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drank Vanilla Chai by DAVIDsTEA
229 tasting notes

Live for chai tea.

This is a licorice tea not a chai tea in the classical sense.it borders on too sweet even lessening the amount of tea leaves used. It may be good for the licorice tea lover but as a chai it doesn’t represent.

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drank Eggnog by DAVIDsTEA
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Backlog notes:

Love the idea. Love warming teas in general sexy and spicy with a jolt of nostalgia..that’s the promise anyways.

Smells sweet and like melted chocolate on pastry.

Unfortunately this was a disappointment tastes like watered down sweet bark. Simply the best way to explain it.

There is no spiciness. Just woodsy with a sweet aftertaste. Don’t hate it but it isn’t anything to write home about. Not flavorful like I had imagined.

Flavors: Chocolate, Pastries, Sugar, Sweet

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drank Snickerdoodle by DAVIDsTEA
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Oh my! This sweetness is too much. Take it waaay down. This tea is a potentially nice tea but it tasted fakely sweet. Feels like someone dumped 6 tablespoons of sugar in one cup. Not good.

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drank Sugar Plum Forest by DAVIDsTEA
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So yes. One from the backlog.
Smells fantastic, like a sugar plum forest I imagine .
Strong and savoury with sweet low notes and
spicy high notes. I like my licorice and cinnamon to kick me in the taste buds and lets hope this doesn’t disappoint.I’m a strange one I like teas that are usually an acquired taste except for hibiscus….go get dressed none of your shenanigans in my tea. Now onto the sippage. With a horror movie, a plush blanky and tea.

Okay so super soothing and warming which is wonderful . no harvest apple spice by tea forte but it’ll do in a pinch.I’ll finish my stash which isn’t much but this won’t be a mainstays. However this is nice and warm and a shot of whiskey or brandy might actually be a welcome addition for the coming winter.

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drank Love Tea #7 by DAVIDsTEA
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drank Maple Sugar by DAVIDsTEA
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drank Vanilla Rose by DAVIDsTEA
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This tea smells interesting and a real departure for the usual gentleness of white tea blends. I’m always excited to try seemingly wierd blends. Like crossing into untouched waters really. For safety I only got 10 grams because white teas can be expensive and I may hate it…who knows!

Tea time as my breville beeps.so this really seems a crazy mish mash of flavors and ingredients. Let’s drink!
Okay so waaaay gentler then I thought. A bit if a cinnamon kiss and creamy. Perfectly pleasant nothing to write home about but I drank all 10 grams and don’t regret it. Don’t think it needs to live on my shelf just not that newsworthy . Better stuff to spend your money on. Definitely a palate cleanser though.

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I first tried this several months ago, with my mother. Me being a citrus hound and all this is hands down the best lemon black tea I’ve ever had. Big words. The instant I had it it was an instant crowd please powerfully lemony a wake up call for all companies trying their best to make citrus tea.this is the yardstick for excellence in lemony teas. Learn from it! This is heVen

Flavors: Lemon

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Big fan of their rooibos chai tea. Really captures the authentic flavor without caffeine.

Never tried the flavored versions, but it smells deep,velvety and chai-like.
I’m drinking this unsweetened although I believe chai is the only tea that is privileged by being sweetened.

As for taste I am impressed. Lovely chai with dark chocolate overtones that do not overwhelm with sweetness. Lovely spiciness yet manages to be different from their other flavors. For bagged teas they are fantastic. I normally hate dark chocolate but there is no bitterness as I was wary of. Sweet and sexy and warm. This is another win for zhena’s gypsy teas. Do wish I’d steeped a little longer. But as the cup empties I just feel satisfied. Would love another cup.

Flavors: Dark Chocolate, Rooibos, Spices

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drank Berry Poppins by DAVIDsTEA
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Mmmm pouch smells like candy,mouth watering. Brain meet berry ,Berry Poppins meet primate brain. Nom.

Used extra in my DT iced tea maker after following heat of water in my breville then poured and steeped extra long. Then popped in about 4 trays of ice cube trays.stirred and slipped it into the fridge. Then poured over ice and here it is rich berry color. In a DT tumbler. First official day of my vacation. My first iced tea. Time to relax like I can’t even..

Taste is sweet. I’m glad I steeped it extra no watery nonsense.
Pretty nice. A nice tarty taste to wake up your mouth.
Sour,sweet,tart…but it does taste a little too artificial " splenda syndrome" for me. I’m glad I only got the 25 g pouch. I really wish it tasted more real and less fake. I think this tea suffers from more style then substance. Less refreshing because of the artificial cream in it. Also where is the taste of rose petals? Just a bit of a mess.enjoyable but I couldn’t drink this in any large quantity. Cest la vie. One less tea.

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