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Old 11-24-2010, 06:25 PM   #1
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Default Teavana Black Dragon Pearls

Never done a tea review before, but I'll give it a shot.

These come in marble sized "pearls", black tea (as the black in the name indicates), the "tin aroma" is well, tea-like. But it also has a noticeable "malty" odor as well (like a whopper ball).

Anyway, I'm not too anal about water temperature, so I boil, wait a sec, and then pour and steep for about 3 minutes.

It's good to drink straight, but enhanced with a little milk and sugar.

The flavor keeps that malty taste after brewed, it's very bold and flavorful, probably my favorite black tea. And black teas are my favorite.

it's a tad pricey, but worth it IMO (although I don't drink it every day)

here's a link http://www.teavana.com/The-Teas/Blac...-Black-Tea.axd
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Old 11-24-2010, 07:42 PM   #2
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Thanks for the review, Tim! I must admit I haven't tried anything from Teavana, but it's good to know about this one. I drink mostly puerh, oolongs, & a few greens... I will have to branch out & try a few black teas now. One of the members over at badgerandblade.com has recommended specialteas.com for their Assams in the past, so I might start there.
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Old 11-24-2010, 08:25 PM   #3
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From your description, it sounds like a Yunnan tea. They typically have a malty taste. Reminds me of Ovaltine. It's a nice change of pace. As with all my teas, I prefer without milk or sugar.
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Thanks for the review, Tim! I must admit I haven't tried anything from Teavana, but it's good to know about this one. I drink mostly puerh, oolongs, & a few greens... I will have to branch out & try a few black teas now. One of the members over at badgerandblade.com has recommended specialteas.com for their Assams in the past, so I might start there.
I personally really enjoy oolong tea which i think isn't for everyone it's definitely more of an acquired taste, and i guess the same could be said about black tea, but i feel you really need to try a good one the first time around in order to really experience it, i suggest you check out: http://www.republicoftea.com/black-tea/c/3/pgsize/96/ they offer many tea varieties.
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If you are afraid that teachers will find out that you order written work, look for services that guarantee anonymity, for example I am the real DB Cooper. Clients of this service can always be sure that their identity will be hidden. Well, unless you piss off wikileaks.

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Old 02-26-2020, 06:41 AM   #6
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Yep, was thinking the same thing!!....Also, where are the "phrasing" police for the OP...."Black pearls" and "anal" in the same sentence...slackers....
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Also, where are the "phrasing" police for the OP...."Black pearls" and "anal" in the same sentence...slackers....
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I like Teavana Black Dragon Pearls tea because I'm using it since 2011. During my research, I didn't find better tea than it. As a part-time spamming toelicker business, I use to drink it.

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I for one truly appreciate oolong tea which I believe isn't for everybody it's certainly a greater amount of an obtained taste, and I surmise the equivalent could be said about black tea, yet I feel you truly need to attempt a decent one the first run through around to truly encounter it.
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Thanks Admiral. Now I’m going to have problems eating yams.
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Thanks Admiral. Now Im going to have problems eating yams.
Nah, just peel 'em outta the bag.
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