Up next from my day of everything shmiracles, is Natasha!
Okay. Lapsang. I have absolutely no idea how it’s supposed to taste like since I’ve only ever had it in one other blend: SMAUG.
Smaug was a very funny one. Pretty sure it was because of the Lapsang and peppermint.
At first whiff, Natasha, babe, you are a strong one. The Lapsang!! I have never had a tea with such a distinct flavour. I remember way long ago, there was a bacon blend on adagio and when I smelled Natasha, I was all DUDE. BACON. I don’t know how I feel about this tea. It’s like.. oh so nervous okay.
Every time I drink new tea, I brew 3g in 12oz. Length and temp determined by company recommendations. So let’s see how this tastes…
Brewing, it smells like a salty/fruity bacon. I’M NERVOUS FOR THIS, IF YOU CAN’T TELL. I’ve got Tony Stark in my bag of randoms as well, another tea that has lapsang and… I really don’t know how I feel about that tea okay.
About a minute left to brew and the lapsang toned down a bit and I’m smelling the assam. Oh nice and sweet and mellow assam. You are a lovely scent right now :)
Dude. This thing smells legit like bacon okay.
Turned out to be a bit bitter so I added more water to attempt to balance it out. It worked! But still. This blend though. She’s most definitely a strong one, not for the weak taste buds at all.
A very different blend! Definitely not the kind of tea I’d willingly purchase for myself, so a wonderful thank you to shmiracles for sending it to me. Not my favourite tea, but definitely a tea that I’m happy I was able to try :)
Probably not going to resteep, but I’ll forsure drink the entire cup.
Flavors: Ash, Wood