drank Golden Monkey by Teavana
5 tasting notes

This is hands-down my favorite black tea. It is so incredibly smooth and doesn’t taste like any other black tea I’ve tried. Oddly enough, it reminds me completely of a Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab scent called Iago, which contains black musk, wet leather, and vetiver. If you could combine those into a tea, this would be it. (I hope that sounds as appealing to other people as it does to me).

I would like to try a version of this that doesn’t come from Teavana, however, as it was incredibly over-priced. I’m sure I can find something even more high quality for the same price or less somewhere else.

3 min, 45 sec

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An odd person who loves tea and music. Her ultimate life would be spent doing nothing but drinking tea and going to concerts.

NOTE: Most of the teas I have listed in the cupboard were not actually bought from the companies in the description. I buy almost all my teas from local retailers, and it would be a pain to create new pages for each one. I find the closest match based on description and the photo provided. I usually say where I bought the tea in my review.


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