drank Cool Cucumber by DAVIDsTEA
554 tasting notes

I have for years wanted to try a cucumber tea. I was thinking about buying the cucumber tea from Tea Forte, but I couldn’t wrap my head around the price for something I didn’t know if I would like. So I put it off and off and off, and then DavidsTea comes out with this one and since I can buy as much or as little as I want, I got 50g ’cause my gut was telling me I should.

I’m glad I went with my gut. This tea smells like sweet cucumbers and melons. Almost like a a melon candle! It’s a nice strong smell that I only hoped the taste could live up to. And thankfully it does! I did add a tiny bit of sugar, but I probably didn’t need it. It’s a sweet cucumber tea. The melon and cucumber flavours are amazing together, and I definitely get a bit of a mint even though there isn’t a pinch of mint in there. I like that the melon was added so the cucumber wasn’t hanging out all by itself. I tried a dry cucumber soda once and it wasn’t good. It wasn’t sweet and refreshing like I was expecting. This hot tea is more refreshing. haha

Anyways, long story short, I definitely want to have this one again. I’m going to get at least a tin of this before it goes away. Maybe two tins. It’s really good.

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It wasn’t until a few years after high school that I finally became interested in tea. I started with Orange Pekoe double double (milk not cream), and peppermint. Since that time, I’ve really opened up to other kinds of tea and I’ve well… I’ve kind of just went nuts since then.

I don’t drink much bagged tea anymore. It’s mostly loose leaf in my cupboard. The only except are a couple that were given to me and they sound too good!

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Green teas, pu’erh, and matcha are starting to grow on me but I’m very picky about them still. I am finding I like pu’erh tea cakes much better than loose. And with matcha I much prefer flavoured ones over straight.

I still don’t really care for mate teas but there a couple that are the exception to that.

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