Glitter & Gold

Tea type
Black Fruit Blend
Artificial Flavouring, Black Tea Leaves, Clove, Gold Sugar Balls, Lemon Peel, Sugar Crystals, Vanilla
Clove, Lemon Zest, Spices, Butter, Cinnamon, Citrusy, Citrus, Nutty, Spicy, Sugar, Vanilla, Cloves, Tea, Caramel, Creamy, Milk, Smooth, Sweet, Orange, Smoke, Lemon, Malt, Astringent, Floral, Chocolate
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205 °F / 96 °C 5 min, 0 sec 5 g 11 oz / 329 ml

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Twinkle, twinkle

This deep dark Chinese tea is like a gorgeous starry night, glimmering with gold and silver sugar crystals that shimmer as they steep. Take a sip and the slow suggestion of cinnamon will warm your body. Your toes will tingle and your mind will turn to fireworks, falling stars, late-night seduction. It’s basically magic. (Is it getting hot in here, or is it just the tea?)

Ingredients: Chinese black tea, sugar crystals, gold sugar balls, vanilla, orange peel, cloves, natural and artificial flavouring*.

Allergens: Gelatin

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404 Tasting Notes

1 tasting notes

I tried this tea for the the first time in-store today. A friend had recommended it to me and said it was one of her favourites. I tried it and immediately bought a tin of of it! It smells stronger than it tastes but the sweet cinnamon flavour is just addicting! If youre looking for something a little bit different, definitely try Glitter and Gold! It wont disappoint! :)

195 °F / 90 °C 5 min, 0 sec

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32 tasting notes

i loved this for the aroma- however- when steeped it was too overpowering for me.

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16 tasting notes

I’m very particular with my black teas. Unlike greens and whites, I can’t stand the taste of a black tea that isn’t perfectly steeped — there seems to be a lot more room for “error” with other teas before they start affecting my palette.

That being said, glitter and gold doesn’t seem to pose that problem for me. Maybe it’s the sweetness or the cinnamon. Whatever it is, a sip of this tea is like a sip of Christmas in a cup. Sounds cheesy, I know, but this tea is awesome. It does the trick on cold winter mornings. Definitely one to try!

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9 tasting notes

This black tea is so light tasting and the touch of sweet cinnamon is delicious, especially when both flavours balance really nicely together. The shimmer from the little gold crystal balls makes this tea that much more adorable to me. So good! :)

Boiling 5 min, 30 sec

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253 tasting notes

so pretty! I love this tea, I find many with cinnamon too overpowering, this one is perfect… and to top that off, it actually SHIMMERS in your cup! AMAZING :)

Boiling 6 min, 0 sec

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5 tasting notes

This is one of my favourite teas ever, it is so yummy. The only problem…David’s Tea only had it for a limited time. I really hope they bring it back!

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12 tasting notes

I have the “old” blend and only drink it occasionally. This is the perfect tea on a cold night when you want to cuddle up and read a book.

Clear mugs only as you might not get the full effect of the glitter!

Flavors: Clove, Lemon Zest, Spices

205 °F / 96 °C 5 min, 0 sec 5 g 16 OZ / 473 ML

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202 tasting notes

Got a to-go cup for this rainy day. Haven’t had this one since around Christmas. I find it a really nice light, spiced tea. There’s definitely a lot of cinnamon to this, but there’s also a nice light buttery flavour and some citrus and sweetness. There’s a nice oat bar-y vibe to this overall. Quite a nice tea.

Flavors: Butter, Cinnamon, Citrusy

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14 tasting notes

Brewed this up this morning, nice robust flavour with a soft edge. Very happy with this :)

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13 tasting notes

First things first, it’s really pretty when it steeps and it tastes good. A great combination. The little bits of glitter that float in the tea are really aesthetically pleasing. The tea itself it very complex: it has cinnamon, vanilla, cloves, and underlying citrus flavour. The vanilla hint really completes this tea and makes it a really enjoyable tea on a cold dreary day.

Flavors: Cinnamon, Citrus, Clove, Nutty, Spicy, Sugar, Vanilla

195 °F / 90 °C 7 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 12 OZ / 350 ML

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