235 Tasting Notes
So tomorrow is the big day. They are (Hopefully) going to remove all my tumor with no complications. Keep your fingers crossed! Keep your best teas out in my honor ;)
I’m very hesitant about this tea..partially because of the coffee-spiked nature of it and I still have no learned how to properly prepare mate so it’s just a DT tea bag.(shameful I know!) I need the energy though desperately I have so many errands to run today!
In the pouch it smells like crazy coffee infused raisins..with an almost fruit leather vibe. I like it. It also smells different every time.
Once Brewed it smells very nice like coffee bean infused berries. And I only drink coffee if it has been flavored to within an inch of it’s life!So saying it smells good is HUGE in my personal tea development.
As for taste..NOTHING like i feared it would be…sultry,warming,berryful and just the nicest kick of coffee that would be good even for people who HATE coffee.
Lovely berry tea with lovely accents.
An adult berry juice box!
Oh I am in need of some seduction, stat!
Smells richly green with a light dusting of floral energy.Once brewed the green tea takes over and it is a lovely light gold color.There is almost a dried fruit / raisin kiss to the scent that is actually quite pleasant.
The taste is of a decent green/black blend with a slight dried berry after taste.
Decent but unsurprising.Quite pleasant though!
No seduction just decency.disappointment!I was ready for candlelight hand fed pomegranates and silk sheets. I think I’ll enjoy this tea but not as much as I wanted to!
This tea is perfect because I do have 3 wishes 1) To survive 2)To come out of surgery without any terrible permanent conditions and 3) To not have it too stressful for my hubby and family and friends.
Maybe I’ll have 6 cups just to cover all my bases!
Really curious about this one but only got 8 grams so I hope I don’t love it too much!
In the pouch it smells lemony,earthy and dusky.nice!
Once brewed it is a lovely color,smells like an earthier heavier cousin of Goji Pop ( one of my staples)
The taste is a much less sweet Goji Pop. It is the cousin,alright.Lighter with more emphasis on lemon and gentle tartness. Nice!
Good tea,but I am a Goji girl all the way and this is nice but not quite the same league. It is very good though,don’t get me wrong!
So haven’t been drinking or reviewing tea lately. Turns out I’m going to have surgery for a very rare kind of brain tumour called an Epidermoid Cyst that is in a very problematic place pushing on my brain stem and right under the medulla oblongata. The surgeon says I have a 99% chance of not dying from the surgery and 95% chance of coming out of it perfectly.Apparently this kind of cyst is found in like 1 of 320,000 people so guess I’m special.The surgery isn’t until November late probably and it will be 5-11 hours with blood on hand in case of blood loss and a special nerve monitors so they can avoid paralysing me for life or waking up under anaesthesia. I’m very scared so I’m going to get back on the drinking tea because even though I have good chances I need to enjoy my life as pre-surgery kat…because I’m going to be a different person after the surgery if I live. I’d love to hear from people who have had serious surgery if possible. Okay drama rant over and on to what we really care about tea!
Smells like Candy and juice and red licorice?
Beautiful dark pink color and once brewed smells like this Polish jelly (awesome jello slime) desert particularly the berry one. Ooh nostalgia.
I’ll try this iced another time it is like we skipped Fall and went right to winter!
As for taste : it kinda tastes like that Polish jello slime except more watered down.Sweet little tart !
Perfect for: Icing,instead of jello,summer feelings in winter darkness.
Final verdict: nice and nostalgic. Not heavy on hibiscus. Quite pleasant hot but would be great iced.I’ll finish my stash but unless it charms me much more it won’t hit the glorious pantheon of my staples.
Cloudy and muggy day. Would love to feel like a million bucks so I choose this smoky,decadent and very nutty tea to start the day off right.
This tea smells lightly of marzipan and coconut with a rich downy blanket of teeth clenching nuttiness and smokiness. Like Fantasy Island without the sexiness or sweetness. This tea is all about bars of gold,dollar bills and bling …serious bling. Definitely fit for royalty. Opulent and deep like the dank back end of a safety box filled with treasure. Sounds bad but actually it smells wonderful ( I imagine)
As for taste..it is wonderfully sharp and nutty,warming and soothing with a kiss of coconut that lingers on the tongue and a very slight tart sweetness from the raisins. Golden smooth and deeply rich with an absolutely gorgeous nuttiness. It tastes like the perfect fall/winter coat.
Perfect for: cold nights,a need for opulence,lovers of smoky and nutty teas.
Final Verdict: this tea is Fantasy Island’s romantic partner they both share these deep smoky elements but where Fantasy Island is sweet and sexy Brazillionaire is deep and rich like a baritone. They are a pair that I believe belong together. Husband and wife tea! I prefer Fantasy Island but I love the husband too. This tea is a lovely win.
Well it is time for a white tea. I haven’t had a straight one for a while so I bought some White Peony.
Smells like the real thing,quality thing high in antioxidant thing.
I put less in accidentally so steeped longer hopefully we will get a great glimpse of the elegance of this tea.
Taste is nice and light with a silky base and smooth sipping all the way down. It is a bit too light in my opinion but I think this might be nice to mix with another tea ..something really sweet or decadent and add this lovely full base to it..any ideas?
Final verdict: a little too gentle but quality white tea.