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drank Lime Gelato by DAVIDsTEA
258 tasting notes

I picked up 50g of this to ice finally.
I’m drinking it today instead of coffee, which has sadly taken over due to its availability and energizing characteristics.
I need to suck it up and just drink my tea all the time, instead of saving it for when I have filtered water only. Aka.. I need to be less of a tea snob so I can actually drink the tea!
…..Either that, or buy a water filter for the office. Thoughts?

Onto this tea:
Cold-brewed in the fridge results in an amazingly creamy lime gelato flavour. I honestly am so satisfied with this flavour as it tastes like creamy and sweet lime gelato.


Yeah, this one is sooooooo delicious. My suggestion would be to buy a water filter for the office!


yep. delicious. lime gelato and goji pop are going to be part of my cupboard for a very, very long time.

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drank Mulberry Magic by DAVIDsTEA
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Weird. I’ve reviewed this and rated it but steepster said I didn’t.

Delicious as well when iced with a tea bag :)
I wanted something cold and sweet that tasted like cake, and this is it. Vanilla cake mix with sprinkles almost. And macadamia nuts.


I still haven’t tried this iced! You’re really selling this tea that way. :)

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I love this tea.
So many cocoa notes and good malty comfort.
It reminds me of the last week my love was here before he deployed. He made me this tea every morning with breakfast. First time in a long time that I’d eaten breakfast, or made tea in the morning. I can’t function in the morning you see. Definitely a night owl!
Regardless, after a 12 hour shift, this is a lovely tea with good memories attached.


What a nice memory!


Lovely tea and lovely story!


Thank you guys :)

Mark B

Sending good vibes to your guy. May he be safe in the middle east.


Thank you so much Mark. I really appreciate your kind words and good vibes :) You are very kind

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I’ve been cold brewing this at work.
It’s sooo delicious, especially with lemon. The lemon makes the chocolate malt notes really pop. I highly recommend trying it with lemon!

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drank Glitter & Gold by DAVIDsTEA
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I love this tea. Hot or cold.
Yummy cinnamon with orange and clove gets me every time. And the lovely sparkles make me smile as I drink it.
. I need more of this

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Oops! Put this in the Oolong Laoshan first.. my mistake >.

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Such a delicious tea. Glad I decided to break into this one.

It tastes like Laoshan Black, but with a sweeter, more caramel edge. I would say this is closer to a caramel brownie than LB is…. But also with a side of vanilla ice cream. Or maybe is it caramel ice cream with pineapple? It almost reminds me of buckwheat too… one of my favourites for bread. Lovely tea

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I had a cup of this today at work. It’s not a tea I crave often, but it was a comforting tea so I went for it today.

My wonderful boyfriend was deployed to Afghanistan yesterday. I’m a sad panda and the tea was a nice choice for a yummy comforting brew with creamy vanilla tones and softer bergamot. I do enjoy this earl… but I would give up all my tea just to guarantee his safe return. sigh
I need more comfort teas. Suggestions open.


I’m hoping your boyfriend stays safe too! Earl Grey Creams are my most comforting teas, so I’m not sure what else to suggest. Hazelnut is comforting to me as well, but I guess all teas are comforting to me.

I ♥ NewYorkCiTEA

Vanilla teas are most comforting to me. Hope your bf is well.

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drank Paris by Harney & Sons
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I iced a big bodum of this today as well. For some reason, I never seem to get the caramel flavours of this. I do always get a strong lemony bergamot with stone fruits and some vanilla wafers in the background. I like it, but I do find the bergamot to be a little overpowering sometimes. Florence is more delicious in my opinion, though this is still a delight to drink (especially as a base for an iced matcha shake with almond milk)

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drank Three Wishes Tea by DAVIDsTEA
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I made a massive bodum of this for icing. The first thing that it reminded me of was long life oolong by DT. I think I like this one better, as I can taste the green and black tea, sans the floral that I get with the LLO due to the oolong base.
Overall it’s refreshing. Peachy keen and does not need sweetening for iced which I really like. I don’t think I’ll restock this, but I am enjoying it as a nice summer drink

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I am very excited to delve into as many different types of tea as possible… so this should be interesting. I am really looking forwards to tasting all the wide array of flavours that can come from pure tea leaves.

Currently, I am having a love affair with oolongs. Mostly green, though I am stretching out into more oxidized oolongs. Black teas are also in my love fest as they can be so surprising sometimes (I used to drink bagged red rose x.x)
I would really love to get to know green tea a lot more and white tea.. all tea to be honest. I want to know them all.

Tea rating system:

0-50: Do people actually enjoy this?
50-60: Slight improvement, not recommendable.
60-70: Alright, though easily forgettable.
70-80: Good flavour, though not a ‘go to’ tea.
80-90: Great tea – complex and memorable.
90-100: Extremely delicious and complex teas that leave me craving more.

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I’m always open to new tea and music suggestions. Happy tea drinking to you all.



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