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767 Tasting Notes

95

I used 1 tsp of leaf for this cup.
This tea took me by suprise, I wasn’t expecting it to taste this good. It is slightly sweet with light fruity notes. I am also getting a little bit of a malty note to this. In the aftertaste, I am getting subtle floral notes.
I didn’t get a chance to re-steep but I suspect it would still be wonderful.

Colour me shocked, I will now have to try their other offerings of Keemuns.

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 2 min, 0 sec
ashmanra

This is too funny! I also received this tea in my last Teavivre order that just arrived a few days ago! I had the sample a while back and thought it was great and I am really running low on Keemuns so I threw this in the cart.

tigress_al

Might as well!

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95

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This is a very refreshing tea. Almost like lemonade but not too sweet. It’s slightly tart from the hibiscus but not overly so. Each cup tastes a little different depending on what fruit pieces end up in the scoop but that’s ok.
I would like to re-stock this but I think my local tea shop has stopped selling this tea :(
That’s the worst when you find a tea you like and then can’t restock it! Oh well, I enjoyed it while I had it

Lala

Wen I first read your review I was like I am going to get some of this, Ihave never seen it is the store so it must be a new one. But then I read thru the review and am now sad :(

Michelle Butler Hallett

Nooooo! Discontinued tea …

tigress_al

It is sad :(

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85
drank Apricot Guayusa by Butiki Teas
767 tasting notes

I needed a bit of an energy boost this morning and this certainly did the trick. The apricot is subtle and slightly sweet, with that earthy grassy Guayusa base.
I have to admit, Guayusa isn’t my favourite base, but this is a decent tea.

Edit: chilled, this tea still has those light apricot notes, but seems sweeter somehow. I think I will drink this tea chilled from now on.

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90

Thank you Angel and Teavivre for this sample!

The strawberry aroma is very strong when this packet is opened.

I used 2 tsp of tea.
I found this tea very subtle. The buttery oolong is the prominent note with a subtle note of strawberry sweetness. I found that this oolong wasn’t vegetal and more on the sweet side which really suits my taste.

Resteep 3 minutes was much the same with a little less strawberry flavour.

I have the rest chilling in the fridge and will edit tomorrow!

UPDATE: cold, this tea is fairly refreshing and it seems like the strawberry notes are a little more prominent. However, I prefer oolongs hot, so I will probably stick with that

Preparation
Boiling 2 min, 0 sec

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100

Backlogging
This is one of my favs and definitely a cupboard staple.
I think I have to increase the rating because I just love the subtle earl grey with the sweetness of the caramel.

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 0 sec
Chelle

Might have to try this one. I like subtle bergamot.

tigress_al

This is just from my local tea shop and I am not sure if they ship. But maybe we could arrange a swap in the future

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90

Backlogging
I bought this quite awhile ago in a sample pack and I am just getting around to it now because I have SO MUCH tea!
I thought this was really good. I used 2 tsp of tea.

Taste: Nice and creamy, and a bit vegetal with that buttery smoothness of oolong.
Resteep 3 minutes: losing a bit of that creaminess but still a good cuppa

Cold: a different kind of creamy, but refreshing all the same

Preparation
Boiling 2 min, 0 sec

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90

Thank you Angel at Teavivre for the samples!
I was excited to try this one because I love jasmine pearls.

I steeped 1 tsp of this tea. The peach aroma comes through right away when steeping this tea. I didn’t get much of the jasmine taste and it doesn’t seem quite as sweet as the other jasmine pearls. The peach does taste fresh though.
Resteeped for 2 minutes.
I think I would maybe start off with steeping this for 2 minutes right off the bat to bring out more of the jasmine flavour.

I put half of each steep into the fridge to chill. Cold, this tea is very refreshing. The peach tastes pretty natural. I am still not getting as much jasmine as I was expecting to get, just a little hint.
I think I actually prefer this cold.

Preparation
175 °F / 79 °C 1 min, 0 sec
Terri HarpLady

Hmmm, I haven’t tried this one cold. I still have some left, I’ll have to give that a try :)

TeaVivre

Indeed, this tea doesn’t have strong jasmine flavor. Like you said, the peach flavor tastes pretty natural.

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100

I finally tried these little gems from the sample pack from my last order! I used 1 tsp of pearls for my perfect mug. These are amazing. So sweet and smooth with almost a creamy quality like some others have mentioned. The jasmine isn’t too strong. The green tea is nice and smooth and not too vegetal. This is very refreshing and delicious. I will have to compare them next time to the premium pearls which I also love and see which one will be my cupboard staple. Have many other people compared these two teas?

Resteeped 2 minutes

I also combined half of each steep to drink cold. This tea is just as amazing cold. So refreshing

Preparation
175 °F / 79 °C 1 min, 30 sec
ashmanra

I have had both, and I am really torn as to which I prefer, but I think I may actually prefer the premium jasmine dragon pearls. It is hard to say! The Silver Needle Jasmine white tea is excellent as well. That will be my next order.

tigress_al

Oh yes I Iove the silver needle as well. Maybe I should compare all 3!

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98

Yummy! Today I am getting more of the mulberry flavour than previously along with the sweet caramel and coconut.
I resteeped and combined a little of each steep to have cold. It was delicious cold today with those berry notes coming through

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92
drank Citron Oolong by DAVIDsTEA
767 tasting notes

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I think this tea is even better cold than hot. It’s refreshing and the jasmine isn’t overpowering or too floral.

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Hello,
I am a nurse, I love to do so many things: reading, card making, scrapbooking, photography, playing with my nieces, shopping, and of course TEA!

I only started drinking loose leaf tea in Dec. 2010 when I had a DavidsTea for the first time and have been obsessed ever since! My favourite is probably white but I have black every morning to wake me up! I enjoy most flavours out there! My favourite flavours are nutty, fruity, chocolate, jasmine, tropical.

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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Saskatchewan, Canada

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