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drank Yunnan Golden Buds by Samovar
1112 tasting notes

Sweet, sweet, sweet! Love that sweet potato, sweet roasted carrot (I just had sweet roasted carrots last night so the flavor is fresh in my head!) brown sugar-ish and tea flavor. So, so lovely. This is one of my favorite “experience” teas to drink – you can steep it all day and experience a myriad of different flavors in each steep. I am looking forward to when it goes “milky” in later steeps :) The best thing I have ever won in a contest, hands down!

Preparation
175 °F / 79 °C 2 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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