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I received this tea along with a wide selections of others from Friday Afternoon to review (and decide what to order more of!). I met Friday (yes, that’s her real name) at a Harry Potter con and it took a lot of willpower to walk out of her booth, I’ll tell you what. My favorite thing about her shop is the fact that she has an entire array of nerdy tea blends that she creates herself.

But I’m here to talk about this tea! This is Audrey’s Spring Tea. There’s also an Audrey’s Cozy Blend, and I’m a bit ashamed to say I’m not sure what the Audrey reference is. The only thing I can think of is Audrey II from Little Shop of Horrors. But that’s neither here nor there!

Since I can’t drink caffeine past a certain point in the day, I picked this option as my first to sample. Plus, I love lemongrass in things and had never tried a tea blend with it, so that was a huge plus to me!

I brewed with just below boiling water for about 5 minutes. The hibiscus is in larger chunks than I normally see, so its color and flavor is more subtle and complex than I’m used to, which I love. When dry, the chamomile aroma rules, but once steeped, the lemongrass really plays up.

The flavor is slightly sweet from the hibiscus, but smoothed by the chamomile, and rounded out with the lemongrass. To be honest, I’m not 100% sure which flavor I’m picking up is the marigold, as I’ve never had a tea with it before and I can’t quite tell where it fits in the mix.

All I know is this is absolutely delicious and a perfect option for me of an evening when I’d like a nice cuppa, but know I can’t have anything caffeinated. Definitely ordering more than just a sample when all is said and done!

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 5 min, 0 sec
Friday Afternoon Tea

The Audrey in question is my tiny daughter. This was Aud’s first blend, developed when she was six years old. She now has three blends in my inventory: Audrey’s Spring Tea, Audrey’s Cozy Blend and Liquid Luck. They are all delicious and caffeine-free!

Dinah Saur

I love it, Friday! I noticed the Liquid Luck in the Books section and was definitely curious about it. Will keep that in mind as I plan my purchase at the end of this fun experiment!

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Friday Afternoon Tea

The Audrey in question is my tiny daughter. This was Aud’s first blend, developed when she was six years old. She now has three blends in my inventory: Audrey’s Spring Tea, Audrey’s Cozy Blend and Liquid Luck. They are all delicious and caffeine-free!

Dinah Saur

I love it, Friday! I noticed the Liquid Luck in the Books section and was definitely curious about it. Will keep that in mind as I plan my purchase at the end of this fun experiment!

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I’m your standard nerdy girl in a lot of regards, from my taste in music, books, and movies to my penchant for getting completely wound up in various activities and hobbies. One of my hobbies that never seems to fade away is my joy in writing.

I’ve written a personal blog, a tea blog, and an adventure blog, all of which recently have been brought together to a single location – A Chomp at Life. The Fun and FlirTea section is dedicated to introducing tea to and enticing today’s younger, coffee-drinking generation. It’s a fun place to learn about tea and hopefully start meeting more tea-lovers as well!

More than almost anything else, I enjoy sharing the things I love and helping spread that joy. Now I’m doing this with tea, living life everyday, and adventures – and I couldn’t be more excited!

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