1791 Tasting Notes

Kicking-up the caffeine game, this morning, with this delicious cup!

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drank Lady Grey by Twinings
1791 tasting notes

And I found a bit more in a smaller container, which I must have used for traveling. Enjoying another cup!

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drank Masala Chai by Samovar
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From a friend with whom I visited Samovar Tea Lounge. Not bad. Smooth AND spicy, which was blended well.

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drank Masala Chai by Samovar
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Having a second cup (drank the first before I thought about logging) to just calm and chill down at work. Tea, soothing away the stress.

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drank Cold Zing (organic) by DAVIDsTEA
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Cold Zing tastes pleasant. The flavors are incredibly smooth with the citrus notes being very forward. However, the body seems a true mixture of all the flavors. Lemongrass is prominent, while peppermint sits in the background. Notes of what I assume are echinacea and/or eleuthero root are noticeable in the body, too, though I cannot quite tell, which is which. There is a very slight medicinal, herb flavor to the tea.

Full review, here: http://www.createwritedrink.com/2015/01/tea-review-tuesday-review-of-davidstea.html

Preparation
190 °F / 87 °C 3 min, 30 sec 3 tsp 16 OZ / 473 ML

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I really got away from drinking matcha for a while, but this weekend saw the return of the matcha to my daily drinking, and I am happy to have it now for some mental clarity, as I work through some issues with clients.

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Finishing the last of this package, too!
Steeped for a long time. Talk about a really dark, green tea!

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drank Lady Grey by Twinings
1791 tasting notes

Drinking the last of this tin of tea! Which also happens to be the last of the flat of six tins I bought, two summers ago. Whew, that was a lot of tea!

Jillian

You must really like this one.

Spencer

I used to love this tea. Not as much, now, and I will not be ordering more than a tin, if I restock.

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90

Just finished my sample of this. It was a tasty, semi-rich shou. Worked great for a morning cuppa at work.

Edit: I suppose I should rate, based on my personal enjoyment. Hmmm…90/100.

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“I love trading tea and trying new teas. My favourites are oolong (mainly Chinese) and pu’erh.
Will gladly talk all day about tea.”

The above was my bio when I joined five years ago, and I felt it needed to be updated. I still love pu’erh, though I have begun to take preference toward cooked, shou. Oolongs are certainly still a go-to tea for me, but I have expanded my horizons to begin including greens and blacks based upon the weather and how I am feeling.

Still more than glad to talk about tea – anytime, anywhere, anyplace.
Additionally, if fountain pens, books, music, or computers are on the discussion list…

My ratings, this “personal enjoyment scale” about which I talk, are just that – based on how much I enjoyed the tea. I might have enjoyed it immensely, yet do not keep it stocked for various reasons. On the flip side, I have a few teas that are “good” but not “great,” which I keep stocked for various reasons.

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