282 Tasting Notes
My friend gave me 25g of this to try out and man, is it ever minty! I like some mint but not this much! Haha, so I mixed a little ceremonial matcha into it, as well as a little sugar, and made it as a latte. Not too bad. Just wouldn’t get any more. And next time I make it, I’ll definitely use LESS matcha!
Flavors: Mint, Peppermint
I’ve had this sample for a while, and finally got around to trying it tonight. This tea is very ginger heavy. That’s the first thing I noticed upon tasting it. After it cooled down a bit I could taste more of the peach. I’d definitely drink it again if I had more. Pretty good!
Flavors: Ginger, Peach
This is a nice fruity black tea. Quite flavorful. I think the peach is the most noticeable. Other than the black tea of course. I think I am getting a little bit of the cranberry as an aftertaste. I added a little sugar to bring out the fruity notes, but it’s a pretty good tea.
Flavors: Fruity, Peach
Finally decided to try this matcha. I’ve been on a matcha obsession lately. So today I’m starting my day with hot vanilla matcha latte! Surprisingly its not that sweet. I did notice it has none of that ‘cane sugar’ in it, so thats always good. It’s got a hint of vanilla, but also a creamy and grassy note to it. I don’t mind it at all. I’m also glad I don’t taste the coconut nectar in it. Overall I like this matcha. It’s a nice one to enjoy hot!
Flavors: Creamy, Grass, Vanilla
Okay so I was saving this teabag for a special time so I could try & review it. Then my mom assumes that the box I put it in was my dads tea so she makes him a cup of it without asking. I’ll be honest I’m a little bit peeved. But luckily she didn’t throw the bag out so I am having a cup of it steeped a second time. I obviously let it sit longer than I usually would. But I have to say, it’s pretty good! I wasn’t planning on having it tonight, but I didn’t really have much choice. I’m glad I did, though. I’m really tasting the chocolate in this the most. It’s almost like a distinct dark chocolate taste. The mint comes in second, which I don’t mind at all. I really hope I can find this in a grocery store somewhere, cause I would definitely drink it again.
Flavors: Creamy, Dark Chocolate, Mint
I was in the mood for something peach so I figured I would try this… Disappointed to find out its just artificial flavouring and green tea. Which would be why this doesn’t taste like peach. All I taste is the green tea and something artificial. I also don’t know why they’d tell me to steep it with boiling water.. ITS A GREEN TEA. I used 95 degree water and it still tastes somewhat bitter.
Flavors: Artificial, Bitter
Now that this tea has come back, I’m drinking my tin full I stocked up on in April. I’m trying that ‘chocolate creme brulee’ latte. This time I made it with 4 PS instead of 2 and frothed my milk with the chocolate agave. It’s actually so much yummier than the first attempt at making this recipe. I now see why they recommend using 4 PS… It’s just so much tea. Haha, anyway, it’s really yummy I have to say. Better than on it’s own. This is probably my new go to for having this tea! Besides straight up with sugar. The chocolate adds a nice touch of sweetness to the jasmine and creme brulee tastes.
Flavors: Jasmine, Sweet
This tea smells amazing! And although it has coconut in it, I don’t care cause it just smells so good. I’m trying it hot first and its really quite good. I don’t really know what guava tastes like but I assume that’s one of the fruits I am tasting. Also, I didn’t like Guava Cadabra at all so I’m pleasantly surprised I like this one, cause I was hoping I would. I can’t say I don’t taste a little bit of coconut though, it isn’t overwhelming. Other than that I like the fruitiness to this tea. I assume it would be a refreshing iced tea as well!
Flavors: Coconut, Fruity, Guava
I was away for the weekend, and this is one of the teas they had where I was, so I gave it a try. French Vanilla Chai? That sounded interesting. But I don’t really like vanilla so it was just okay for me. I also added honey cause I couldn’t find any sugar. I think I was also tasting the cardamom, which was also a downside for me. Won’t be having it again, but it was drinkable.
Flavors: Cardamon, Spices, Vanilla
So, I found a sample from Ost that I hadn’t tried yet and it’s pretty good – though I feel like it would’ve been better if it was fresher. I had to add sugar to bring out the maple flavour more, but other than that I taste the oolong, which has a creamy milk note to it, almost like quangzhou… Also a slight vegetal taste, but overall its a nice maple tea !
Flavors: Creamy, Maple, Vegetal