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drank Watermelon Matcha by Red Leaf Tea
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I had this one as cold shaken in water this morning again. I added a bit of sugar this time to see if it made any difference. It didn’t really need any sugar as it was sweet plain, but i thought I would see if it changed the flavour profile at all. Yesterday I found there was a caramel type flavour to this matcha, and when I added the sugar, it brought out more of that caramel taste. It still had the watermelon candy taste but was blunted by the caramel. Made it the a bit creamier. It is good either way, but I think I prefer it without the sweetener.

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I am a lifetime tea lover.

I did foray into the world of coffee for a period of time, but I returned to my true love. I still, however, enjoy a good cup of java.

My all time favorite tea is Earl Grey, which I drink every morning, the stronger the bergamot the better. I definitely prefer natural oil of bergamot to artificial flavouring.

I mostly like black and dark oolong teas. My current favs are Fujian blacks, Keemun and Assams, and Wuyi oolongs. I gravitate towards anything with lychee in it. I also drink a lot of herbal blends but am wary of hibiscus. I do not favour mate, or pu’erh tea, although I have found a few blends that I like. (I so badly want to like straight pu’erh tea but it all tastes gross to me. I keep trying though). Rooibos, green and white teas fall somewhere in the middle. I find myself gravitating towards heavily roasted oolongs and teas from Paris/France based companies.

I love iced teas and cold brews.

My current tea goal is to make the perfect cup of chai from scratch – almost there…I think.

I am in love with the whole experience of tea.

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