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I don’t like flavoured teas.
I like rooibos even less.
But something about the Berlin Christmas markets, and the snowy weather, and the fact that I love Ronnefeldt tea, and the fact that I haven’t been able to find it outside of Germany, and the fact that this-tea-was-on-sale, and the fact that it smelled oh so very nice, and the fact that since the label was in German I didn’t notice that it was a rooibos until I opened the bag at home today and made myself a cup – all this resulted in me buying a 100g bag of this tea.
And it’s lovely. It doesn’t taste like rooibos or honeybush, nor does it have the chemical taste, or the sickening sweetness, or the overpowering vanilla/hibiscus/other-cheap-additives smell and taste that flavoured teas and herbal infusions tend to have.
It tastes exactly as if you had just made a lovely batch of sugar cookies, and while they were still piping hot and made the house smell like all that is good in the world, you somehow managed to melt them into a tea. This tea is sweet, but not overly sweet, and it is begging to be coupled with a batch of homemade cookies, or a really good cake. A great way to cheer yourself up in this miserable weather.

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Sil

nice!

NofarS

I really need to get the time and send you and Terri another package, with Postcard Teas, and some of the teas that I got in Berlin. I’m so busy with university papers and work right now, that I just don’t seem to have the time to select and package everything properly. Oh well, the end of the semester is nigh.

Sil

..and let US know what we can send you! :D

NofarS

More cupboard space? ;)

MissB

This sounds amazing. Where did you find it, if I can ask?

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Sil

nice!

NofarS

I really need to get the time and send you and Terri another package, with Postcard Teas, and some of the teas that I got in Berlin. I’m so busy with university papers and work right now, that I just don’t seem to have the time to select and package everything properly. Oh well, the end of the semester is nigh.

Sil

..and let US know what we can send you! :D

NofarS

More cupboard space? ;)

MissB

This sounds amazing. Where did you find it, if I can ask?

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An Israeli computer programmer with a passion for tea (mostly bought in yearly shopping sprees in the UK), particularly black, oolong and white. I don’t generally enjoy flavoured teas or herbal infusions, but if a tea sounds interesting and smells nice I’ll most definitely try it. I drink several cups of tea a day, usually one or two in the morning, another one after lunch and one or two in the evening. My favourite tea so far is Lao Cong Zi Ya from Norbu Tea, but I’m constantly trying new teas. Only in the past year have I branched into Pu’erh and non-roasted oolongs. Finding good tea in Israel is difficult, so I import most of my teas from yearly visits to London, or from online retailers. If you see something in my cupboard that sparks your interest and you would like to swap with me, then please message me. I’m almost always up for a swap.

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