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I chose this tea at random and noticed that it contains licorice root…oh joy :s The Licorice Twist from earlier didn’t settle in my stomach for very long. Yuck!

Once steeped it smells like a cheap scented candle that is confused about what scent it’s supposed to be because it’s been stored next to many other scents. Candle tea is not appealing in the slightest. I really hope it tastes better than it smells otherwise I wont be able to drink this.

It has a mild Pu Erh base (mud, clay and wood) with sweet vanilla and mint tones that disappear quickly in the after taste. It tastes as candle like as it smells though too and I just can’t get passed it. My husband also agreed it smelled like candles.

I can’t drink it, having to tip it away.

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I am 26 years old from Leicester, England. I have been drinking tea for many years now and have been getting more and more appreciative about good tea’s. I like to try new and exciting tea’s and import regularly as a treat.

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 am also an avid reader and enjoy curling up with a book (mostly crime, horror, thriller, literature genres) in one hand and a cup of tea in the other.

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.


Leicester, England, United Kingdom



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