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drank Cacao Mint Black by Teavana
31 tasting notes

Another tea I had forgotten I had. I didn’t have the greatest teavana experiences early on ( and now I never go ) so I guess I kind of blocked out their tea and forgot about it.

Used 2 tsps in the Davids big mug about 3/4 full….possibly over steeped as Lily the cat was trying to climb into the dresser and got stuck and needed help getting out – silly Lily! I used a tiny bit of rock sugar and frothed1% milk. I bet it would be even nicer with a light cream. This tea is pretty good- I get a strong chocolate smell and taste, and I really like that, and no bitterness. I wish this was decaf so I could drink it at night. I love chocolate and did buy some fancy hot chocolate mix from thomas haas, a local chocolatier, which is wonderful – but the calories!! This would be a great low cal, healthier alternative.

About half way through my cup I added a little shot of starbucks peppermint syrup…..good, but I think it was fine on its own. I am liking it! Maybe teavana is worth another look….( I know to beware the upsell)….well, home from swimming…..is it ever going to stop raining? Kind of want to go to Ikea, but never really find that very pleasant and would rather stay home with Lilycat and my chocolate mint tea….

TheTeaFairy

Oh, save lily first!! in this situation ONLY, tea comes second!
I have very little experience with Teavana, but I remember buying this blend a long time ago, it was pretty good and well balanced.

Lilysmom

Lol….if I forget and leave the top dresser open, she climbs in and somehow gets into the back….so then I come by, don’t realize she is in the back of the dresser….push it closed…..MEOW!! ….squished kitty!!….anyway no squish today as I caught her before she got back there….luckily!!
I checked teavana’s website and this one is gone….too bad, it was pretty nice…..

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TheTeaFairy

Oh, save lily first!! in this situation ONLY, tea comes second!
I have very little experience with Teavana, but I remember buying this blend a long time ago, it was pretty good and well balanced.

Lilysmom

Lol….if I forget and leave the top dresser open, she climbs in and somehow gets into the back….so then I come by, don’t realize she is in the back of the dresser….push it closed…..MEOW!! ….squished kitty!!….anyway no squish today as I caught her before she got back there….luckily!!
I checked teavana’s website and this one is gone….too bad, it was pretty nice…..

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Vancouver born, and love the city. Fairly new to tea, I found Davids Tea in early 2013 and that is where everything started. So far, my favourites are flavoured black teas, I am on a serious hunt for the perfect black caramel. I also like fruit herbals and tisanes. So far, I have mixed and limited experience with white tea and oolongs – the jury is still out. I don’t like green tea; maybe that will change.

I have tried most of the Vancouver area shops, David’s, Murchies, Granville Island Tea, UTM, and more. Just starting to branch out and order on-line. My initial experiences with Harney&Sons have been great, and I look forward to trying out many other tea brands.

I work as a research nurse, with cancer patients. Sometimes stressful but rewarding work and tea is a nice break for me. I love my cat ( that’s Lily) shopping, candles, lush baths, reading, cooking, home reno stuff and going for a relaxing massage. I like checking out new tea shops and learning more about tea. I try to go to the gym and swim when not working or drinking tea.

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