3 Tasting Notes
Oh Birthday Cake, how I love you. It’s sweet and vanilla-y and cake-y. Dessert in a cup. When I add some milk to it, it’s a perfect substitute for cake that is both low-calorie and satisfying.
Meh. I wanted to like this – it smells DELICIOUS, and I know it’s one of David’s Teas bestsellers – but I really don’t.
I think the problem is that this is a fairly delicate tea, and I was expecting something stronger and more robust. The dry tea smells nutty and almondy and delicious, and based on that smell I was expecting it to have a much stronger flavor. Something rich and nutty and deep, rather than the light and delicate nut flavor I’m getting.
Even with twice as much tea as recommended, it’s still too delicate for my taste. Maybe my own expectations rather than the tea itself are at fault here, but I’m still not impressed.
Maybe it’s not really the tea’s fault and should just
I’ve been drinking this a lot at bed time. It has valerian in it, which is great for putting one to sleep. Straight valerian smells very….pungent, but MLH somehow manages to avoid the smell. Maybe it’s because valerian is fairly low down on the list of ingredients? As others have said, it’s a very pretty tea – there’s lots of colours and flowers.
I have a 100g tin at home and a smaller bag at the office in case I need to destress, and I’ll definitely repurchase when I use it up. The taste isn’t anything to write home about, but it’s perfectly acceptable, and I drink it for the effects rather than the taste.