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drank Copabanana by DAVIDsTEA
993 tasting notes

This is another awesome sample I got from Tealizzy! This is a pretty decent fruity herbal, even though its a teeny bit fake tasting. This is the kind of thing I try not to drink too often because I prefer it with gobs of sugar! Probably would be delicious iced.

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drank Tropical Mango by Teajo Teas
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Finished off my sample pack in a pitcher with ice. Sad that it is gone! It was excellent iced.

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Thanks Tealizzy for letting me try this one! I’m getting a LOT of nice vanilla bean flavor here. The black tea and white tea together make for an interesting combo. I’m getting the floral delicateness of the white with the body of the black. Not getting much cocoa flavor but I’m enjoying it very much anyway! Like the other sTEAp shoppe offering I’ve sampled, the flavoring is very natural and well balanced. This makes me want to try more of their blends! :)

Stephanie

Hey, it re-steeped pretty well too!

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I knew I’d be having a crazy day at work today, so I brought a favorite with me!

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drank Coconut Oolong by DAVIDsTEA
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Thanks Tealizzy for letting me try this one! I love coconut :) this is very nice, but I think I prefer the Golden Moon coconut Pouchong slightly more. They are very similar though!

Tealizzy

Ha! Me too! Well, now we know which one’s best!

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drank Jane's Garden by Harney & Sons
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Thank you Tealizzy for the sample of this! Bancha is probably my least favorite green tea. There is something almost fishy about it. I definitely prefer a sweeter sencha! Also not really detecting any rose here…I’ve had some pretty decent ones from Harney but this one seems to be a bust.

Tealizzy

Oh no! Thought you might like it because it’s a green. Oh well!

Stephanie

No biggie, glad I got to try it :)

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Yay! Thanks CK for swapping with me for this!

If you like matcha and pina colada you’ll very likely dig this. I thought it was great as an iced latte!

BrewTEAlly Sweet

How did you prepare yours? I’m experimenting right now

Stephanie

Hmm, I think a cold latte with real milk- shaken with some sugar or honey, I forget which one- in a cocktail shaker with ice.

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Thanks to Tealizzy for sending me a sample of this! Everyone’s tasting notes on it have made me DROOL! Anyway, I’m amazed at how natural and BREADY this tea is! It really does taste like cinnamon bread but without that artificial taste some flavored teas get. I can see why everyone raves about it. OK, I gotta go steep it again right now… :D

Tealizzy

It’s SO GOOD! :D

Stephanie

I got three excellent steeps out of it! I don’t think I’ll have time for a 4th before I get off work, but I’m half tempted to drag the used leaves home somehow…lol

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drank Forever Nuts by DAVIDsTEA
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WHOA this tisane is different! The smell of the steeped cup is exactly like a cinnamon roll. Warm cinnamon under sweet sticky vanilla frosting! I just want to keep sniffing it, lol. It tastes nutty, with a warm subtle cinnamon and a hint of vanilla. I’ve always been curious about this tea, but I didn’t expect to enjoy it this much! It’s definitely not something I’d drink very often, but it might be a nice winter evening treat.

Thanks so much to Tealizzy for the sample! :)

Stephanie

Ooh, I want a version of this with coconut in it. Mmmmm

Tealizzy

Glad you liked it! I agree that it smells delicious! Like baked goods! Just was too weird for me.

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