My Tea Box

Edit Company

Recent Tasting Notes

60
drank Spiced Pear by My Tea Box
6087 tasting notes

Sipdown (212)

I drank most of this when sick in case my taste buds were off, but I left one serving to try when I was not sick. Having that now I am fine with this being a sipdown. It is sort of pear, a lot of cinnamon, and mostly rooibos base. Also I think the base is on its way out because its getting that gross quality that stale/old rooibos can sometimes get. So its fine but a good time to be sipped down and not a tea I need again.

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

60
drank Spiced Pear by My Tea Box
6087 tasting notes

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

60
drank Spiced Pear by My Tea Box
6087 tasting notes

My throats been a bit sore so I’ve been drinking this with honey because it’s caffeine free and don’t care much about being able to taste it or not. I can taste cinnamon though.

Evol Ving Ness

My season is in motion. Hope you feel better soon. This reminds me that I need to organize some sick teas, just in case.

Cameron B.

Feel better! :(

VariaTEA

Thank you. It’s not too bad

Evol Ving Ness

Good to hear that.

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

60
drank Spiced Pear by My Tea Box
6087 tasting notes

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

Cold Brew Sipdown (1441)!

Thank you for sharing this tea VariaTEA – I haven’t looked at the ingredients lists to compare, but visually this reminded me strikingly of “Morning Munchies” from Tea Taxi and now that I’m drinking it I really, really feel like it’s the same tea. Mind you, I’m also quite sure the Tea Taxi blend is wholesale catalog too, but I’ve never actively looked for the blend source…

Anyway, all that to say that I’m enjoying it a lot – I like Morning Munchies quite a bit too. It’s a nice mixed berry medley with notes of cranberry and blueberry but no interfering tartness or things like hibiscus. The rooibos base has a sort of honey graham and almond type of taste to it, and that builds with the “muffin” idea/concept to me. I’m really close to finishing off my Morning Munchies tin, so it’s actually reassuring to know I can get the same tea (or at least incredibly similar) from elsewhere!

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

60
drank Elegant Affair by My Tea Box
6087 tasting notes

E is for…Elegant Affair

Got my 2nd covid dose two days ago and it’s kicked my butt a little bit. I am starting to feel better though so I’m back to tea and my alphabet drinking. This tea I tossed into my swap box because it’s a black/white blend which I don’t care for. It’s also floral and has some bergamot I think. It’s fine but too floral and a touch drying.

tea-sipper

Glad you’re feeling better! (but Happy Vaccine! haha)

ashmanra

Glad you got it! Glad you are feeling better!

Leafhopper

I’m glad you’re feeling better! That second dose also kicked my butt a bit.

VariaTEA

I am so happy to have it, even if I did have a reaction. Small price to pay for the benefit of being vaccinated!

Martin Bednář

Glad that you got second vaccine! If a few days feeling worse is price for being vaccinated, I feel it’s a great deal!

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

89
drank Snug by My Tea Box
11866 tasting notes

Strange VariaTEA TTB: Tea #14

Cold Brew!

Finally wrapped up the last few teas from the box that I wanted to try. The ingredients list on this one was really out there, which is why I wanted to try it. It actually reminded me a lot of DT’s Echinacea Shield in that it had a unique balance of herbaceous flavours and fruits. However, this was majority sage forward in terms of the herbaceous notes and then more of a red fruit flavour versus the mango that is in Echinacea Shield. I liked it much more than I expected to, and I even debated keeping the rest of the bag.

However, it’s so unique and interesting that I’d feel bad not giving other people a chance to try it out – so I left it in the box.

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

78
drank Irish Cream by My Tea Box
11866 tasting notes

Strange VariaTEA TTB: Tea #9

The thing that really struck me about this tea was how sweet and raisin-y the dry leaf smelled as I was measuring it out, and I was pleasantly surprised to see those qualities carry through into the steeped tea too. It was definitely full bodied and richly creamy, but accented by high notes of syrupy raisins and malted bread notes – combined there was almost a Hot Cross Bun/Easter Bun element to the cup that I enjoyed much more deeply than i had expected to!

Flavors: Baked Bread, Malt, Pastries, Raisins

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

drank Calm Energy by My Tea Box
12954 tasting notes

nope. lol Sample from Variatea…I’m just tierd of mint teas. the few that i have an delicious but on the whole mint is on my list of done with for a bit.

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

70

Strange VariaTEA TTB: Tea #3

Not sure why I wanted to try this one so badly when I saw it, as it tastes exactly what you would expect from this type of blend – very standard mix of mulling spices and hibiscus. Good sweetness/spice balance that made for an overall pleasant (and festive) cup of tea, albeit predictably unexciting.

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

75
drank Summer Days by My Tea Box
6087 tasting notes

Cold Brew Sipdown (201)

I counted this with my April Sipdowns because I prepared it like 2 days ago and should have drank it already but got distracted by life. With this included, I had 84 empties so thank you Mastress Alita for the inspiration! Check out the pics of the empties here: https://www.instagram.com/p/COWAO8nAxnO/?igshid=ac2tdvfs7ds4

A friend sent me donuts to celebrate being done school. One of the donuts was a blood orange hibiscus donut and it seemed the perfect choice to pair with this tea. I enjoyed this as a cold brew the few times I’ve had it now. It’s all creamsicle up front with some hibiscus tang in the tail end of the sip. Sometimes the flavors together can come off chalky and like EmergenC but mostly it’s nice.

Cameron B.

Amazing job this month! And how perfect to have celebratory doughnuts, he he. :3

tea-sipper

Congrats! I’d get more done with donuts to celebrate… :D

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

75
drank Summer Days by My Tea Box
6087 tasting notes

I cold brewed this one again and its growing on me. I was unsure of the hibiscus in a creamsicle tea but today the flavors are really working. The creamsicle flavor is front and centre and sweet but the tartness of the hibby comes through at the end and plays off the citrus notes. It’s saying Summer! While I am enjoying it, I am also cold today and so I think I want something channeling more heat.

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

75
drank Summer Days by My Tea Box
6087 tasting notes

S is for…Summer Days

I made this cold brew to have last night but am drinking it now. My motivation to do anything is so low. I set an alarm to wake up around 10 and try to flip my schedule to slightly more normal hours before my 9 am exam tomorrow. I did wake up at 10, then tried to do a shipping request for my bar study materials but the law society website doesn’t seem to want to do anything either and just keeps timing out. It’s basically 2 pm and I am still in bed and have basically watched TikToks and fought with the site.

I feel like I have had a lot of creamsicle teas lately. Not sure why that is. This is yet again that flavor profile but like so many others, it has a medicinal quality to it. Like someone rolled the creamsicle in some EmergenC.

Lexie Aleah

Been feeling the same way lately. Hang in there!

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

70
drank Marzipan Yum by My Tea Box
6087 tasting notes

Cold Brew Sipdown (212)

Y is not for…Marzipan Yum

This was leftover from my extra cups of yesterday. Drinking it today and while its definitely a more tolerable marzipan tea, it’s not a favorite and I don’t think I need more of this one.

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

70
drank Marzipan Yum by My Tea Box
6087 tasting notes

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

70
drank Marzipan Yum by My Tea Box
6087 tasting notes

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

70
drank Marzipan Yum by My Tea Box
6087 tasting notes

M is for…Marzipan Yum

It is definitely marzipan but not overly offensive. I am catching up on a course I barely started and have an exam in next week so I am distracted but this was better than expected.

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

59
drank Raspberry Sunshine by My Tea Box
6087 tasting notes

Sipdown (257)

K is not for… Raspberry Sunshine

I cold brewed this earlier and noticed I had one serving left. I don’t love this one so I decided to just finish it off. It’s just never been very good or interesting. Mostly lemon grass and a tartness that wants to be raspberry but just isn’t. Glad to be saying goodbye to this one.

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

59
drank Raspberry Sunshine by My Tea Box
6087 tasting notes

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

59
drank Raspberry Sunshine by My Tea Box
6087 tasting notes

Made this as a cold brew yesterday and had a little late last night. I remember thinking it was very bland and just sort of mildly lemongrass tasting. Today I am finishing off the cup and it’s just lemongrass. Not very interesting at all.

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

59
drank Raspberry Sunshine by My Tea Box
6087 tasting notes

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

67
drank Warm Berry Muffin by My Tea Box
6087 tasting notes

Cold Brew Sipdown (220)

W is for…Warm Berry Muffin

Made this overnight then made carrot muffins to go with it. Ate the muffins, forgot to drink the tea. I’m drinking it now. It’s pretty rooibos forward this way with a berry aftertaste. It’s not a favourite and I definitely prefer the DAVIDsTEA blueberry muffin tea to this.

Cameron B.

Yum, carrot muffins sound amazing!

VariaTEA

They are “healthy” which means no sugar added but they had applesauce and honey ang got topped with greek yogurt and honey. They were very good and looked cute.

Cameron B.

I love applesauce in muffins! Maybe I’ll bake some muffins this weekend…

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

67
drank Warm Berry Muffin by My Tea Box
6087 tasting notes

I made this one last night and then got caught up with other things. So I am drinking it now – cold. I worried I would not like it at all because the rooibos scent was strong but its okay. It has a nice blueberry flavor in addition to the rooibos. Also the rooibos is a little honeyed so it sort of gives off a sweet baked good vibe along with the blueberry. It’s not really accurate but its alright.

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

62
drank Snug by My Tea Box
6087 tasting notes

This one did not appeal to me at all when I saw it in my My Tea Box subscription. Its a green tea with mango and a bunch of herbs. Not really my thing but I figured I should at least try it. Sipping on it now, its fine…better than expected, but still not a favorite. I am tossing it into the TTB.

As for what its like, its got a generic fruitiness to it. It has rosemary, which smelled fairly strong but it rather subtle in flavor. I am happy about that but I suppose others may be disappointed. The base does not contribute much. Instead its a light fruity sweetness with some herbs running along side the fruit. Nothing is too in-your-face and for those that enjoy herbal flavors in their tea, this might even be quite nice.

Login or sign up to leave a comment.