290 Tasting Notes
It appeals to me, because it has an incredibly light tea body. It’s not heavy in flavor since it is a white tea. There is also every slight citrus note that compliments the peppermint in the background.It is not bitter at all, there is even slight sweetness. The color is also amazing and appealing, it really is golden.
It’s a white tea, so it’s not supposed to be too strong/flavorful, which it isn’t, the white tea also acts as a fantastic base for this tea. It has a slight tanginess from the raspberries that is balanced out by the sweetness of the pineapple. There is a slight floral note from the hibiscus.
I think it’s absolutely fantastic, refreshing, and great both hot and cold. I think it could blend well with really sweet teas.
The tea itself is quite appealing, it has a lovely aroma, and a beautiful bright red color. However, the taste is a different story. I didn’t think it was possible for tea to be sweet and tart at the same time…. It’s actually really gross. It tastes like medicine, that artificial-cherry-medicine flavor from all those weird fruits in there.
However, this blends well with French Spice Quartet (in my opinion) or you could mix a basic chai tea with it, and it will drown out the sweetness and artificial taste!
I find that this tea tastes more like licorice than anything else (from the star anise), and then there is also a slight cinnamon flavor. I’m not too sure what mistletoe leaves or blackberry leaves taste like but I’m sure that they make a great contribution to this tea, giving it its fantastic Christmas vibe. There is really no cranberry taste in here which I find really odd because I thought they would make the tea really tart, but nope, not a trace!
The spices are the most prominent which is not a bad thing. It’s a perfect pumpkin spice balance, that brings the comforting quality to the tea. As a plus, cinnamon and cloves are fantastic and good for your health (as are most spices). When it gets cold out, reach for this wonderful tea, to help keep you warm and feeling good.
Let’s just put it this way, it wasn’t the best way to bring this summer’s tea special to a close. This is just my opinion, but I’m really not crazy about Earl grey tea in general; but I could imagine, that for those of you who are, this tea is right up your alley.
It has that classic earl grey flavor with the slightest bit of a fruity and floral flavor along with it. It’s really minimally fruity because the earl grey flavor is overpowering. It’s also a bit astringent.
I’m sure there are some people out there who will love this blend, but I’m not one of them!
While was at school on Monday, I got this email from Teavana about a new tea: Spiced Apple Cider. So I just had to go get some right away. Literally right away. Teavana is about a two minutes away from where I was at the moment.
This tea has a very unique flavour profile, that really does not appeal to me. It has a very strong cinnamon flavour, it is what I taste the most. At first, the tea is sweet, really sweet, like an apple. Then it turns sour, like apple cider. The very, very, very strong cinnamon taste is all the way through until and even after you swallow. A bit unpleasant.
I think that if you like apple cider, you will probably like this tea as well. I don’t want to discourage anyone from trying this tea, it just really disappointed me.