787 Tasting Notes

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So.. Since the sample only lasted a day I went and ordered myself a lovely 4 oz. bag of this tea. I love this as a morning tea. Not too strong but a nice, mellow wake-me-up tea :]

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 0 sec

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91

I completely forgot I had this until I opened up one of my sample tins! Well now you all know what I had for breakfast :] Some delicious chai. This tea to me is a classic chai. But it’s a bit lighter with more of a black tea tone to it(which I love). I’m not one for a strong chai unless it’s snowing and I’m cursing the weather. It’s the perfect strength in spice without being TOO strong. Probably my new favorite chai :]
ALSO: Thank you Epi Tea for this wonderful sample :D

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 0 sec

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81

Geez… waiting for this to cool and the smell is driving me crazy(in a good way of course)! It smells soooo yummy.
This tea is very creamy.. At first it reminds me of coffee, it has a nice coconut/nutty flavor to it then runs into chocolatey nuttyness. The aftertaste kind of reminds me of a graham cracker.. or a marshmallow? I’m so confused. ANYWAYS this tea is fantastic whatever the aftertaste is.

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 4 min, 0 sec

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92

I have never tried a banana tea so I thought I’d give this one a shot! There is a very strong chamomile flavor at first (maybe too much?). This is the more dominant flavor. But the aftertaste is where you find the banana and caramel flavors. It’s light but it’s also very delicious. You can’t really catch the rooibos, which is a bit of a disappointment.. This would be a wonderful “wind down after a busy day”/bedtime tea.

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 0 sec

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93

Words can’t explain how bad I needed to try this tea. Lychee black tea is probably always going to be one of my favorite teas. I have a HUGE tin full of it :]
Anyways… I absolutely love the smell of this tea. So soft and fruity. The taste is the same too. To me the lychee was the more dominant flavor with hints of peachy-pearness and a subtle black tea in the background. I really liked this tea. A nice switch up to my classic lychee black tea :]
The flavor could have been a little bit stronger but maybe I will just play with it a bit more :]

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 3 min, 0 sec

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drank Cutie by Custom-Adagio Teas
787 tasting notes

The tea is very moody. It doesn’t like to be made like traditional black tea.. The first time I made it I used boiling water at 3 minutes. It was so… BITTER! But I guess that’s what I get with grapefruit and orange peels… SO we tried it today at 195 for 1 minute and 15 seconds. It turned out delicious! The ginger is the more dominate flavor followed by some citrusy notes. Mostly grapefruit. It’s different but it’s ok. Honestly.. I like it. I will probably play around with it a little more on water temperature and steeping time. See what I can come up with!

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 1 min, 15 sec

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96

Every time I drink this tea I love it even more! :D

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93
drank Fujian Rain by Adagio Teas
787 tasting notes

Well I tried to drink this yesterday.. but I was forced out the door too quickly when my boyfriend wanted to go swimming. So I threw it in my bottle and.. that was it.. BUT today I had nothing to take my morning away.. so I made the last little bit I had and it was delicious. I love oolongs so this was perfect. A very mineraly flavor. But it’s still smooth. You get a sweet aftertaste. This is now one of my favorite oolongs :]

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 3 min, 15 sec

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84

I got some samples from the kind people at Epi Tea and this was one of them. It was the first Irish Breakfast I’ve tried and I have to say I like it! It’s a smooth black tea blend. Very nice if you just need a moment to yourself!

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 0 sec

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96

When I opened the pouch to this I was expecting a floral smell.. not even close. I smelled something fruity… something familiar.. I had to look up the ingredients and found there was coconut in it! I had a hugh “AH HAH!” moment. The taste is sweet. I can pull out hints of coconut, some floral notes, and some sweet oolong. A very tasty tea!

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 0 sec
ScottTeaMan

I like coconut in tea as long as it is not overdone.

KallieBoo!

It’s so good! Very light flavor. Blends well :)

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I love camping, longboarding, listening to and making music, hiking, yoga, cooking, the color blue, The Beatles, and of course the wonderful world of tea!
My journey with tea started about a year and a half ago. Since then I’ve learned a lot and that my favorites include oolongs, pu-erhs, and silver needle. I love a good dessert tea but I have found recently that I’m craving pure teas more and more! I look forward to learning a lot more from my fellow Steepsters :]

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