8947 Tasting Notes

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VariaTEA sample :)

this one is quite tasty. Steeped for 2.5 mins at about 185 since i wasn’t sure how to treat it. It’s like an orange scone with bright zingy notes that are likely the cranberries popping through. I wouldn’t restock this one, but only because i don’t drink that many white teas. This one is really nice though :) glad to experience it. Thanks lady!

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67

Sample from VariaTEA. not sure about this one. There’s something weird about the smell of the brewed tea that throws me off here. It’s got a feel of french toast…but i can’t shake the weird taste/smell combo.

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79

NOMS. Sample from VariaTEA i like this one! I’m not sure i’m really feeling the whole waffle vibe, but the blackberry/maple flavouring is really tasty.

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80

I KNOW that i’ve had this before. Strange that there’s no review on them. Either way, i opted to pull this one out as one of my older/smaller amount puerhs to try and get at least ONE puerh this week. this one has started out smooth, slightly smokey and a little dark. This should be a nice treat today :)

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77

Once this cools right down, it is a light strawberry cream cheese. When it was hot, there was a bitterness there that i didn’t like. I think i’m going to reserve me rating for the moment and try this again, steeped at a much lower temperature. It was tasty…but not quite..there. Thanks VariaTEA.

Final Count: 89

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drank Mayan Hot Cocoa by The NecessiTeas
8947 tasting notes

Holy hannibel this is sweet. I think it’s the marshmallows and the sugar – ie, i would be happy with one or the other :) it may also be the cinnamon as well…giving that sense of sweet. It’s not bad, but i’d like to try this again with a shorter steep :)

CrowKettle

Besides the cinnamon does it have any heat? Always liked the idea of spicy cocoa and this kind of blend looks neat! :)

Sil

Sadly not really, it might be the sample I had but it was mostly sweet, cinnamon, chocolate vs being spicy

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drank Dirty Girl Scout by The NecessiTeas
8947 tasting notes

Another sample from VariaTEA – this one isn’t bad. Im’ a little sick of chocolate mint these days, so that probably explains why i don’t LOVE this…but it’s not a bad mint chocolate tea. There is a creaminess here that it pretty tasty as a whole. glad to try these out but i’m worried it may prompt an order heh

VariaTEA

No need to order when I still have lots to share. Just saying :P

Sil

I feel bad about taking all your teas!

VariaTEA

I have more than I could drink alone. Don’t feel bad :)

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drank Vanilla Citrus Herbal by 3 Teas
8947 tasting notes

noms. Farewell delicious tea…may we meet again since i DO love me a good creamsicle like tea…especially when it’s herbal!

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So no real clue what to write about myself here. A friend got me into drinking loose tea and it’s something I thoroughly enjoy though I have nowhere near the experience that many folks on the boards seem to have.

My other interests are cycling, reading, board games, disney cruises, world of warcraft and dancing – in no particular order. I love travelling and am currently working on trying to get my other half to as many place in the world as possible.

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