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drank Salted Caramel by DAVIDsTEA
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Gah! This has got to be the most frustrating tea that I own. Every time I steep it up its diffrent.
Today its got the coffee taste back, which is unfortunate (I hate coffee), and less salty goodness.
Grr. I will understand you, tea. (Shakes fist at the sky)


I really have to try this one. Even with a mixed up review like this, it just catches my attention! I better find the nearest Davidstea to my new house!


I find it really interesting, which is why, even without getting it to behave the same way twice, I have not chucked it. I would be interested to hear what you say about it!

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Now this is a holiday tea. Spicy without being overwhelming, subtly citrus-y, and just so, so nice.
This morning I am better than yesterday (just in time for work), and so I have ventured on a much better tea, if still seasonally inappropriate.
I am almost out of this. I very much hope this comes back in the winter!

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Todays requirements for tea.
1. Hot
2. Bagged (no sense wasting perfectly good loose leaf)
3. Not beloved (no sense wasting perfectly good tea on a day when your health makes it impossible to properly appriciate.)
So this fits the bill.


Like your logic!

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What posesses me to grab this on 100 degree days? I have no idea. Subconcious longing for the cold weather of the holidays? That may be as close to an actual answer as we ever get.

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drank Holiday Tea by Harney & Sons
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Thanks again to Josie Jade for this. I wish it tasted as good as it smells!

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Sipdown! My final cup of this turned out really bitter. Oh well. All gone now!

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This has been languishing in my cupboard for ages. A friend sent it to me last year in a care package, mostly, I suspect, for the tin, which has a cute little image of London on it. This sort of tea is not what I usually reach for.
Still, it seems like an excelent day to drink the teas I do not really care about, and so I brewed some up.
Well, its black tea. Its not bitter, which can be a worry, but its not very impressive. I almost never add milk or sugar to my teas, but I might give this one a try with additives in the near future.

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drank Pure Mint by Twinings
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Second cup of the morning. I seek out strong but not beloved teas to help move past my fuddled senses. This only sort of worked. Normally its minty and good, today I was just questing for something hot to drink to damp down my throat.

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My sinuses are still unhappy, making every breath feel dusty, and making it painful to swallow. Tea helps this a lot.
Today I needed a good tea, but perhaps not a great tea. Something I enjoyed, with a good amount of flavor. Bingo. Rose Petal black for the first cup of the morning.

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Backlogg from yesterday. Still feeling poorly, I reached for my very favorite chamomile, which I am hording and parcing out bit by bit. It went perfectly with my evening read of a silly murder mystery, and then I went to bed.
This is such a nice tea. Complex and light and everything an herbal should be.

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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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