Tourbillon

Tea type
Black Fruit Blend
Ingredients
Not available
Flavors
Apple, Apricot, Nuts, Orange Blossom, Sweet, Chestnut
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Caffeine
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Average preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 3 min, 15 sec 11 oz / 335 ml

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  • “Lest you think that I am just a Dammann fan girl who loves all of their teas without reservation (which, to be honest, I almost am), there is this tea. I do like some chestnut teas (Lupicia's...” Read full tasting note
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  • “Day 3 of Dammann Freres advent calendar. I am almost caught up :) The dry tea smelled strongly of black licorice to me. I was a bit worried as that is not a good flavour for me. But I read the...” Read full tasting note
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  • “No floral. Anywhere. This is okay by me but I double checked the packaging just to be sure. It's all caramel in the dry leaf. Reminds me alot of the DAVIDs salted caramel really, and I'm kind...” Read full tasting note
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From Dammann Freres

“Tourbillon” flavoured black tea

A blend of black teas, where the aromas of candied chestnut, maple sirup, biscuit, toffee caramel, orange blossom and candied apricot merge in a whirlwind of savours. (papaya and apple bits).

Brewing time: 4 to 5 minutes

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Dammann Frères Advent Calendar – December 3rd

Yay it’s time for advent tea again! I must admit, this is quickly becoming my favorite part of my day. I’ve been pretty impressed with almost every DF tea I’ve tried, and I’m very glad that I chose this calendar to try.

This sachet doesn’t have any ingredients on the packaging. I must admit, I took one whiff and had to come check the intended flavors to see what I was getting myself into, because it smelled quite floral. I can definitely smell the orange blossom very strongly, and there are also slight fruity and sweet scents. I can see little pieces of something mixed with the black tea, but I can’t really tell what they are.

The steeped tea still has a rather strong orange blossom aroma. I can also smell the apricot and possibly some maple/toffee. Hmm… I must say, I wish this blend wasn’t so heavy on the orange blossom flavor. It pretty much takes over and it’s hard to taste anything else. I can taste a bit of the candied apricot and possibly the apple/papaya, but I’m not really getting much of the biscuit, toffee, or maple syrup flavors, which are the ones I was most excited about! I added a bit of raw sugar to the second half of my cup to see if that would help bring out more of the dessert flavors, but I don’t think it was very successful. Oh, I forgot about the chestnut! Yes, I suppose I can taste that flavor a wee bit. Overall, obviously floral is not my favorite note, but I am thankful that it’s orange blossom (which I find somewhat similar to jasmine, more of a sweet floral) and not something like rose or lavender. It’s a good tea, it’s just not meant for me! :P

Flavors: Apple, Apricot, Nuts, Orange Blossom, Sweet

Preparation
8 OZ / 236 ML

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I wouldn’t call this a fruit tea, it tastes more like the chestnuts and biscuits to me! Maybe a little bit of floral fruit, but I added cream which can take down flavours like orange blossom.

So delicious.

I would like more, please and thank you.

hearts to Shmiracles for sharing it with me!

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 3 min, 15 sec 2 tsp 14 OZ / 414 ML

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Thanks Schmiracles for sending me a sample of this tea!

This was also a miss for me. There was flavour to this one, but not very strong and again I couldn’t tell what flavours were in it. The description lists quite a few flavours but I didn’t really get any of those. I still have enough for one more cup so I will try this one again with milk and agave or honey. Honey makes everything better :)

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This tea is.. quite interesting. It doesn’t smell like the tea that I would pick up. It smells very fruity and fruity black teas just.. don’t sit well in my stomach.
Steeping and it still has that weird medicine-y smell that I associate all fruity black blends with.
Oh. Not good. It just tastes like a weak black tea with weak flavours of weak fruits. I decided to re-add my leaves for just a couple more seconds to see if I could pull a bit more flavour, but it’s just starting to go bitter. I’ll probably just use the rest of the leaves as a cold brew or sipdown and share them with my roommates.

JustJames

tis one was not for me either, sadly. and i felt horrible about it because my sample came from a friend in paris =0(

jump62359

I know, I got this tea from shmiracles last month and I loooove trying new teas! But with that, you’ll also try teas that just aren’t for you.
This tea was good enough to finish the cup, but now I have leaves that I’ll just give to friends. At least it’s going to a better home :)

JustJames

true… it is the responsible thing to do, to rehouse an unwanted tea =0)

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