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100
drank Mango by Dilmah
1 tasting notes

My sister brought me this tea from one of her adventures. The flavors are really soothing and you can taste the mango flavor in every sip. Dilmah did a good job of capturing the fruity flavor of mangoes but not losing the fact that it’s tea. Perfect for after dinner or afternoon tea time.

Preparation
5 min, 0 sec

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54
drank Berry Sensation by Dilmah
4 tasting notes

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98

My favourite tea. Love its aroma.

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72
drank English Breakfast by Dilmah
35 tasting notes

I brought back a couple teabags of this from Sri Lanka as they were in my hotel room. (I bought lots of other types of tea too!) This is a good breakfast tea. I can’t say it’s more impressive than my usual choice for breakfast tea, but it was enjoyable and the first sip did take me back to my trip. It didn’t sustain flavor well through the second steeping, but I didn’t really expect it to either.

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92
drank Earl Grey by Dilmah
1 tasting notes

My favorite all the time

Preparation
1 tsp 5 OZ / 150 ML

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60
drank Ceylon Tea with Peach by Dilmah
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Flavors: Peach

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 7 OZ / 200 ML

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70

Pretty generic black, but my family has been drinking this ever since I can remember, so it’s my go to breakfast tea.

Flavors: Bitter, Drying, Tannin

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 0 sec

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100

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Flavors: Floral, Grass, Honey, Nectar, Vegetal

Preparation
170 °F / 76 °C 4 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 14 OZ / 400 ML

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74
drank Ceylon Supreme by Dilmah
14 tasting notes

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74
drank Ceylon Supreme by Dilmah
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Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 0 min, 30 sec 2 g 7 OZ / 200 ML

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66
drank Darjeeling Tea by Dilmah
3 tasting notes

I think it is hard to get good bagged darjeeling and this one is quite good. You can fell darjeeling here but it could be less bitter for me.

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80
drank Earl Grey Strong by Dilmah
338 tasting notes

Holy bergamot, Batman! Definitely not a tea for just a casual Earl Grey lover, as the bergamot is definitely prominent here, and I’ve found that it’s an acquired taste. That said, I heart all things Earl Grey, so this was a nice supermarket pick up.

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93

The only word to describe the fragrance is beautiful! The aroma is light sweet and just lovely. The bitter taste actually complements the sweet scent. Don’t put any sugar have it with dates instead , that way it tastes best!

Flavors: Rose, Vanilla

Preparation
Boiling 8 min or more

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96

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Preparation
165 °F / 73 °C 2 min, 0 sec

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96

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100

I always ask my father to buy this tea for me :)

Flavors: Bitter, Muscatel, Smooth, Tannic, Tannin

Preparation
175 °F / 79 °C 3 min, 15 sec

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90

Delicious and delectable! The soft notes of peppermint perfectly compliment the dark toffee flavor. Needs no sugar, since it’s already quite sweet as it is.

Flavors: Caramel, Peppermint, Toffee

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 3 min, 0 sec 8 OZ / 236 ML

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95
drank Rose With French Vanilla by Dilmah
11 tasting notes

This tea was delicious! I found it in the selection basket at a cafe near my school, and I’m so glad I found it! I absolutely love how delicate the rose is and how beautifully it compliments the heavier/creamier qualities of the vanilla. I could definitely see how over-brewing it may make it taste off though, so I’m fairly certain it should be brewed at a lower temperature than most Ceylon teas (due to the delicate nature of the rose).

Flavors: Creamy, Floral, Rose, Vanilla

Preparation
185 °F / 85 °C 4 min, 0 sec 12 OZ / 354 ML

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Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 3 min, 15 sec

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79
drank Supreme Ceylon by Dilmah
100 tasting notes

How i got it: Bought it (Dilmah’s Variety Pack)

Experience: Second tea of five in the pack. This one has a smooth to mild aroma which follows the typical Ceylon style, only that its notes are a bit more complex than those in the standard, as usual in Dilmah. The flavor intensity goes from medium to high, and seems to have less fruit-y and caramel notes, and be more malty than a standard Ceylon. Slightly bitter notes and some astringency at the end of the sip. A Dilmah level tea – easily above the average.

Would i buy it again?: I’d say yes, given that this is the 2nd time I buy the pack, hehe

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75
drank English Breakfast by Dilmah
334 tasting notes

Greetings from China! Amusingly, the first tea I’m logging here is a bagged one of non-Chinese origin. I’ve visited many relatives, some of whom I haven’t seen in years, and amidst the food and chatter there has been a good quantity of tea, of course. I’m keeping a journal of the local teas I’ve tried so far, but as they would all be “unknown by unknown” on the site, I will save my notes for now and post highlights later.

This was a very decent, smooth, Ceylon-heavy breakfast blend that definitely woke me up and soothed me on a morning where I was still dealing with jetlag. It has been raining constantly for the past few days, and a hot cup of tea is just what I need. I’m looking out on the city from a loft on the 6th floor right now, and can see forested mountains in the near distance. The area I’m in is a curious juxtaposition of the natural and urban, and there is more plant life and more kinds of birds and butterflies than I’ve seen anywhere else. Looking forward to more adventures to come.

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95
drank Perfect Ceylon by Dilmah
100 tasting notes

How i got it: Bought it

Experience: I saw this one in sale some weeks ago and thought “Why not?”. I’m glad I took it with me. It has a nice, mild to intense classic Ceylon aroma, with some almond/nutty notes that are present in the taste too, but in a more intense way. Very well defined and lasting taste, it seems to be less acidic than your usual Ceylon, and more deep and rich in flavor. It ends with a soft-bitter aftertaste. This tea may be offered in bags format, but I’d say it’s quality has nothing to envy to a loose-leaf’s one. One may think of it as an upgraded Ceylon Supreme. Does justice to its name. Very good.

Would i buy it again?: The price is the less enjoyable part of it, but it may very well be.

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70
drank English Breakfast by Dilmah
41 tasting notes

Delicious straight black tea. The one I drink in the morning when I just want a cup to pick me up without really paying attention to it. I prefer maltier teas like Yorkshire tea, but this one is fair trade and it’s very decent for bagged tea.

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