This is the random tea that I received as part of Pekko Teas’ generous offer a couple of weeks ago in the forum. I am glad that this is the tea that was chosen for me, because really, it is not a tea I would have selected for myself. I’m not big on Lapsang Souchong, I’m just starting to gain an appreciation for it, and I don’t generally add them to my cart when shopping for tea.

I like this one. It’s smoky, of course, but, after a quick rinse, I find that it’s not too smoky, and I can easily discover the caramel-y undertones and even a hint of pine, and the earthy undertones. It’s quite a lovely tea. Sweet, smoky and interesting.

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I am obsessed with tea!

I am a co-founder of the SororiTEA Sisters:

I no longer write for the SororiTea Sisters but I am still the admin for the blog.


The reason I’m no longer writing for SororiTea Sisters is because I am now the Mad Tea Artist for 52Teas:


I’ll still be posting occasional reviews on teas here on Steepster, mostly backlogged reviews because I’m way behind on getting reviews posted. That’s why I’m keeping two accounts active at the current time – so that I can get those backlogged reviews posted.


My favorite teas are Yellow Teas with most Oolong teas at a close second. As far as “flavored” teas go, I love Earl Grey, Chocolate and Jasmine teas.

I also am intrigued by flavored teas with an unusual or unique flavor combination, which is why I was very excited to be the Mad Tea Artist of 52Teas!


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