This tea is terrible I ended up giving it away it taste like the lemon honey halls..
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“Oh, wow. Dry, this smells much like Lush's "Honey, I Washed the Kids" soap which I bought to replace my peppermint blue soap. Strong honey smell, followed by a tinge of something unusual. I've...” Read full tasting note
“Goodbye, sample! Today I woke up early to see my bf and his Dad off as they drive across the country with our stuff. My job is to take care of the child and the cat but I just can't wake...” Read full tasting note
“Down down down the drain she goes... @ (because the "at" symbol kinda looks like a swirl, get it? yes I am a dork) So... there was a day when I lurrrved this tea. Liquid bees, it didn't sound all...” Read full tasting note
This honey-flavoured, honeybush tea is just about the sweetest energy-enhancer around. It has all the zest of real lemon and lemon myrtle, and all the smooth flavour of rooibos and green rooibos. But the real secret ingredient? Green maté. It provides a beautiful burst of energy for both mind and body. Strewn with calendula petals and cornflowers, this is the nectar of choice for busy bees.
Ingredients: Red and green rooibos, honeybush, green mate, lemon bits, lemon myrtle, calendula petals, blue cornflowers. With artificial and natural flavouring*.
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I’ve had a sample of this for a while now and never felt brave enough to try it. I found it while going through my tea cupboard and decided to try it out. This smells like floral and honey and tastes similar but with heavy marshmallow notes (or something like that … this tea tastes very fluffy to me). Not sure if it’s something I’d want in any appreciable quantity, but it’s good and I definitely regret not trying it sooner.
Flavors: Floral, Marshmallow, Sweet
Oh yes. Oh goodness yes. This tea is wonderful. It’s got a great honey aroma and the flavour is gorgeous. It’s pure honey. But it’s not sickly sweet, I don’t find. I’ll just keep adding water to the tea and it keeps tasting awesome. I do get a little bit of a kick from it, which is nice. I used to go for mate teas that were a lot more basic and a lot more bitter, so this has been a welcome addition to my collection. Unfortunately I only have a small amount because I got it in the Easter Tea Hunt, but I think this is officially one to add to the cupboard.
It’s not good or bad just kinda awkward taste. it does taste like soap gum ( don’t know if that the right name in french it is gomme savon a little rectangular purple gum ) needed something to wake-up ( i work at night and this week they are repairing my street that mean no sleep at all ) and can’t drink coffee anymore since it’s destroy my stomach. I willdrink what left of my sample but wont get more
Method: 1.5 tsp, 8 oz, 185 degrees, 6 minutes, French Press
Dry Leaf & Brewing Aroma: Smells like honey. Nothing more, nothing less. LOL
Flavor: This tastes like honey. The tea is also sweet on its own, but I did add a little sweetener about half way through. It’s a pretty tea, with the cornflowers, and it also contains calendula petals, but all I can actually taste is honey. Honeys taste differently depending on the type of flowers. This reminds me most of a wildflower honey.
A small sample was given to me by a friend, and I like this tea, but I am really trying to stay away from artificial flavorings, which this contains. If you don’t care about that kind of thing, this tea is definitely tasty.
This tea is aptly named: honey is the predominant flavor throughout the process. Dry, in the bag, this tea smells 100% like honey in tea form. Brewed, it is very sweet and tastes like a green rooibos with loads and loads of honey in it. It’s a pretty-looking blend, with a nice balance of green, brown, yellow, and blue cornflowers. The citrus ingredients are more minimal in the flavor, and I can’t quite pick out the mate (or maybe the rooibos?) If you like nutty, honey, sweet, slightly roasted teas this one is for you. If you’re not as interested in honey flavoring or nutty mates maybe give this one a pass.
Simply put, this is not for me. The only things I’ve really ever loved that came from bees are the flavoured honeys from Davidstea as you really can’t taste the honey at all (plain honey to me is gross. Sorry to those that love it, I just can’t do it) and I had a lipbalm that my mom got for me from a honey place up in Port Loring area and it was really nice. Otherwise, honey and beeswax and all that isn’t my thing. Never has been.
This tea upon smelling it, I knew I wouldn’t care for it. It smells like beeswax to me. I wanted to get past that to taste it… still, no. Nope. No way. I feel like I’m drinking liquid beeswax and it’s just not for me in any way shape or form.
Sorry tea. It’s not you. It’s me. I’m not going to be saving the rest of this. Out it goes. SIPDOWN!
Edit: Couldn’t even get through only a few sips. The smell is just not for me… :(
Round Two – SUCCESS!
This is the second tea from the Easter Hunt. This one tastes just like it smells. It smells like smooth honey pollen and tastes wonderful. I wouldn’t expect a flowing honey flavor.
I didn’t need any sugar which was great!
I think I might try adding some honey next time just for fun. I wonder how this would be iced too! Fortunately hubby picked some up for me so I have more to play with.
Thinking the new Chocolate Macaroon will be next, it smells so good!
Ooooh no, not another mate…I got this as a sample, so I WILL try it. The aroma of the steeped tea is definitely very reminiscent of honey but it also smells strongly of mate, which is normal, but turns me off completely. The taste is actually much better than anticipated, the honey notes are beautiful, and the typical flavour of the mate is almost like lemon. Lemon + honey equals classic, so this is not so bad. There is the faintest bit of plastic-y taste…hm….strange…
All in all, not the best but not the worst.