1188 Tasting Notes

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drank Pumpkin Patch by DAVIDsTEA
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Alright, the morning shift is done. Now for some online trainings, freelance work, and my Nanowrimo writing.
Whew! Tea required.
This really doesn’t taste like pumpkin to me, which is always a disappointment in a pumpkin tea. It does have nice spice flavor, and a good dash of sweetness, but its hardly the cup of pumpkin pie that I always hope for. Almost done. That’s good, as I have yet more tea incoming.

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Fortunatly my stomach has calmed down considerably this morning. The three cups of ginger tea I drank last night certainly helped, I think.
This morning its raining! Hooray! My favorite weather is rain, by a long shot.
The base of this tea is coming out extra strong today, but I can still find the vanilla and almond in it.
An excellent quick cup, as I’ve got to run out and go to work.

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drank Ginger Tea by Harney & Sons
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Ooof. I have an upset stomach, it won’t stop churning and gurgling. Very unpleasant.
This is a job of Ginger tea! This is, I think, just ginger in a sachet, and its really good. Gingery warmness. And so, so nice for an upset stomach. I think this may be what I drink for the rest of the evening.
My stomach is actually calming down, since the first cup, so maybe the tea is helping!

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drank White Peach by Harney & Sons
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This smells amazing in the sachets. Very light and peachy. Lovely smell.
I’m a tiny bit fuddled still by whites teas. But this is nice. The peach as not as intense as it smells, but its there, floating through a warm cuppa tea. Nice!
Thanks Ost and thank you for the second sachet as well. I’m eager to give this a second try.

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drank Boston Blend by Harney & Sons
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How wonderful ,its cold this morning! I love the cold weather, its the best. And its perfect for drinking this tea.
I love Boston. I think its the most underrated of the Harney blends, mellow with a touch of warm nuttiness and a touch of sweetness. Beautiful.

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I can’t get the balance of this right. I had two tea bags today, which helps, but I think I steeped it too long, and it was missing something “cider-y” about it all.
Arh. Oh well.

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drank Vanilla Comoro by Harney & Sons
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I have finished my writing for this evening! Hooray! Now I will work on the scarf that I am knitting. I am the worlds slowest knitter, but its coming along.
Now a nice and calm evening.
Extra strong tonight. Pretty good that way.

Ost

What is your WC at?? :D

Rosehips

18,407!

Ost

Nice!!!

hippiechick 42

I crochet, but knitting discombobulates me. Lol

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drank Melon Oolong by Lupicia
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I had not expected to experience this lovely, fruity oolong again quite so soon! Many thanks to Ost for including this in our swap.
Its a beautiful fruit flavor. Its so much like biting into a melon that is freshly ripe. Lovely.
A last breath of summer in the lap of autumn.

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drank Pumpkin Chai by DAVIDsTEA
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I went to bed last night thinking about what tea I’d have this morning. This was it!
This tea is perfectly fine, nothing wrong with it, but it does not make my heart sing, I must confess. There are pumpkin teas that I like much better.
Still! This is warm and spicy, and its enjoyable this morning.

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drank Glitter & Gold by DAVIDsTEA
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I don’t always drink a caffeinated tea in the evening, but when I do its because I have seven hundred or so more words to write tonight. Gah!
This is a lovely, mellow tea. I actually like it much better in the evening, as it lacks a serious pop to spring me up in the morning. I like it best on a lazy morning or afternoon, or now, as a dessert style tea, to help with the ol wordcount.
In other news, I’ve got to work on some sipdowns! I’ve got so much tea, and, I confess, more on the way. Ooops. Heh.

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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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