drank Ruby Pie by Butiki Teas
740 tasting notes

I’m going to start this with a story about my day – feel free to skip right ahead to notes on this tea at the bottom if you’d like :)

I spent the majority of last night extremely sick and slept away most of my night on the bathroom floor. This really did not make for a great start to my Monday morning. I barely dragged myself out of the bed I had somehow managed to get into at some point, and I ended up missing my first class. The class with the most terrifying prof with intense information overload each and every class. Delightful. I did make it for my next class, thank goodness. I also had the foresight to bring Bangkok in my Timolino today – favourite tea comfort, and ginger for the upset stomach. Mondays are my longest day, where classes run from 9-7:30p with one 1 hour break. So I endured all but one of my classes today with a horribly upset stomach and running on little sleep. Today was totally a sucky Monday. When I did finally arrive back home there was a tea parcel waiting for me, and this just seemed to make it all better – so thank you Cavovorax, and the speedy postal service, for brightening my day.

This was one in the package from Cavovorax. I have tried this one before and it just didn’t quite work out the first time. This time is going much better. I really do love rhubarb – almost as much as my love for watermelon and pumpkin. I don’t consume nearly as much or enough of it since I left home. I really should’ve brought my Mom with me to bake me rhubarb goodies. Why didn’t I have the foresight for that… Okay, back to this tea. I’m much happier this time around with it, and I’m even more thrilled it went into my Butiki order yesterday. I may try the resteep with a touch of sugar like is suggested. Yum!

I’m having the second resteep tonight and it is quite delicious. I’m even more excited about my Butiki order now.

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 0 sec
yyz

Hope you have a better day tomorrow and are feeling better!

tea-sipper

Yikes! I hope tomorrow is better! I’ve been thinking of strawberry rhubarb pie all day.

Jennkay

Oh man, Mondays are hard enough without a full schedule and an upset stomach. Hope you’re feeling better!

TeaNecromancer

I hope you feel better!

Aimee Popovacki

yuck! feel better!

Courtney

Thanks guys :)

keychange

Uggh, I hate nights like that and hope you feel better soon. And good for you for plowing on through the day anyway! so not what I’d do, I don’t think. I’m weak though LOL.

OMGsrsly

Oh, that sounds horrible! Congrats to making it through all those classes, and I hope you’re feeling better.

Courtney

Thanks! I had a much better day today :)

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yyz

Hope you have a better day tomorrow and are feeling better!

tea-sipper

Yikes! I hope tomorrow is better! I’ve been thinking of strawberry rhubarb pie all day.

Jennkay

Oh man, Mondays are hard enough without a full schedule and an upset stomach. Hope you’re feeling better!

TeaNecromancer

I hope you feel better!

Aimee Popovacki

yuck! feel better!

Courtney

Thanks guys :)

keychange

Uggh, I hate nights like that and hope you feel better soon. And good for you for plowing on through the day anyway! so not what I’d do, I don’t think. I’m weak though LOL.

OMGsrsly

Oh, that sounds horrible! Congrats to making it through all those classes, and I hope you’re feeling better.

Courtney

Thanks! I had a much better day today :)

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Lover of tea, animals, the ocean (http://eastcoastbest.tumblr.com/), science, travel, and all things summer.

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I love black teas. I pretty well always drink my tea straight. I’m also fond of herbals, but they rarely make my permanent collection. I prefer my tea hot, but occasionally I’ll cold brew.

Oolongs I enjoy, but I’m not generally in the mood for them. I only truly enjoy subtly fruity flavoured greens. Whites have to be pretty amazing (see Butiki’s White Rhino).

Pu’erhs, rooibos (specifically red, I’m more open to green), honeybush, and matés are not my favourite. I tend to avoid them altogether unless others find them so amazing it would be a travesty to not at least try.

Likes:
Coconut, creaminess, yogurt, toffee, cacao (true dark chocolate flavour), rhubarb.

Dislikes:
Any smokiness, bergamot, flowers (rose, jasmine, chamomile), hibiscus is hit and miss.

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