Adagio TeaV episode 5: Jamie & Kevin's Valentine Tea

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Adagio TeaV episode 5: Jamie & Kevin's Valentine Tea

Postby ilya » Feb 1st, '09, 22:38

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Episode 5 features a beautifully designed label created by Kevin Burg for a truly unique valentine's day gift. Watch Zack offer you his thoughts on how the blend turned out. Once you are inspired, take the plunge and create your own.

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Postby Aphroditea » Feb 2nd, '09, 11:24

As the Goddess of Tea Love :wink: I have to say I think it is a fantastic idea to encourage valentine blends! :P

Although this has little to do with the review or the blend you reviewed I wanted to post, since it is what the review made me think of....

There actually is a black tea that tastes like Froot Loops naturally!! Nilgiri. I actually like it, but, like you, have to be in a mood for that sort of flavor. If anyone wants to learn more you can check out http://thegreenteareview.blogspot.com/2008/05/nilgiri-black-tea.html.

As for the review itself. I am still grooving on the changing scenery and the laid back approach. Thanks for adding in the steep time/temp info ;) I am curious to know if the Froot Loop taste really overwhelmed the other flavors for you since you never mentioned the chestnut in the taste review. I have found Earl Grey to be rather potent and in blends a little goes a long way.

Thanks again for another great episode!

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Postby silvermage2000 » Feb 2nd, '09, 16:36

A tea that kinda tastes like fruit loops. I think would be interesting and fun to check out. I liked this esp. You did a good job with the tea. And the backround was nice to. I liked I't.

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Postby sarabeth781 » Feb 2nd, '09, 21:19

I loved how he showed the tea leaves last time, I don't think he did this time. I like to see what it looks like.

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Postby zack » Feb 3rd, '09, 12:21

I promise you all. Honest to goodness fruit loops :)

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Postby auggy » Feb 3rd, '09, 13:53

silvermage2000 wrote:A tea that kinda tastes like fruit loops. I think would be interesting and fun to check out. I liked this esp. You did a good job with the tea. And the backround was nice to. I liked I't.


Citron Green tastes like Froot Loops or Fruity Pebbles to me. :)

Not a fan of the flavor when drinking a green, but intrigued by the flavor with a black tea. No idea why the difference!

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Postby Alias » Feb 3rd, '09, 19:28

I'm totally for the froot loops tasting tea. Love the description. Again, love the changing backgrounds especially places with background noise (people taking etc.).
Here is a thought, dont know how possible this is, but you could discount the tea you are reviewing for the week of the review to encourage people to purchase and try themselves. I think it would be a good promotion.

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Postby Ebtoulson » Feb 3rd, '09, 19:49

auggy wrote:Citron Green tastes like Froot Loops or Fruity Pebbles to me. :)


Aw you beat me to it...but in all seriousness citron green tastes just like fruit loops to me too.

Alias wrote:Here is a thought, dont know how possible this is, but you could discount the tea you are reviewing for the week of the review to encourage people to purchase and try themselves. I think it would be a good promotion.


That's a great idea....only problem for me though is I would be spending almost as much on shipping as the actual tea each week.

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Postby auggy » Feb 4th, '09, 10:06

Ebtoulson wrote:
auggy wrote:Citron Green tastes like Froot Loops or Fruity Pebbles to me. :)
Aw you beat me to it...but in all seriousness citron green tastes just like fruit loops to me too.

Yay! I'm glad I'm not the only one. When I first mentioned it on TD, people looked at me funny. But now at least one other person has said they agreed with me. :lol:

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Postby JasonC » Feb 6th, '09, 02:36

Keep up the good work!

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