1092 Tasting Notes

100

This a such a silky smooth tea. It makes a nice afternoon treat

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100

Mmmmmm this is my last bag of this sweet caramel vanilla gem. I better savour every drop!

Evol Ving Ness

So lovely to hear about the glorious Butiki teas. Even though it is gone for good.

Hurray for vicarious tea joy!

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86

I am not really a fan of the actual dessert creme brûlée but this tea was really good. I definitely get that burnt brown sugar note. The rooibos base wasn’t too woodsy which is good. Overall, dessert in a cup!

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 5 min, 30 sec 1 tsp 8 OZ / 236 ML
Evol Ving Ness

It sounds fab. I am looking forward to trying stuff from this company.

tigress_al

I hope you like some of the ones I put on the box! This isn’t one of them though, I just got it on the weekend!

Evol Ving Ness

Hurray! I am really looking forward to my tastebuds coming back.

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86
drank Chocolate Macaroon by DAVIDsTEA
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How have I never had this tea before?
It’s no secret that I love chocolate and this seemed perfect to have it on Valentine’s Day. It was good, sweet chocolate and coconut. I didn’t find notes of pecan, but that’s ok because it was good anyway.

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 5 min, 15 sec
Evol Ving Ness

Yes, this is usually a winner. I say usually because I find sometimes depending on how I steep and how much leaf I use, it is a less stellar cup than the one I am expecting.

This one is also very good added to DT Peanut Butter Cup if you have any of that handy.
tigress_al

Oh no, inconsistent I guess hey
i haven’t tried the peanut butter cup. I can see how they would make a delicious combo though!

Evol Ving Ness

Maybe it is just my steeping and tastebuds. I find if I overleaf, the imitation flavours come out too much for me to enjoy the cup.

tigress_al

I have found that as well with some teas. Noted!

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93

I usually drink this as a cold brew, but the other day, I decided to drink it hot. I forgot how lovely this tea is hot. The lemon isn’t “lemon peel” lemon like in some other teas. It tastes natural and light.
I only have enough of this left for one more cold brew.

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90

Enjoyable cuppa last night. I have been craving caramel lately for some reason. This fit the bill!

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98
drank Gold Rush by DAVIDsTEA
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I needed something caramel like today, I opened my cupboard and this one shouted out to me. Mmmm

Non tea review related:
I received a brand new Bonavita kettle in the mail yesterday after contacting the company due to my faulty first model. It wouldn’t even boil water—-what kind of a kettle doesn’t even boil water? Lol. Anyway, this one works!!!

Evol Ving Ness

Hurray about the new kettle! Still laughing about the non-boil option of the first one.

tigress_al

Ya, garbage that one! Lol

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88
drank Red Queen Cupcake by Butiki Teas
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Sipdown just as I was beginning to really enjoy this one! Oh well, maybe there will be another tea similar to this one sometime.

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88
drank Red Queen Cupcake by Butiki Teas
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This one is actually growing on me. I find personally, I need a couple of pieces of the crystal sugar with this one though or else the coffee flavour just takes over. Overall, it’s a good combo. Coffee, chocolate, and strawberry. This really would make a good cupcake!

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78

I was hesitant to pick this up because of Rose being one of the ingredients. I thought I would try it anyway. This is pretty decent, kind of a lot of different flavours going on though. In some weird way, the flavours kinda work, almost like a hot floral fruit punch. It sounds weird though doesn’t it!!

No idea where the name comes from though…the brew isn’t pink—-the roses maybe? IDK.

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 3 min, 0 sec 2 tsp 16 OZ / 473 ML

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Hello,
I am a nurse. I have numerous hobbies: reading, crocheting, crafting, card making, scrapbooking, photography, shopping, and of course drinking TEA!

I started drinking loose leaf tea in Dec. 2010 when I went into a DavidsTea for the first time and have been hooked ever since! My favourite is probably white tea, but I also love black and oolong. I also like a nice relaxing rooibos or herbal in the evening. On Sundays, I like to treat myself and make a tea latte.

My favourite flavours are nutty, vanilla, chocolate, jasmine, tropical, fruity, earl grey.
My dislikes are lavender, rose, hibiscus, banana, and straight green or overly vegetal teas.

I am admittedly fairly generous in my rating scale. Most of my teas I rate at 90 and above, and would re-stock these teas.
Anything under 90 I probably wouldn’t re-stock unless I found a great price.

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