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Monday, May 9, 2022

David's Tea Company Loose Leaf Rooibos Tisane 'Jasmine Rooibos'

Tea: 
David's Tea Company Loose Leaf Rooibos a.k.a. Red Tisane (Tea is technically only from the camellia sinensis plant)  'Jasmine Rooibos'

Steep: 
10g
212°F
6 min
Adagio IngenuiTEA 16 oz 

Tasting Notes: 
Dry Leaf Smell: floral, jasmine, perfume
Steeped Tea Smell: rooibos, sweet, woody, hints floral
Flavor: hint floral at the front, sweet, hint floral at the end
Body: Medium
Aftertaste: woody finish
Liquor: orange red brown translucent

Comments: I would not have guessed that hibiscus was in there, tastes more like chamomile and jasmine and apples and rooibos

Post-Steep Additives: honey
Comments: more desert like

Resteep: 
weak, floral, like a chamomile tea with lemony finish

Rating: 2/4 leaves
Leaf system: 
1=Bleh! not again if it were free 
2=Acceptable, if it were free or there were limited other tea options 
3=I might purchase this tea from time to time, or select it while out 
4=A staple in our cupboard from now on, I will purchase and keep purchasing 

  • Purchase Link  https://www.davidstea.com/ca_en/tea/jasmine-rooibos/10907DT01VAR0090691.html 
  • Steepster Link  https://steepster.com/teas/davidstea/96114-jasmine-rooibos
  • YouTube Review https://youtu.be/4kc30EVenGw
  • TikTok Review https://www.tiktok.com/@circuitswan/video/7095564294900698414
  • Blog Post https://amazonv.blogspot.com/2022/05/davids-tea-company-loose-leaf-rooibos.html

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song tea company Loose Leaf Black Tea 'Wild Tree Yunnan Red'

Tea: 
song tea company Loose Leaf Black Tea 'Wild Tree Yunnan Red

Steep: 
2tsp
212°F
1 min
Adagio IngenuiTEA 16 oz 

Tasting Notes: 
Dry Leaf Smell: sweet and roasty
Steeped Tea Smell: bread, bakey, sweet
Flavor: sweet, earthy
Body: Medium 
Aftertaste: slightly astringent finish
Liquor: Translucent dark brown

Resteep: 
More earthy, astringent, roasty

Second Resteep: 
Watery, not worthwhile

Rating: 2/4 leaves
Leaf system: 
1=Bleh! not again if it were free 
2=Acceptable, if it were free or there were limited other tea options 
3=I might purchase this tea from time to time, or select it while out 
4=A staple in our cupboard from now on, I will purchase and keep purchasing 


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Disclaimer: 
All my reviews are as unbiased as possible, whether I buy or receive free product. I accept no other compensation other than free product.

Bokksu Company Teabag Green Tea 'First Flush Green Tea'

Tea: 
Bokksu Teabag Green Tea 'First Flush Green Tea' 

Steep: 
1 bag
175°F
1 min

Tasting Notes: 
Dry Leaf Smell: vegetal
Steeped Tea Smell: vegetal, fresh
Flavor: sweet, vegetal, slightly grassy
Body: Light
Aftertaste: hint grass
Liquor: cloudy translucent green-yellow

Resteep: 
2 minutes, more grassy but fine

Second Resteep: 
3 minutes, watery, not worthwhile

First Flush Green Tea from the Bokksu Sakura Premium Box

Unboxing: https://amazonvisrandom.blogspot.com/2022/05/sakura-premium-box.html 

Referral Link http://rwrd.io/k6m1phz (I get discounts on my future purchases if you use this)

Rating: 2/4 leaves

Leaf system: 
1=Bleh! not again if it were free 
2=Acceptable, if it were free or there were limited other tea options 
3=I might purchase this tea from time to time, or select it while out 
4=A staple in our cupboard from now on, I will purchase and keep purchasing 

  • YouTube Review https://youtu.be/cjrVvyn5s40
  • TikTok Review https://www.tiktok.com/@circuitswan/video/7095061020799995182
  • Blog Post https://amazonv.blogspot.com/2022/05/bokksu-company-teabag-green-tea-first.html

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All my reviews are as unbiased as possible, whether I buy or receive free product. I accept no other compensation other than free product.

Sunday, May 1, 2022

Song Tea Loose Leaf Herbal Tea 'meadow'

Tea: 
Song Tea Loose Leaf
Herbal Tisane  (Tea is technically only from the camellia sinensis plant)
'meadow'

Steep: 
3g
212°F
2.5min
kati loose tea system 12oz 

Tasting Notes: 
Dry Leaf Smell: spearmint
Steeped Tea Smell: herbs, minty, and lemongrass finish
Flavor: herbal, lemony, spearmint finish
Body: Medium
Aftertaste: cool mint 
Liquor: translucent green brown

Post-Steep Additives: honey
Comments: delicious

Resteep: 
Tasty!

Third steep: 
Watery, weak, not worthwhile

Rating: 3/4 leaves
Leaf system: 
1=Bleh! not again if it were free 
2=Acceptable, if it were free or there were limited other tea options 
3=I might purchase this tea from time to time, or select it while out 
4=A staple in our cupboard from now on, I will purchase and keep purchasing 

  • Purchase Link  https://songtea.com/collections/botanicals/products/meadow
  • Steepster Link  https://steepster.com/teas/song-tea-and-ceramics/100131-meadow
  • YouTube Review https://youtu.be/9gObMoJeu8c
  • TikTok Review https://www.tiktok.com/@circuitswan/video/7092900637343534378?is_copy_url=1&is_from_webapp=v1
  • Blog Post https://amazonv.blogspot.com/2022/05/song-tea-loose-leaf-herbal-tea-meadow.html

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Disclaimer: 
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Song Tea Company Loose Leaf Green Tea 'Fragrant Leaf'

Tea: 
Song Tea Company Loose Leaf Green Tea 'Fragrant Leaf'
from Sichuan

Steep: 
2tsp
160°F
1 min
kati loose tea system 12oz 

Tasting Notes: 
Dry Leaf Smell: cucumber fresh green, fresh mixed salad greens
Steeped Tea Smell: fresh spinach
Flavor: light crisp fresh cucumber salad, sweet finish
Body: Light
Aftertaste: hint grassy
Liquor: translucent light yellow green

Comments: beautiful long twisted leaves

Resteep: 
2 minutes
more vegetal and grassy
would try less time or temp next time

Third-Steep:
3 minutes
Bitter and watery
for sure need to change prep method

Rating: 3/4 leaves
Leaf system: 
1=Bleh! not again if it were free 
2=Acceptable, if it were free or there were limited other tea options 
3=I might purchase this tea from time to time, or select it while out 
4=A staple in our cupboard from now on, I will purchase and keep purchasing 

  • Purchase Link  https://songtea.com/collections/green-tea/products/fragrant-leaf?variant=12303449653336
  • Steepster Link  https://steepster.com/teas/song-tea-and-ceramics/59368-fragrant-leaf
  • YouTube Review https://youtu.be/01wmNhun5PI and resteep-https://youtube.com/shorts/QycNEvY2Y9E
  • TikTok Review https://www.tiktok.com/@circuitswan/video/7092521461318962474
  • Blog Post https://amazonv.blogspot.com/2022/05/song-tea-company-loose-leaf-green-tea.html

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Friday, April 29, 2022

David's Tea Loose Leaf Herbal Tisane 'pink flamingo'

Tea: 
David's Tea 
Loose Leaf
Herbal Tisane  (Tea is technically only from the camellia sinensis plant)
'pink flamingo' 

Steep: 
3 tsp
212°F
5+min
kati loose tea system 12oz 

Tasting Notes: 
Dry Leaf Smell: medicinal, citrus, lemongrass, herbs
Steeped Tea Smell: still medicinal, citrus, lemongrass
Flavor: nice citrusy-fruity punch
Body: Full 
Aftertaste: lemongrass and herbal
Liquor: dark red translucent

Comments: tastes better than it smells

Post-Steep Additives: honey
Comments: enjoyed it as a sweeter evening drink, but not different

Resteep: 
very weak, not worthwhile

Rating: 2/4 leaves
Leaf system: 
1=Bleh! not again if it were free 
2=Acceptable, if it were free or there were limited other tea options 
3=I might purchase this tea from time to time, or select it while out 
4=A staple in our cupboard from now on, I will purchase and keep purchasing 

  • Purchase https://www.davidstea.com/ca_en/tea/pink-flamingo-tea/10913DT01VAR0091155.html 
  • Steepster https://steepster.com/teas/davidstea/18249-pink-flamingo
  • YouTube Review https://youtu.be/Ro3eExyk9p4
  • TikTok Review https://www.tiktok.com/@circuitswan/video/7091778091160194347
  • Blog Post https://amazonv.blogspot.com/2022/04/davids-tea-loose-leaf-herbal-tisane_29.html

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