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Back Log from last weekend.
How can a tea that smells so good, taste so bad?
How can a tea that tastes so bad have such a high rating? I LOVE Puerh, this one turned my stomach. I couldn’t get the taste out of my mouth or the smell out of my timolino for hours! I feel like rotting leaves steeped in boiling water would be the equivalent. I’m feeling like I must have meesed something up seeing as how everyone seems to love it. I’m not sure I’ll give it a seond chance even though I have some left. :(

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205 °F / 96 °C 0 min, 45 sec
momo

I despise this. The herb used to give it the sticky rice flavor and I do not get along. It and cilantro are my mortal enemies.

KittyLovesTea

I have this in my collection and now I’m not looking forward to drinking it. :( Good thing it’s only 3 samples.

Will Work For Tea

I’m with you on your thoughts “How can a tea that smells so good, taste so bad?
How can a tea that tastes so bad have such a high rating?” Still puzzles me and is taking up precious cupboard space…

BoxerMama

I felt like it was rotten. I need to get rid of it and I can’t just throw it away, I can’t throw away tea.

KittyLovesTea

Hmmm….if this tea smells nice yet is undrinkable then perhaps it would be suitable to make incense with?

Will Work For Tea

@ BoxerMama: I feel the same way, which is why I’m housing the small amount that I have… If just smelling it would be enough. :)

BoxerMama

I have no idea how to make incense. If it tasted how it smelled it would probably be one of my favourites. If you would like to try it, I would be happy to send some your way.

Indigobloom

I love this one, and cilantro… Maybe it’s related?

momo

I was thinking it was related. But there isn’t too much info out there on the herb in here, to the point I can never remember its name.

ashmanra

There is a tea company, perhaps purepuer.com or someone?, who sells tea fragrancers. It is like a Scentsy light or something, Yankee Candle makes and sells them, too, and you usually burn wax tarts in them, but they sell theirs for putting your favorite tea leaves and a bit of water in, and as the candle warms it the tea scents your house. I was surprised to see it because I didn’t think the aroma would be strong enough to warrant a warmer.

CrowKettle

I’d be more than willing to take this off your hand if it has any connection to cilantro ;)

BoxerMama

Crow, pm me your address! It’s all yours!

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momo

I despise this. The herb used to give it the sticky rice flavor and I do not get along. It and cilantro are my mortal enemies.

KittyLovesTea

I have this in my collection and now I’m not looking forward to drinking it. :( Good thing it’s only 3 samples.

Will Work For Tea

I’m with you on your thoughts “How can a tea that smells so good, taste so bad?
How can a tea that tastes so bad have such a high rating?” Still puzzles me and is taking up precious cupboard space…

BoxerMama

I felt like it was rotten. I need to get rid of it and I can’t just throw it away, I can’t throw away tea.

KittyLovesTea

Hmmm….if this tea smells nice yet is undrinkable then perhaps it would be suitable to make incense with?

Will Work For Tea

@ BoxerMama: I feel the same way, which is why I’m housing the small amount that I have… If just smelling it would be enough. :)

BoxerMama

I have no idea how to make incense. If it tasted how it smelled it would probably be one of my favourites. If you would like to try it, I would be happy to send some your way.

Indigobloom

I love this one, and cilantro… Maybe it’s related?

momo

I was thinking it was related. But there isn’t too much info out there on the herb in here, to the point I can never remember its name.

ashmanra

There is a tea company, perhaps purepuer.com or someone?, who sells tea fragrancers. It is like a Scentsy light or something, Yankee Candle makes and sells them, too, and you usually burn wax tarts in them, but they sell theirs for putting your favorite tea leaves and a bit of water in, and as the candle warms it the tea scents your house. I was surprised to see it because I didn’t think the aroma would be strong enough to warrant a warmer.

CrowKettle

I’d be more than willing to take this off your hand if it has any connection to cilantro ;)

BoxerMama

Crow, pm me your address! It’s all yours!

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There are few things in life that I enjoy more than a good cup of tea and the company of my dogs.
I’m a down to earth person very true to my Virgo roots. I own two Boxers, Octane (male, 6 years) and Rally Rims (female, 3 years). I do not breed or show, they are an integral part of my family. I also have a loving husband in the Canadian Military and a beautiful daughter who amazes me with her wit and intelligence everyday.
I love Autumn, for it’s colour, smell and general ambiance.
I’m just a girl, looking for a good cup of tea.

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