Alphonso Mango

Tea type
Black Tea
Ingredients
Black Tea, Flavor, Mango
Flavors
Mango
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Caffeine
Medium
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Average preparation
175 °F / 79 °C 2 min, 45 sec 14 oz / 414 ml

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The king of mango, Alphonso Mangoes were used to scent this black tea.

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12 Tasting Notes

88
8 tasting notes

This smells exactly like mango hi chews! Only tried it hot today but I imagine this would be great iced!

Preparation
165 °F / 73 °C

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2159 tasting notes

The mango flavoring in this is so amazingly accurate to the fruit but something is drying and that takes away from the cup as a whole. Still, the mango is juicy and delicious so I am not too bothered.

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341 tasting notes

Apparently the Alphonso mango is one of the sweetest and most expensive mangos. One that came about via grafting. You think your just drinking tea but you end up learning things too.

This teabreally is tasty. I’d like to try one of these mangos now. Its sweet but not so sweet that it’s too much. The base is very light. But that could also be due to the mango. I’ve had it both hot and cold and both are great.

Flavors: Mango

Preparation
2 min, 45 sec 1 tsp

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369 tasting notes

Hohoho! It’s cold and time for tea! I got the book of tea from Lupicia and chose this one for my first pick. It’s yummy! Totally mango and would definitely be great iced if it’s this good hot. I like when teas have a good aftertaste too and this one does, like I ate actual mangoes.

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70
58 tasting notes

While it was still a good tea, I didn’t like it as much as the other Lupicia teas I’ve tried. I felt like it tasted a bit generic, the mango didn’t taste like mangos to me and it wasn’t as smooth as I would have liked.

Preparation
Iced

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2042 tasting notes

Welp, that was fast. I’ve forgotten how fast I go through black teas when making cold brews (using about double the leaf), since I’ve figured out that I like green teas cold brewed at a more normal leaf-to-water ratio and I’ve been drinking a lot of cold brew green teas. But I started cold brewing this one and now it’s gone!

It was super delicious as a cold brew. I’ve found that many of Lupicia’s teas, especially the fruity black teas, make excellent cold brews, and in the future I may have to keep some of them around for only that purpose (if I ever run out of teas I want to “use up” by cold brewing). This would definitely be one to re-order. Mango-y and refreshing.

Flavors: Mango

Preparation
Iced
Dustin

I’m planning on hitting a Lupicia store tomorrow. I’ll have to keep an eye out for this one and give it a whiff!

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1703 tasting notes

Instead of making it to the Lupicia directions (5g tea per 6 oz cup, srsly.), I just plunked it in my steeper with a random amount of water under 16oz. About 3-4 minutes later, tea!

It was pretty good, but it was in a travel mug. Not my favourite mango tea.

So far, my favourite Lupicia is Chaud les Marrons! because it was good hot, it was good in a travel mug, and it was good cold in the travel mug. Seriously on my list!

Thanks so much for sharing all these teas with me, Dinosara. :) I have more to try, but I’m really tired and might not be posting much until I’m over the most strenuous parts of physio!

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67
3 tasting notes

for Iced tea.

Preparation
Boiling 2 min, 0 sec

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67
4 tasting notes

Fragrant mangoes add an interesting dimension to this black tea.

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