1118 Tasting Notes

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drank Mango Fruit Punch by DAVIDsTEA
1118 tasting notes

I’m glad that this returned because I enjoy this a a cold brew. The pieces of fruit are pretty large in here so it’s a little hard to measure and probably contributed to my strong brew. 50g probably isn’t going to last very long.

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Thank you Evol Ving Ness for the sample!

This was fruity but I wasn’t able to pick out the specific fruit until I read the description here. It tasted fairly natural though and not too sweet. Very enjoyable. I will ice or cold brew it next time

Preparation
3 min, 0 sec

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100

Sipdown
This has been my favourite flavoured black tea to date. I will miss the smoothness. It was a delicious tea (especially when it was fresh).

tea-sipper

So many Butiki sipdowns! Noooo

Scheherazade

All my Butiki are gone, which is the saddest thing :( I loved this one, too.

tigress_al

I know!! I have to sip them down though because they are aging (gracefully)

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92

Another Butiki sipdown :(
This was probably my favourite straight Assam to date. I challenge all you other Assam teas out there to beat it! Lol

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90

Sipdown. I really enjoyed this tea, especially as a cold brew.
Nothing new to report !

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86

Sipdown. I ended up enjoying this one a lot more cold brewed than as a hot cuppa. ThI like stands out a lot more and it isn’t quite as earthy.

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98
drank Gold Rush by DAVIDsTEA
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I guess this tea has been discontinued so I decided to drink a cup today. Seriously, what is up with DAVIDsTEA lately? They stopped selling mulberry magic in the local store as well. 2 of my favourites are now gone….

I might be going crazy but the coconut seemed to be tinted green somehow. It has been stored in the foil bag out of heat or light. Weird. If I remember correctly, this bag is from October or November, so it’s not even super old or anything. Anyway, it still tastes amazing. Has this happened to anyone else?

Preparation
8 min or more
Daylon R Thomas

Darn. I really wanted to try that one.

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100

I didn’t get much sleep last night, so this morning I had to reach for something that was familiar, comforting, but strong enough to wake me up. This certainly lived up to the challenge. For some reason, this tea is nostalgic for me but I can’t figure out why because I never really drank tea as a kid or anything. Maybe the caramel vanilla flavour reminds me of a dessert or something. I just can’t put my finger on it. Either way, one of my favourite teas.

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88
drank Just Peachy by DAVIDsTEA
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Cold brewed for maybe around 12 hours.

It was peachy and so refreshing! It is a bit artificial but definitely still enjoyable!

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drank L'Abricot by Fauchon
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This was a very refreshing black tea, the apricot was sweet and not overly artificial. The peach didn’t overwhelm the flavour of it which sometimes happens.

I also cold brewed the leaves which left the flavour pretty subtle but was still enjoyable.

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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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