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drank Apple by Adagio Teas
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Sunday Sipdown #2

Okay, when I first started drinking tea, Adagio was my GO TO spot. Everything tasted AMAZING to me.

Now, everything tastes bitter and gross. I’ve deduced it’s one of three factors:
1. Before, I didn’t use quite boiling water, as I mostly microwaved the water
2. I’m steeping too long or with too much tea leaves?
3. I’ve just gotten used to better quality tea.

So, this cup, I tried steeping shorter time (1min 30 instead of 3 minutes). Still bitter. Dumped that cup out and did a 1 minute steep with the same leaves. Still bitter, now just watery. I’m going to try again after this watered down cup with less leaves and not so hot water.

I REALLY WANT TO DRINK ALL MY ADAGIO TEAS I GOT LAST YEAR FROM TEA SUBSCRIPTION, BUT I CAN’T GET ANY OF THEM TO TASTE GOOD!!!!!

Advice?!?!?!?!

Alphakitty

The black Adagio bases are so finnicky, I think less than boiling water is the way to go.

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Alphakitty

The black Adagio bases are so finnicky, I think less than boiling water is the way to go.

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