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I’ve been wanting to try this tea for a while now, since I love blueberry and I’m always on the lookout for the perfect blueberry tea. Luckily, Roswell Strange was kind enough to send me some in our recent swap. Visually, it’s generic black tea with dried blueberries and random flower petals. The smell is jammy, sweet blueberry. Yummm…

Hm… I do enjoy the blueberry flavoring used in this tea, it’s sweet and jammy and delicious. I also enjoy the addition of elderberry in here, it adds a lovely depth. I get a hint of mintiness near the end of some sips, which is odd since there’s no mint here. My problem with this tea is the stevia – it adds that weird artificial sweetener aftertaste that I hate. And I don’t find that the stevia actually makes it very sweet, I added sugar to mine. I also find it a tad bit astringent for some reason.

So close, but not quite. Poo on stevia! :(

Flavors: Berries, Blueberry, Jam, Sweet

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 5 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 8 OZ / 236 ML
Roswell Strange

I always forget there’s Stevia in this one; for some reason I can’t taste Stevia. Guess I’m lucky? Glad it wasn’t AWFUL though :)

Cameron B.

It was really good otherwise. Poopy stevia. :P

Amariel

I can’t taste the stevia in that one either, but I still don’t like that it is in there.

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Roswell Strange

I always forget there’s Stevia in this one; for some reason I can’t taste Stevia. Guess I’m lucky? Glad it wasn’t AWFUL though :)

Cameron B.

It was really good otherwise. Poopy stevia. :P

Amariel

I can’t taste the stevia in that one either, but I still don’t like that it is in there.

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Hello, my name is Cameron. I’m 24 years old and currently living in Saratoga Springs, New York with my lovely boyfriend (a software architect). I am currently not employed, which leaves plenty of time for cooking and tea-drinking! I am a staunch lover of pugs and other squishy-face dogs, although sadly I do not currently have one. :(

I originally got into tea a couple of years ago. My sister introduced me to Teavana (there was a store in the nearby mall) and I was hooked. I have just started to drink tea again and I am very grateful to have found this community where there are so many with experience and wisdom to share!

I am a shameless Western steeper!

I love swaps! If you see something in my cupboard that you’d like to try, shoot me a private message and we’ll work something out!

My general tea info:

Likes:
Taiwanese Blacks
French Flavored Teas
Yunnan (esp. Pure Bud varieties)
Lightly Roasted Oolong
Japanese Greens (esp. Sencha & Gyokuro)
Genmaicha (traditional or otherwise)
Blueberry
Vanilla
Fig
Almond/Marzipan
Most “Dessert” Flavors (caramel, toffee, butterscotch, cake, cookie, etc.)

Favorite Companies:
Lupicia
TeaVivre
Yunnan Sourcing
Fauchon
Mariage Frères
Yunomi

Not A Fan
High Mountain Oolong
Overly Floral (esp. Rose)
Licorice Root
Hibiscus
Rose Hip
Strong Bergamot

Rating Scale:

90-100: Spectacular, a staple
80-89: Delicious, might buy again
70-79: Pretty good, won’t repurchase
60-69: Just “okay”
00-59: Undrinkable!

Location

Saratoga Springs, New York

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