drank Southern Belle by DAVIDsTEA
326 tasting notes

Tried this again today iced, and I’m still feeling disappointed. It’s better iced, but I didn’t like the flavours in the hot brew to begin with. To me, the aroma from the bag and tea liquor is just off putting. It might be the yogurt, but something just doesn’t seem right when I drink it. I like the strong peach flavour, but that is about it.

Since peach is one of my favourite fruits, I’d really like to enjoy Southern Belle but it just isn’t happening. I don’t regret trying this once, but I’m happy to have only bought a 25g bag.

Iced 4 min, 15 sec

Ditto on this one. I did not like the sample I tried at all :(

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Ditto on this one. I did not like the sample I tried at all :(

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I don’t log tea every time I drink it. Tasting notes tend to be about either one style of brewing or a new experience. It is helpful for me to look back on my notes and see what a tea tasted like or which steeping parameter worked best for me. I try to mostly short steep tea unless it only tastes better with a long steep. I’d rather experience what a tea tastes like over 3 or 12 steeps than just 1 to 3 long steeps.

When I write “tsp”, the measurement I use is a regular western teaspoon. Not a tea scoop

How I rate tea:

99-100: Teas that blow my mind! An unforgettable experience. Savoured to the last drop. I felt privileged to drink this.

90-98: Extraordinary, highly recommended, try it and you won’t be disappointed (and if you are, mail me the tea!)

85-89: Wonderful, couldn’t expect more but not a favourite.

80-84: Excellent, a treasured experience but not a favourite.

70-79: Good but could be better. Above average.

60-69: Average, unexceptional, not something I would buy again. Slightly disappointed. I’d rather drink water.

50-0: Varying degrees of sadness

No rating: Mixed feelings, can’t decide whether I like it or not, not enough experience with that sort of tea to rate it. A dramatic change of heart.


Ontario, Canada

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