Good morning. What am I doing to myself? Drinking a cup of tea without caffeine right after waking up? I’ll tell you why. Because this is delicious.
“Sipdown? What?! I almost never drink honeybush (or any caffeine free tisanes) anymore, so it's been a long while since I've had this. Even though I love it. Steeped: 10 minutes, 3.5 tsp....” Read full tasting note
“Sipdown!! (153) Coconut is the prominent flavor in this blend and though I am not tasting what I would call cheesecake, there is another component to this tea that is making for a thicker and...” Read full tasting note
“Brewed this up last night; didn't care for it hot, let it cool and forgot about it. So trying it today! Probably not a good idea... meh. It's the only cold tea upstairs and I'm *thirsty* ! I...” Read full tasting note
“3rd 52teas blend of the day! I'm getting sleepy, had an excellent dinner out with the guy, but soo much food, so I'm sleepy haha, but I had to log this. This tea is so good. Creamy coconut with the...” Read full tasting note
Do I really need to say anything else?
Maybe just this: DO NOT drag your feet on this one; it is going to go FAST!
Ingredients: Honeybush, coconut, natural flavors
Our new Tea of the Week for the week of January 31st, 2011
Now part of our My Sweet Honeybush line’s permanent collection.
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I don’t know why I hesitated on ordering this one. This is so delicous, creamy and coconuty. I haven’t tasted the cheesecake much, accept in the aftertaste, and not sure I will get the chance to sip this cup as it cools as I am inhaling it. I love that I can’t taste the honeybush flavor much in this brew. Probably because I only steeped it for 3 minutes because the aroma was intoxicating. I really like it at this steeping time.
Thanks so much Lisbet for sending me a few teaspoons of this to try!
I was in the mood for a good caffeine free dessert tea, and I am particularly fond of this one.
What I Love: The taste. Oh my goodness this is good. I definitely am going to buy a full sized version of this.
What I Don’t Love: The little floaty’s that escaped from my infuser basket and are now all over my tea :( oh well, I’ll just have to live!
All my notes from last time still stand!
Oh man, this is good. If you like coconut, I hope you ordered it. I don’t know how it tastes like cheesecake too but it does. The level of coconut is perfect in this tea and then it has something in the background which mellows it a bit (the cheesecake flavoring). Man, I’m really digging it.
Update – both my cats keep trying to drink this tea!
I just re-ordered this, after not having it for about a year. Something has happened to this blend. It is not as I remember it. I remember an intoxicating coconut smell (I even wrote about it in my previous note) – now I am getting only honeybush. I remember a creamy cheesecake tartness and rich coconut creaminess – but now I’m getting only honeybush. Basically it’s plain honeybush with a faint hint of coconut.
I’m sad because I ADORED this blend and was looking forward to having it again. It’s nothing like it used to be.
Taking the rating down, but I will still give it a decent score for it’s past greatness
Wow I did not expect to love this tea!!!! Of course I had high hopes for it but I was a little worried that the coconut would set off that itchy reaction I usually get. Well, no scratchiness is to be found. Sweet!!
Unfortunately, the coconut really sweetens up the tea. I think it’s overpowering the cheesecake factor because when I first dunked the bag, after about a minute I stole a little taste and I could pick out cheesecake right away. I was impressed!! but now? Nope, no cake to be found :(
This makes me sad because I was so looking forward to that. Although I do get a sort of sweet cheese aftertaste, long after I’ve swallowed.
I’m letting the cup cool a bit now in hopes that a temperature change might reveal something extra.
So big thanks to Jenn for sharing this with me!!! I owe you one.or fifty! :)
ok now that it’s cooled, I can kinda sorta (but not really if you know what I mean) see it going in the cheesecake direction. Tsk. Next time I’ll cut the steep time. I think I have enough left for another!
This is REALLY GOOD! Coconut and I am getting a bit of a tangy bite to it, I think the cheesecake part. I hope Frank is considering adding this to the permanent collection! Yummy! You know a tea is good when you finish it in no time and want/crave another cup! That is definitely occurring with this one!!!