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drank Irish Cream by Shanti Tea
4041 tasting notes

SIPDOWN!

also..it really sucks when you’ve had such a crappy day that you miss reading a tasting note that says don’t over steep it! soooo yeaaah.. steeped this for 3 mins and it’s a little on the astringent side. however if i ignore that initial taste, i can spot the delicious tea that this would be if i hadn’t goofed on the brewing sigh There’s a malty creaminess to this tea that screams DELICIOUS!

Thanks to kittenna for letting me try this…even if i did screw it up.

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 0 sec
Terri HarpLady

You don’t have enough for a 2nd session?
Sounds like Kittenna might need to hook you up with another sample, so you can try again! : )

Sil

haha no. but the resteep wasn’t too bad since i watched that one a little closer.

Kittenna

I gave her 2 cups worth! :P Apologies for not noting instructions on the bag. Not my fault she uses it all for one infusion, haha.

Sil

Kittenna…nu uh you gave me one sil cup :p

Sil

Seem times I make “half a cup” samples but seem times when I know ill like it, I just make the one cup grin

Terri HarpLady

I don’t have a single 8 oz cup in the house! They’re either little 4 oz-ers, or 12-16oz

Sil

Terri – everytime that i buy a 6-8oz mug, Ian managed to break it (accidently of course) but as a result i’m left with only 12-16 ones. They’re fantastic! but it means a cup for me is typically 2 “normal” cups haha

Terri HarpLady

Correction: I do have one actual 8oz cup, handpainted & given to me as a gift from a dear artist friend from Macedonia, Vesna Delevska. We have the same birthday week, and sometimes she comes & paints during my shows. Her work is amazing
http://www.vesnadelevska.com/
Click the More button to see her awesome mugs!

Terri HarpLady

I love the mug she made, but I’m always nervous about drinking out of it, cuz I can be a clutz!

Sil

Thats awesome Terri! Totally talented and I’d probably be like you heh. I really want a literary mug from Ophelia’s gypsy caravan on etsy but none of the mugs in her new batch from today really called to me….soooo another few months of waiting heh

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Terri HarpLady

You don’t have enough for a 2nd session?
Sounds like Kittenna might need to hook you up with another sample, so you can try again! : )

Sil

haha no. but the resteep wasn’t too bad since i watched that one a little closer.

Kittenna

I gave her 2 cups worth! :P Apologies for not noting instructions on the bag. Not my fault she uses it all for one infusion, haha.

Sil

Kittenna…nu uh you gave me one sil cup :p

Sil

Seem times I make “half a cup” samples but seem times when I know ill like it, I just make the one cup grin

Terri HarpLady

I don’t have a single 8 oz cup in the house! They’re either little 4 oz-ers, or 12-16oz

Sil

Terri – everytime that i buy a 6-8oz mug, Ian managed to break it (accidently of course) but as a result i’m left with only 12-16 ones. They’re fantastic! but it means a cup for me is typically 2 “normal” cups haha

Terri HarpLady

Correction: I do have one actual 8oz cup, handpainted & given to me as a gift from a dear artist friend from Macedonia, Vesna Delevska. We have the same birthday week, and sometimes she comes & paints during my shows. Her work is amazing
http://www.vesnadelevska.com/
Click the More button to see her awesome mugs!

Terri HarpLady

I love the mug she made, but I’m always nervous about drinking out of it, cuz I can be a clutz!

Sil

Thats awesome Terri! Totally talented and I’d probably be like you heh. I really want a literary mug from Ophelia’s gypsy caravan on etsy but none of the mugs in her new batch from today really called to me….soooo another few months of waiting heh

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