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76 Tasting Notes

76

This tea is brisk but not super astringent so it’s just my speed. I’m going to have to try this one iced as well. The leaves really are beautiful, they’re elegantly long and twisted.

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 0 sec

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This in an interesting take on an earl grey. A bit too much bermot for my taste though. I actually felt like I had oil coating my mouth and throat.

Preparation
Boiling 2 min, 0 sec

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100

Simply delicous :) The passionfruit aroma was very strong but the taste was a mild bit of citrus paired with a very nice creamy oolong.

Preparation
190 °F / 87 °C 4 min, 0 sec

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88

Finished the last of my sample of this. I really enjoyed the sweetness added by the neem leaves.

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 0 sec

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76

Just what I need to recover from a camping trip with the family. This is one of the most highly scented jasmine’s i’ve had. Anyone know of a good recipe using jasmine green tea?

Preparation
180 °F / 82 °C 4 min, 0 sec
TeaParT

You might try to fix rice with it. I couldn’t find the recipe under their site but I’ve had Tea Sorbet at Anna Marie’s. It was fantastic and so refreshing. I’ll ask them about it next visit. Recipe Chimp had plenty of ideas that I can’t wait to try:

http://www.recipechimp.com/search.php?search=Jasmine+tea

Nicole Martin

Thanks! I will definitely have to try that :)

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88

The neem gives this strong black tea a subtle sweetness. The flavor is hard to pinpoint but it reminds me of chocolate. From a distance it smells slightly fruity or cake-like. It has a cooling aftertaste too. I’m glad I went with a short infusion time, it seems like other people had some trouble with bitterness.

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 0 sec

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88

Uncharacteristically in the mood for a mellow tea today. This one was sweet, vegetal and roasty. Everything a dragonwell should be.

Preparation
180 °F / 82 °C 3 min, 0 sec
Cofftea

I bet that looked so pretty in your big, clear, Breville!:)

LissaMarie

Dragon well is one of my favorite mellow teas!

Nicole Martin

You bet it did :)

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76

I picked a tin of this up at the NY Coffee and Tea Festival. It has become my go-to tea for a morning pick me up. It’s sweet and just astringent enough. I don’t even need to add milk or sugar.

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 0 sec
Cofftea

Morning pick me up that’s preprogramed? :)

Nicole Martin

But of course, hehe

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100

Wow…just wow. This is probably the best oolong I have ever had, and that says a lot because I’ve had A LOT of oolong. Short steeps in a gaiwan are best. I think I may need to treat myself to this one.

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 0 min, 30 sec

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88
drank Mint Oolong by Naivetea
76 tasting notes

Mint + Oolong = Happy Nicole

Creamy and refreshing, I think I’m in love :)

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 0 sec
LauraR

I liked this one too….liked that creamy mint thing.

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My name is Nicole. I’m a New Jersey Native with a passion for tea and teaware. I don’t claim to be an expert (by any stretch of the imagination) but I love learning and expanding my knowledge of tea.

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Bayonne, NJ

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http://www.teaformeplease.com

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