1020 Tasting Notes
The scene- my kitchen.
The players- Me, and DAVIDs Salted Caramel tea.
(a kettle whistles, ROSEHIPS picks it off the burner, scalds a yellow tea pot, and then steeps a basket of Salted Caramel tea)
Me: Alright, set the timer.
(she sets a timer, and wanders around aimlessly until it dings. She removes the steeper basket, managing not to burn her fingertips. Much. Sits down with the yellow tea pot, and a polka dot cup)
Me: Alright tea, lets do this.
(She sips. She frowns, and takes another sip. Puzzlement.
Me: Why is this never quite what I expected it to be? Wherefor art thou, salt? At least thou art devoid of coffee flavor today.
(The tea says nothing, only sits and lets off steam. Rosehips picks up her cup again)
Me: Well, try try again.
Unfortunatly I am prone to migraines, and I got one yesterday. The trouble is, by the time you feel it, its too late, and you either have to go so sleep or wait to die, whichever is first.
Its gone this morning, thank goodness, and I am rewarding my body with a cup of this gorgeous tea.
I say it every time, but it needs repeating. If you like any of the following- black tea, caramel, vanilla, joy, you need some of this gorgeous blend.
Done with work for the day, and soon will be going to the first birthday party for my tiny niece!
In celebration, as she’s sure to be a tea drinker like her mama and her Aunt and Uncle, I thought I would drink the sparkliest tea I own.
I still feel that is not quite cold enough for this, but its still pretty nice.
Now, what does one wear to a one year olds birthday party?
Today is my brothers birthday! He’s far away these days, but I can drink a cup of Earl Grey, his favorite, in his honor before I call him and tell him that he’s old.
I like this more than the first time I tried it. It seems creamier. Still is not a favorite of mine, I never really connect with the good Earl of Grey, but the addition of vanilla will induce me to try just about anything.
Thanks again to Fuzzy_Peachkin, who is is the giver of this.
Happy birthday, little bro.
This is probably the thing that most closely resembles a no frill chocolate tea, and its pretty good! You really do get a dark chocolate flavor. I’m almost done with this, and next time I’ve got a little experiment that I’m going to try with it.
I dont know if I’ll be getting more of this, but I do like it. Its no frills, which is sometimes just what you need.
Breaktime! And I can actually cook lunch for myself today, so I sauteed zuchinni with lemon pepper, scrambled some eggs, made some toast, and brewed up a pot of this.
This is a shut down tea. No matter what is happening, I take a sip of this and I immedietly shut down and go “ah”, and am transported to a happy place.
A good lunch, and a very welcome break during a busy day.
I have not been sleeping well at all. I will need vast quantanties of tea today.
First up is one of my sachets of this. In addition to being exsausted, this is my early day at work, and so I dont have time for a proper steep of loose leaf, and not the emotional energy to appriciate it.
When this is gone I will probably cry.