1628 Tasting Notes
I specifically saved this tea for today. I really like this tea, and decided I could have it today, which was the first day of my new job.
Its new! And overwhelming! And I felt wrung out and tired at the end of the day. Its so much, and this is a complete industry change for me, and so the lingo is unfamiliar to me.
Though it wasn’t unhappiness, I did have a good solid cry this evening, while my lovely boyfriend poured tea down my throat. Its stressful right now. I’ll be arming myself with extra tea!
This tea was bought after intense personal struggle. On one hand, I adore mint black tea blends. I’m running about like a mad woman in December, trying to grab them all, and this one had been out a while, and yet I had not tried it. The reason is coconut. I do not like coconut. Not in food, not in scents, not in tea.
But I was already ordering teas, and, well, it just sort of fell into the cart.
And I’m relieved to say that the coconut is something I can work with.
This tastes like a mild junior mint to me, and I’m really liking that. Its quite delicious! I’ll be quite glad to drink this bag.
One of my favorite things about the holiday season is craft fairs. I love getting things that were made by the people who sold them to me, and they’re such cool stuff!
So I drank a quick cup of this and ran off to a craft fair first thing this morning.
It was, almost to my surprise, the last cup of this! I’m all through. I’ve enjoyed this, it was strong and powerful, and helped me out on many an early morning. But I don’t think I’ll be bringing this back into my cupboard.
I could not sleep last night. Or rather, I fell asleep just fine, and then around three in the morning woke up and just sort of floated in and out of consciousness for the rest of the night.
So I feel a little floaty and tired right now.
Sometimes when my sleep has been odd I like a brisk, strong tea, but today I wanted something gentle and delicate. Enter Glitter and Gold, which was warming, calming, and like a warm and wolly hug. Just what I wanted.
Due to my impending new job, this is the last Thursday that I’ll be waking up extra early, and going to work at 6:30 a.m. My need for quick cups will greatly reduce!
I had just enough of this lovely, comforting blend, to content me this morning. Its still earthy, with a hint of savory sweetness to it. Very good blend.
But now its a sipdown, and its going to be out of my cupboard for a while. I’m on a ban, you see.
Farewell, Capri! Until we meet again!
Backlogged from last night.
I made myself a huge mug of this last night.
I was hopeful, at first, as there were a lot of chips in the bottom of the bag, which I hoped would increase the eggnog flavor. Alas, it was not to be. The whole cup of tea passed without much of an impression.
Oh well, its gone now!