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Joe C.

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Member since Oct. 25th, 2018. Reviewed 3 teas.

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Ceylon Black Tea (Orange Pekoe) High Grown from Frontier

Style: Ceylon Black Tea – Region: Sri Lanka / Ceylon

70 / 100 Aroma: 6/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 5/5
Jul. 22nd, 2019

I am a little confused about the labeling of this tea. It says it is high grown but the tea I have had from Ceylon that is grown at 6000 feet is usually a lot lighter in color and not quite as bold in taste. This tea is fairly dark in color and very bold in flavor. It actually taste like a blended tea or a lower grown ...

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Firepot Breakfast Tea from Firepot Nomadic Teas

Style: Black Tea – Region: Blend

80 / 100 Aroma: 10/10 Flavor: 5/5 Value: 5/5
Feb. 27th, 2019

This is one of the best breakfast teas I have ever tasted. This tea is a blend of a high grown Ceylon black tea and Assam black tea. It has several golden tips in the tea. It has a fine aroma, and a very fruity taste with a little malt from the Assam. I first had this tea at an upscale restaurant in Nashville where it ...

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Formosa Oolong (Oolong #8) from Adagio Teas

Style: Oolong Tea – Region: Taiwan / Formosa

90 / 100 Aroma: 10/10 Flavor: 5/5 Value: 4/5
Oct. 25th, 2018



This tea has a woody smell. It tastes of of coffee, chocolate and smoke but not overpoweringly. It is a full bodied tea with a malty taste. I have also found the taste changes drastically with brewing time. Shorter brews do not seem to produce the coffee/chocolate taste as much. It is never bitter unless over stee...

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