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Wow. Picked up this tea at the Bulk Barn (not sure what the company name is for the tea)-but it was pretty and smelled heavenly so I needed to try it. This tea lives up to the name. I wasn’t quite sure what to expect with the chocolate chips in this tea but how can you go wrong with chocolate chips right? Will have to go grab some more. It’s a cheap tea too. I got enough for 2 cups worth and it was only .55cents!
Very good tea, I love roiboos vanilla tea and I tried many from different brands. This one is very good and well balanced. You get the nice rich flavor of the roiboos with a nice touch of vanilla. The vanilla doesn’t taste artificial like other brands I tried.
Taste the same like now discontinued version of David’s but for less than 1/4, so can’t go wrong here.tea.
Flavors: Rooibos, Vanilla
Nothing particularly stands out about the tea. It is a black tea pure and straight. It evokes nothing but allows you to drink it without thought, without taste. But it is in taking the tea that one can spend a whole day drinking it and not even notice.
The book I recommend for this tea is Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami. Like any of Murakami’s books, this one doesn’t stray far from the complexities of the narrator’s relationships. What is thoroughly enjoyable about the book is that Murakami always has that style to turn the mundane, daily conversations and moments that people take for granted into beauty and become monuments in the person’s life. Just like the tea, of which doesn’t stand out.
Not my favorite tea but my first time trying an Assam at home. Definitely a stronger tasting tea and for the person who has more of coffee palette. It is both familiar and unfamiliar at the same time.
For this tea, I would recommend the book Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
I got this for cold steeping, and omg. SO SOUR. Like, my teeth feel weird kind of sour.
Much better with some sugar, but I don’t want to add sugar to my “juice” teas.
So I won’t be getting this one again either, although I’ll actually finish the 50g or so that I bought. (Which was $2, so really not a big deal.)
Oh, this isn’t bad at all. Which is really surprising, TBH.
The pomegranate is heavy on the candy scent, which is why I picked this tea up. The sencha is sadly still quite vegetal and green, which isn’t my favourite, but the flavours come together pretty well.
I won’t be rushing out for more of this, but I don’t regret trying it. :)
I REALLY love this tea. I drink a lot of tea and this is one of my favorites. I have recommended it to many of my friends. So I was very disappointed to find out today, when I went to buy more, that it was not available. I hope very much that this is a temporary glitch and that this wonderful tea will soon be back on the shelf at Bulk Barn … please please please.
I forgot Bulk Barn sold loose leaf tea. This is one of four that I picked up and it was the one I was most looking forward to trying. I was very saddened to see that it was the lowest rated of the four on Steepster though!!
Well, I’ve since tried it and it’s not bad. The orange tastes a little artificial and the taste isn’t as orangey as the scent was, but I wouldn’t kick it out of bed for trying. ;)
Still very drinkable, I just wouldn’t steep it too long in case it becomes bitter or too astringent.
Flavors: Medicinal, Orange
the black tea taste is strong because I steeped for longer than recommended. It is a very pleasant tea. The pomegranate comes through well, which you can taste just as you finish your drink. the aftertaste isn’t bitter, and honestly, I find helps each continued drink taste better. I like it unsweetened, there’s no bitterness at all. I imagine it would only enhance the natural sweetness of the pomegranate, but might become overwhelming.
I really like this, though I have way too much and it’s getting old. It still has good flavour, a nice green tea that I think was a bit roasty and a bit vegetal, with a hint of ginger at the back of the throat but no real burn. I drank this cup down fast, so no detailed tasting notes, I mostly just remember that I enjoyed it lots and it was a good accompaniment to food.
Flavors: Ginger, Roasted, Vegetal
Bought this at the Bulk Barn because the smell is very enticing. The taste on the other hand is pretty bland. It tastes mainly of black tea, and a little sweet because of the stevia. I ended up adding two teaspoons of splenda to finish this cup of tea.
Flavors: Chocolate, Earth, Sweet, Tea
In the dry leaf I can see lots of lavender and other petals, but all I smell is the pomegranate. But once steeped, the fragrance of the lavender comes out in full force. It beautifully compliments the smell of the fruit and green tea.
The taste of this is very pleasant and balanced. The green tea isn’t really distinctive, but there’s some vegetal notes that I lends to the blend, and the lavender and pomegranate are in harmony – a bit tart, floral and fruity.
On the finish the fruit fades out first, the lavender lingers a bit longer and then departs and eventually there’s just the vegetal umami notes of the green tea with a hint of the cooling sensation from the lavender.
It’s been ages since I’ve had this, and it’s been sitting in my cupboard for far too long, but it’s still really good.
Flavors: Fruity, Lavender, Tart, Umami, Vegetal