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drank French Breakfast by Golden Moon Tea
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Yay, my samples from Golden Moon are here! Woo!

I thought I’d start off with this one because I need some caffeine and the honeyed description sounded delicious. I used about half the leaves in the packet in 8 ounces of water. There is a sweet, honey like flavor, but it’s the kind that I’ve found in a lot of black teas. I think that good black teas tend to have a delicious honey/black tea/sweet aftertaste, if you know what I mean, and this tea has lots of that delicious aftertaste.

The flavor of the tea just seems like “default black tea” flavor, with very nicely executed “good black tea honeyed aftertaste” flavor. It’s just a little tannic, but I didn’t have any trouble sipping my cup without sugar or milk. That kind of smoothness without milk or sweetener is pretty rare for breakfast bends.

Personally, since I drown my tea in milk and honey and sugar, I would rather have cheaper, lower quality, ground up Twinings English Breakfast. It’s not nearly as smooth or honeyed as this tea is, but I don’t mind, since I’m going to smother it in milk and honey anyway. However, I think this tea would be perfect for those times you just want a nice, clean cup of delicious black tea. I might just keep this one in stock for those times, since I’ve tasted very few plain black teas as good as this one without additives. Yum.

~lauren.

Lucky you! I ordered my samples a couple of days ago and am still waiting!

Ricky

Yay, for Golden Moon Samplers.

teaplz

Yay! Congrats on getting the GM sampler, and I can’t wait to read your reviews! :)

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~lauren.

Lucky you! I ordered my samples a couple of days ago and am still waiting!

Ricky

Yay, for Golden Moon Samplers.

teaplz

Yay! Congrats on getting the GM sampler, and I can’t wait to read your reviews! :)

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