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drank Silver Buds Yabao by Verdant Tea
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For the fact that this smells like trees, I’m immediately drawn to it. I am not disappointed with how it tastes, either. It looks like it will be a delicate tea, as it is pale when brewed, but the taste is complex and robust. Not robust like black tea; robust in its own way. I feel I need to be listening to serene and deeply troubled classical music (Moonlight Sonata) and watching snowflakes fall while drinking this tea. It’s different and flavorful, and I like it.
I used 1.5 Tablespoons for 8 oz of water, with a quick rinse.
Anyone know the relative amount of caffeine in this tea?

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 0 sec
Invader Zim

This tea, Moonlight Sonata, and snow, it sounds divine…I hope it snows soon!

Rellybob

Me too! We are supposed to be getting several inches ths weekend, it needs to hurry up and storm!! I love a good blizzard.

Bonnie

Dr. Zhivago and the troika scene…

Invader Zim

Lucky! It’s supposed to go back up into the 60’s here.

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Invader Zim

This tea, Moonlight Sonata, and snow, it sounds divine…I hope it snows soon!

Rellybob

Me too! We are supposed to be getting several inches ths weekend, it needs to hurry up and storm!! I love a good blizzard.

Bonnie

Dr. Zhivago and the troika scene…

Invader Zim

Lucky! It’s supposed to go back up into the 60’s here.

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I love tea. I first tasted loose leaf when my grandpa brought some back from Russia and I remember just savoring it. Not sure what kind it was; all I remember is that it was loose leaf and it was good. =)

I really enjoy oolong, jasmine tea, green tea, and white tea. I have been getting more into black tea, especially those with chocolate notes! Also, chai is a constant favorite.

As far as tisanes go, I enjoy chamomile and occasionally a mint. I am interested to try rooibus and honey bush. I do prefer teas without artificial flavoring but I’m willing to try most things.

I know next to nothing about puerh, but I like what I have tried so far.

I am consistently amazed at the flavors contained in one leaf. I am on a quest to discover all of them! Slowly, though. Good tea is expensive. :P

Other things I enjoy: Books. My family. Truth. Campfires. Animal Rescue. Gardening. Sushi. Mountain biking. Documentaries. Trees. Music. Culture. Sour cream raisin pie. Not necessarily in that order. :P

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