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Auch! Major papercut!
Runs crying to travelmug and feels sorry for herself

Let’s talk about the pearls. What makes them phoenix? Reads the description …
Huh. Anyway, can’t really see the difference between this and normal pearls. The size is about the same as A. C. Perchs Jasmine pearls, which is a little above the size of normal pearls. The Perch are a bit greener though. (These pearls has a lot of white streaks). Also worth noting: the pearls are somewhat very uneven in size and rooling.

Smell’s like…JASMINE!
So much, in fact, that it gives me headache.
People in my class claims that it smell’s like bubblegum?
(?How? In which way??)

Sips It’s very jasminy. Not as sweet as Canton’s pearls and not as sour as Perchs.
Actually, this is how I would think a “normal” jasmine tea SHOULD taste like.
It has a sweet aftertaste that dissappears quickly.

…I actually want to try this iced with honey!

Thomas Smith

Phoenix or Dragon tacked on before “pearls” is just a throwback to why they were originally rolled into spheres – the whole auspicious mythical creature with a pearl/ball/sun/mystical orb. Only reason I hold onto the usage of either is because “Pearl Tea” (Zhu Cha) is Gunpowder, and it’s nice to have something to differentiate the size and shape.
Phoenix Eyes, on the other hand, are aptly named almond-shaped balls of tea.

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Thomas Smith

Phoenix or Dragon tacked on before “pearls” is just a throwback to why they were originally rolled into spheres – the whole auspicious mythical creature with a pearl/ball/sun/mystical orb. Only reason I hold onto the usage of either is because “Pearl Tea” (Zhu Cha) is Gunpowder, and it’s nice to have something to differentiate the size and shape.
Phoenix Eyes, on the other hand, are aptly named almond-shaped balls of tea.

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Many things can be said about me, but I rather not go into details… Other than the facts that: Yes, I am from Greenland (Yeah, it’s totaly awesome!) and I love my books, cats and tea.

I love all kinds of tea, but must confess a greater love towards the Da Hong Pao and a deep hatred for Ceylon and Pickwick. (Yes, I am aware that Ceylon is area). Sorry, It’s not them, it’s me.
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