1113 Tasting Notes
First tasting note in a long time! I used to write tasting notes at work all the time but we’ve been SWAMPED lately.
I recently ran out of flavored matcha and decided to finally place a 3 Leaf tea order. I believe it was thelastdodo who gave me a sample of their coconut matcha a while back. I love coconut and for the price their flavored matchas are a steal. I ordered a large package of coconut matcha and a sample of the raspberry. I drank the raspberry in cold milk with no sweetner this morning and it was very nice! Not artificial or weird tasting at all. This is one I will pick up more of in the future along with the coconut of course :)
Refreshingly different! I am drinking it grandpa style and really enjoying how long it lingers on my palate :)
I haven’t had yabao in over a year. I do enjoy it from time to time. It makes me curious to try an aged version.
Thanks for the swap LuckyMe!
My ShanLinXi from Beautiful Taiwan was labeled “2015 premium.” I’m going to assume that this is the same tea but forgive me if it is not.
I have been so happy with all my BTT oolongs! This was no exception. It started out SO SWEET! Very lightly vegetal and slightly mineral…later steepings became more vegetal and got increasingly buttery. The mouthfeel is silky and amazing. MMMMmmmmm goood tea :)
I drank through all of the green tea samples I got from Beautiful Taiwan this week! Next week will be Oolong Time :D
This Fish Hook and the Dragonwell were my top favorite greens. This one is sweet and vegetal and addictive. I think I SLIGHTLY preferred the dragonwell for its complexity, but I would certainly not turn down more of this one or the other green I tried from BTT, the Twisted Green.
Very impressed with all the offering so far. Seems to be a top notch seller for sure :D
Wow another winner from Beautiful Taiwan!
This white is extremely creamy and malty, with hints of hay. There is a nutty note too. Super thick and mouth coating liquor. Resteeps very well. Not sure I’ve ever had a white tea this addictive! Each steep became sweeter than the last. Charming tea :)
Saturday my husband and I spent the day in Indianapolis. We attended the State Fair Brewer’s Cup because my husband had some homebrew beer in the contest, and before that we met Paul from Beautiful Taiwan in Carmel IN to taste some of his teas and chat and buy samples from him. Paul was so nice and so knowledgeable about his teas and the farmers and farms they came from! This was the first tea I tried when we got back home. Pictures!
This was a stunning and complex tea. I really really enjoyed it. Lots of malty notes that opened up into fruity and sweet. I wish I had taken notes while I drank it yesterday but I was running around the house in between steeps doing laundry and cleaning the house after my trip. Anyway, I can’t wait to try the rest of my BTT samples if this is any indication of the quality! :D
Yum this is tasty tea! Thank you for the sample Marzipan
I’m not sure I can pick out the individual dried fruits or anything like that, but it is nice and has a faint warm spice note along with the sort of fruity flavor. Anyway, it’s tasty and I will gladly finish my sample but am not rushing out to buy any either. That may not be a reflection on the teas as much as it is a reflection on my lack of enthusiasm for flavored teas of late.