Thank you for sharing Scheherazade but Mighty Leaf is 3/3 when it comes to teas that got dumped. This was just a cup of smoked grass. Not for me. 165.
“Thank you for sharing Scheherazade but Mighty Leaf is 3/3 when it comes to teas that got dumped. This was just a cup of smoked grass. Not for me. 165.” Read full tasting note
“Another ML Collection tea, and I'm going to say that this one is identical to the Mighty Leaf version, Hojicha Organic. I certainly couldn't tell them apart! This one is quite a heavy, dark,...” Read full tasting note
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Another ML Collection tea, and I’m going to say that this one is identical to the Mighty Leaf version, Hojicha Organic. I certainly couldn’t tell them apart!
This one is quite a heavy, dark, earthy flavoured green. It’s not bitter or astringent, though, just strongly flavoured. It’s almost slightly salty, which is a little unexpected — it reminds me of seawater! Potentially that’s because I can also taste seaweed. That’s the closest descriptor I have for the flavour I’m getting from this one. It’s not sweet or vegetal like some greens, it’s slightly nutty, roasty, with a definite “green” flavour — seaweed is the closest I can come.
Not a favourite of mine, but then hojicha in general never has been. I appreciated the difference between this one and some of the other greens I’m drinking at the moment — it was a bit of a palate refresher if nothing else! I’ll happily drink up the rest of my bags, but it’s not one I’d seek our again.