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Style: Rooibos Chai / Spiced Rooibos – Region: Blend53 / 100 Aroma: 5/10 Flavor: 3/5 Value: 3/5 Overall: 5/10
Dec. 16th, 2016
The tea bag smells overwhelmingly like cinnamon and nothing else.Read Full Review
Upon brewing, the cinnamon is not quite as domineering, but it's still the principle aroma. I can smell the clove, but it's a struggle to notice the base rooibos. This herbal tea is initially smooth and easy to drink; there's little bitterness or as...
Style: Scottish Breakfast – Region: Blend97 / 100 Aroma: 9/10 Flavor: 5/5 Value: 5/5 Overall: 10/10
Nov. 28th, 2016
This tea was extraordinary and was one of the best blended teas I've ever tried. I do tend to really like Scottish Breakfast as a style of tea, and this was an unparalleled example of such.Read Full Review
The dry leaf has a pleasing aroma with a light hint of smoke, just what I'd expect: noticeable, but a bit less than in a Russi...
Style: Flavored Rooibos – Region: Blend53 / 100 Aroma: 6/10 Flavor: 3/5 Value: 2/5 Overall: 5/10
Mar. 22nd, 2016
I get the sense that other people would enjoy this more than I did.Read Full Review
Brews up a mellow cup with a mild chocolate aroma, reminding me a lot of halloween candy as a kid, but less artificial. It's not the richest aroma, but it becomes a little more complex on drinking. I can notice the rooibos, but it's not dominant. ...
Style: Irish Breakfast – Region: Blend63 / 100 Aroma: 6/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 4/5 Overall: 5/10
Mar. 15th, 2016
This was a humble flat paper tea bag that surprised me with its quality. It was very different from the Gold Blend (the one with the red label) from this same company.Read Full Review
Brews a very rich, dark cup that is thick and full-flavored. The aroma is strongly malty, and upon drinking the whole cup there's a hint of winterg...
Style: Chai / Spiced Tea – Region: Blend13 / 100 Aroma: 1/10 Flavor: 1/5 Value: 1/5 Overall: 1/10
Jan. 26th, 2016
This was the worst thing I've ever seen to come out of Starbucks and Teavana, and the worst thing I've seen associated with Oprah's name. It's an abomination, absolutely abhorrent.Read Full Review
The cup has an overwhelming aroma of fake cinnamon, like those fireball candies that I hated as a kid. If you like fireball candies (o...
Style: Chai / Spiced Tea – Region: Blend63 / 100 Aroma: 7/10 Flavor: 3/5 Value: 3/5 Overall: 6/10
Dec. 7th, 2015
Green chai is always a tricky one for me; I think of masala chai as being a blending tradition that is inextricably woven into the flavor profile of strong black teas. While traditional masala chai goes well with milk, I think of green tea as not going well with milk at all. I never know what to expect when I try a g...Read Full Review
Style: Black Tea – Region: Blend67 / 100 Aroma: 7/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 2/5 Overall: 7/10
Dec. 7th, 2015
Wow. This might be the best breakfast tea I've ever tried from a tea bag. This was in a box of Numi tea bags that my friend Emily gave me, thank you so much!Read Full Review
Very aromatic once brewed: the aroma is very complex too: malty, spicy, and with notes of hot chocolate and a hint of roast like black coffee. The overall ch...
Style: Russian Caravan – Region: Blend47 / 100 Aroma: 4/10 Flavor: 3/5 Value: 2/5 Overall: 5/10
Nov. 29th, 2015
A disappointing blend from a company that usually impresses me with their black teas. The one thing this tea had going for it though was that it was hearty and warming.Read Full Review
Dry leaf doesn't wow me, it has a mild, almost stale smell.
Upon brewing though, becomes much more pleasant. Aroma is oolong-like, like a dark,...
Style: Flavored Green Tea – Region: Blend73 / 100 Aroma: 8/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 2/5 Overall: 8/10
Nov. 25th, 2015
A smooth, creamy tea where the mint aroma is more evident than the base tea. Resteeps very well.Read Full Review
Sampled at the Starbucks in Newark, Delaware.
This is the tea that replaced, or corresponds fairly closely with, the old Tazo Zen, the combination of green tea with spearmint and lemon-scented herbs. Neither tea is a...
Style: Vanilla Black Tea – Region: Blend73 / 100 Aroma: 7/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 3/5 Overall: 8/10
Aug. 4th, 2015
This tea was surprisingly good and I think was one of the best flavored teas that I've tried yet from Mighty Leaf, definitely my favorite black tea of theirs too. Served in Central Perk Coffee Shop in Newark, DE.Read Full Review
The base tea has a strong warming quality and is rich and aromatic. On the website, I see they list te...
Style: English Breakfast – Region: Blend80 / 100 Aroma: 8/10 Flavor: 5/5 Value: 4/5 Overall: 7/10
Jul. 21st, 2015
Served at Notting Hill coffee shop in Lewes, DE.Read Full Review
An outstanding English Breakfast blend: robust and strong, with a rich and complex aroma. The aroma is slightly malty, and has noticeable wintergreen notes.
Flavor is very bold and rich; flavor is both bitter and savory, and astringency is fairly strong; be carefu...
Style: Black Tea – Region: Blend83 / 100 Aroma: 8/10 Flavor: 5/5 Value: 4/5 Overall: 8/10
May. 8th, 2015
Another outstanding and powerful black tea blend from Upton. This was also one of my all-time favorite blends from Upton.Read Full Review
The dry leaf of this blend, which consists of quite large pieces of leaf, has a strong and wonderful aroma, lightly smoky, spicy, and fruity, with floral hints, suggesting rose.
Flavor is bri...
Style: Irish Breakfast – Region: Blend87 / 100 Aroma: 8/10 Flavor: 5/5 Value: 5/5 Overall: 8/10
Apr. 30th, 2015
A classic, yet exemplary Irish Breakfast tea: true to the style, but also top-quality. My favorite Irish Breakfast tea yet.Read Full Review
Dry leaf is dark and smell pleasant, fruity (like dried fruit), malty, and slightly spicy.
The brewed cup is strong and smells surprisingly much of wintergreen, which I love. There are als...
Style: Scottish Breakfast – Region: Blend90 / 100 Aroma: 9/10 Flavor: 5/5 Value: 5/5 Overall: 8/10
Apr. 29th, 2015
This was an absolutely delightful tea that was definitely my favorite blend from Upton and one of my favorites among all black tea blends. The perfect balance of strength and smoothness.Read Full Review
Dry leaf is finely broken but has a very pleasant aroma, and quite complex. There are notes of malt and fruit, especially the fr...
Style: Ostfriesen Tea (East Frisian Tea) – Region: Blend87 / 100 Aroma: 8/10 Flavor: 5/5 Value: 5/5 Overall: 8/10
Apr. 14th, 2015
An excellent blend for an excellent price, that I can see pleasing both connoisseurs and lovers of strong black teas. Potent but smooth and also complex.Read Full Review
Dry leaf, which is intact and wiry, has a very pleasing aroma with strong vegetal notes.
Upon brewing, produces a dark, rich, but mellow cup which reminds me a...
Style: English Breakfast – Region: Blend53 / 100 Aroma: 5/10 Flavor: 3/5 Value: 2/5 Overall: 6/10
Mar. 31st, 2015
A classic, prototypical English Breakfast tea of average quality. Goes well with milk and probably better suited to people who (unlike me) drink their tea with milk.Read Full Review
A CTC (broken, mechanically-processed) tea; the dry leaf isn't terribly aromatic, but has a pleasant slightly malty aroma.
Produces a very dark cup...
Style: Russian Caravan – Region: Blend53 / 100 Aroma: 5/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 3/5 Overall: 4/10
Mar. 19th, 2015
The dry leaf of this just smells like Lapsang Souchong. It also has an ununusual, hetereogeneous shape. One tea, presumably the souchong, has very long, wiry leaves, whereas the others are much shorter. This makes me wonder if the leaves would separate if stored in a large container and shaken around enough.Read Full Review
Style: Black Tea – Region: Blend63 / 100 Aroma: 6/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 4/5 Overall: 5/10
Mar. 9th, 2015
Quite good for a flat tea bag.Read Full Review
Brews up a very dark, opaque liquor. Malty aroma, a lot like an Assam or Irish Breakfast blend. Bold flavor, moderate astringency but still smoother than average for a tea bag of this strength.
I only steeped once, just under 3 minutes, and it produced good results. The tea was s...
Style: Chai / Spiced Tea – Region: Blend60 / 100 Aroma: 6/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 2/5 Overall: 6/10
Mar. 6th, 2015
A smooth, mild chai that was pleasant to drink but disappointing in its lack of strength and cinnamon-heavy spice blend. Sampled at Velvet Sky bakery.Read Full Review
This tea was surprisingly weak and unsatisfying, even when brewed using more leaf than I normally use. I'm also not crazy about the combination of spices. Cinnamon ...
Style: Earl Grey Tea – Region: Blend30 / 100 Aroma: 2/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 1/5 Overall: 2/10
Feb. 17th, 2015
This tea is sold as an Earl Grey, but the leaf smells really, really different from what I expect. I do notice bergamot, but there are a lot of other aromas in there, and it smells cloying, more like potpourri than a flavored black tea.Read Full Review
Upon brewing, I find I like the aroma even less, because the bergamot is even m...
Style: Wellness Tea / Medicinal Tea – Region: Blend50 / 100 Aroma: 5/10 Flavor: 3/5 Value: 3/5 Overall: 4/10
Jan. 20th, 2015
This herbal tea was a little bit odd tasting. I didn't know that it was a probiotic when I tried it; I had it in a cafe.Read Full Review
It didn't taste much at all like any other lemon ginger blends I have tried previously. I can't notice much ginger at all, and the lemon is also mild. I normally like lemon ginger herbal teas b...
Style: English Breakfast – Region: Blend80 / 100 Aroma: 7/10 Flavor: 5/5 Value: 4/5 Overall: 8/10
Jan. 15th, 2015
Definitely one of the best English Breakfast teas I've sampled. A somewhat subdued tea that was slow to infuse, but became quite robust if steeped long enough. Quite different from a typical breakfast tea.Read Full Review
The dry leaf, which is fairly large pieces of leaf that are tightly rolled, smelled slightly of cocoa, but wa...
Style: Fruit Black Tea – Region: Blend40 / 100 Aroma: 4/10 Flavor: 2/5 Value: 2/5 Overall: 4/10
Jan. 14th, 2015
I tend not to like these sorts of fruit-flavored blends, and this was no exception. Sampled at Velvet Sky in Jenkintown.Read Full Review
The dry leaf has a cloying raspberry aroma.
Upon brewing, produces a bright red cup that seems to smell more like raspberry jam (and a bit like strawberry) than anything else. Flavor is quite...
Style: Earl Grey Tea – Region: Blend63 / 100 Aroma: 6/10 Flavor: 3/5 Value: 3/5 Overall: 7/10
Jan. 10th, 2015
A relatively bold-flavored Earl Grey, strong on the bergamot, and a little perfumey. Another sample brought back from Germany.Read Full Review
The leaf is broken, but the pieces of leaf are relatively large. Leaf is very aromatic, and smells fresh, and mostly of bergamot.
Brewed as recommended, 2 minutes, produces a richly col...
Style: Earl Grey Tea – Region: Blend40 / 100 Aroma: 5/10 Flavor: 2/5 Value: 1/5 Overall: 4/10
Jan. 3rd, 2015
Sampled in a Panera bread in suburban Delaware. Worth trying, but I wouldn't get it again; I tend not to like decaf teas, and I thought this was towards the lower end of decaf teas I've tried.Read Full Review
The tea bag sinks to the bottom of the cup and requires stirring to mix up the flavor. Pleasantly aromatic, and smell like...
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