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Megan E

(6 reviews)
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Darjeeling from Twinings

Style: Darjeeling Black Tea – Region: Darjeeling, India

53 / 100 Aroma: 3/10 Flavor: 3/5 Value: 3/5
Jun. 26th, 2010

This tea is fully decent - I'd say it's better than what most of Twinings puts out. That said, it's not a great tea. The smell is blah. The tea tastes great at the first sip, but then lingers with a bit of cardboard. I think a little bit of lemon or mint would fix that though.

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No.1 Tippy Orthodox GFOP Darjeeling from Upton Tea Imports

Style: Darjeeling Black Tea – Region: Darjeeling, India

73 / 100 Aroma: 7/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 4/5
Jun. 25th, 2010

This tea smells simply luscious - it's scent has a mossy, earthy quality, with some fruity hints on top. It tastes lovely iced - it starts out with a deep flavor, and then has a sweet aftertaste that lingers a bit. Even though I used a good amount of tea to brew this, the flavor is still light.

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JGS1122

(66 reviews)
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Korakundah Estate Organic FOP from Chado Tea

Style: Black Tea – Region: Nilgiri, India

100 / 100 Aroma: 10/10 Flavor: 5/5 Value: 5/5
Jun. 18th, 2010

Subtle flavor. I like it plain, great for after dinner.

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synth

(31 reviews)
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Arya Ruby (Tippy) also known as 'Moonbeam' 2009 from Thunderbolt Tea

Style: Darjeeling Second Flush – Region: Darjeeling, India

73 / 100 Aroma: 7/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 3/5
Jun. 13th, 2010

this seems like a well-balanced 2nd flush darjeeling. i imagine that this is basically what an archetypical 2nd flush tea should be. some muskiness, nuttiness, bitterness, and astringency. no single element is really overwhelming.
good tea

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Giddapahar Musk (DJ 29) 2009 from Thunderbolt Tea

Style: Darjeeling Second Flush – Region: Darjeeling, India

77 / 100 Aroma: 7/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 4/5
Jun. 13th, 2010

the dry leaves have a chocolaty and nutty aroma.
the musky flavor and aroma does come out when brewed. a somewhat nutty flavor. a fairly well balanced second-flush darjeeling at a pretty good value. i drink this one regularly.

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Risheehat SFTGFOP1 Wiry [DJ 562] 2009 from Thunderbolt Tea

Style: Darjeeling Autumnal Flush – Region: Darjeeling, India

70 / 100 Aroma: 7/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 3/5
Jun. 13th, 2010

very fruity indeed; it's one of the most naturally fruity teas i've tried. very pleasant flavor.
not a lot of bitterness.
definitely a tea i return to frequently.

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Goomtee FTGFOP1 Yellow Tea 2009 from Thunderbolt Tea

Style: Yellow Tea – Region: Darjeeling, India

50 / 100 Aroma: 6/10 Flavor: 2/5 Value: 3/5
Jun. 13th, 2010

the dry leaves and liquor have a rich, chocolate-like aroma.
i brewed ~10oz, 195F, 3min.
somewhat nutty flavor, but quite bitter.
not terribly impressed with this one.

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Taharka

(4 reviews)
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#209 - Lady Londonderry from Tealuxe

Style: Flavored Black Tea – Region: India

73 / 100 Aroma: 7/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 4/5
Jun. 9th, 2010

An above average tea, to be sure, but nothing special here. The aroma and flavor are both what you'd expect, just well done.

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#119 - Pumpkin Spice Chai from Tealuxe

Style: Chai / Spiced Tea – Region: India

70 / 100 Aroma: 9/10 Flavor: 2/5 Value: 3/5
Jun. 9th, 2010

The aroma is fantastic. It smells like a cool autumn night. However the flavor fails to deliver on the aroma, tasting like not much at all. Overall it's above average, due to the aroma, but there are a lot of other teas that are more worth your time.

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Alex Zorach

(1402 reviews)
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Arya Topaz - Organic Darjeeling Oolong Tea 2009 from Thunderbolt Tea

Style: Darjeeling Oolong – Region: Darjeeling, India

53 / 100 Aroma: 5/10 Flavor: 3/5 Value: 3/5
May. 28th, 2010

Thank you Synth for sending me this one, and Marlena for sending some more. =)

This tea is VERY difficult to brew well, and is affected in major ways by subtle differences in water temperature and steeping time. That said, I've tried brewing this one multiple ways and I've gotten significantly better at brewing it,...

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morning glory

(27 reviews)
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Chai from Tetley Tea

Style: Chai / Spiced Tea – Region: India

37 / 100 Aroma: 3/10 Flavor: 2/5 Value: 2/5
May. 25th, 2010

i didn't enjoy this at all... the smell is boring, the "spice flavors" are practically nonexistent... this tea is just plain disappointing. i used one or two tea bags and then let the canister sit in the darkest recesses of the cupboard for ages.

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Darjeeling from Twinings

Style: Darjeeling Black Tea – Region: Darjeeling, India

93 / 100 Aroma: 8/10 Flavor: 5/5 Value: 5/5
May. 22nd, 2010

i am just your average tea drinker, not really a connoisseur, just a chick who loves tea. this is the only darjeeling i've ever tried, but i really loved it. i remember the first cup i ever drank, it was quite an experience. i was very impressed. the flavor was so... intricate, somehow.

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Alex Zorach

(1402 reviews)
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Assam Gold Rain Black Tea from Teavana

Style: Assam – Region: Assam, India

67 / 100 Aroma: 7/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 3/5
May. 2nd, 2010

The dry leaf is by far the fruitiest-smelling Assam that I have yet encountered...but upon brewing it's a little less fruity. This is a very strong tea...when brewed it's maltier than fruity, and has a fairly tannic aftertaste like Teavana describes. Bitter and somewhat astringent...I've had much smoother Assams.

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synth

(31 reviews)
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Darjeeling 2nd Flush Muscatel from Rishi Tea

Style: Darjeeling Second Flush – Region: Darjeeling, India

67 / 100 Aroma: 7/10 Flavor: 3/5 Value: 2/5
Apr. 30th, 2010

aroma:
dry leaves: prominent grape muscatel note. floral. somewhat sweet.
liquor: sweet, floral, hint of muscatel.

flavor: sweet, floral, hint of muscatel. has some bitterness and astringency. slightly acidic. very tasty.

in the semi-near future, i'll have several darjeelings to sample. after i become mor...

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Aged Earl Grey™ - Bergamot Black from Numi Organic Tea

Style: Earl Grey Tea – Region: Assam, India

57 / 100 Aroma: 6/10 Flavor: 3/5 Value: 2/5
Apr. 30th, 2010

this is alright as earl greys go, but certainly not excellent. the bergamot was not as strong as i like it. smooth.

kind of expensive. there are better earl greys out there... my favorite is zhena's gypsy - uplifting earl grey. earl grey supreme by rishi is also good.

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Organic Darjeeling from California Tea House

Style: Darjeeling Second Flush – Region: Darjeeling, India

57 / 100 Aroma: 6/10 Flavor: 3/5 Value: 3/5
Apr. 30th, 2010

aroma:
dry leaves: spicy. just a hint of fruity muscatel.
liquor: rich, faintly sweet

flavor: somewhat bitter, slightly astringent, very faintly sweet and fruity.

while this is a good tea, it's nothing special.

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Alex Zorach

(1402 reviews)
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India Breakfast Tulsi Tea from Organic India

Style: Flavored Black Tea – Region: India

70 / 100 Aroma: 6/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 4/5
Apr. 29th, 2010

This tea is smooth and balanced and the way it makes you feel is smooth and balanced as well. It's a bit like a masal chai/spiced tea since the tulsi imparts clove and other spicy aromas. The tulsi is strong enough that I can't really say all that much about the quality of the tea, but whatever tea is used blends wel...

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Katie

(2 reviews)
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India Breakfast Tulsi Tea from Organic India

Style: Flavored Black Tea – Region: India

53 / 100 Aroma: 4/10 Flavor: 3/5 Value: 2/5
Apr. 28th, 2010

A good way to get caffeine and apparently help allergies at the same time!

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Kathy

(5 reviews)
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Season's Pick Tindharia FTGFOP from Upton Tea Imports

Style: Darjeeling Black Tea – Region: Darjeeling, India

73 / 100 Aroma: 6/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 5/5
Apr. 22nd, 2010

This makes a pleasant cup, and Upton's Season's Picks are a great value.

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Alex Zorach

(1402 reviews)
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Afternoon Darjeeling Tea Bags from Taylors of Harrogate

Style: Darjeeling Black Tea – Region: Darjeeling, India

47 / 100 Aroma: 4/10 Flavor: 3/5 Value: 3/5
Apr. 16th, 2010

Fruity, even for a Darjeeling, and mellow, except for some very strong objectionable qualities that emerge. There's a harshness in the aroma that I could do without...the aftertaste is also very tannic even though at first this tea tastes smooth. Astringent for a Darjeeling.

Disappointing. Definitely recognizable...

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English Breakfast from Hampstead Tea

Style: English Breakfast – Region: India

63 / 100 Aroma: 5/10 Flavor: 3/5 Value: 4/5
Apr. 2nd, 2010

Aroma is rice-like, and very slightly malty, with a slight hint of smokiness, and somewhat fruity. Most of these qualities are very subtle. It's hard to say whether the aroma is balanced or muddled...it somehow straddles these two possibilities. I am not crazy about how the different aspects of the aroma blend toget...

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Rob S

(5 reviews)
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Berry Black™ - Raspberry Darjeeling Black Tea from Numi Organic Tea

Style: Fruit Black Tea – Region: Darjeeling, India

70 / 100 Aroma: 7/10 Flavor: 3/5 Value: 4/5
Mar. 25th, 2010

Certainly one of the better bagged teas I've tried and one I really enjoyed.

The fruit taste can get a little strong if the tea is steeped more than about 4 minutes, i've found that 3-4 minutes with hotter water is just about perfect.

Nice aroma, and well balanced, the fruit does not overpower the darjeeling fl...

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Linda Martin

(50 reviews)
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Holy Basil Purple Leaf from Upton Tea Imports

Style: Tulsi / Holy Basil – Region: India

87 / 100 Aroma: 6/10 Flavor: 5/5 Value: 5/5
Mar. 20th, 2010

This is a very calming tea. Much more effective than chamomile. Over the years, this has become my favorite tea. Ever.

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Alex Zorach

(1402 reviews)
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Darjeeling from Darvilles of Windsor

Style: Darjeeling Black Tea – Region: Darjeeling, India

67 / 100 Aroma: 8/10 Flavor: 3/5 Value: 4/5
Mar. 10th, 2010

This tea's complexity surprised me! Unusually vegetal for a black tea, with a hint of savory qualities. Dark in color, and full-bodied, but delicate. Fairly bitter, especially in the aftertaste...moderately tannic and astringent.

The aroma of this tea would place it on par with some of the better single-estate Da...

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Rene

(18 reviews)
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Darjeeling Black Tea from Bigelow Tea

Style: Darjeeling Black Tea – Region: Darjeeling, India

40 / 100 Aroma: 4/10 Flavor: 2/5 Value: 3/5
Mar. 9th, 2010

This tea is incredibly resilient, it is hard to over brew! While it's fragrance is fair-good it tastes flat.

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