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drank Lemon Chiffon by Della Terra Teas
2368 tasting notes

I had been wanting to cold brew a rooibos tea for a while and I believe it was Sil who mentioned that this was good as a cold brew. Having tried it, I can now confidently say she was right. This has all the delicious lemon chiffon taste with absolutely no hint of rooibos that I occasionally get when brewed hot. I think I will try cold brewing Lime Chiffon next. Not at all a bad introduction to the wonders of cold brewed rooibos.

Preparation
Iced 8 min or more
VariaTEA

You are quite wise in the ways of tea, Sil. I polished this bottle off in no time.

Sil

just glad you found a happy spot with them :)

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VariaTEA

You are quite wise in the ways of tea, Sil. I polished this bottle off in no time.

Sil

just glad you found a happy spot with them :)

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My cupboard has grown exponentially since joining this site and I have a lot to share. Feel free to snoop through my cupboard and message me if anything interests you – I am always happy to swap!

For me, flavored teas are definitely my sweet spot. I will most often reach for black teas and rooibos or honeybush blends but I do keep some flavored whites and greens around for when the mood strikes. I have a few herbals/tisanes but most of the time I find myself disappointed by them as they often smell deliciously sweet and then end up tasting tart/sour. I have a little bit of an aversion to pu’erh and oolong teas. I am also wary of florals, earl greys, and chai teas. I do not like overpowering citrus flavors nor do I usually like hibiscus, licorice or chamomile. I love dessert teas – caramel, vanilla, toffee, cookie, cream, and other sweet flavors make me smile. Fruits like strawberry, peach, mango, and pineapples will often catch my attention as well.

I have also realized that although I really enjoy adding frothed milk to some of my teas, if I do not like the tea with zero additives (just in plain water without milk or sugar), I probably won’t drink it. The one exception is flavored matchas which I will happily drink in cold milk if I do not like it mixed with hot water. My theory is if the tea can’t stand on its own then it is not for me and I will more than likely try to swap it out for something else.

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