355 Tasting Notes


Ooh, this is gooood. This truly does smell like blueberry muffins, as most of the other reviewers have stated. The taste is pretty great, too; I can taste a bit more of the rooibos than I’d like, but it blends well with the natural sweetness and tartness of the blueberry. I love that they use real baby blueberries in this tea!

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Yummy. Can definitely taste the sweet matcha, though not terribly specifically, but more as a muted sweetness that makes the popcorn taste not so strong. Interested in trying this in a teapot, not a bag like I had to use for work.


In honor of my purchase this morning? lol Good timing:)


Yay for my favorite tea!

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A swap tea from jennlea – thanks!

I guess I’m losing my mind. I can’t taste any real floral or honey notes here. This tea is just screaming Darjeeling to me. It has a much lighter muscat flavor, but it’s there, and it’s drying out my tongue. Blergh.

EDIT: Maybe I spoke too soon; I’m getting a strong honey aftertaste the more I drink.

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Sample’s almost gone (notice a trend here?). JacquelineM, I will probably be in touch with you soon about a full size..


I am running low as well! I’ll be happy to pick some up for you when you’re ready :)


Bethany, I can’t send you a PM but wanted you to know stash is having a sale on the mangosteen matcha (bag and loose) as well as other teas.


Ooooh, thanks Cofftea!

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The end of my sample. Sadness. This is the perfect evening tea for me. Think I’m gonna get a full size.

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drank English Breakfast by Adagio Teas
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Working late and I’m fading fast. There’s some crappy Bigelow bagged teas in the staff lounge, but nothing else. As the boy said, luckily past Beth plans better than future Beth, because I found a bag of this in my desk drawer! I need to start keeping an emergency stash of black tea for occassions like these.

This is nice, strong, and hearty.

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drank Wuyi Oolong by Rishi Tea
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Needing more caffeine right now than this tea can provide..

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drank Lady Grey by Tea Embassy
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Tasting a bit soapy today.. maybe I steeped too long? I just need hot hearty tea because my office is FREEZING. It’s in the teens outside but apparently our heat has not been turned up accordingly.

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drank Yunnan Noir by Adagio Teas
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In a rush this morning (though I highly advocate sleeping in every so often), so I went with Yunnan Noir to start my morning once more. Sample’s almost gone.

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drank Dancong Aria by Adagio Teas
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Taking this down a bit – I really don’t taste any orchid and the peachiness is tougher to find this time, but the honey is definitely there.


I don’t get any orchid either, but the peach always slaps me in the face.

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