definitely. The apple is there, but you’ll have to go looking for it.
All in all, a nice blend. I’d like to see how this does as a cold brew so maybe sometime in the future that’ll happen :)
I’ve definitely had a tea like this before.
It reminds me a whole lot of Mango Lassi from Davids! But Mango Lassi, add chamomile, less papaya, and tons more tartness from the mango. This is a bit turned down version of that so I like this a bit more :)
In my little travel mug from Coronado and I’m sitting in the lobby waiting for class to start :)
This is my first tome drinking this tea, and I actually haven’t tried it hot yet. But this smelled like it would make a great cold brew and it is getting hotter and hotter so iced is a must :)
I really like it! I’ve never had pomegranate before, but I like the flavour with the mango. A nice refreshing drink for a hot day like this :)
This was a tea that I wasn’t actually planning on getting.
I wanted to get another tea, but they were sold out of it when I visited. The lady told me that this was similar, just this was black and the other was green buuuut I caved and got it!
I’ve had it before (like years ago) and I thought it was okay.
But now, it’s just decent? Not the best tea I’ve ever tasted, but decent. I still have a dislike for rose petals but I didn’t think that the rose was going to stand out so much. I smelled the dry leaves in the store and it was good! But steeping, the rose comes out a lot.
Not my favourites, but still drinkable and enjoyable :)
EDIT: I feel like I really like my teas as they cool down a bit. The taste of this tea was really strong in the rose when it was piping hot, but after a couple minutes to let it cool, I could actually taste some of the other flavours! Nice all around :)