Smells wonderful in the package, smells great while brewing. Taste is a little weak IMO.
“Not sure why this one gets so many low reviews. I am admittedly - too much probably - not a fan of Adagio however this one is rather nice! It smells JUST like cream soda, I even smell the...” Read full tasting note
“I’m going to have a dinner of tea, popcorn, and maybe some Cheetos Puffs. Do I need to even say it? I’ve had one Hell of a day. Rather than go into the sordid details, I’ll just try to move on...” Read full tasting note
“Sadly, this is a sipdown. When I first got into loose leaf teas I order a lot of the sample packs from Adagio since there were so many different flavors to try. This was one of my most favorites,...” Read full tasting note
“Sipdown!! (153) Thank you *Josie Jade* for the chance to try this tea. I have always been curious as to what it tastes like given it is included in A LOT of the fandom blends. It is a touch...” Read full tasting note
Which comes first, the cream or the tea? If you’re not sure, don’t worry… neither are the English. However, its unanimously agreed that, whether you prefer your tea first, cream first – or just ‘black’ tea – , this dairy-free cream flavored Ceylon black tea is a treat for your teacup!
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I like this tea straight up. I’ve found that it’s best brewed @ 200F with a tsp or just over for 3 min. Too hot or too long brings out some unpleasant notes in the base black tea.
When it’s good, this tea is very good. The cream and slight vanilla notes are delightful, it needs no sugar or cream because it tastes like it’s in there already. There’s no artificial or chemical aftertaste like I’ve experienced with other vanilla/cream teas.
All around, an excellent post-breakfast tea.
I am always game for a good cream tea. While browsing on Adagio Tea’s website I noticed this and decided to order a sample. Straight out of the bag, it smells almost sickeningly sweet and creamy. It reminded me of the filling inside an eclair. Once brewed, the aroma is very similar to honey.
I added real cream and sugar to my cup, and I can definitely attest to that this lives up to its name. Lovely! Smooth, indulgent, and downright delicious. While I can’t foresee myself drinking this on a regular basis due to the richness, I might treat myself on occasion.
While this tea IS good, it most likely won’t be a regular in my tea drawer.
I didn’t like this tea. My son, my little tea tasting buddy, also disliked it. However, it is what it says it is – a smooth cream tea, so I cannot rate it badly. Just completely not my preference. Very creamy and tastes convincing. Without or with sugar not our style. We ate with some cookies, slices of mango, and Ham & Cheese Croissants. Food was good, tea not so much.
I just received this tea as well as a few others in the mail today. I opened it to smell it first, and found it did smell similar to cream soda as others have said, but I think the tea smells more like yogurt covered raisins. The tea does look like the picture. I’m not drinking this tea plain, but mixing it with two other teas; 1/2 tsp Cream, 1/2 tsp Summer Rose, and 1/4 tsp Cherry. I will rate the tea separately, of course, but I wanted to try all three. I think they should mix well enough together. This rating will inevitably include all three, so I won’t rate the tea until I drink it separately. Since all three teas have a ceylon base, I should at least get a good feel for the black tea.
Right now, it doesn’t smell heavily of any of the teas, which is good in my opinion, since the cherry has such a strong flavor. You can smell all of the teas, though. It smells like a sweet floral with a hint of cherry. The predominant flavor is rose, with a hint of cherry. I don’t know if I taste the cream yet. I will try adding milk and sugar to my next cup to see how it affects the taste, though I will probably not add it to this page. I will have to try the cream tea by itself, since it doesn’t seem to have a very noticeable flavor at the moment.
I will post a more practical review later.