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drank Vanilla Black by Janet's Special Teas
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omgsrsly sent this one my way and i am a fan! this is quite a tasty vanilla black. the base is smooth, present without overpowering the tea and the vanilla doesn’t have that strange artificial taste that you sometimes get with vanilla blacks. YUM!

Bear With Me

Thanks for reminding me that I need to restock. I just finished mine off with a splash of chai-infused rum this morning!

Sil

This one is much tastier than some more expensive vanilla blacks that I’ve had

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drank Japanese Lime by Janet's Special Teas
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I can’t recall if this one was from bear with me or omgsrsly but i think it was BWM. This one wasn’t bad, but was a little light for me. It was a decent green tea, but the lime was sort of muted…i wanted it to be more like a lime slushy or something in my head….likely my fault, not the tea haha!!

Bear With Me

I find the same problem. I like it better cold steeped actually. But i like it better than DAVIDs lime gelato.

Sil

Haha see I really like lime gelato.. :)

Bear With Me

I dislike that lime gelato has yogurt in it. I prefer non-creamy lime drinks. Unless it’ssupposed to be key lime pie. Mmmm, key lime pie…

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drank White Pink Grapefruit by Tea Centre
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even though there are flowers in this one, it’s really a nice lovely, gentle white tea. I rather enjoyed this one from omgsrsly it could be a bit stronger in flavour, but i think that would have changed it too much :)

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sorry omgsrsly not a fan of this one. It was like a clovey earl grey or something. The cardamom was hiding and it really did remind me of some sort of weird clovey blergamot concoction lol

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drank Victoria 150 by Silk Road
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Bear with me sent this one my way and i’m pretty sure his words were “you won’t like it” haha Funnily enough, i actually liked this one more than the cardamon black hat i also had. Not enough to hold on to it and be a greedy guts, but i did enjoy my cup with breakfast this morning :) thanks Bear with me!

Bear With Me

I am actually shocked yu enjoyed it since it is a floral tea! Glad to hear it! I will send the new Victoria tea next time. I think it will be more your thing. :)

Sil

I won’t be craving this one but it was a good cup!

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drank Gold Blend Tea Bags by Barry's Tea
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Another one from MIssB this is for sure a milk tea! lol without it, it’s quite strong, but i’ve had it a couple times now with either milk or honey and lemon and its quite nice for a bagged, no fuss tea :)

MissB

This is what everyone, and I mean everyone, drinks in Ireland. Any store, restaurant, cafe.. this is your standard tea. Definitely needs milk! Glad you’re enjoying it. :)

Sil

aye the rest is off with the girls to steal from and share… :)

gmathis

This is on my list to try.

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drank Walter Bishop Honeybush by 52teas
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waffles and walterbishop! also…. how to train your dragon 2 lol i have to get on a train to go to ottawa for the weekend so my other half and i are making the most of today :)

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drank Royal BC Museum Tea by Silk Road
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Apparently i’ve had this one before. This cup comes from omgsrsly and today i’m finding it a much lovelier cup than when i previously had it. The berries add just the right “something” to this blend taking it from a really nice black tea to a tasty fruit black blend. thanks madam! always nice to revisit teas!

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drank Walter Bishop Honeybush by 52teas
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Changed my mind…THIS is the last cup of tea for tonight haha. sooo good!

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drank Cinnamon Pear by 52teas
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Another from kittenna this is a cinnamon tea….not getting much pear though. I didn’t dislike this base as much as i usually do with frank’s teas…but it’s still not delivering on what it promises to be. This is really just a decent cinnamon tea, with a slightly “something” taste in the background that mutes the cinnamon a little. Still happy to try it and enjoyed the cup tonight…just not what i wanted it to be.

Final Count: 102

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So no real clue what to write about myself here. A friend got me into drinking loose tea and it’s something I thoroughly enjoy though I have nowhere near the experience that many folks on the boards seem to have.

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