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Heather J.

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Member since Apr. 19th, 2017. Reviewed 44 teas.

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Sweet Rose Tulsi Tea from Organic India

Style: Herbal Tea – Region: ?????

95 / 100 Aroma: 8/10 Flavor: 5/5 Value: 4/5
Dec. 1st, 2018

I really enjoy this tea a lot! It’s super relaxing and I feel good when I drink it. This tea is not astringent or bitter at all which I like! I really love how this tea tastes! The flavor is hard to describe, it has a pleasant herbal and slightly floral taste. I will definitely be buying this tea again, very enjoyabl...

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Peppermint from Adagio Teas

Style: Peppermint Tea – Region: ?????

58 / 100 Aroma: 8/10 Flavor: 2/5 Value: 2/5
Nov. 29th, 2018

I really enjoy the strong peppermint smell of this tea! It tastes decent but it's a bit too bitter for my taste unfortunately. People who are less sensitive to bitter tastes may find it just fine though! One thing I do really like though is the cooling sensation the mint gives me in my throat. This may be a good tea to...

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Kava Stress Relief® from Yogi Tea

Style: Wellness Tea / Medicinal Tea – Region: Blend

72 / 100 Aroma: 9/10 Flavor: 3/5 Value: 3/5
Nov. 29th, 2018

The thing that really stands out to me is how good this tea smells! It smells a bit sweet and like cinnamon which I really enjoy. The flavor is good at first but it leaves a slightly bitter and astringent aftertaste. I think the bitterness may be from the cardamom in the tea. Overall this is a decent cup of tea and it ...

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Organic English Breakfast from Harney and Sons

Style: English Breakfast – Region: China

69 / 100 Aroma: 7/10 Flavor: 3/5 Value: 2/5
Nov. 29th, 2018

For an English breakfast tea I think this one is pretty good! I’m picky about black teas in general because I don’t like when they are too astringent or bitter. This tea isn’t too astringent at all though! However it was a little bitter, but overall it tasted pretty decent. The aroma is good and mild and smells l...

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Egyptian Licorice from Yogi Tea

Style: Wellness Tea / Medicinal Tea – Region: Blend

91 / 100 Aroma: 8/10 Flavor: 5/5 Value: 3/5
Nov. 28th, 2018

I really like this tea so much! I enjoy licorice teas in general for their natural sweetness and this one in particular is pretty strong which I like. I know some people wouldn’t like it because of how sweet it is, so this definitely isn’t for everyone. I don’t even have much of a sweet tooth normally but there...

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Breathe Deep from Yogi Tea

Style: Wellness Tea / Medicinal Tea – Region: ?????

93 / 100 Aroma: 7/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 3/5
Nov. 28th, 2018

I really enjoy this tea, I like this particular blend of herbs! It’s actually pretty sweet even though it doesn’t have any artificial sweeteners or sugars, which is a big plus for me. Even though it has very strong herbs like ginger and mint, it doesn’t taste too overwhelming at all. It’s actually very soothing...

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Decaffeinated Earl Grey from Harney and Sons

Style: Earl Grey Tea – Region: Blend

50 / 100 Aroma: 4/10 Flavor: 2/5 Value: 3/5
Nov. 28th, 2018

I don't hate this tea but I really don't like it either. It costs 24 cents per cup and I can have much better black tea for cheaper than that so it's not worth it for me. The aroma is very faint and just smells like black tea. This tea tastes smooth but its also kind of plain. The aftertaste kind of tastes like paper t...

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Chai Vanilla Caramel from Tazo Tea

Style: Chai / Spiced Tea – Region: Blend

60 / 100 Aroma: 8/10 Flavor: 2/5 Value: 4/5
Nov. 28th, 2018

This isn't the best chai I've had but it's tolerable and if someone made it for me I would drink it again. I had mine without milk but I have a feeling it would be better with milk. On the plus side it's a fairly easy to find and it's affordable, I saw it being sold for $3.29 for 20 teabags. If you're a bigger fan of c...

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Paris (Teabags) from Harney and Sons

Style: Miscellaneous Blend – Region: Blend

20 / 100 Aroma: 2/10 Flavor: 1/5 Value: 3/5
Nov. 27th, 2018

Smells very fruity but not in a very pleasant way, it kind of smells like grape cough syrup to me. I’m not a huge fan of the taste either, it’s pretty watery and leaves an artificial after taste in my mouth. It’s not astringent or bitter which is how I normally like my tea, but this tea is so bad that I wouldn't ...

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Premium Oolong Tea from Prince of Peace

Style: Oolong Tea – Region: ?????

74 / 100 Aroma: 7/10 Flavor: 2/5 Value: 5/5
Nov. 26th, 2018

This tea smells sort of roasted yet mild. It is smooth and not very astringent or bitter at all, which I love! The flavor is pretty mild though but maybe I could fix that if I steep it for longer. Overall this tea doesn’t wow me so much but it is still pretty nice and for how cheap it is it’s a really good option i...

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Girindra Assam Spring Organic Factory Black from TEAORB

Style: Assam – Region: Bongaigaon, Assam, India

87 / 100 Aroma: 7/10 Flavor: 5/5 Value: 4/5
Feb. 4th, 2018

I would drink this every morning, it's just so good. Pleasant but nondescript. Smooth tasting, medium body. This tea is not very astringent. I dislike astringent things. It's worth the price. Tastes just as good resteeped.

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Rooibos Chai (Formerly Ruby Chai) from Numi Organic Tea

Style: Rooibos Chai / Spiced Rooibos – Region: Blend

80 / 100 Aroma: 8/10 Flavor: 3/5 Value: 4/5
Dec. 19th, 2017

I don’t like chai teas as much normally but this one I do actually like, probably because it also has rooibos which is good! It smells strongly of nutmeg and I enjoy that. The flavor is really pleasant and reminds me of the holidays. I would definitely drink this again! The only reason I didn’t give this a higher s...

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Hot Cinnamon Spice (Sachets) from Harney and Sons

Style: Flavored Black Tea – Region: Blend

84 / 100 Aroma: 10/10 Flavor: 3/5 Value: 3/5
Dec. 19th, 2017

I really like herbal tea, which is why I rated this one pretty high. This herbal tea in particular was really good though, much better than celestial seasonings in my opinion. The flavor is very smooth and not astringent at all and it has a very cinnamon and sweet flavor. It says this tea has no sugar added, but it tas...

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Disha Assam Summer Organic Factory Black from TEAORB

Style: Assam – Region: Dibrugarh, Assam, India

83 / 100 Aroma: 6/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 3/5
Dec. 9th, 2017

This tea tastes sort of bready and soapy at the same time, but in a good way. It's not too strong and not too astringent, which is good. It's a nice tea to have with bland foods because stronger foods would overpower the flavor of the tea. Overall this was a pretty decent tea, however, there are much cheaper tea that I...

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Scottish Breakfast from Murchie's Tea & Coffee Ltd

Style: Scottish Breakfast – Region: Blend

85 / 100 Aroma: 8/10 Flavor: 5/5 Value: 4/5
Oct. 29th, 2017

This tea is very good for a typical black tea. At around 20 cents per cup, it is a pretty decent value. It is very thick bodied and strong and it's a great tea to start my morning off with! It is also really interesting because, although its very similar to an english breakfast tea, it's slightly smokier and has a grea...

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English Breakfast from Benner Tea Co

Style: English Breakfast – Region: ?????

30 / 100 Aroma: 3/10 Flavor: 1/5 Value: 2/5
Sep. 11th, 2017

This tea isn't super great, but it's definitely not the worst thing. The price is pretty good, $1.20 for a box of 20 bags. However, there are teas that are the same price but are much better quality.

The flavor was decent for the first couple of sips, it had a sort of floral taste. Quickly though, my mouth began to ...

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Zen Filterbags from Tazo Tea

Style: Flavored Green Tea – Region: ?????

40 / 100 Aroma: 3/10 Flavor: 2/5 Value: 3/5
Aug. 9th, 2017

Not exactly my cup of tea (lol, puns) but for a flavored herbal tea it was pretty decent, based on other ones I've tried. On the plus side it was not very astringent at all, but unfortunately it tasted oddly soap-like and weird to me.

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Colombian Black Tea from Simpson & Vail

Style: Black Tea – Region: Colombia

95 / 100 Aroma: 10/10 Flavor: 5/5 Value: 4/5
Aug. 6th, 2017

This tea smells floral and fruity. The taste is light and not very astringent but it has a subtle and pleasant bitterness to it. Even though it's lighter bodied, I felt full after drinking it. It's a very satisfying tea and worth the money. Also, this tea is unusually good when you re-steep it, it still maintains much ...

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Keemun Full Leaf Tea from Foojoy

Style: Keemun – Region: Anhui, China

90 / 100 Aroma: 10/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 5/5
Jul. 16th, 2017

For such a cheap tea it's really good, it's very aromatic and flavorful. It's very interesting and has a lot of character. The smell is kind of a weird burnt smokey smell which I actually really enjoy, and the taste is consistent with that smell. The taste is very smokey and warm and thick so it's a very comforting tea...

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