560 Tasting Notes
I’ve been wanting to try this tea for so long because I love love LOVE oolongs, but I’ll never purchase it from Teavana 1) because it’s definitely out of my price range, and 2) I’m not exactly the biggest fan of Teavana.
Thank you Starbucks for teaming up with Teavana so FREE TEA.
This is a lovely tea, but definitely not worth $24. Become a Starbucks member so you can get a free oz of tea! It has a nice lightly roasted, smooth taste to it. Tastes a bit like Adagio’s Ti Kuan Yin, though I do like this one a bit more.
Nice tea, but definitely not worth the price.
Red Leaf Tea – Sample #11
24 June 2014
Dry: Darker green, grassier scent.
Straight: Dark green liquor, brighter, but slightly duller froth on top. Bitter, but not overkill.
Latte: I love my lattes so much okay. The vanilla almond milk definitely helps. It took the bitterness out a bit, and added more sweet :) All in all, a lovely matcha, but I’ve definitely had better from the bunch that I received from Red Leaf.
Suggested Price: $8
Drinking this iced right now and it’s actually really good! Thank you MissB for sending this to me a while ago!
I taste chamomile in this, even though I know there isn’t any. Reminds me a but of Stephen Smith’s No. 39 Fez with the minty/touch of lemon taste, but the rooibos rounds it off nicely. Doesn’t have the woodsy rooibos which I do enjoy!
Drinking an iced jasmine tea that my roommate made :)
First time drinking jasmine iced and I actually really like it!
Dude. So I dont love my roommates, as much as my previous ones, but like my two of my roommates now DRINK LOOSE LEAF. THEY REFUSE TO DRINK BAGGED TEA AND IT’S GREAT. I obviously trump them on like… the tea craziness scale, but I’m just happy that I live with people who appreciate loose leaf :)
Going into my second day of training at Disney today! Totally forgot that there’s no traffic on a Saturday morning so I arrived i Anaheim like an hour and a half early… But it’s okay! I decided to pass by Starbucks so I can get energy today :)
This guy made it *okay. It did get a bit bitter so it’s just an okay cuppa
I remember really liking this tea the first time I had it, but now it just tastes like… Guayusa. I’ve taken a couple sips and I think I’m done. Ahh I feel terrible! I know it’s a great tea, I have no idea what went wrong this morning.
Posting at 5:30 in the morning because I have to be at Disney by 7:30! First day of training, here I come!
Ahh forgot to log this in! Last tea of the night and I drank it a couple hours ago :)
Just a nice small cup of a caffeine-free tea as I was getting to know my new roommates. They already know me as a tea-crazed person and I’ve already given a couple of my jasmine teas to Angie haha.
Well, it’s nearly midnight and I have to sleep! Gotta wake up at 5 tomorrow so I can have a good breakfast and get ready for training for Disney!!
Still remains to be one of my favourite black teas! The liquor definitely isn’t as dark as other black teas, it does take more of a light amber colour. I love how smooth it is, and it’s not bitter at all!
Running low on this, and just one more cup and I’m done :( Ahh well, looks like I’m going to have my cousin get me some of this! Julie’s is the cutest little coffee and tea place in the entire world and they’re only in her town. Dang.