69 Tasting Notes

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I only had a small sample pack of this tea, and the first couple of pots I brewed with it, I was not a fan, at all. It seemed too orangey. So it sat there on my shelf at work for a while unused. The other day though, I was craving oolong, and had run out of toffee apple (also by this brand), so I brewed up my last scoop and strangely, I loved it! and now I wish I had more…

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C

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I got a small sample packet of this tea this morning. This tea smells amazing! You are just hit in the face with an amazing fruity smell. But when its brewed, its a lot more subtle and you don’t really get that super fruity flavour. The fruitiness is more of an after taste. I am quite enjoying this tea, and the more I sip it, the more I like it.

Preparation
Boiling

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drank Melon Oolong by Lupicia
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mmm… taste like watermelon hard candy. delicious.

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drank English Caramel by Lupicia
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Im kinda disappointed. it smells amazingly caramelly. but there doesnt seem to be any caramel taste to it. I dont know where the caramel went. it was there before being brewed then…poof!…it was gone.

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drank White Christmas by Lupicia
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Theres something lovely but slightly unsettling about drinking a sparkly tea. And yes it does actually sparkle. The silver cachous actually give the tea a glittery sheen.

sparkles aside, it is a lovely tea. It has such a strong toasty flavour with a lovely sweet apricot taste as well. I love the really strong black base to it. I love this base lupicia uses (I think its the same base as cookie and joyeux noel – two of my favourite teas).

Dont steep for too long or it will be awfully strong.

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drank Cookie by Lupicia
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drank Cerisier by Lupicia
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I got a free sample of this tea today with my order from lupicia. The oolong base is quite nice. Although the Amanatsu is Japanese (I believe) it tastes like a Taiwanese oolong. The amanatsu flavour is very subtle and delicate. Its almost more of an after taste than a real flavour in the tea. As Im not a huge fan of citrusy teas I quite like the subtlety of it. Id consider buying this.

Preparation
185 °F / 85 °C

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drank Honey Green Almond by T2
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Yick. blah. dont like it. dont like it at all.

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I really like this tea. Its really refreshing and sweet but its not too sweet like a lot of honeybush/fruit teas. Its quite nice.

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