Final cup tonight shared with a friend. Yum. This doesn’t make me quite as insane as ArgoTea’s snowflake white tea did but there’s still that reminder hanging around.
Nutty good warming brew.
“This is the last of mine/my roommate’s tin of this one from last year’s advent calendar. I had a recollection that neither of us particularly liked this one, although I tolerated it a...” Read full tasting note
“I made this iced today… in an effort to drink down some of my stash. It was nice, but not mind blowing. Maybe it’s too old? I’ve had it for awhile. The almond flavour was very...” Read full tasting note
“I just got a package from DavidsTea and I’m not wasting any time jumping in!!! This is the first of 5. Upon opening the package this smells like nuts! Lots and Lots of Nuts! Almost a...” Read full tasting note
“Wow. Just a mental day at work. We’re all a bit unhinged. But this is nice and calming. Now I just need a nap.” Read full tasting note
Looking for a tea that’ll give you the edge you need to succeed? Try this delicious blend. It’s got white tea, the favourite drink of Chinese emperors, plus goji berries, a legendary superfood. Add in licorice, almonds and cocoa nibs, and you’ve got yourself a winning combination. It’s an amazingly tasty weapon of choice.
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A tea friend at work is expecting and can no longer drink this because “something in it induces labour”, she says. Maybe the licorice root, I am too lazy and too uninterested to actually search this out. It’s her body and her baby and totally her call. Because she has quite a bit left and cannot drink it she offered it to me. I took 2-cups worth of leaf and gave her back the rest because soon the baby will be here and she will no doubt regret parting with what she says is a favourite.
I can’t see why this would be anyone’s favourite though. I have never tried this before but I looked it up and saw gojiberries and orange as featured ingredients on DAVIDs site. The sample is full of almonds. Dry leaf smells like almonds, ditto for the steeped tea. But it’s weak at 1.24 tsp / 8oz, 195F for 4 min and I would have no clue there’s citrus in here were it not for the website. Not satisfying at all.
I’m pretty sure by now I’ve sampled all of the white teas at my DT store by now, haha. This one I liked, but wasn’t overly blown away by. I think it had to do with the hint of licorice – not one of my favourite flavours. But I do like almond, and thankfully the taste of that overrode that of the licorice.
Just picked up a cup to go from David’s Tea to take back to the office, since everyone around me is sick and this says it has more anti-toxins then I know what to do with. Not bad, but not my favorite. The smell is very nutty, but still tastes quite good and mild compared to the smell, I would definitely pick this up again, but not sure I would buy a bag of it…will give it another try sometime soon.
A wee sample sent by a tea-lover. Like the smell right out of the foil bag – sweet, nutty. Brewed to a pale gold. Smells really nice from my tea mug. I steeped it for quite a while to see if it would get stronger, but it’s pretty weak. Perhaps I would need to make a stronger infusion (more dry tea). Not all that great in taste. Added a teaspoon of sugar. I don’t taste the white tea at all. Nutty, so that’s good. I will try this again, but make it much stronger.
This is an interesting tea. Opening the package released a really unexpected nutty smell. On tasting it, I was mostly overwhelmed by the almond flavor. There was a little hint of the white tea, and I did get some licorice at the end. It was very nice. I added some sugar and I think that made it taste a bit weird. Next time, I’ll drink it without sugar and see how that goes. It was nice, but I probably wouldn’t buy it.