1247 Tasting Notes
I received this tea as a sample in my recent DAVIDsTea order. I never jumped on it at the store, as after smelling it, it wasn’t "wow"ing me and I voted to get more interesting teas on those shopping trips.
This is my first time drinking lavender.. I’ve had it in cookies and my oil diffuser, but not in my tea. This cup I can really taste the lavender (flavour wise… not the minty sharp like a lavender oil) and the coconut smooths it out. I’d say it is a mellow, relaxing, smooth tea. The rooibos isn’t noticed much (which I don’t mind).
In the end… it was nice to get a sample. It’s not bad, but I don’t think it’s my kind of tea, nor did it “wow” me. It’s different, but I won’t go and buy more of it.
Very nice tea!
I Purchased Cherry Blossom as part of the “Back from the Dead” event from Halloween. It was available online only at this time.
Pouring it into the tin yesterday it was ultra cherry smell! I was getting a little worried it be like “Cherry Potion” tea. I gave the two teas a sniff test, and the teas smell very similar.
This morning when I tried it, the instructions said 3-4minutes steep time, so I stuck with 3 minutes. It steepted into a white tea look and first sip I was blown away by it’s complexity – cherry (but no tartness), a bit of floral (from the rose and jasmine, I love that combo), and white tea. I didn’t notice the coconut, maybe it evens out the tartness of the cherry? In add, very delicate and balanced, with nothing over-powering the other flavours.
I’m about halfway done my cup, and I want to buy more to stock up – though I did buy 100g, lol and the tea is on the light side so there’s quite a bit there, so a little irrational. I hope it comes out again for the spring collection, as I’ll need more!
I bought this tea online as part of the halloween “back from the dead” promo – with this tea being available online only.
As I was pouring it into the tin… damn… smells just like crumble – fruity, cinnamonly.. I can almost smell the buttery chunks of carbs I can’t eat.
mmmm, first time to try this tea, it steeped to a pretty peach colour with a mild cinnamon smell to it. It’s a very nice white tea, with a strawberry taste, with a hit of tart at the end. This steeping I didn’t get much of a spice/cinnamon taste to it, but mmm.. very good. I think I’ll need to experiment with steeping times to find the best flavour.
Reminds me a bit of the “Mom’s Apple Pie” tea but with berry tartness.
I’m drinking this right now – I purchased 30 grams when it first came out and still am plugging away at it. The tea leaves are light and a small amount goes a long way by weight. I plan to get a tin of it, but I still need to finish off the 30 grams! 100g grams might be too much of this tea.
It totally smells like chocolate, but isn’t chocolate, with a nice smooth, earthy and coconut taste. It’s like drinking chocolate and it messes with your brain.
I love this tea in my Libre travel mug as it looks beautiful steeped with the white flowers and chunks of white coconut with black tea leaves.
My sis told me she’s addicted to this tea – so I gave it a shot and bought 30grams.
Annnnd… uggggg. It’s very orangey, which is fine I like citrus and minty on their own, but together it was pretty weird. A bit of “you brushed your teeth not too long ago and then ate an orange” effect. It is refreshing, but just doesn’t do it for me.
I got this tea as a sample with my online order. Previously in store, I was shown it and smelled it and didn’t think about it.. but since I got the sample I made it for the hell of it…
.. and wow.. just wow… it’s very beautiful with the white flowers and the taste is a wonderful lemony (without the tart) and earthy oolong. I love taking this tea to work in my glass Libre travel mug to show off how pretty it is.
If you like lemony teas it’s worth a shot.
I think the reason I love this tea is that it reminds me growing up and my mom drinking this asian diet tea (an oolong mix) with a similar smell. Then later I drank that tea and it became my staple tea for many years.
Then I bought this tea at my first visit to DAVIDstea.. and damn.. it kicked that tea I grew up on in the face! Much stronger ginger scent and earthy. Great to sip on after a meal.