1118 Tasting Notes
I got this as a cup to go of iced tea because I had a coupon! They added just a smidgen of agave sweetener
I got that this is a tropical fruit punch but I found apple and cranberry to be quite prominent. The pineapple is there but the papaya is way in the background. I don’t think I would buy a 50g bag but it was good to try. Good for a free tea!
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Mmmm, this is a delicious smelling tea. The aroma is almost like baking sugar cookies or honey buns.
The flavour is good as well, sweet Yunnan black tea with a thicker mouth feel. The aroma translates fairly well into honey buns but there isn’t really honey notes here—more of just a general sweetness. Lol, does that even make sense?
I actually had time to gongfu brew this today but I used my mini teapot rather than my gaiwan. I always burn my hands when I use it. I need to get an “easy gaiwan” I think. Where is a good place to get those? I saw some really nice ones on teawarehouse.
Subsequent infusions lost a little sweetness but we’re still delicious. The brew also got darker as I steeped in into the afternoon.
This was enjoyable. Citrus and floral were the most prominent notes for me. These are not my favourite notes in tea so it wouldn’t be something I would order but I’m glad I got to try it. Sometimes tastes change, so every now and then I try something again to see if my tastes have in fact changed!
This was a lovely tea with prominent notes of strawberry and rhubarb. I am not sure that I would have picked out those flavours though if I would have tasted this blind. It is slightly floral in the black tea base, or maybe due to the addition of the flower petals. Very enjoyable.
This is delicious, it is a creamy buttery oolong with notes of caramel. It is very smooth and slightly sweet.
The package states that it is aging so I can only imagine how delicious it is when it is fresh! If I ever put in an order here, this would definitely be on the list!
The resteep was enjoyable, with less creamy caramel.
I am really enjoying these French teas, it seems like their bases have a slight floral note about them….or is that just my bias?? lol
This vanilla is fairly strong, it doesn’t taste completely natural but I don’t mind that boozy vanilla flavour either. I really enjoyed this one and I think it would be super good with a splash of milk to round out that vanilla.