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drank Classic Big Red Robe by Silk Road
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First mug of this one made at home. 1 tsp tea in 16oz water. I made it in a mug then dumped it into a travel mug to take on a walk. The perfect end to a big (late!) brunch with my brother.

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205 °F / 96 °C 3 min, 45 sec

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Black teas are my favourite, although I do drink the occasional green tea. I am exploring herbal and fruity teas for summer icing and winter evenings, and oolong and pu erh are new and exciting… although I do not like a tea that tastes mostly of seaweed.

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