drank Tropicalia by DAVIDsTEA
135 tasting notes

Filled my $1 tumbler with this today. I was so happy to see Tropicalia as a TOTD, but was disappointed to find that it was sorely under steeped. It tasted like ice water with a hint of sweet pineapple-coconut. It was still nice and refreshing, but not what I was expecting having made it myself at home. Oh well! It got me through the melting heat while I was wandering around downtown.

tattooed_tea

I am not fond of the way they steep… or rather don’t steep your tea in store.

softrevolution

Same. If I’m getting a non-TOTD iced, I always ask them to steep it a little longer for me.

tattooed_tea

I was surprised when you get a hot tea they throw the leaves in a tea bag & throw the bag in your cup & off you go?

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tattooed_tea

I am not fond of the way they steep… or rather don’t steep your tea in store.

softrevolution

Same. If I’m getting a non-TOTD iced, I always ask them to steep it a little longer for me.

tattooed_tea

I was surprised when you get a hot tea they throw the leaves in a tea bag & throw the bag in your cup & off you go?

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Queer femme looking for love in the form of tea. Currently on a (seemingly never-ending) quest to convince my girlfriend of the magic of loose leaf.

Let’s see..I’m a 23 year old seemingly perma-student, having finished at university and moved on to college. I love reading. I love tea. I love reading while drinking tea. It really doesn’t take much to keep me happy.

Black tea is my all time favourite, preferably hot with milk and sugar. I like flavoured blacks the best, and my taste is embarrassingly unrefined. If it has some outlandish candy or dessert or fruity sounding name, I’m all over it. Especially things like coconut, caramel, chocolate (the usual suspects), bubblegum, cotton candy, and the list goes on. If it’s supposed to taste like something it’s not, odds are I’m going to love it. I also love a good earl grey, floral teas, and anything with currants. Love me some currants!

When it comes to iced teas I love fruity herbal blends and matés, for the most part. They are my hydration option of choice in the summer and I always have at least a glass ready for me in the fridge, if not a pitcher.

I am a self-proclaimed David’sTea fangirl, so please excuse the fact that most of my logs tend to be a little biased in their favour. I just can’t help myself, I must try all-the-tea from David’s!

I’m starting to get interested in matcha, and though I’ve loved the cups I’ve had prepared for me by others, I’ve never tried making it myself. I’m going to have to break down and order some soon, if only just to try.

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