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drank Smaug by Custom-Adagio Teas, Cara McGee
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sipdown! (234) OH my dear shmiracles I’m so sorry that i can’t get on board with this tea. i do love lapsang…but opening this i was blasted by an all too familiar smell from my childhood – vick’s vaporub. I thought for sure i was off my rocker and imagining things. So i brewed it up. While there is a smokey undertone to the scent upon brewing it, it still smells like vick’s. My first hesitant sip… yup! this tastes like i imagine liquid vick’s vapo rub would taste like. I let it cool a bit to see if that would help to let the smokiness come to the forefront…it did but now all i can think of is vick’s. bah! Oh well, at least it’s another one i can cross off my list. lol

Ysaurella

I imagine the face of the marketing product Manager at adagio searching for a way to promote a vick’s vaporub’s tea ;)

Shmiracles

well. i GUESS you are entitled to your opinion. EVEN if it IS WRONG. hahahee i joke i joke! i know this tea is extreme. i know. thanks for trying it anyways!

Sil

shmiracles – that’s part of the fun of sharing i think! I’m only sad because i know you love this one…and i do like a good lapsang. but man…vaporub….sooo much vaporub lol

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Ysaurella

I imagine the face of the marketing product Manager at adagio searching for a way to promote a vick’s vaporub’s tea ;)

Shmiracles

well. i GUESS you are entitled to your opinion. EVEN if it IS WRONG. hahahee i joke i joke! i know this tea is extreme. i know. thanks for trying it anyways!

Sil

shmiracles – that’s part of the fun of sharing i think! I’m only sad because i know you love this one…and i do like a good lapsang. but man…vaporub….sooo much vaporub lol

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