Chocolate Rocket

Tea type
Fruit Yerba maté Blend
Ingredients
Almond, Artificial Flavouring, Cocoa, Raspberry, Roasted Chicory Root, Yerba Mate Leaves
Flavors
Chocolate, Nuts, Nutty, Raspberry, Char, Cocoa, Dark Chocolate, Roasted, Sweet, Tannin, Almond, Coffee, Earth, Fruity, Artificial, Berry, Sugar, Cherry, Jam, Musty, Tart, Berries, Floral, Dark Bittersweet, Ash, Caramel, Licorice, Nutmeg, Stonefruits, Taro Root
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Caffeine
High
Certification
Not available
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Average preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 5 min, 0 sec 6 g 20 oz / 585 ml

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The ultimate trip

Need a boost? Try this tea. First you’ll experience a pure, sweet hit of chocolate. Then you’ll find yourself awash in the freshness of raspberries. Followed by the richness of almonds and chicory. And then, bang, you’ll realize you’ve been infused with roasted Brazilian maté. How will you know? It’s what’s giving you all that crazy energy. Just fly with it.

Ingredients: Roasted Yerba maté (Brasil), cocoa, almonds, roasted chicory root, raspberries, natural and artificial flavouring*.

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434 Tasting Notes

67
3 tasting notes

This is a nice and drinkable tea. I’ve had it in a gift box for awhile and am drinking it today for the first time. It’s nice but not my favourite.

Preparation
3 min, 30 sec

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90
6 tasting notes

This is the first David’s Tea I’ve ever tried, and I have to say, I’m impressed. I was a little wary of trying a chocolate flavored tea. (I had a bad experience with a chocolate flavored water… so bad.) My worries were for naught, I really like this tea. It tastes like a candy my Grandpa used to make called “Bit O’ Berry Bon Bons” So, there are definitely comfort points. This tea has a strong chocolate and raspberry flavors with perfect almond notes. I’m very happy with this purchase from David’s Tea, it makes me excited to try more!

Flavors: Almond, Dark Chocolate, Raspberry

Preparation
185 °F / 85 °C 5 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 10 OZ / 295 ML

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55 tasting notes

As someone who generally really dislikes chocolate in their tea… I surprisingly love this tea!?! It was quite out of the norm for me to buy this as I don’t drink mate (not as a rule or anything, just nothing has ever appealed to me) or chocolate teas, the smell of this one was what got me. Chocolate and raspberry. And it tastes exactly as it smells which is a bonus as that is rarely the case.
Anyways, a lovely tea to have on this snow day here on the east coast as I try to write two papers by the end of the semester groan.

Flavors: Chocolate, Raspberry

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64 tasting notes

Raspberry-chocolate mate. So good

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95
11 tasting notes

OMGoodness! wasn’t too sure I was going to enjoy this tea too much because of the high caffeine level, but holy cow I don’t think I’ll ever be able to give it up now! This tea is coming to work in my mug every morning from now on I think, all new teas will have to be tried at home. While the chocolate and raspberry flavors are not quite as defined as I would have expected (that combo is kind of the reason I got it) it’s absolutely amazing, and really I think this tea may have had something to do with my ability to cope with the less than stellar day at work today.
Now I had to double check the ingredients on this one after I took a couple sips because I honestly thought there might be banana in it, which would totally not be good as one of my co-workers is deathly allergic to bananas in any form, but lucky for me there isn’t any, so it got me thinking why on earth am I tasting banana, but after looking at a few other notes it would seem I’m not the only one.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 5 min, 0 sec 6 g 15 OZ / 443 ML

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70
276 tasting notes

Got a to-go cup of this on my way home this afternoon. Of course I foolishly didn’t let this cool down enough and ended up burning my tongue which really impaired my sense of taste.

That being said this is a very nice chocolaty tea—almost like a weak hot chocolate. Definitely picked up on the almonds as well. I suspect this one would be amazing as a latte!

Flavors: Almond, Chocolate

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65
48 tasting notes

I recently came to the conclusion that I do not like chocolate teas. They remind me of being a child, and my mom making me hot chocolate with too little cocoa powder. That barely there chocolate-like flavour that just makes you yearn for actual chocolate and despise this chocolate impostor in front of you. (Speaking of hot chocolate – that conjures up sore memories of my ex and I going skating…but let’s keep the lid on that can of worms)

Anyway, last week I received Davids’ Sweet Indulgence set as a Valentines Day gift., which includes four chocolatey teas. This morning I thought “Eh…let’s get this over with” and broke out Chocolate Rocket.

I opened the tiny tin, and was immediately struck by the scent of chocolate and artificial raspberry. I hate to call it artificial, that sounds so derogatory. Let’s call it a raspberry candy-like scent. I let 2.5tsp brew in 1 3/4th water at 85 degrees for 6 minutes in my French press.

I poured, and took a small sip to determine what it was going to need. Bleh, just as I expected watery chocolate. I added a touch of agave and a swig of an almond & coconut milk blend. Sitting down at the computer to write this review, I sipped away. About 3 or 4 sips in I realized….the flavour was growing on me. In fact, I border line liked it.

In conclusion, I’ll happily drink the remainder, and wouldn’t say no to a cup if someone offered. I doubt I’ll buy it again though…there’s just too many better teas out there.

Flavors: Chocolate, Coffee, Raspberry

Preparation
185 °F / 85 °C 6 min, 0 sec 2 tsp 14 OZ / 414 ML

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60
364 tasting notes

Sipdown!

I remember really liking this one when I first got into tea. It’s been my go-to morning tea for about two weeks now and I find that the first steep is too astringent for me. I don’t get chocolate and the raspberry just seems to contribute to the sharp taste. It’s too much … until I resteep it, at which point its much softer flavor-wise. I don’t get a lot of raspberry/chocolate, but it is smooth and sweet.

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 3 min, 0 sec 3 tsp 16 OZ / 473 ML

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70 tasting notes

I bought about 30g this just before Christmas so that I could have a few cups before I decided whether or not to commit. When I first tried it I absolutely loved this tea, but I’m feeling more ambivalent today.

I love the mixture of dark chocolate and raspberry flavours. This blend is definitely a brilliant idea. What I’m not so sure I’m fond of is the very strong aftertaste of the yerba mate in combination with the super sweet chocolate. I love mate straight up or even blended with fruity teas, but this seems almost like the wrong kind of sweet for me. At least today. Maybe I’m just bitter because it didn’t give me the caffeine kick I so badly need right now.

I don’t know. It’s nice but I’ll have to drink more before deciding whether this is one I’ll stock up on.

Flavors: Artificial, Berry, Dark Chocolate, Earth, Fruity, Raspberry, Sugar

Preparation
5 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 12 OZ / 354 ML

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65
57 tasting notes

I think I just don’t like maté. I think they taste moldy… but I’m gonna try and try again until I find a way to like it.

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