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I made a cold brew of this the other day, due to my newfound infatuation with cold Earl Greys. I mean, obviously citrus is good cold, but I don’t usually think of EG as a “citrus” tea per say. However, I looooved when I made my Tea Table EGC iced, though sadly I spilled half of it all over the floor and it came to an untimely demise.

I decided to try it with my favorite black EGC, and OH MY GOD. It’s heaven in a cup! Strongly creamy and so deliciously vanilla, with just enough bergamot and a very bold base. Ahh, the perfect afternoon iced tea. I might start making this by the pitcher—thankfully it really is cheap enough to have every day!

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Tea has always been a passion of mine, though I got away from it during college. A lack of cupboard space and a constant influx of people into my suite made me pretty much abandon my teas at home. But now that I’m done with school, it’s definitely come back with a vengeance—to the point where I’ve purchased about 65 different kinds in the past 3 months!

I like most kinds of teas—yes, even peach, which I used to think I disliked!. Oolongs are definitely my favorite, and I’m an avid fan of earl grey, floral teas, and chai blends along with anything melon. The only kind of teas on my “no” list are rooibos blends (which gives me headaches) and banana flavored ones since bananas are public enemy #1 in my mind.

The best thing about tea for me is how you can be passionate about it and still have it integrate into all of your other hobbies. I like a lot of things: writing, video games, books, sewing, figure collecting, astronomy… it’s a long list. But whatever I’m doing, I can have a cup of tea in hand!

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