Bourbon Vanilla

Tea type
Black Tea
Ingredients
Chinese Black Tea, Vanilla
Flavors
Vanilla
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Bulk, Loose Leaf, Sachet
Caffeine
Medium
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Average preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 3 min, 30 sec 3 g 8 oz / 235 ml

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Those who have a sweet tooth will enjoy this Chinese black tea flavored with Bourbon Vanilla from Madagascar.

We suggest to enjoy this tea during the afternoon.
Main flavor: Bourbon Vanilla

TEA PROFILE
Origin: China
Main Flavor: Bourbon Vanilla
Quantity Needed: 0,1 oz.

PREPARATION
Time of Day: Afternoon
Ideal Water Temperature: 85°C – 90°C
Recommended Brewing Time: 3-4 Min

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613 tasting notes

Another freebie sample from Nicole, yay! Thanks.

Smells great. The body and flavor on this is initially quite thin, almost watery, and at first I felt disappointed…but oddly after a few swallows a little surge of vanilla comes through all at once. And then after that, I notice if I sip a certain way, kind of “tighter”/a little slurpier, the body is actually satisfying and the flavor is good in brief, fleeting little jolts. Not bad. Not amazing in an easy-to-get way but definitely not bad. The delicate nature of it is kind of charming.

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 3 min, 30 sec

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30 tasting notes

Smells like green cocktail olives (which I hate) and tastes like wet cardboard. I adore Kusmi, and there are 8 tins on my countertop, but it seems I’ve found the one flavor I don’t like. I don’t get any vanilla out of this at all, and my overall impression is a tea made for someone who smokes. And possibly drinks hard liquor… or smokes a cigar… or likes wet cardboard…. lol, shrug

Preparation
4 min, 45 sec

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2196 tasting notes

Om nom nom. This tea is just with cream, not eggnog. I bet it would be GREAT with eggnog.

But still, it’s tea. And I made it at work. And I’m drinking it while sitting on my computer looking busy during this super quiet holiday time. So that’s super exciting.

And I’ve been extended through January which is pretty rad. So there will be more work-tea-drinking in the future!

(2 tea bags in 16 oz water, hot water from the water filter system thing…)

Preparation
2 min, 45 sec

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1431 tasting notes

Totally undrinkable. I dumped it. Hoping it’s just user error (I cleaned the teapot right before with white vinegar). This was so bad, I actually gagged.

Preparation
Boiling 2 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 12 OZ / 354 ML

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18 tasting notes

Purely vanilla.

Flavors: Vanilla

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 3 min, 0 sec 3 g 5 OZ / 147 ML

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4846 tasting notes

Backlog:

I like the level of vanilla flavoring to this one – it’s not hitting me over the head with vanilla flavor but, then again, that might not be the right approach for vanilla. I like this soft, silky vanilla flavor, and I like the richness of the black tea.

A pleasant afternoon tea.

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