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drank Gingerbread by DAVIDsTEA
1116 tasting notes

The smell of his tea, both prior to and after steeping, is just like that other stuff I tried the other day… someone remind me… brain turn on… it smelled like pancake syrup, even though many people here mistakenly called it maple syrup. Yep, this is almost identical.

This tastes very similarly. To be frank, I swear it’s the same tea. It’s not, because this is a whole different bag that actually says, “Gingerbread.” So unless the gal at DAVID’s made a boo-boo… I can’t tell these apart.

EDIT: It was Birthday Cake. This must be the same tea, just mis-labelled. It’s just pancake syrup -turned tea. That’s all I taste.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 5 min, 0 sec
OMGsrsly

If there are sprinkles, it’s Birthday Cake. :/

MissB

That’s the weird part. Zero sprinkles. Everything else is identical. They look, smell and taste exactly the same to me.

OMGsrsly

That’s really weird. Now I have to investigate these teas when I get home!

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OMGsrsly

If there are sprinkles, it’s Birthday Cake. :/

MissB

That’s the weird part. Zero sprinkles. Everything else is identical. They look, smell and taste exactly the same to me.

OMGsrsly

That’s really weird. Now I have to investigate these teas when I get home!

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Teaholic! Currently loving flavored blacks, greens, whites and rooibos blends, straight blacks and greens, and have a long-standing adoration for herbals/medicinals. Dessert teas top my list along with anything cocoa-y (like Laoshan Black, any of Verdant’s chai’s and Whispering Pines’ Mint Chocolate Chip). Missing living near a tea shoppe that offers a lot of options; other than DAVIDs a few blocks away, I’m buying most of my stuff online. Still, I have more than two cupboards devoted to tea, and a ridiculous amount of it!

In addition to loving tea, I’m a dating columnist, single mom, nerd, and avid knitter. I read way too much, type even more, and spend my ‘free’ time either running, swinging kettlebells, or hanging with friends.

I love tea swaps, and will gladly swap anything I have that I have enough of to share.

Allergies: Strawberries and all grains. I’m having a mild allergic reaction to both lavender and some roses in tea, and thus I’m avoiding these for now as well. I also avoid sugar and Splenda where possible.

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