364 Tasting Notes

86

Aromatic, smooth mouthfeel, rich and bold flavor, slight astringency, honey yet bittersweet, however, a little sharp for me. It’s balanced & pretty delicious cup of tea. First time trying it today. I’m on my 10th infusion (gongfu) and it’s still good.

Preparation
Boiling 0 min, 15 sec 5 tsp 4 OZ / 120 ML

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78

Warm, soothing, medium bodied tea. Nice aroma, some astringency, definite mineral taste. Sweet & lingering aftertaste. Multiple infusions.

Flavors: Astringent, Floral, Green, Mineral, Nutty, Walnut

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 0 min, 15 sec 5 g 4 OZ / 120 ML

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80
drank Milk Oolong by Adagio Teas
364 tasting notes

No bitter notes, just soothing, light, milky, flowery, creaminess. Very mellow taste, milky aroma. Great morning tea. I only wish I could get more infusions out of it. It loses taste pretty fast.

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 0 min, 15 sec 5 tsp 4 OZ / 110 ML

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78

The smell of grapefruit alone is worth trying this tea. That is… If you love grapefruit as I do. When you open the bag, it’s heavenly to me. After steeping, the top of my teapot smells sooo good, mixture of grapefruit, orange, citrusy. Grapefruit is probably my favorite aroma. It’s medium to high roasted, taste something spicy, chai-like. It’s woodsy, full-bodied, rich. Not tart although you taste the grapefruit.

Flavors: Grapefruit, Orange, Peach, Spices, Wet Wood

Preparation
Boiling 0 min, 15 sec 5 tsp 4 OZ / 110 ML

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Longtime casual tea drinker. In the past, mainly Matcha, Gyokuro, Sencha, Genmaicha… Etc. I like all teas: Green, oolong, black & pu’erh (prefer ripe over raw).

Chanoyu (for matcha prep) and Gongfu cha (for other types of tea) are the main ways I prepare my tea (Gaiwan, Yixing teapot, Kyusu). I drink all tea… Usually unflavored. This past year, I’ve tried many flavored now because of all of you lol. As long as there aren’t artificial sweeteners, it’s all good.

Favorite stores: TeaVivre, What-Cha, Mandala Tea, 52Teas, Whispering Pines, Bird & Blend, Yunnan sourcing, White2Tea, Lupicia.

The flavors I dislike: Artificial sweetener, lavender, violet, any strong floral-perfumey tea; cantaloupe, papaya, honeydew, rose, licorice, anise, jasmine, any mints, leather.

Favorite flavors: Citrus fruits (especially grapefruit & tangerines), granny smith apple, bananas, guava, mango, tamarind, watermelon, stonefruits, chocolate, caramel, vanilla, milk, cinnamon, creme, bread/pastry, nuts, toasted, roasted.

I generally don’t add anything to my teas unless they are flavored, then I may add a splash of milk.

As I explore, my ratings may shift. 90+ generally means I’ll keep it on my shelf.

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