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drank Chloe by The Simple Leaf
1112 tasting notes

I am enjoying this very light, slightly asparagus-y green this afternoon. Very delicate and nice to sip. I have to be in the mood for this type of vegetal green, but when I am, it’s so good. It’s almost like a broth, and it makes me feel as if I had a second course to my lunch!

I’m going to bump this up a few notches, especially since I gave it an appropriate second steep which took care of the bitterness that I experienced the last time I had this tea.

Preparation
175 °F / 79 °C 3 min, 0 sec

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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.

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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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