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drank Read My Lips by DAVIDsTEA
1112 tasting notes

Delicious! Just the right amount of chocolate and mint — neither overpowers. I’m not sure what else is going on in there (i.e. what role the pink peppercorns play? Depth and gravitas?) but OH did I enjoy my tea this morning!!!

I may tell you that I got this because I was out of the generous amount of Harney’s chocolate peppermint black that ashmanra sent me, and I missed the flavor profile. I may tell you that I got this because it is so well-liked here on Steepster. I may tell you that I got this because it has a Chinese tea base. But make no mistake. I got this because of the WEE RED SUGAR LIPS!!!!!!!!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uIQMTo6ryh8

(swoon)

They are also very Robert Smith-esque, but I’ll quit it with the 80s references (I can point to “Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me” too, but I said I’d be quiet now!). I wonder if the person who created this blend is about my age, and swirled and twirled to the post-punk that I still hold near and dear to my heart?

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 4 min, 0 sec
gmathis

Pink peppercorns are just too cute to have gravitas :)

Shmiracles

this post made my day.
i’ve been debating for weeks weather i should stock back up on this tea. cuz damn do i have too much tea already but this is one that i drink every day HOT HOT HOT!!!
http://vimeo.com/41229341

MoonShyne

Just like Heaven ;) (Yes, fellow Cure fan here too lol)

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gmathis

Pink peppercorns are just too cute to have gravitas :)

Shmiracles

this post made my day.
i’ve been debating for weeks weather i should stock back up on this tea. cuz damn do i have too much tea already but this is one that i drink every day HOT HOT HOT!!!
http://vimeo.com/41229341

MoonShyne

Just like Heaven ;) (Yes, fellow Cure fan here too lol)

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I love to cook, bake, read, paint, knit, do needlework, and garden. I need my coffee, but I LOVE my tea. I work at an Art School, and attend a large public university doing post-bac work (my BA is in English). I’m interested in the liminal spaces between art and craft, the academic and the practical, the individual and community, and the old and the new. I’m currently exploring these ideas through the disciplines of education, literature, history, and psychology.

I enjoy writing tasting notes, but have decided not to numerically rate teas as of 9/14/10. For an explanation, see my looooong tasting note about Mountain Malt from the Simple Leaf.

My favorites:
Chinese black teas
A good “milk and sugar” English style black
Earl Grey (classic, and in all variations!)
Vanilla teas (classic, and in all variations!)
Jasmine, Rose, Violet and other froofy, flowery teas!
An Occasional Oolong
Flavored Rooibos
Herbal Tisanes

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