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I was trying my hardest to resist ordering new tea until Black Friday, but then Stacy announced this new blend and Champagne & Rose Cream. The sad lie I told myself was if I try samples of those two now I can decide on the exact amount I want in November.. Eh. After drinking this one I don’t know if I want to wait that long (I’ll be strong).

I love how the pumpkin flavour crept in slowly, eventually dominating everything along with the creamy sour “dairy” notes. It’s a “skim” milkshake that still manages to carry a lot of dessert depth and spice.

New sad lie proposal: if I had more of this now it would kill the desire to eat more pumpkin frozen yogurt, which doesn’t go too well with my slightly lactose intolerant self anyways.

That’s actually my last small comment on this tea- I love how I can get any creaminess out of this without having to add some kind of milk. Most of the pumpkin blends I’ve tried really need the extra help. This one seems to manage perfectly alright on its own.

Edit: The Darjeeling oolong base is a neat choice. It’s smooth and allows this tea to re-steep extremely well. I managed it four times and got varying qualities of pumpkin spice, milk, vanilla, and caramel out of each steep. That’s an impressive feat for a flavoured tea!

Preparation
180 °F / 82 °C 4 min, 0 sec
JustJames

lolololol.

Fuzzy_Peachkin

mmmmm… pumpkin yogurt! My slightly lactose intolerant self appreciates your note! :-)

Jenny O

I was trying to hold off until Black Friday as well, I ended up caving and I regret nothing.;)

champagne and rose cream remained a sample though, so don’t be too jealous

JustJames

argh….. i have an order i can add to if i want. i want to, but i shouldn’t. the question is: will i? lol.

Nitoo6of6

Really want to try this!!!

Cavocorax

Oooh. I have to decide if I’m going to order this one, or the Pumpkin Creme Brulee. Don’t think I can justify both…

CrowKettle

Maybe I can send you some of this to your new location. I have 2oz to spare. :)

CrowKettle

I’ve been putting off contacting people for swaps due to cold and deadline season, and I have to get out a really late parcel to Fuzzy_Peachkin, but if anyone wants some PM me. :)

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JustJames

lolololol.

Fuzzy_Peachkin

mmmmm… pumpkin yogurt! My slightly lactose intolerant self appreciates your note! :-)

Jenny O

I was trying to hold off until Black Friday as well, I ended up caving and I regret nothing.;)

champagne and rose cream remained a sample though, so don’t be too jealous

JustJames

argh….. i have an order i can add to if i want. i want to, but i shouldn’t. the question is: will i? lol.

Nitoo6of6

Really want to try this!!!

Cavocorax

Oooh. I have to decide if I’m going to order this one, or the Pumpkin Creme Brulee. Don’t think I can justify both…

CrowKettle

Maybe I can send you some of this to your new location. I have 2oz to spare. :)

CrowKettle

I’ve been putting off contacting people for swaps due to cold and deadline season, and I have to get out a really late parcel to Fuzzy_Peachkin, but if anyone wants some PM me. :)

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I started my Steepster loose leaf adventure back in 2012. I guess I can’t say I’m completely new, but I still view oolong as a magical, extraterrestrial creature that unfurls in water.

My tea preferences have changed a lot since joining here. I swore I’d never love black teas, and now they make up some of my favourites, both flavoured and unflavoured. I prefer my green and oolong teas buttery and roasted.

A good Silver Needle is my desert island tea.

Ratings:

90-100: A Personal Favourite
80-89: Great, buy 25g
70-79: Enjoyable, may buy more
60-69: OK, with some problems
50-59: Flat, but drinkable
30-49: Possibly better in cooking
1-29: This cup found sink

Location

BC, Canada

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