1112 Tasting Notes

Thank you for the sample WymmTea

I had a lot of trouble with this one. The first few steeps were dominated by a sour note that just didn’t agree with me. I noticed others noted a sour cherry note so I guess that must be it? I finally found a later steep when it had sweetened up I could actually enjoy, but all in all I would say that this is not a sheng for me!

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Drinking a big 16oz to-go cup of this at work today.

I’ve gotten really attached to this flavor and am going to miss it when I run out!

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Thank you very much for the sample TeaVivre!

This one is apparently not for me. The smoky flavor is just not agreeing with me somehow! :/

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I have truly been enjoying these fresh spring green samples from TeaVivre Thanks so much again for the samples!

Fresh Dragon Well is a simple pleasure. So clean and crisp and sweet! Maybe not as complex as other teas but it doesn’t have to be. Sometimes all you need is a little green to brighten your life :)

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Thank you so much for the samples Wymmtea

This is a particularly awesome sheng! SO creamy and sweet and floral but still complex and interesting. Definitely just my style and up my alley. This is one I would drink again and definitely purchase if I could afford a cake :)


They sent me this too. Can’t wait to try it!

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Thanks for the sample TeaVivre 2015 spring teas YAY!

This one is very sweet, and smooth and creamy. Lots of sweet corn notes.

Very tasty! Thank you TeaVivre :)

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Thank you TeaVivre for the green tea samples for review!

This is a very yummy one. It reminds me of my favorite rich and creamy Laoshan green tea, but with more fresh crisp asparagus flavor! Very fresh and sweet and delicious :D

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Thank you for the sample Wymm Tea!

The dry leaf and packaging from Wymm is always so lovely. The first thing that struck me about this tea was as soon as the water hit it the aroma was quite intoxicating. Mostly like tart apricots with a hint of flowers. VERY aromatic in the first couple of steeps. Flavor is very nicely balanced between sweet and pleasant bitterness. It held up very well through many steeps too. It seems like a nice everyday type of sheng that is difficult to screw up. I oversteeped one since I brewed this up and work and I still found it quite drinkable when a lot of sheng would not have been!


Thanks for uploading the review so quickly Stephanie!:)

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drank Pistachio Matcha by Red Leaf Tea
1112 tasting notes

I was so excited to try this flavor this morning! Thanks for the sample Red Leaf!

I made myself a cold matcha latte out of this. I love pistachios, and while this is a very tasty matcha flavor, I wouldn’t say the taste reminded me of pistachios really. It definitely has a nutty vibe. Maybe like a pistachio candy of some kind? Or nougat. It is somewhat nougat-ish.

Anyway, very nice flavor! I’ll happily finish my sample but this one won’t be a re-order for me.

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I love pretty much every type of tea camellia sinensis can produce. I like herbal teas sometimes but I can’t stand rooibos. I’m recently becoming a puerh addict.

Butiki, Verdant, Mandala, TeaVivre, Yunnan Sourcing, TeaUrchin, White2Tea and Den’s are my favorite online retailers so far.


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