846 Tasting Notes

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Mixed this with some pineapple oolong this afternoon. Very nice!!

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Finished my sample pack of gyokuro this morning. Fine by me, I’ve still got a bunch of shincha which I like even more!

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My first purple tea! YAY! Thanks Courtney for sharing a little with me so I can try it.

Like other Butiki teas, the flavoring here is very natural and a little subtle but not in a bad way. Mmmm, I love bluberry! The base tea reminds me a little of a green or maybe white tea? It doesn’t have a really strong flavor either, but don’t get me wrong, this tea isn’t bland or anything! It is really quite nice. I’m glad I got to try it. I’d definitely recommend it to anyone looking for a nice natural blueberry flavored tea! I think its the best blueberry tea I’ve tried so far.

Courtney

There’s something about this one I just can’t get enough of. I’m glad you enjoyed it as well :)

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drank Bamboozled by DAVIDsTEA
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I’m so glad I finally got to try some bamboo tea! Thanks Courtney :)

I’m only mostly sure I can pick out the bamboo note in this tea. There is lots of juicy peachy pineapple goodness on top, with a gentle floral undertone and a hint of something vegetal that must be the bamboo. This would be great iced I bet! I am curious to try more bamboo teas now.

Courtney

So yummy!

Kittenna

The bamboo is not as obvious in this one as it is in Blazing Strawberries, because the fruity pineapple/other flavours mask it a bit more.

Stephanie

Blazing strawberries must be discontinued :(

Kittenna

Oops, sorry, yeah it is :( I’m hoping it comes back someday though – it’s a great tea!

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Still trying to work through some samples today! I’m still a big fan of this tea apparently. It reminds me of creme brulee! I doubt I will reorder but its pretty good :)

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drank Jasmine Tea by Sunflower
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Working my way through some swap samples today. I don’t even remember who sent me this one, LOL! Happy Monday everyone. Back at work, boo.

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Thank you Tealizzy for the sample! This is a very tasty oolong. I’m not really getting any of the pastry type flavors as described on the package, but its pretty good nonetheless! It is very smooth and floral and not at all astringent. Buttery and vegetal, too. Glad to have tried it, but not rushing to buy more or anything :)

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Finishing of my tiny sample pack of this. Still not overly exciting to my personal palette. Laoshan black is still the only straight black to really thrill me!

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drank Creamy Eggnog by Butiki Teas
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I’ve been hoarding the last few cups of this and a couple of my other favorite Butiki blends. They aren’t even officially in my cupboard! I still have a tiny bit of Maple Pecan Oolong and Cantaloupe and Cream! shh ;)

Anyway, it is a gross rainy Saturday here and I’m at WORK so it is TREAT time! This tea is definitely a treat for me. So creamy and good! Mmmmm, I love it :)

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I decided to try to finish up some samples that had been languishing. I still have enough for ONE more cup of this fella. I really like it but apparently I was not in the mood this afternoon like I thought I was. Maybe its just too hot and humid outside for warm smoked tea?

Fjellrev

Oh yeah, drinking smoky teas in hot weather doesn’t sound right.

Rie

What about cold smoked tea, I wonder?

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