Last tea of the day, just finished it this very second.
After drinking red velvet cake and not being able to finish the cup, I wasn’t sure what to expect here.
It’s funny, because I literally went through 3 stages when drinking this…..(grieving process?? Hah)
1: first sip – the shock stage – OMG! gah! This is so bitter and sour and weird! How did I previously enjoy this?!
2: middle sips – the confusion stage – What’s happening in my mouth? Ok…maybe it’s not so bitter after all….. Definitely a bit sour. There’s the chocolate, there’s the banana…ok……but I think I can safely get rid of this one? I think?
3: the last of the cup – the acceptance stage – I get it. This is what I asked for, a dessert tea that doesn’t taste like chemical sweetener! I can add my own if I want! Maybe this is a keeper after all…especially since it was discontinued.
So that’s where I ended it.
First sips were shockingly bitter and almost sour, astringent for sure.
But I’ve come to accept that it’s not a bad cup. Next time perhaps a bit of maple syrup or coconut sugar. Maybe some milk! I like that it’s organic.
Ok, DT, we are 1:1 tonight.
I’d previously rated this 88 but I’ve had better teas now, so I’m lowering my rating, so there.