16 Tasting Notes
I’m very particular with my black teas. Unlike greens and whites, I can’t stand the taste of a black tea that isn’t perfectly steeped — there seems to be a lot more room for “error” with other teas before they start affecting my palette.
That being said, glitter and gold doesn’t seem to pose that problem for me. Maybe it’s the sweetness or the cinnamon. Whatever it is, a sip of this tea is like a sip of Christmas in a cup. Sounds cheesy, I know, but this tea is awesome. It does the trick on cold winter mornings. Definitely one to try!
Don’t get me wrong, this is a fine tea. Beautiful green tea with pear — how could you go wrong. It’s just that there’s something that’s almost chemical or unnatural about this tea. It might be there’s too many ingredients? I don’t know.
At the end of the day, this is a great tea and it tastes fine. Personally I just need to get over the overly candy scent of the leaves and other ingredients. I think next time around I’ll go for a simpler blend.
I’m torn. It’s good, but it doesn’t seem like it should be…