Posted 06 May 2011 - 05:56 PM
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Posted 07 May 2011 - 08:34 AM
Posted 07 May 2011 - 10:57 AM
I like the Decaf black sampler from Adagio
Because the "flavors" mask the "cardboardy" taste I note in most decaf teas - particularly the blacks.
The decaf Earl Gray is also quite good.
Republic of Tea has an excellent British Breakfast decaf tea
and my favorite of all "flavored" teas, the Blackberry Sage decaf - which comes in tea bags
I have served both of these to pretty picky tea drinkers and they had no idea the teas were decaf.
The Ginger Peach Black decaf is okay but is not as good as the Blackberry Sage.
I haven't tried any of their green decaf teas.
I was given a tin of a decaf green tea from Serendipi Tea last year and have been slowly working my way through it.
It is excellent but I am not a huge fan of green tea to begin with so have not brewed it as much as I have the blacks. It's the plain one from Korakundah Estate.
Edited by andiesenji, 07 May 2011 - 10:59 AM.
Posted 07 May 2011 - 11:19 AM
Maybe I'm a bit of a snob, but besides an occasional Earl Grey or Chinese Jasmin tea, flavored teas doesn't hold much appeal for me. My preference lies with (Chinese) green teas and I rather doubt that the decaffeination process for green tea leaves a result that is drinkables without added flavors. Besides, I haven't seen decaf teas around here very often.