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MissB 241 followers

A few years ago, the obsession with tea started. The cupboard got bigger and ...

boychik 283 followers

I’ve stopped rating teas long time ago. Couldn’t be happier ;D

VariaTEA 239 followers

My cupboard has grown exponentially since joining this site and I have a lot ...

Sil 468 followers

So no real clue what to write about myself here. A friend got me into drinki...

Ashley 39 followers


CelebriTEA 81 followers

48 yr old retired nurse from Indiana. I have 5 kids, 10 GrandAngels, ...

jeweledthumb 115 followers

I recently discovered loose leaf tea and am already addicted (much to my husb...

NofarS 66 followers

An Israeli computer programmer with a passion for tea (mostly bought in yearl...

adagio breeze 90 followers

I grew up in New Jersey drinking Celestial Seasonings, and now I live in Engl...



Time For A ReWrite!

A good friend of mine on here kindly asked me to do the Steepster world a favour and list my allergies front and center (fair enough, lol):

-COFFEE … rare, nasty, not even a bit funny if i’m exposed. (call me original)

-ROOIBOOS … is a new appearance. under certain circumstances i’m okay with it (ie if it’s GREEN and paired with mate) but because i have an auto immune disease i try not to poke at things.

*NOT an allergy, but an abnormality that drives my tea buddies bananas, i AM INCAPABLE OF TASTING CARAMEL AND TOFFEE. so i thought i’d list it at the top too. it’s very annoying. they smell great!!?

Hi! I’m James!

I’m a student: double major of human geography and psychology with the intention of chasing a double doctorate. (reading that over it occurs to me again that i must be crazy).

i’m a live and let live sort. i look and see alot of silver linings. my discovery of tea has only served to further that viewpoint. for me tea is art and nuance, watercolours and bold brushstrokes….

swaps are grand things! the element of surprise in a tea swap completely trumps forrest gump’s chocolate box life metaphor, lol.

favourites: french teas dammann freres, mariage freres and nina’s paris especially.

i have recently discovered a german tea company that has romanced me: tea gschwendner (sp?)

mandala teas is brilliant and a company i count on.

justea and tealet are companies i study because of both their exceptional products and and business models, as well as their work with farmers who are TOO POOR for fair trade certification. this is highly relevant to my studies.

90-100 i need more
80-90 i might need more, or it might be a respect vote
below 75? it was likely an oops buy. my evolution into french teas has vastly focused what i like!!

however, i’m always open to trying things.

dislikes so far: guayasa, darjeeling, most peach teas.


Victoria, BC

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