OMG this smells just like NIBS !
Okay I haven’t tasted it yet, but I will. I was just floored by the smell, it smells soooo good!
OMG this smells just like NIBS !
Okay I haven’t tasted it yet, but I will. I was just floored by the smell, it smells soooo good!
Yummeh! Yay for whipped cream, it’s topping all my lattes at the moment. off to work, but here’s my full review, pics, and my crappy response to the fact that I’ve talked to some people who are appalled that you can get flavoured matcha.
When my mom was a kid, all medicine was grape flavored. To this day she can’t have any grape candies/sodas/etc, because no matter how well done it is, it reminds her of medicine. I am very much the same way with cherry: anything with real cherries (jam, ice cream, etc) is fine but candy… bleurgh. It could be the best cherry flavor in the world and I by association wouldn’t like it. However, I LOVE black cherries, so I took a risk and got this matcha anyway when it went on sale. As a side note, kids today are lucky: medicines are grape, orange, cherry, even mint! So they can pick the flavor they’ll grow up loathing for the rest of their lives.
My matcha was a small (30g) with the classic matcha base and the delicate level of flavoring. I wasn’t too sure how much I’d like this, so of course I went with the smallest flavor level! Also, it was a stand-alone order that I didn’t have a certificate for, so I kept everything basic. I do have 5 fancier matchas on my kitchen table right now waiting to be tried! But first, me versus my dislike of cherry. Start battle!
Okay, in the pouch this smells really nice and fresh, but I am still getting some weird medicinal vibes. Don’t get me wrong: the flavoring isn’t artificial or medicinal in the least. It’s just my stupid brain! I decided to make this iced in a tall glass of cold water (though I did the hot water + whisking base first along with sugar—what, I like my matcha a little sweet!). I thought this would be the best way to deal with my medicine associations.
Well… it is really good. It tastes like fresh, ripe black cherries. But. Ah, I hate that there’s a but! I am having a REALLY hard time getting over my cherry = medicine thing here. I think iced was the wrong choice, so I am going to go with a latte next time and for now I am holding off on a rating. Because I know this matcha will be fabulous if I just make it the right way! And if you don’t have a secret hatred of cherries you will adore this matcha, I think it’s by far one of the best of their fruit-flavored ones (that I’ve tried, of course!). You can get it here:
When I started looking at the Red Leaf Tea website, I drooled over all the dessert flavored matcha. I didn’t give the fruit flavored ones a second glance and really didn’t think I would ever purchase any of them, mostly because I thought I would only be using the matcha for lattes and I just didn’t picture milk and fruity flavor together. I know they go, but I guess my taste buds were being juvenile wanting all the caramel and mocha and pumpkin pie flavors.
Then a couple of people said they swirled the matcha in a water bottle and made a cold drink. What? What! So I tried it with caramel and found that it really does work. On the first sips I thought it was going to taste weak, but the flavor builds and builds. However, caramel is a dessert flavor and I really love it with milk, hot or iced. A lightbulb popped on over my head as I realized that fruit flavored matcha would be most excellent this way!
I was really happy when I saw the Black Cherry flavor go on sale. I got a large tin of it because this is one I think I can entice my son into trying! I ordered the robust flavor level, but I really want to try some of the more delicate flavor levels soon because several people have said they are still plenty strong enough.
You can order it here: http://www.redleaftea.com/matcha-tea/black-cherry-matcha.html
I got the tin because I love the twist off lid. A pop off lid could be a disaster with fine matcha powder, so be careful what you store it in! I have a regular, short tin of green tea from another company with a lid that gets stuck and every time I open it the tea goes EVERYWHERE! You don’t want that to happen with your fine matcha powder!
The Mocha matcha is almost gone, and soon I will have enough tins that I don’t have to order one every time! Then I can afford even more matcha.
As soon as the Black Cherry matcha arrived, I opened the package. The kids sniffed and their eyes grew wide. Cherry candy! The Black Cherry candle from Yankee Candle that my kids refuses to light because they don’t ever want it to go away. What a powerful, sweet, amazing aroma! Not rooibos-y cough syrup, but cherry candy, as sweet as it was when you were seven years old!
I grabbed a teaspoon, scooped it about half full and put it in my bottle. I added less than an ounce of water and swirled and shook it. Then I added cold water to the top and shook it a little again. So 1/2 teaspoon gave me about 15 ounces of drink at least.
Perfection! AMAZING! Fruit flavored matcha, look out! I want all of you! I know my son is going to go wild for this. This is going to be a perfect work-out drink for him, and so easy it is crazy. WOW!
I am so pleased! My hubby is a picky eater and it is hard to get him to try new things. He has started drinking green and oolong teas and that is a huge step forward, and he takes them plain which is so much better for him. I am hoping he will take a shine to the smoothies I have been making lately, so I gave this a try tonight.
One organic banana, four large strawberries, a big scoop of Greek yogurt, some honey, crushed ice, and a splash of milk. To this I added one teaspoon of Black Cherry Matcha. I did not sift it this time since it was in the blender, but I have found that when using the aerolatte it is best to sift. The good news is that he liked it and drank his whole smoothie. The last time I had him try one he said it wasn’t really his thing, he wasn’t a smoothie person, but that one didn’t have cherry matcha in it!
One half teaspoon in two cups cold water. Iced cherry goodness. Good gravy this stuff is tasty! I never knew I would enjoy things without sugar this much.
I am on my doctor’s naughty list, and I just saw him for the first time yesterday. I had said I would get my triglycerides down and at first, I did drop them 100 points, but they need to come down more and haven’t. My biggest vice is an almost nightly chocolate shake. I am trying to replace that with matcha lattes or smoothies. Much healthier, much lower in sugar.
I have Sil to thank for planting the seed that I should be drinking these. I had thought of it but it didn’t sound that good until she mentioned adding the flavored matcha. YES! I have been experimenting a lot and today was definitely a success.
I used a scoop of Greek yogurt, milk, honey, a banana, and three strawberries – just three because they were HUGE. I sifted in one teaspoon of black cherry matcha and I have to say this was so so sweet and fruity! I have had smoothies without the matcha and I tell you this really perked it up. So now I want more fruit flavors for when I want it super fruity, and plenty of creamy flavors for when I want more creamy and milkshake-y.
Looking forward to some positive changes in my weight, health, outlook, and energy levels!
Here is where to get it! http://www.redleaftea.com/matcha-tea/black-cherry-matcha.html
Okay, don’t get on my case. No need to throw stones.
I really wanted some bubbles after lunch. After eleven years of being on Omeprazole I am trying to get off of it. Rebound reflux is trying to get me. But I also wanted matcha. LIGHTBULB!
I mixed 1/2 teaspoon of black cherry matcha in a little bit of cold water, whisking it well with my plain metal kitchen whisk. This was then poured into ginger ale! Now I have my bubbly cold drink and my matcha at once!
What does it taste like? Have you ever had a ginger ale and sherbet float? I love them. We usually use lime sherbet and pour cold ginger ale (kept in refrigerator) over it and wait just a second so ice crystals form. That is the kind of flavor treat I am having right now!
The fruity cherry flavor goes great with the ginger ale, but I bet the lime flavor matcha would be a dead on match for my lime sherbet floats!
This is the third matcha I drank with my daughter today. For this one I simply swirled the powder in a water bottle with less than an ounce of water. Once it was thoroughly dissolved, I added cold water to about the 12 ounce mark. Delicious and flavorful, this is refreshing and tasty with no sugar at all.
Sipdown! Thanks for letting me sample this one, Sil – and those little containers are perfect!
Anyhow, I made up quite the concoction yesterday morning with this matcha. I had about 1.5tsp of it from Sil, so whisked that into some hot milk, and took a sniff… delicious! I was thinking about just making a regular milk latte with it at first (since I don’t have any plain almond milk at the moment)… until I remembered that I had dark chocolate almond milk. Sooooo I made a chocolate black cherry latte. Only problem? 1.5tsp of matcha wasn’t really enough, IMO… so I whisked up another 1-2tsp of cheesecake matcha, plus some caramel matcha (I think… I might have just used cheesecake), and added it in. It certainly looked interesting, swirling dark green matcha liquid into dark brown chocolate almond milk, but it tasted fabulous. Sadly, I forgot to drink most of it, and it ended up being forgetten at my boyfriend’s place… thankfully in the fridge, so I guess I’ll drink it before/after heading to church tomorrow. Yum!
It seems like just yesterday that it was a close race between Pumpkin Pie and Black Cherry for flavor of the week. Black Cherry squeaked by to win, and I happily jumped on the chance to order it. I was a little hesitant, since sometimes cherry flavors can be a little too artificial tasting, but I went with it anyway. As usual, I got the robust flavoring on this with the basic matcha. I took a whiff of the matcha, and I could definitely tell it was black cherry – no question.
This was prepared in a water bottle with 1/2 teaspoon of matcha. I put it in, shook it up, and tasted my beautiful creation.
WOW!! This is really good. I was not expecting much from this matcha, but am happily surprised. This is just as good as Boysenberry, maybe a little bit better. The black cherry flavor is potent, but not overpowering and not too sickly either. No sweetener needed. If you are a black cherry fan, you will not be disappointed. It definitely does not taste like cough syrup. I really want to get some cola matcha and mix this together to see how it would go. I bet it would be delicious.
Definitely glad I decided to take a risk and buy this matcha on sale.
As a reminder, you can buy this matcha here: http://www.redleaftea.com/matcha-tea/black-cherry-matcha.html
Third and final matcha of the day. Oh, and I left a bit of french vanilla in my cup earlier and it cooled off and was delicious! Will have to try making them with ice at some point :D anyways, onto this one.
The smell, yes,as DaisyChubb said, is spot on nibs, but leading into a juicier scent of black cherries. But yeah, mostly nibs, now I want nibs!! Haha, so I sifted and whisked 1 tsp of this delicious smelling matcha, which is basic grade, robust flavoring I should add, into hot water and am trying it this way first as per usual. Mmmm the smell is sooo good! I got a tiny bit of that cherry medicine in the smell, but only a bit, and it’s mostly delicious cherries. And as for taste, another delicious matcha! The flavoring is lovely here, nice and fresh matcha with a black cherry aftertaste. I love black cherry ice cream, and this hits the black cherry pretty good, so I can’t wait to try it with the cheesecake or vanilla to add the creaminess! I must say, the fruit matchas are a lot more fresh and natural to me with the matcha, but I really like the dessert ones too. I might add a bit of sugar, as I did with the blueberry, to see if it brings out the cherry a bit more.
Overall, I am really enjoying this one. And hopefully this will give me the kick to continue working on my giant project for my financial class. Another excellent matcha from Red Leaf! :D thanks Sil and ashmanra for the flavor suggestions again!!
ETA: I added a bit of sugar. Guhh. Now this is full on CHERRY. Yess. I cannot wait to mix this with the dessert matchas, as they will provide the perfect sweetness for this one sans sugar. But for now, I will sip this away and be content. :)
So my friend came over tonight and I made her her favorite cup, Strawberries & Cream by Della Terra, and I asked her what I should have. She said matcha! Haha so I took out my matcha stash and told her to pick which ones, and told her I can also mix them. She originally wanted me to mix almond, black cherry AND french vanilla, but I am hoarding my almond haha, so I just mixed black cherry and vanilla. And yum it was delicious as usual. Made just with hot water, no sugar added, lovely! See previous notes on these matchas and this combo!
Oh yeahhh. This is another one of my blends, Black Cherry and French Vanilla matcha. I decided to put it under the black cherry because it just seems like the fruit is a bit more of the center when blended with french vanilla. I don’t really know the ratio, it was close to half and half, maybe a touch more cherry? In total, about 1 tsp of matcha, maybe a bit more. Whisked it up, didn’t have quite enough water I don’t think because it wasn’t frothing that much, so I added a bit more and then there were bubbles! Once again, just hot water in this, as I am going to try to introduce my friend to matcha later this evening and she will probably want a latte haha, I might make an almond or caramel one with milk for us :D. This smelled kind of funky, like a weird creamy cherry haha, but it tastes pretty good! The creaminess is definitely present, with a lovely fresh cherry aftertaste! The black cherry by itself is a lot more in your face cherry punch, but this is a nice mellow sweet thing! No added sugar required! And the matcha flavor is still there too :) I like the French Vanilla flavor in this! Score for a tasty mix, much preferring this than the blend of blueberry and french vanilla. Huzzah for my new matcha obsession (addiction?). Also, random note so I don’t forget, I need to try adding honey one of these times just to see what happens hehe.
Go go Black Cherry! I have to say right off the bat that this might be my favourite fruit flavoured matcha so far. Given the intensity of the Pear matcha, I was a little worried about the strength of this matcha when I received it.
My matcha order was the following:
Size : Small
Matcha Quality: Starter (Basic Grade)
I shouldn’t have been worried! While in the Pear, the intensity was too much – in the black cherry it’s perfect! When I first opened the package it smelled like cherry…the kind of cherry that is in those red suckers you get as a child from the doctor for a good visit :) First up for THIS matcha was a morning smoothie! I tossed in a frozen banana, some milk and ice and blended it up! I was a bit concerned that the banana might alter the taste too much but this matcha was strong enough!
After blending the cherry becomes rich and less like those child’s suckers and more like actual cherries. It’s funny because I know a bunch of people sweeten their match but it’s never occurred to me to do that. I’m glad though because so far none of the matchas I’ve tried from Red Leaf have needed any sweetening. I REALLY like this matcha. I’m a little curious as to how this would blend with the Cola matcha – I may be adventurous enough to try that some time. I’m also a little happy because while I enjoyed the pear – it was a bit artificial and strong for me and the berry was a melange of flavours. This matcha is straight up, one intense flavour POW! Without being TOOOOO strong :)
WHEEEEEEE!!!!!!! It’s tea day! not like any day ISN’T tea day but today just seems like more than usual. Also, my last note was my 300th tasting note so that’s super exciting. Not nearly as many as everyone else around here but in my head I’m really at 600 since I’ll do one tasting note for 3 cups of th same tea heh.
Anyway still loving this matcha and still REALLY enjoying my morning smoothies. Going to miss having one Friday morning…might have to actually have COFFEE to keep my awake during my all day client visit blech
I suppose this is technically a custom creation but I like logging them under the matcha that is dominant in my creation. TOday was a mixture of this and the cheesecake matcha. It’s going to be a week of rain here so I probably should make myself a matcha latte in the morning but i DO love my smoothies. I have a few new flavours on the way but i think i’m radually settling in to my top 5 matchas – this will be one of them :) I really like the flavouring of the black cherry. I’m tempted to try some of thet other cherries but this one is delicious!
Treated myself to a matcha smoothie this morning, largely in part from the fact that i just picked up 15 new matchas that i’m not allowed to open until i get through some of the ones i already have open….that’s in addition to the 5 or so that are already sitting there unopened…waiting for me from previous orders lol. At least i know that i can drink matcha all night long on satuday night if i so choose.
Still enjoying this one quite a bit, unlike other flavours that waned over time. :)
Had this today…another indication that my taste buds are wonky, so no new teas for me today apart from the black i chose this morning. No point since everything is tasting strange.
Oh man…i’d forgotten how good this is. Morning smoothie and while I was tempted to do a sipdown on my boerry matcha THIS begged me to drink it this morning. I am so glad i listened! I added a dash of cheesecake matcha to bring out a bit of creaminess as well. Man let me tell you, there’s a reason i have a back up package of this unopened in my cupboard. SOOOO good!
heh missed my 1400 tasting note mark yesterday. I was soooo exausted. Today is a little better and so far no major issues so I might get work done. Lots of work to wrap up this week though given how behind i am. I’m greatful to be starting the day with this matcha and a couple of other teas :) YAY new work week!
Super stupid busy today so my notes will likely be short. Had htis in the morning and it was fantastic. Still one of my happy teas. :)
mmmmm i had a matcha smoothie of this one today as well. We have a ton of yogurt in the house that needs to be eaten so i thought that the tangyness of the yogurt would go well with this matcha in particular. I am really digging this combo sans frozen banana. :)
I totally woke up today convinced it was saturday…snuggled down into my blankets hearing my other half get up to go to work. 15 mins later my alarm went off. UGH. Only thing to really look forward to today is that i’m finally gett my haircut! It’s been about 8 months so it’s um a little worse for wear.
On that note i needed a good strong smoothie this morning. Doubled up on my matcha and made a black cherry caramel (50/50) smoothie with extra matcha. soooo good! It’s going nicely with my other tea as i try to focus on work today.
nomnomnomnomnom yeah… this was the right choice this morning! I was almost going to go with a nice strong mocha smoothie but decided last minute to go with black cherry for that happy funshine fruit thing! Long day ahead of me so i’ll need my energy. HAPPY MONDAY WORLD!
More of this in smoothie form today! Also had a mini sipdown of my friends french vanilla matcha though i still have an unopened bag in my cupboard. Sooo much matcha to go through.
mmmm such a good morning for a black cherry matcha! I really am pleased with my experiences with red leaf. They have a great matcha review program and their quality has been wonderful. Now, i’m not the most experienced matcha person, but i like it and that’s what matters!
Black cherry…it’s delicious and full of cherry goodness. Just the right matcha to offset my darker teas this morning. :)
I have not been having my morning matcha smoothie lately. Not because i haven’t wanted to but because i just haven’t had time recently in the morning AND allergies are killing me, such that i want nothing to do with milk in the morning.
Today though? I felt better, so i made a quick latte this morning with this matcha to see if that helps with the serious sleepies that i’m feeling these days as a result of not sleeping well. See previous tasting notes, but this is still a really enjoyable matcha flavour for me :)
sooo delicious! I really need to place another red leaf order soon. I’m gradually working my way through most of the flavours i have and I think? i’ve got my favs narrowed down. it’s so hard though when everything’s soooo delicious! :)
I really enjoy adding just a splash of cheesecake to the black cherry matcha – it seems to bring out the cherry just a bit to make it POP!
Morning smoothie today with a splash of vanilla matcha! I’ve got a long day today followed by a quick check in with the doctor to see how blind i’ve gotten this year lol. Someday my prescription will normalise and i’ll be able to buy multiple pairs of glasses to suit my every mood. someday lol
Kicked off my day with this and so far my mouth is behaving enough to let me have some tea. Here’s hoping that keeps up! Enjoying this one as i haven’t had it in a while. I’m doing my best not to open any new matchas just yet so that i force myself to finish up the older ones that i have on the go. Just a few more left to drink up, then i need to find out if i’m actually supposed to drink my friends matcha that’s staying at my house while she’s pregnant lol.
So the only downside to a large bag of matcha from Red Leaf is when you only have the small tins lol. I finally was able to finish the last of this that was still hanging out in the bag that wouldn’t fit into the tin. I added a dash of vanilla matcha to this as well to blend the flavours together. The result – a wonderful matcha morning smoothie!
oh black cherry, how i’ve missed you :) Had my usual smoothie this morning and added a dash of vanilla matcha to this one, to smooth out the cherry taste. I’m thinking that maybe this weekend i’ll try going back to the pumpkin and chai matcha i bought and try them in hot latte form again to see if they’ve improved.
woot woot! quick backlog. had this in the morning..forgot to log it… system exploded, two days in a row of this crap. meetings last night…meetings tonight… going home and having more damnit!
oh yeah baby! Delicious black cherry matcha to start the morning. I also brought a few teas in for one of my colleagues as he’s trying to quit drinking coffee but misses caffeine. So loashan black it is! I offered him some matcha but i think the green turned him off lol :)
mmmmmmmm So it’s FRIDAY!!!! And last night my Art piece arrived AND my back ordered cheesecake matcha AND my free tea from the persimmon tree tea AND there’s at least one more package to pick up at the post office which will either be my butiki teas order or my verdant order so yesterday was full of WIN! well apart from everything else that went wrong haha.
I am still loveing this matcha. The black cherry is a really nice fruit base for my morning wake up.
My order came yesterday YAAAY! I mixed it with what was left of my poor cola matcha :D of course the cherry wiped the floor with it but it was the strongest setting so I don’t mind because I still get a bit of cola flavour :D The blackcherry went well with a bit of milk :D
Having some of this super YUMMY matcha right now :D
I put half a teaspoon of this into a water bottle today and sipped it all the way until I got to work. It tastes like cherry candy! I only got the normal amount of flavoring (delicate?) but I was still surprised how much of a flavor it had. This is a pretty good way of drinking matcha without getting too much matcha taste.
I’ve packed it in my new awesome Teavana travel kit so that once I get to the airport I can put it in a water bottle in there. My boyfriend thinks that part of the kit looks like a shank so I’m hoping it really doesn’t get any attention drawn to it. Meh. I thought it seemed very useful especially because it means I have limited myself to only taking three teas (and three tea bags) with me. Left to my own devices it would have been at least 6, an infuser basket, and who knows what else.
Made this as a matcha latte this morning, as per the norm for me. I didn’t love it, I think that’s because I prefer my matchas to be NOT fruity. I might have liked it more had it been cold, or perhaps without milk, but it’s not one I would order for myself. I will stick to the creamy, sweet flavors like vanilla and caramel.
I am glad I got to sample it, thanks to Starfevre!
OMG guys, this one is AMAZING! I think it just popped itself up to being my favourite matcha, green matcha even!
When I opened the package I could smell it pretty strongly, not quite sure what it reminded me of, but it was definitely cherry. Black cherry soda possibly? I’m definitely going to have to try this one with the cola matcha because I have that one too, though I haven’t tried it separately yet.
I used my Breville to heat up some water to 175 degrees because that’s the only kettle I have at home that can heat to specific temperatures. I have two at work, go figure. So that was a bit of a pain, but I used that and frothed with my little electric matcha whisk with a bit of sugar and then put in 10 oz of skim milk that I had heated up in the microwave. I think I’ve got the perfect time down for milk in all the microwaves I associate with. The half-pint carton at work gets a minute in the upper microwave and the 10 oz of milk in the liquid measure gets 2 minutes. I guess that means my microwave is only half as powerful as the work microwave, oh well.
I frothed this one up a little extra, even after I poured the milk in, which I don’t usually because if I don’t hold it precisely at the correct depth to the liquid it either does nothing or it sprays everywhere. There was a bit of spraying.
But seriously, this is one amazing flavour. I was not expecting this one to be done so well, though looking at the other reviews perhaps I should have been. I might have to try the other cherry flavours now to compare. There are what, four of them? More than I have seen in any one place where cherry flavoured things are located. Including the grocery store sometimes where there are actual cherries and Washington is a cherry producing state. Hmm, Rainier cherry flavoured matcha? But I digress.
This is really good and you should go get some at: http://www.redleaftea.com/matcha-tea/black-cherry-matcha.html
I should also note, that I got classic matcha level and distinctive flavouring and there was certainly plenty of flavour at that level.
Second matcha of probably many today. Still feel all foggy. Went for a brisk half hour walk instead of eating lunch. Still feel all crummy.
This matcha is as tasty as ever. I think I might try it next time with a full teaspoon of matcha.
2nd distinct latte of the day so I’m logging this one out separately. (Not quite the same as drinks from the same pot of tea or different steeps for the same leaves imo). Used a full teaspoon of matcha this time and it’s still pretty good. The flavour is a lot more powerful. I can’t decide if I like it better this way though.
Drank this. Looking forward to having tins free because I bought the other cherry matchas as well and I want to compare them.
A black cherry matcha latte to end the work day. I’m not quite sure why, but the flavour seemed more muted today, whether that’s because of the actual matcha or because I was rushing to drink this before I had to leave I don’t know, but I didn’t enjoy it as much as usual.
Last matcha of the work day. Back down to 2/3 tsp of matcha powder. I think that’s my sweet spot for 10 or so oz of liquid (2ish of hot water, 8 of hot milk).
Very tasty, though I’ve been reading through the other reviews (again) and now I want to try it with french vanilla (although my french vanilla isn’t very strong). Maybe next time, maybe even tomorrow! At a rate of 3 or 4 matchas at least 4 days per week, I think I’ll go through this pretty fast. It’s funny how these types of habits sneak up on you. I bought 2 half-gallons of organic skim milk for my home in preparation of making more at home too. It’s mostly a test to see how long they last. My matcha habits at home are still undefined.
Tasty. I think I used the perfect amount of matcha today, because it’s really better than normal.
Tasty but overly sweet today. And the 2% milk just tastes weird to me.
Almost drunk the last of this, though I have an unopened packet also waiting at home.
I made this and the French Vanilla matcha as lattes for Hubby and myself to share this morning because I couldn’t bear having one left untasted for single day, and certainly not Black Cherry! Black Cherry anything reminds me of my dad on the other side of the world and so is one of my all-time favorite flavors. I was thrilled to see Red Leaf Tea bring it onto the matcha list and doubly so when it won its race against Pumpkin Pie to be on sale. I simply wanted it available as soon as possible—the sale price was an added bonus! Here’s where you can get yours, and believe me, you should:
For this order I upped things a bit, getting a large size in the basic grade regular matcha (you can get organic now, if you like) and went for the Robust flavor level. When I opened the pack I was in Black Cherry Heaven. I could almost taste that great black cherry ice cream I had at Biltmore House a couple years ago—the last time I had anything black cherry. (It’s not a flavor that’s arrived to Australia yet, the poor things.)
Made as a latte, the scent reaches your nose before the bowl reaches your mouth and you’re smiling before you’ve had the first sip. Well, you keep smiling as you drink it and the smile gets bigger. Truth is, the smile comes back when you think of it again to write a review! That’s how good it is: like a memory that makes you smile every time.