106 Tasting Notes

100

This is one of my absolutely favorite teas: It’s got a gorgeous aroma, both before and after brewing, and does smell like carrot cake. I love this especially with a vanilla or sweet cream creamer (makes it creamier).

Flavors: Cinnamon, Coconut, Nutmeg

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 8 OZ / 236 ML

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67

Nice, smooth tea.

Flavors: Honey

Preparation
Boiling 2 min, 30 sec 1 tsp 8 OZ / 236 ML

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93

Wonderfully and interestingly complex flavor, medium amber color, holds up well with milk.

Flavors: Cinnamon, Cloves

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 8 OZ / 236 ML

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93

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62

An all right tea; I brewed mine much longer than the recommended two minutes (I think more like 6 minutes), because I prefer a stronger tea. It was a lightly flavored and lightly scented tea, not bitter even despite the apparent oversteeping, and it was okay with milk, but doesn’t seem to be “made” to have milk and sugar added. The tasting notes (caramel and sour cherry) were very light, and I barely tasted them.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 2 min, 0 sec

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100

VERY nice hearty cup of tea, pleasant finish, no bitter aftertaste, very good with milk / creamer / sugar. Well-rounded Assam, smooth tones.

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 0 sec

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87

A tea with an absolutely gorgeous aroma, it’s a bit on the sweet side. I would add cream (or unsweetened non-dairy creamer, which I had initially added, but which made it much too sweet) but would not add sugar. Layers of different flavors – just lovely!

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 0 sec

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67

What a nice-smelling tea: all toasty and nutty with tiny mini-marshmallows! I wish it were just a hair stronger; I added half-and-half and a dash of sugar to mine, and it had a slightly sweet, nutty flavor.

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 0 sec

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93

Such an interesting tea! I brewed it on the strong side, and added half and half and sugar, and thought it a really good-tasting tea. Good caramel aroma, tiny hints of salt that brought out the sweetness of the caramel. Really delicious!

Preparation
Boiling 7 min, 0 sec

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67

Tried with a small amount of sugar – quite nice, lightly sweetened on its own, not a heavy tea.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 7 min, 0 sec

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