Surprisingly, I don’t really like this. I love cinnamon and I love spicy so I have no idea what went wrong here. I brewed up a cup this morning and loved the bright yellow liquor that resulted. I enjoyed my first few sips from my giant mug. Tasted like Big Red gum, only sweeter and with a peppery kick. It wasn’t my fave, but it was okay.

Then I poured the rest into a plastic travel mug to take to work. This is where it goes wrong. In the mug, it became cloying and artificial. I had to chug the last bit just to get rid of it so that I could move on to something else. What happened? :( I love cinnamon! This was supposed to be awesome! Sad. Maybe it’s the travel mug. I’ll try it once more when I get home in a ceramic mug. If I still don’t like it, someone can look forward to it in a future swap. Lots of other people seem to enjoy this. There’s a lot of natural sweetness in this tea.

Holding off on the rating till I try this again.

Mena g

This happens to me too whenever I use a plastic travel mug with any of my teas! I always use a ceramic mug now. I got one from Starbucks and use it for DT teas (helps me get hot water on campus!). I tossed the plastic mug. I can’t drink from plastic mugs!!!

Mercuryhime

A ceramic travel mug sounds like exactly what I need! I have a stainless steel thermos that tastes like every tea I’ve ever put in it so I was considering getting glass, but Cedric sounds good too.

DaisyChubb

mm, yes I’m a big fan of glass for that reason as well. I also love how glass doesn’t retain any of the smell of the previous tea, no matter how potent! (ei: cold 911 x_x)

CHAroma

I’ve also noticed that my tea doesn’t taste as good when I pour it from a glass cup into a plastic travel mug. Thanks for the tip on Starbucks’ ceramic mugs! I’m going to check that out!

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Mena g

This happens to me too whenever I use a plastic travel mug with any of my teas! I always use a ceramic mug now. I got one from Starbucks and use it for DT teas (helps me get hot water on campus!). I tossed the plastic mug. I can’t drink from plastic mugs!!!

Mercuryhime

A ceramic travel mug sounds like exactly what I need! I have a stainless steel thermos that tastes like every tea I’ve ever put in it so I was considering getting glass, but Cedric sounds good too.

DaisyChubb

mm, yes I’m a big fan of glass for that reason as well. I also love how glass doesn’t retain any of the smell of the previous tea, no matter how potent! (ei: cold 911 x_x)

CHAroma

I’ve also noticed that my tea doesn’t taste as good when I pour it from a glass cup into a plastic travel mug. Thanks for the tip on Starbucks’ ceramic mugs! I’m going to check that out!

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I came from a tea drinking family, but I never appreciated the different qualities and varieties of tea until older. All that time wasted! But I guess I needed to be mature enough to appreciate the tea experience. :)

My favorite teas are green oolongs and white tea. I also love greens, especially gyokuro. I have a huge appreciation for rooibos and honeybush as they are often that only thing I can drink in the evening. I am a relatively new convert to black teas. This is unfortunate for my wallet but extremely wonderful for my palate. :)

In any case, I have a love for both flavored and unflavored teas. They are different experiences for sure, but both enjoyable. I find that it often depends on my mood.

I am on a quest to find a tea that will win my husband over. I think I’m making some headway…

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