Posts Tagged ‘Green tea’

Thes de la Pagode Gunpowder Green Tea

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This is one of my favorite teas from this company. It has a wonderfully mild and roasted flavor that reminds me of the roasted twig teas of Japan.   Since it only contains gunpowder tea that hails from the Zhejiang province of China, the taste is not complex at all. This tea, like twig teas, would…

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Thes de la Pagode Citrus Green Tea Blend

Thes de la Pagode Argumes Citrus Green Tea Blend Image 1

With this tea, you can easily see the marigold petals, orange peels, and lemon peels. The aesthetics of this tea is a plus for me. As expected, the dry tea had a robust citrus smell.  When prepared, the taste and smell of the green tea was a bit bitter. For me, it overwhelmed the flavor…

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Thes de la Pagode Marigold and Dragon Fruit Green Tea

Thes de la Pagode Edition Prestige Dragon Fruit and Marigold Green Tea Compare Image 1

This dragon fruit and marigold green tea is from Thes de la Pagode, a French tea company. Since I had the tea bag and loose tea, I decided to try them both side-by-side. Illustrated above are both which you can see in the second picture that the one on the right is a full leaf…

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Thes de la Pagode Earl Grey Green Tea Blend

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For this cup of tea, I removed the tea from the tea bag and placed it in the lid of the tasting cup. I wanted to smell the tea and see the details of the cornflowers in this Earl Grey tea blend. Many of the French tea companies that I like have this kind of…

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La Via del Te Very Linea Tea Blend

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The mix of herbs and spices in this Very Linea tea create a complex and bitter taste with the sweetness of the licorice root hardly making any impact on the taste. Peppermint is the most pronounced smell and flavor, overpowering the rest of the mix. The tea would be best served cold. According to the…

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