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Alex Zorach

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Earl Grey Black Tea from MajaTei

Style: Earl Grey Tea – Region: Blend

30 / 100 Aroma: 2/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 1/5
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.

Upon brewing, I find I like the aroma even less, because the bergamot is even m...

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Sencha Green Tea from MajaTei

Style: Sencha – Region: ?????

53 / 100 Aroma: 5/10 Flavor: 3/5 Value: 3/5
Jan. 15th, 2015

Not the most exciting sencha, but not the worst either. Dry leaf consists of big, intact pieces of leaf, a fairly rich green color, looks a little more like bancha than some sencha though. The leaf is not very aromatic, and this doesn't change much when the tea is steeped.

Produces a cup that is quite weak for a s...

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English Breakfast Black Tea from MajaTei

Style: English Breakfast – Region: Blend

80 / 100 Aroma: 7/10 Flavor: 5/5 Value: 4/5
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.

The dry leaf, which is fairly large pieces of leaf that are tightly rolled, smelled slightly of cocoa, but wa...

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