2963 Tasting Notes

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drank Queen Catherine by Harney & Sons
2963 tasting notes

Its been an odd week- and somewhat upsetting. Work has been crazy, and yesterday someone in my theatre company collapsed. She was alright in a moment, but it was very alarming! I’m glad she was ok.
This means that I’m not quite well rested today, and I’ll take this cup of comfort and hope that it really helps me get through today, which also promises to be long.
This really is such a sophisticated tea. Elegant, yet strong.

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92
drank Tower of London by Harney & Sons
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Happy Valentines day to one of my true loves- tea!
Thank you, tea, for being there for me, and for always making my day better. A day without you is an impossible thought.

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The best laid plans, eh? Saturday I was helping with a theatre company project, and was on my way home when I was involved in an altercation with nature that left my windshield caved in. I am amazingly unharmed, but I am still picking glass off everything I own, and it’s rather going to derail my day, as I need to get it fixed.
I spent yesterday curled up on the couch watching British crime shows and drinking tea, which is a nice way to recover from it all.
This tea is my attempt at a morning energizer. Its not bad, but I do find apple teas sometimes a bit bitter.
Well, thats sort of fitting too.

gmathis

Glad you are safe!

ashmanra

That sounds scary! I am glad you are okay!

Martin Bednář

Whew, glad you are safe!

Dustin

Oof! I’d spend a day curled up and recharging too! Don’t know if you have this in your area, but it’s been magical for me… mobile auto glass repair. They come to you and replace your car windows at your place! It’s amazing.
Hope you can get everything sorted quickly!

ashmanra

I second what Dustin said! Our truck’s front windshield was replaced right in our driveway years ago. So easy.

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96
drank Boston by Harney & Sons
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Sipdown!
I always love my time with Boston, but it is, to me, a mostly Autumnal tea, so it won’t be an immediate restock.
Yum.

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I went to NYC to visit my brother, and stayed pretty close to Grand Central Station. They have a fun little food hall there, where I could get some teas!
I do love picking up tea on vacation. It won’t take up too much room in my house, and creates a drinkable memory.
This is pretty nice. A strong ginger flavor, which is what I want, but not so overpowering that it takes all my focus from the tea.
A nice souvenir.

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drank Tower of London by Harney & Sons
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Its my birthday today, and I was looking at my cupboard this morning wondering if I had a favorite tea to celebrate with. And, rather to my delight, the answer is no. I used to think that I was somehow supposed to whittle my teas downs into the very best of the best. Now I know I can have a cupboard full of variety, for my moods, to try new things, to have fun.
Cheers to that! And cheers to this nice cup of Tower of London!

gmathis

Happy Birthday! The sun is shining here in your honor! Hope a little joy surprises you when you’re not looking today.

ashmanra

Happy Birthday! Yes to variety – sometimes we just have a mood for something different to drink! Enjoy! I am hoping to get down to a master list of fifty teas and types. Some will be must have teas and others will be just “some sort of Earl Grey, some sort of blackcurrant, some sort of floral.”

Martin Bednář

Happy Birthday!

Tiffany :)

Happy belated birthday! I agree – I love having variety so there is always something to sip on. :)

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81
drank Queen Catherine by Harney & Sons
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Woke up with a headache, but fortunately I have the day off, and can treat myself delicately all day long.
A good day to stay cuddly and sip on this nice tea.

ashmanra

I hope you get a good night’s rest and feel better in the morning!

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97
drank Marco Polo by Mariage Frères
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Happy New Years Eve, Steepster!
This year has not had as much tea reviewing as I wanted (a goal for 2024, for sure), but this remains my favorite place on the internet. Thank you for being the best group of people ever!
May your water always be the right temperature for the tea you are steeping in 2024.

ashmanra

I haven’t had this one in years. It is so good even if a little finicky sometimes! Indeed, the water must be exactly the right temperature and time perfect!

gmathis

Happy New Year to you, as well!

Martin Bednář

Happy New Year!

ashmanra

Happy New Year, indeed!

Crowkettle

Happy New Year! :)

Michelle

Happy New Year!

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82
drank Santa's Secret by DAVIDsTEA
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I haven’t felt very festive this year. I’d had plans to do all sorts of fun things, and put up decorations, and just generally have a wonderful time, but December has been more challenging than I expected, and I find myself a little low.
In the midst of this I figured, hey, why not order some of the Davids teas that I used to enjoy around the holidays. Its been a while since I had them.
This is todays tea- one I remember loving.
I am finding it a bit thin this morning, so I may add more to future cups, but the scent took me to a much happier holiday place.
Yum.

gmathis

Consider yourself hugged. December is a hard month with or without festivities!

Maddy Barone

I wish we had a “hugs” icon. December can be really hard sometimes. I did not decorate at all. I always have good intentions, but life, work, health gets in the way.

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96
drank Boston by Harney & Sons
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Its finally getting cold here, which pleases me very much. I have the comfort of sitting in my robe with my hot cup of tea in the morning, before braving my day. That is much nicer than when its a billion degrees and I am sweating through my first cup.
This is a time of year that I just really, really love.

gmathis

Happy sweater weather!

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I love tea! I confess that I was a hot chocolate lover for most of my life, but recently a switch has gone off in my brain, and suggested that I might just love tea. And I do!
I’m a bit of a novice, but an enthusiastic one, and am happily sipping new varieties all the time.
I love vanilla, fruity, and caramel flavors, and cant wait to try more.

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