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drank Yunnan Jig by Adagio Teas
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My mother told me she is buying me some Adagio tea’s for Christmas this year so that means I need to get started on the Adagio that I already have. :)

This looks very dark brown and mystical once brewed and smells very earthy. I love my black tea’s strong and this certainly fits that description but it’s also very refreshing which makes it a wonderful drink. Sometimes strength can end up over taking everything else and you are left with a bitter cup of what looks like (and perhaps tastes like) mud but this balance is lovely.

After half the cup you start to pick up some of the caffeine buzz and each sip becomes slightly stronger yet sweeter than the last.

I have a few Yunnan tea’s that I have imported personally and I must say that this is one of the most pleasant that I have had considering the strength, balance, colour, taste etc.

Undertones are of a slightly smokey and only a touch of bitterness but you expect those with most black tea’s anyway. I would recommend this to anyone who likes black tea and is looking for a ‘special occasion’ black tea or just purely to try something different.

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 0 sec

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I’m 26 years old from Leicester, England named Kayleigh. I have a wonderful husband called Richard whom I am very lucky to have in my life.

I started off many years ago drinking herbal and fruit teas which over time peaked my interest in trying new types. Eventually I began to import and sample many different teas and cultures which I still do today. My life goal is to try as many teas and ways of having tea as possible.

Tea wise my cravings change constantly from pu erh one month to jasmine green to the next and so on.

I adore cats and have four of my own called Honey, Cassie, Mr Soots and Ivory.

I also have two fish tanks which thankfully my cats have no interest in. They house an array of tropical fish and shrimp.

I am a proud vegetarian and have been for the majority of my life. When I say vegetarian I mean just that as well, no fish or seafood, no chicken now and again, no animal products such as gelatine and cochineal.

I also enjoy watching Japanese Anime and horror films.

I am always up for tea swaps so if you see anything in my virtual cupboard then please contact me.

A short list to help swapping with me easier though honestly I am not fussy and am willing to try anything. Plus the notes below are usually, sometimes I love a tea that has an ingredient I tend to dislike and other times I hate a tea that I thought I would love.

Likes: Any fruit but especially melon and orange, vanilla, all tea types (black, green, white etc), nuts (any), flowers, ginger, chai.

Dislikes: Licorice, aniseed, clove, eucalyptus, lavender.

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