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drank Jasmine Green Tea by Kusmi Tea
1343 tasting notes

Five down, four to go! Yup, I have been christmas present shopping. These were all the easy presents, to the people who are usually difficult to buy for. But this year I have actually been supplied with wish lists. For! The! Win!!! I guess my grandfather wasn’t about to risk a repeat performance of last year where he got three copies of the same book.

When I was about halfway done I passed a cafe and sat down for a cup of tea and a yummy yummy chocolate orange cake. If ever there was a spongecake rating website, I’d give that one at least a 95.

This tea was a bad choice though. Oh the TEA was just nice. Very jasmine-y aroma and a surprisingly light brew. I thought it tasted pretty good, and was for once pleasantly surprised by Kusmi. They’re better than your average teabags for sure, but I’ve always felt that Kusmi was generally just the teensiest bit overrated. I liked this one, though. It could have had a better balance between tea and jasmine as the majority of the flavour was jasmine, but it could definitely have been so much worse too.

It’s just a shame that it was a far too delicate tea to go with the cake I had chosen. :/

Rijje

So I am not the only one who think Kusmi is a little overrated :)
I wish I was as rational as you… I have tons of presents to buy, and it’s nearly christmas.

Angrboda

No, I got a sampler box with ten different teabags from Kusmi last year. I was rather disappointed by most of them.

teaplz

Oooh, interesting. I’ve had the same problem with eating and tea! I’ll think to myself, I want THAT! And then I’ll sit there eating my choice and wincing because what I’ve chosen doesn’t go at all with my tea. :(

And I haven’t heard the best about Kusmi, although Prince Vladamir is supposed to be good.

Ricky

Argh prince vladamir, I couldn’t get past the smell, chai!!! Ahhhhhh! This one sounds good though.

Rijje

I like the Prince Vladimir. But that’s because the smell reminds me of bubblegum :)

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Rijje

So I am not the only one who think Kusmi is a little overrated :)
I wish I was as rational as you… I have tons of presents to buy, and it’s nearly christmas.

Angrboda

No, I got a sampler box with ten different teabags from Kusmi last year. I was rather disappointed by most of them.

teaplz

Oooh, interesting. I’ve had the same problem with eating and tea! I’ll think to myself, I want THAT! And then I’ll sit there eating my choice and wincing because what I’ve chosen doesn’t go at all with my tea. :(

And I haven’t heard the best about Kusmi, although Prince Vladamir is supposed to be good.

Ricky

Argh prince vladamir, I couldn’t get past the smell, chai!!! Ahhhhhh! This one sounds good though.

Rijje

I like the Prince Vladimir. But that’s because the smell reminds me of bubblegum :)

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