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Member since Jun. 24th, 2010. Reviewed 11 teas.

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Acai Matcha (Acai Matcha Latte) from Shanti Tea

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

77 / 100 Aroma: 8/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 3/5
Feb. 16th, 2011

Making the tea, the cup of tea is much darker green than I have seen matcha get. It is a sweet smelling tea.

The tea is not as bitter as some matchas that I have had. The Acai berry that has been added to the tea makes it a little sweeter.The tea is sweeter sort of with a tangy after taste to it. It doesn’t t...

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Imperial Dragonwell (Long Jing) from Shanti Tea

Style: Dragon Well (Long Jing) – Region: Zhejiang, China

80 / 100 Aroma: 7/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 5/5
Dec. 15th, 2010

The liqueur is a deep amber tone. There are a couple of leaves left in the cup. There is a smell of cooked grass, sort of like leeks, and a soft hint of caramel in the smell.

This doesn’t seem to be a super complex set of tones to this tea. That doesn’t make this a bad tea though, it is just a sort of basic tea....

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Darjeeling Green from Shanti Tea

Style: Darjeeling Green Tea – Region: Darjeeling, India

87 / 100 Aroma: 9/10 Flavor: 5/5 Value: 4/5
Dec. 15th, 2010

The liqueur is a light amber color, almost looking like it has no flavoring to it. It smells floral and fruity. The flower smells like rose but it tastes like jasmine. There is a lightly earthen tone at the back of the smell that is similar to many black darjeelings.

The taste is started off with a overtone of jasmi...

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Ceylon Forest Green from Shanti Tea

Style: Green Tea – Region: Uva, Sri Lanka

70 / 100 Aroma: 7/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 3/5
Dec. 15th, 2010

The liqueur is a light golden color. It smells soft and subtly sweet. There is a hint of being fermented a little bit extra long. The smells are subtle overall and not very strong. The taste is a lot like the smell but stronger. The first thing I notice is that it is subtly sweet riding in the middle tone while the dee...

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