Plain, attempts at a fruity taste. Smells soft, pleasant, but not much flavor. Steeped 3 min, then steeped longer to 5 min to try and enhance flavor – no change in flavors noted. Tried 10.2018
“Plain, attempts at a fruity taste. Smells soft, pleasant, but not much flavor. Steeped 3 min, then steeped longer to 5 min to try and enhance flavor – no change in flavors noted. Tried 10.2018” Read full tasting note
“This tea tastes like a whole lot of nothing. I’ve got some dryness from the rooibos, a little tart hit from the hibiscus, and not much else. It could be that it’s late but at least it’s seeming to...” Read full tasting note
“I tried this one hot a couple of nights ago, and really wasn’t particularly impressed. I could only taste rooibos, really, and a pretty scratchy, woody rooibos at that. Cold, this is a much...” Read full tasting note
“I was surprised how much I enjoyed this. It is fruity and floral and perfect for chucking into a mug of hot water and taking to bed, which is what I got it for. Well, that and the adorable tin.” Read full tasting note
A rose petal tea to take you down the rabbit hole and through the looking glass to meet the Queen of Hearts.
Ingredients: green rooibos tea, apple pieces, raspberry leaves, raspberries, strawberries, natural strawberry flavor, natural creme flavor, blue cornflowers & rose petals
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I tried this one hot a couple of nights ago, and really wasn’t particularly impressed. I could only taste rooibos, really, and a pretty scratchy, woody rooibos at that. Cold, this is a much improved prospect. There’s still some rooibos lurking around in the background, but there’s also a delicious, sweet strawberries and cream flavour. It reminds me most of the Campino sweets that used to be available when I was a child. The flavour is pretty much identical to those, and just as creamy. That means, of course, that the strawberry is candy-like rather than natural-tasting, but I don’t mind that too much. It’s too good to pick faults with, really, and perfectly summery! I’ll definitely be using the rest of my bags for cold brews – hot has got nothing on this!
Thank you for sharing Scheherazade. This is interesting as it is supposed to be a green rooibos with mixed berries and rose but all I am getting is the rooibos and rose. Every now and then a touch of raspberry tartness might sneak in but in a blind taste test, I would not have guessed the ingredients in this blend. Still, it’s always fun to try new things. 158.
So I really like this tea… its a great evening cuppa as it has zero caffeine and tastes deliciously of rose, apple and berries.. however the only way to purchase it is via a small tin of tea bags… although I love tea bags for ease of travel, I’m slightly dumbfounded that Adagio only offers this tea in bagged form?? Its so delicious and I don’t want to have to purchase a tin with only 15 bags in it every time I run out!! Boo :(
I only have the one sachet of this tea. I bought the tin for a friend who loves Alice in wonderland. It was for a gift for her baby shower (I also got her a fancy hardcover copy of Alice & Through the Looking Glass.) She told me it tasted “lightly fruity, with a sweetness like angel food cake.” Since she loved it so much, she gave me a sachet to try.
I did NOT like this one at all! I don’t know what I did wrong but it smells like green beans. It even tasted like green beans. blagh. I think I’ve made it through five sips? The mug is staring at me, taunting. “Maybe I’ll taste delicious now Kara!!!” So I sip again and realize it lied. NOPE. Still green beans. weird is all I can say.
I used one sachet for 8oz
ETA: I love that green beans comes up underneath the flavor suggestions ;D
Flavors: Green Beans
So if I have any more caffeinated teas, I’m going to bounce right off the walls, so I reached for one of my new herbals instead. I love these tins, I love love love them. And I’m also very pleased with the sachets inside…they smell so good. Definitely going to pop a few of these into my purse for steeping on the go.
Next time I’ll go for a longer steep, but this is still lovely. So lovely. It’s not overly floral, nor is it artificial-tasting. It’s delicious and juicy and just the littlest bit tart. A lovely way to end this tea-filled day.