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This is a tea I’ve wanted to try for a while. It was so sweet of LiberTEAS to include it in my Christmas Swap box.

Does anyone else do this? I heat my water while I’m blow drying my hair. Then I pour it over my tea to steep and go back to getting ready. Sometimes I forget my tea. AND then over steep it by 10 minutes. GAH!! That’s what I did this morning with this tea. Bummer. I can tell it’s a great tea, so I look forward to my next brewing. I hope I don’t mess it up again.

gmathis

Short hair. My a.m. routine takes about 5 minutes (there’s only so much you can do with this face :) which may be the real reason I have black tea in the morning!

Shmiracles

i have to FORCE myself to set a 3 min timer on my phone. i usually don’t want to cuz i’m lazy, but if i don’t i will end up steeping every single tea for 15 min.
like last night i made some creme caramel rooibos, and then promptly took a 30 min nap as it took a 30 min steep. hah!

Butiki Teas

I do that all the time. I always put a timer on but its so quiet that I often forget about a tea for a few minutes up to a half hour. I usually will just dump out some tea and add water until it tastes right.

LiberTEAS

For times like this … this is when I absolutely LOVE my Breville. (although I don’t usually steep Oolong in my Breville) I love that i don’t have to babysit the Breville, or worry about not hearing the timer or worse … forgetting to set the timer all together. It does all the work for me. :)

Anyway… I hope your future attempts with this tea offer a more pleasing cup for you! :)

Em

Glad to know I’m not alone :) I know I’m getting a timer for Christmas, so hopefully this won’t happen much in the future! Shmiracles, it’s a good thing it was rooibos. Sounds like a delicious one :) Good idea about adding water, Butiki Teas. BTW, I feel so awful for ruining one of your excellent teas. LiberTEAS, Breville sounds amazing. Maybe if I get a raise or Christmas bonus I should get one. Wish they were a bit more affordable.

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gmathis

Short hair. My a.m. routine takes about 5 minutes (there’s only so much you can do with this face :) which may be the real reason I have black tea in the morning!

Shmiracles

i have to FORCE myself to set a 3 min timer on my phone. i usually don’t want to cuz i’m lazy, but if i don’t i will end up steeping every single tea for 15 min.
like last night i made some creme caramel rooibos, and then promptly took a 30 min nap as it took a 30 min steep. hah!

Butiki Teas

I do that all the time. I always put a timer on but its so quiet that I often forget about a tea for a few minutes up to a half hour. I usually will just dump out some tea and add water until it tastes right.

LiberTEAS

For times like this … this is when I absolutely LOVE my Breville. (although I don’t usually steep Oolong in my Breville) I love that i don’t have to babysit the Breville, or worry about not hearing the timer or worse … forgetting to set the timer all together. It does all the work for me. :)

Anyway… I hope your future attempts with this tea offer a more pleasing cup for you! :)

Em

Glad to know I’m not alone :) I know I’m getting a timer for Christmas, so hopefully this won’t happen much in the future! Shmiracles, it’s a good thing it was rooibos. Sounds like a delicious one :) Good idea about adding water, Butiki Teas. BTW, I feel so awful for ruining one of your excellent teas. LiberTEAS, Breville sounds amazing. Maybe if I get a raise or Christmas bonus I should get one. Wish they were a bit more affordable.

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