Another one from T by Daniel.
My friend, who convinced me to place my order in the first place, recommended this tea in particular over everything else on the site – which is why I ended up buying it. It did surprise me, though, that it’s a caramel themed tea that doesn’t actually have caramel in it, unless of course it’s one of the unspecified added flavours.
I steeped mine up with just a little bit of milk because I wanted it to cool down fast enough I could drink it right away for my lunch break at work. It’s actually pretty good; somewhat surprisingly I do actually get caramel from the overall profile. Caramel Popcorn, though? Not so much. In addition to caramel notes, it’s also quite nutty with sweet, and distinct almond and walnut popping out amongst the flavours. The black base is somewhat strong, with a malty and bready sort of flavour.
I actually liked the blend, but of the T by Daniel blends I’ve tried so far it’s not my favourite (which would be Rated R). I think it could actually be sweeter overall, and while I got caramel notes I don’t feel like I got nearly enough of them to feel like they warrant being the thing the blend is named for.
I’m sure I’ll experiment further with it because I did buy 50g, though.