Black Cherries in Sweet Cream

Tea type
Black Tea
Darjeeling Tea, Dried Cherries, Mallow Flowers, Raspberry Leaves
Artificial, Cherry, Fruity, Sweet, Tannic, Tannin, Tea
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205 °F / 96 °C 5 min, 15 sec 22 oz / 650 ml

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From A Quarter to Tea

Black Cherries in Sweet Cream:

“Illyrio smiled as his serving men spooned out bowls of black cherries in sweet cream for them both.” (Dance with Dragons)

Luscious black cherries with a medium body darjeeling base, paired with heavy notes of cream and vanilla. Decadent enough to make a magister proud.

All orders come in resealable packaging.

darjeeling tea, raspberry leaves, mallow flowers, dried door county cherries, natural flavors

Brew and Size Instructions:
use 1-2 teaspoons for a 6 oz cup
steep for 2-3 minutes at 190F water

Remember, there’s no wrong way to take your tea, as long as it makes you happy! ☕

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7 Tasting Notes

3242 tasting notes

This tastes like the black cherry flavoring in black cherry soda. I don’t know if I am getting any cream notes but this is cherry and sweet and I am happy.

This gets more astringent as it cools so it is best to finish it off before that happens.

Evol Ving Ness

The name alone is lovely.

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1684 tasting notes

My first cup of this was much tastier. That was in my travel mug. Second was at home. Sugar brought out more cherry this time but not cream. Hmmm. Must try again. Maybe as a latte

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1176 tasting notes

Reading the ingredients, this sounded much better than it tasted. Very strong artificial cherry flavour and the black base was too strong for me. Lots of delicious oxidised tea flavours and some malty notes that I loved. That being said, I wouldn’t say the cream came through. I didn’t get any of the mallow root, unfortunately.

Will try this cold brewed next, because I think that will bring out the vanilla/cream and subdue the black base a bit.

Flavors: Artificial, Cherry, Fruity, Sweet, Tannic, Tannin, Tea

205 °F / 96 °C 5 min, 15 sec 1 tsp 22 OZ / 650 ML

With two of the Q2T blends I’ve tried, adding milk or a bit of sugar has made a huge difference for me. May be worth a shot

Lauren | A Quarter to Tea

Turning down the heat will definitely help the Darjeeling base. Most do best with temps around 185-195. This tea does best around 3 minutes @ 190.


I’ll try a different temperature! When I brew tea on campus I’m stuck with whatever temperature the hot water dispenser is at (just under boiling), but I will try a more controlled brewing at home. I’ll also give adding soy milk a try, I find many black teas go excellent with milk. Thank you for the suggestions!

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1165 tasting notes

Oops, dealing with kids and this cuppa was lukewarm by the time I took my first sip. And by then, my body was saying "just give me the caffeine " so I guzzled it. Lol, no tasting note here. It tasted like cherries, that’s all I remember.
Did anyone else have a day like that?


hah. that sounds about right. It was a crunch time day at work. Student grades depended on our accuracy… and they were due!

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1915 tasting notes

It was not a good night for sleep. I had two major interruptions, both of which made it difficult to get back to sleep, after the sleep had been interrupted. So I am running on truncated sleep, and am dragging like hell this morning.
I brewed this as my first cup of the day.
The dry leaf smells wonderful, exactly like I would hope that something called Black Cherries in Sweet Cream would.
It brews up differently, though. The scents become a pale imitation, and the flavor is not as strong as I’d like. I’m going to try for a longer steep time next, and see what that does.

Evol Ving Ness

I feel ya with the sleep interruptions and difficulty returning to slumber thing.

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