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Mini DavidsTea Holiday Haul 2021

I feel like I’ve barely put a dent into my Halloween Teas and now a slew of new ones have been released to get everyone ready for the holidays. First I was going to resist ordering any more as I have a container currently overflowing with packets of tea, but as soon as I saw Sweet Almond was back, I just had to place an order. So here I am, sharing another mini DavidsTea haul.

Sweet Almond

Notes from the website :

  • Online Exclusive
  • Organic Green Tea with medium caffeine
  • Inspired by Italian Almond Cookies

First Impressions:

If you love almond extract, you’re going to love this tea. It was one of the stand out ones that I remember ordering when I first got into purchasing loose leaf teas. When you first drink it, the almond flavour takes a backseat to the green tea but afterwards I find the almond really hits your mouth as an after taste. But nonetheless, I still very much enjoy this one. A quick note is not to let it steep for too long if you don’t like bitter teas as I found steeping it for 5 minutes was too much.

Santa’s Secret

Notes from the website :

  • High Caffeine
  • Chinese Black Tea with Peppermint leaves
  • Candy Cane Sprinkles

First Impressions:

I found this tea not to match the description on the website. I thought it was going to be more like regular peppermint tea, but this one tasted very creamy and had hints of vanilla. When I first opened up the bag, the scent reminded me of the Cotton Candy tea that I had picked up earlier this year. I think I would have preferred this one without the vanilla, but it’s a nice change for every once in a while

Lemon Cayenne Cleanse

Notes from the website :

  • White Tea with Low Caffeine
  • Tart Lemon with a hint of Cayenne Pepper
  • A spicy tea with subtle warmth that will leave you feeling fresh
  • Leaving the website soon

First Impressions:

I haven’t steeped this yet, but upon opening the bag you can definitely smell the lemon and something that almost reminds me of pinesol? I picked this up as a recommendation from one of my friends who loves it, and it’s currently on sale for $3.98 / 50g

Christmas Morning Tea Blend

Notes from the website :

  • Online Exclusive
  • Medium Caffeine
  • Black tea with rich notes of vanilla and cooked custard
  • Made with pollinated vanilla for a stronger flavour

First Impressions:

Opening up this bag, it definitely hits as a vanilla custard and I couldn’t wait to brew a cup. Tetley’s Vanilla Earl Grey is my every day go-to tea, and this reminds me of it but with a stronger vanilla flavour. It’s super enjoyable and decadent.

Katrina Wong Shue

Katrina is the Chief Editor at Live in Limbo. She enjoys photographing concerts, travelling to see her favourite bands, and testing out the latest cosmetics. You can follow her adventures over on Instagram: @thewanderingkatx || @k.wsphotography Contact Kat at katrina@liveinlimbo.com

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