Kuuipo

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Black Fruit Herbal Blend
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Boiling 3 min, 45 sec

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  • “I got this small tin of tea at the Lupicia store a few months ago, they gave it to me as a freebie and I more or less forgot about it until I was digging through my stash looking for something this...” Read full tasting note
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    amyoh2 2356 tasting notes
  • “This smells really tropical and yummy! I can clearly taste mango and papaya. But it's unfortunate that I detect a distinctive bitter and tart taste in the tea... which I am going to attribute to...” Read full tasting note
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    larukucafe 306 tasting notes
  • “*TTB Tea #6* Ok... I have no clue what this is. No steeping directions on the bag or on here... I can't even ??find?? it on their website. I ??do?? know that it isn't the flowering tea it used...” Read full tasting note
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    Cofftea 865 tasting notes

From Lupicia

Mango, papaya and hibiscus flower blended with scent of guava. Red rose petal accents the tea.

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2356 tasting notes

I got this small tin of tea at the Lupicia store a few months ago, they gave it to me as a freebie and I more or less forgot about it until I was digging through my stash looking for something this morning.

A while ago they were doing a bunch of Hawaiian themed teas, which I think were a limited edition and have since been discontinued. But I tend to like tropical fruit flavored things, so thought I’d give this a whirl today.

The tin I got has rose petals in it and a small chunk or two of fruit. I didn’t overload the tea with leaf (as I am wont to do), but had about a respectable 2 tsp. for 12 oz or so of water.

I steeped this for 4 minutes with nearly boiling water. I was definitely a bit worried after reading the other tasting note that said the tea was bitter. Thankfully I am not picking that up here.

I liked this actually. I seriously have no clue what the base tea here is but I’m thinking after looking at the leaf it is a Ceylon or an Indian tea of some sort, perhaps a Nilgiri. My cup is fairly light, it’s kind of a dark orange-y color. The tropical fruit flavors are present but do not overwhelm you at all. I’m getting a bit of mango & papaya and the guava scent is nice. I am drinking this hot but I think it would definitely shine as an iced tea. I will have to try doing that soon!

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 4 min, 0 sec
Bonnie

Sounds good!

Daniel Scott

Two teaspoons in a cup sounds like so much to me! I’d generally use 1.5 teaspoons max in a 12 ounce cup, and I keep hearing things like this that make me wonder if I underleaf my teas all the time.

CHAroma

Lupicia in particular has a really weird leaf to water ratio. They say to brew their teabags, which contain about 3 grams of tea, in only 5 oz. of water.

TeaBrat

Daniel, it really depends on the tea. I know I have a tendency to over do it though. :)

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306 tasting notes

This smells really tropical and yummy! I can clearly taste mango and papaya. But it’s unfortunate that I detect a distinctive bitter and tart taste in the tea… which I am going to attribute to hibiscus. It’s weird enough to turn a near-perfect cup into a disaster. Shame. The black tea base is a bit too strong as well, so I’d suggest a shorter brewing time (~2 minutes).

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Boiling 2 min, 30 sec

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TTB Tea #6

Ok… I have no clue what this is. No steeping directions on the bag or on here… I can’t even find it on their website. I do know that it isn’t the flowering tea it used to say here (I changed it), and it’s black. It does smell like the discription here though- nice and fruity w/ hints of rose.

The liquor is a darkish read color and the aroma is that of the raw leaf only I can smell more of the base.

This isn’t anything special. More fruity than floral… and unfortunately the base does come thrue… as a tad bitter.

1 bag (3.14g)/6oz just below boiling water.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 5 min, 0 sec

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