drank Gold Rush by DAVIDsTEA
262 tasting notes

This was the first tea I really day-dreamed about tasting. The reason for this? Well, the gloriously golden mulberries with lovely coconut shavings of course! It all looked so yummy on DAVIDs website.
Dry: Again.. beautiful golden mulberries with lovely coconut shavings and delicate white tea leaves. It smells like a liqueur of some kind..something sophisticated and lovely whatever it is. It really does smell delightful.
Liquor: 1st steep- A light honey/sunshine color. Smells like coconut vanilla pudding and tastes close to that as well, though it is weaker then I would like. Pleasing and has an addictive taste. 2nd steep- Deeper honey sunshine with intense smells! Very creamy vanilla golden cake of sorts. Delicious. When hot, I find the flavours are much more intense then the first cup, but still muted.. but I accidentally left my cup alone for too long and it became luke warm. HOLY! It’s amazing. It tastes thicker. Much more complex and sweeter. Like sweet milky honey with a touch of vanilla and the faintest hint of tang on the tongue. It tastes so great.
I bought my first 50g to try out about a month ago and I have already run out and re-ordered! This is a very tasty tea!

PS: 1st steep: 10 minutes, 94’C, 2nd steep: 14 minutes, 97’C. I have gotten a third steep before, but it started to lack flavour and I just really wanted to eat the mulberries because they are so delicious.

200 °F / 93 °C 8 min or more

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I am very excited to delve into as many different types of tea as possible… so this should be interesting. I am really looking forwards to tasting all the wide array of flavours that can come from pure tea leaves.

Currently, I am having a love affair with oolongs. Mostly green, though I am stretching out into more oxidized oolongs. Black teas are also in my love fest as they can be so surprising sometimes (I used to drink bagged red rose x.x)
I would really love to get to know green tea a lot more and white tea.. all tea to be honest. I want to know them all.

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70-80: Good flavour, though not a ‘go to’ tea.
80-90: Great tea – complex and memorable.
90-100: Extremely delicious and complex teas that leave me craving more.

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I’m always open to new tea and music suggestions. Happy tea drinking to you all.



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