Oh, so nice! This leans sharply to the maple side of the name and is creamy and pancakey—more so than Celestial Seasonings’ version which compared to CuppaGeek, now comes off a little thin and artificial.
“Oh, so nice! This leans sharply to the maple side of the name and is creamy and pancakey—more so than Celestial Seasonings’ version which compared to CuppaGeek, now comes off a little thin and...” Read full tasting note
“I’ve been craving maple, and this didn’t quite hit the spot, but it’s a decent cup of tea. It reminds me of the flavor used in Adagio’s maple creme oolong, which always hit me as more smoky/woody...” Read full tasting note
“This was a little too drying and ginger heavy for me personally but I liked the combination of maple and ginger a lot – there’s a lot of interest and fun to be had this with this juxtaposition of...” Read full tasting note
“2021 sipdown no. 29 In juxtaposition to most notes I saw on this one, I am getting a fair amount of heat from the ginger and less maple. I was hoping for the opposite, but still a tasty cuppa. The...” Read full tasting note
Crisp fall like flavors that can be enjoyed all season long! This tea does not disappoint.
blended with oolong tea, apple pieces, cinnamon, maple flavor, cardamom, safflower, natural cream flavoring, cloves, marshmallow root, cinnamon chips, organic vanilla flavoringeach serving of this tea can be steeped multiple times
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I’ve been craving maple, and this didn’t quite hit the spot, but it’s a decent cup of tea. It reminds me of the flavor used in Adagio’s maple creme oolong, which always hit me as more smoky/woody than maple. I get a bit of earthy ginger as well, which goes well with that woodiness. It tastes nice enough with some milk, but it’s far from a favorite.
This was a little too drying and ginger heavy for me personally but I liked the combination of maple and ginger a lot – there’s a lot of interest and fun to be had this with this juxtaposition of sweet brown flavour with it’s kind of woody undertones and spicy, hot ginger. I loved the base choice too – leans well into the more natural and earthy notes (“sap like” if you will) of maple that sometimes feel very neglected/forgotten. Gonna try this with milk though, because I think that will balance the dryness and ginger heavy aspects for me…
2021 sipdown no. 29
In juxtaposition to most notes I saw on this one, I am getting a fair amount of heat from the ginger and less maple. I was hoping for the opposite, but still a tasty cuppa. The ginger is not as intense as I’ve had in other teas, so I am grateful for that.
All in all, not a bad cup to enjoy this afternoon.
Cameron has really got me thinking on the teapots we have and perhaps soon I’ll have to make up a whole pot instead go just my normal mug. :)
Advent Day 23, From the Depths of the Grab Bag
“The dry smell was, uh, like chocolate or chicory. And, uh, wet smells like, uh, like a chicory tea, like it’s supposed to taste like chocolate or vanilla. Cinnamon. Star anise. heh heh heh All I can smell is that perfumey smell. It tastes alright. It’s okay. It’s not bad. I’d say it’s a, uh 6 to.. 6.5. Maybe it’s got some kinda black tea or some kinda tea that tastes dry on your tongue. Unless it’s got some chamomile or something in it. Let’s see, does it have any fruity in it? I can’t smell any fruity. It kinda tastes like that Celestial Seasoning one that’s supposed to taste like ‘Get up in the Morning Tea.’ Okay, so what is it?”
“Oh yeah, ginger but it’s so overpowered by the maple.”
It’s got oolong tea which is probably giving you the—
Aaaand [the rest of the ingredients].
“Okay. Tell everybody out there if they have a good tea they want to send me, I’ll give a professional critique!”
Cuppageek Advent Day 15
This was my random pull today! I made it in my Kamjove and combined three steeps together. In this small Kamjove, the third steep doesn’t immediately run out because the water level is above the level in the steeper so you have to go ahead and pour and then press the button again so the rest of steep three runs out and doesn’t oversteep.
This is maple forward which suits me just fine! I don’t like hot ginger but I don’t mind a bit of warming or a sparkle from it. This one was not too hot for me.
It reminds me of Cinnamon Sugar Cookie but has a little more body and flavor than that one, so I think I like this one better!
I would say this has medium body. If you sweeten your tea – I do not usually – it would be cool to try this two ways, comparing a bit of sugar or a bit of maple syrup. If I had a whole bag of it, I would try it as a latte using maple syrup to sweeten!
As a plain tea with no additions, it was a very nice afternoon treat with my biscotti.
CuppaGeek Advent Calendar – Day 13
When I bought the advent, I decided to pick up some samples as well. I avoided the holiday-themed teas because I assumed they would be in the advent. This was one I wasn’t expecting in the advent so I purchased a sample and have gotten around to it yet. So here’s hoping I like it… It smells very deliciously maple…
I definitely get maple as the focus. Ginger and oolong are also prominent flavors, just below the maple. I think the cardamom in this is throwing me though since it is also a prominent flavor and it is sort of fighting for attention.
CuppaGeek Advent Calendar, December 10
14 days remaining. It flies!
2 steeps today, 5 and approximately 10 minutes long.
First steep was full of maple syrup for me, but ginger was lacking, it is rather bit on creamy cinnamony note. It reminded me a lot a Mornin’ Waffles, maybe with bit less sweetness.. The cinnamon was strong. In second steep I notice some tingling ginger, but weak. Unfortunately, I expected something else than maple syrup & cinnamon tea. The ginger is indeed missing here. It’s tasty nevertheless.
Flavors: Cinnamon, Creamy, Maple Syrup