58 Tasting Notes
I am a huge fan of dessert teas and of chai teas as well. Though the white chocolate flavor gets a bit lost in this tea, it’s sweet and spice flavor mix does provide for a delicious cup. I think I will play around with adding a bit more white chocolate or extra milk or even over ice to see how that effects the flavor. There is something really good here, it just needs a bit of love to bring it out more! I’ll post another note once I have mixed it up a bit.
This tea tastes almost exactly like Jessie’s Tea from David’s Tea. Or at least, close enough that I had to double check to make sure I brewed the right thing. One thing I give this tea that I find hard to say about others is that the hibiscus is not over powering at all, if anything it seems to change the color a bit from that of just a rooibos tea, but flavor wise, the roobois stands out for certain. Over all a good tea.
Going to refrain from giving a rating on this, because the tea wasn’t bad at all, it just wasn’t at all what I expected. Peach Apple Crisp just sounds like it would be more of an almost fall/holiday flavor type tea. The Persimmon Tree website claims that it has “gala apple and cinnamon with a crisp floral finish” flavor note, but I could not taste one fleck of cinnamon or much apple either. If anything the rose makes this taste more along the lines of a slightly fruity flavored rose black tea mix.
I really enjoyed this tea. Have you ever tried matcha green tea ice cream? This tea tastes exactly like a delicious scoop of green tea ice cream with the perfect drizzle of caramel over the top. It is sweet, but not overpoweringly so. A perfect blend of a more dessert style green tea. Was not disappointed.
I’m leaving out a rating because since drinking this I have decided that I just do not like pu-erh teas at all, so I have a pretty biased opinion. I love coconut in a tea blend and based on the ingredients I had hoped to get a new favorite. Unfortunately upon even opening the sample package I thought the tea smelled, well, gross. I wanted to try it anyway, and brewed it up as instructed, but after a sip I couldn’t bring myself to finish the mug. Definitely not at all “my cup of tea.”
As a big fan of both dessert tea and Davids Tea, I have had this in my cupboard for a while now without giving it a note, so here it goes! A good ol’ southern girl I
always add sugar to my tea, this is the first one I have found that is just too sweet on it’s own to stand adding any sugar. It is definitely creamy and caramel-ly (it’s a word, I swear!) but isn’t what I would really call a “dessert tea”. That being said though, I do enjoy it on occasion as a special sweet treat, (or when I am out of sugar!) I am lactose intolerant, and this tea even with it’s “creamy” aspect doesn’t bother my stomach, if that matters to anyone considering trying it. Over all another good tea from Davids.
I must not have any luck when it comes to Chocolate Orange tea, which is a shame because chocolate orange is my favorite dessert combo and I love almost all dessert teas. I don’t like the smell at all of this tea, I’m not too experienced with Pu-erh so maybe that’s what’s causing it but it really smells, well, fishy to me. It smells like an orange chocolate only when it is out of the bag/tin. The taste is very smokey, and reminds me of like an orange flavored tobacco product of some kind. I’m really sad about the whole thing because I am a huge fan of David’s Tea, chocolate/orange, and tea in general and wish that it had worked out. I’ll have to send this one out in some swaps or something to people who can better appreciate it. Anyone who wants to try, I have 100g of it that now needs a new home!