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Alex Zorach

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Member since Sep. 1st, 2009. Reviewed 1410 teas.

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Ginger Pu-erh from Numi Organic Tea

Style: Flavored Pu-erh – Region: ?????

67 / 100 Aroma: 6/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 3/5
Jan. 27th, 2016

I'm not a big fan of Shou Pu-erh, and I think Pu-erh tea bags usually tend to be terrible, but I thought this was a well-executed blend, and I think the ginger blends quite well with the base tea.

The aroma is distinctive. Because it's dried ginger, it reminds me a little more of gingerbread cookies than fresh ginge...

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Pu-erh Ginger from Rishi Tea

Style: Flavored Pu-erh – Region: Blend

70 / 100 Aroma: 7/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 3/5
Oct. 7th, 2012

Quite good! Rich and warming, yet zesty and fresh.

I tend to not like most fermented Pu-erh, and I am especially not fond of Pu-erh blends, but the only other blend including fermented Pu-erh that I like is produced by Rishi (their Vanilla mint Pu-erh), so I thought I'd give this one a chance too. And I liked it!
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Chocolate Puerh - Black Tea Blend from Numi Organic Tea

Style: Flavored Pu-erh – Region: ?????

50 / 100 Aroma: 5/10 Flavor: 3/5 Value: 2/5
Jan. 12th, 2011

The aroma of the dry tea bag is mostly of nutmeg, but upon brewing, more complexity develops. This tea brews a relatively light color, a sort of light orangish brown, much lighter than I'd expect for any tea bag blend containing a significant portion of Pu-erh. The aroma, upon brewing, is dominantly of cocoa, but it'...

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Vanilla Mint Chai (Pu-erh Vanilla Tea, Vanilla Mint Pu-erh) from Rishi Tea

Style: Flavored Pu-erh – Region: Blend

83 / 100 Aroma: 8/10 Flavor: 5/5 Value: 4/5
Dec. 17th, 2009

This one just sounded bizarre to me, but when I smelled the dry leaf, it started to make more sense to me, and when I finally tasted it I understood fully! =) It brews a very dark opaque red, just like Rishi describes. The aroma is very complex but in a way I haven't experienced before.

Initially with each sip I n...

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