drank Chocolate Rocket by DAVIDsTEA
440 tasting notes

I tried this one a year ago when I was new to David’s and I must have got a bad bag or something because man did I hate it. It tasted like I was licking burnt trees.

Fast forward to today when I retried it. I don’t know if this time maybe I actually read the directions, or got a better sample, or what happened, but no burnt trees. Actual raspberry flavour. A cup of tea I could finish. Wow! I don’t hate this anymore! Two mates in one day which don’t make me want to toss my cup. I’m going to have to change my preferences for the next tea exchange, now, aren’t I?

200 °F / 93 °C 4 min, 30 sec

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An avid tea addict in the GTA, Ontario, Canada. I’m always looking for new teas and new tea addicted friends!

My preference is loose leaf of all varieties, however the occasional bagged tea can come along and charm me. Flavoured or straight, there is a good chance that I will be falling in love.


My ratings system is based on the smiley faces above the ratings scale.

0-10 — This tea didn’t get past the initial sip process. I just couldn’t bring myself to drink more, I found it so horrible.

11-50 — It made it past first sips, but as I drank a bit more I realized I really wasn’t enjoying the tea, and would never drink it again.

51-60 — I probably made it through the cup, but won’t be trying another one.

61-69 — Either it’s a mystery tea and I can’t decide if I like it or not, or it is one that I felt was purely adequate.

70-85 — These are the teas that I appreciate and/or like. If they are falling in this area they are ones that I would definitely re-buy, however are not ones that I must always have on hand. The good, but not the amazing.

86-94 — These are the favourites. My cupboard feels empty if they aren’t inside.

95-100 — Tea perfection!


GTA, Ontario, Canada

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