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GM Sampler | Tea 2 of 31

Madagascar Vanilla | http://bit.ly/aOFn6g
All of Them GM Pictures | http://bit.ly/bDtnNn

Eh.

That’s going to be the gist of this review, so if you want to skip it there you have it: eh.

It smelled like vanilla extract in that it had that kind of alcoholic tinge to it, with a darker notes that made me think of chocolate. It was promising, and I was excited, and then I sipped.

I’ll give it that it actually did taste of vanilla, but it was thin. It didn’t have enough oomph and it lacked that richness I’ve come to enjoy in some of the better vanilla teas I’ve had. I was hunkering down to expand upon this, but now I realize that there’s really not much else to say. It was one-note and a bit weaker than I’d like. Maybe some milk would help thicken it up, but I don’t have anymore and I don’t see myself buying this one.

All that being said, it was decent. Just…

Eh.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 3 min, 30 sec
sophistre

Yeah. I felt that way about a lot of them, and didn’t log them for that reason. However, I will say that GM would be well-served to contract you to take pictures of their tea.

TeaEqualsBliss

Hey takgoti!!!! LOVE the series of reviews from your shipment!!!! :) Sorry this one wasn’t awesome…maybe your next one will be…

TeaEqualsBliss

LOVE the pics BTW!

takgoti

@sophistre Wow, thank you. That is a blush-worthy compliment indeed!

@TeaEqualsBliss Thanks so much! Luckily there’s good news on the way, but unfortunately the tea I had right after this was not…happy.

teaplz

EH is a good description of this one. It’s a serviceable vanilla, and I think I would have loved it had I not had better vanillas before it.

takgoti

@teaplz Eeeexactly.

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sophistre

Yeah. I felt that way about a lot of them, and didn’t log them for that reason. However, I will say that GM would be well-served to contract you to take pictures of their tea.

TeaEqualsBliss

Hey takgoti!!!! LOVE the series of reviews from your shipment!!!! :) Sorry this one wasn’t awesome…maybe your next one will be…

TeaEqualsBliss

LOVE the pics BTW!

takgoti

@sophistre Wow, thank you. That is a blush-worthy compliment indeed!

@TeaEqualsBliss Thanks so much! Luckily there’s good news on the way, but unfortunately the tea I had right after this was not…happy.

teaplz

EH is a good description of this one. It’s a serviceable vanilla, and I think I would have loved it had I not had better vanillas before it.

takgoti

@teaplz Eeeexactly.

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