93
drank Golden Monkey by Teas Etc
1112 tasting notes

Trying to ease into a post-sick and post-vacation work week. Oh, it’s hard. The Golden Monkey is helping. I was so busy earlier that I oversteeped my first steep by three minutes, and I still had a good cup – the subtleties were lost, but it was still a nice cup to drink. My second steep was milky golden heaven. I am hoping for a third steep this afternoon. Can this tea do any wrong? Sheesh!

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 6 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.

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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