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I got some of this in my meet up/ swap with AlphaKitty yesterday! What a fun time!

This is a tea I’ve been wanting to try for a long time. It sounds so delicious! I can smell a hint of caramel. Toasty flavor. Lightly fruity. Very light. Hmm…not really tasting like honey and preserves. Whatever flavors there are, they are very subdued. In fact, I can barely taste it. I think Harney’s black tea blends may be formulated so that I can’t taste the flavors. I could never detect much in Florence either.

Soo…back to Marco Polo. My wallet weeps.

ashmanra

Could it be really old? I love this one as much as Paris. If you are looking for a replacement for Marco, though, you might want to try Anna’s Blend which I think originates with Teageschwender but I know it is sold by Tin Roof Teas as well.

Mercuryhime

Thank you for your tips. :) ill look into Anna’s Blend.

Alphakitty

I just got this from the H&S shop about a month ago, so it’s definitely not old! I don’t get a whole lot of flavor from it either, I much prefer Paris.

Mercuryhime

AlphaKitty, I sorta figured it wasn’t an age thing. I’ve had teas from Harney that simply didn’t taste like much. Though some other teas are very tasty. I will have to try Paris next. But it’s evening now so I’d better stay away from the black teas for the rest of the day. :)

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ashmanra

Could it be really old? I love this one as much as Paris. If you are looking for a replacement for Marco, though, you might want to try Anna’s Blend which I think originates with Teageschwender but I know it is sold by Tin Roof Teas as well.

Mercuryhime

Thank you for your tips. :) ill look into Anna’s Blend.

Alphakitty

I just got this from the H&S shop about a month ago, so it’s definitely not old! I don’t get a whole lot of flavor from it either, I much prefer Paris.

Mercuryhime

AlphaKitty, I sorta figured it wasn’t an age thing. I’ve had teas from Harney that simply didn’t taste like much. Though some other teas are very tasty. I will have to try Paris next. But it’s evening now so I’d better stay away from the black teas for the rest of the day. :)

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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.

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