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4043 Tasting Notes

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drank Dreamsicle Puerh by 52teas
4043 tasting notes

Cup of tea while Ian naps :)

VariaTEA

Oh Sil, you really do have some of the best tasting notes :P

Sil

Yeah well when you’ve had it a bunch of times…and you’re exausted from walking for 7 hours after 6 hours of sleep….there’s little time to wax poetic about things

VariaTEA

Fair enough. Hope you are having a fun vacation :)

Amariel

Yeah, after writing notes a few times, I wonder if I even need to bother with another one…

Anna

Napping men should always be used as tea cosies.

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87
drank The Black Lotus by Butiki Teas
4043 tasting notes

One of just a couple teas I brought with me to Vancouver. I figure I’ll be picking up a few while I’m out here as well so I just needed morning teas. Hotels don’t do we’ll with teas. This was my first day tea for walking…so much walking. Such a good first day out here and it’s hardly even over!

MissB

Woot! It’s a beautiful city to explore. If you guys want/need any help, do let me know!

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84
drank Vanilla Citrus Spice by Verdant Tea
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probably my last cup of tea for the day with travelling and such unless i get off the plane and MUST HAVE TEA…which is always a possibility. HOping i’ve got the right balance of tea that i’m bringing to be able to get through most of it before we come home. heh esp since i know i’ll be buying tea while there. I actually have one more cup of this that i’m bringing with me for a rainy day when i need some comfort.

Final Count: 140 (1 swap and a few purchases incoming – 10 to go…)

Courtney

I can’t wait to hear what you pick up!

Terri HarpLady

Where are you headed? Vancouver?

Sil

Yes Terri…my mountains and I are getting reacquainted

TheTeaFairy

Enjoy that beautiful country we are so lucky to live in Sil :-)

Sil

We left the hotel at 8am….back at 3pm. Such a good day, just relaxing now before going out again :)

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76
drank Queen Anne by Fortnum & Mason
4043 tasting notes

Dropping the rating of this one a little. This has a bit of bitterness in the background that i don’t find terribly appealing. it’s not a bad cup, but this strikes me as more of a milk and sugar cup of tea versus royal blend that i can drink straight – my preferred way of drinking tea.

Cavocorax

Yeah, I was not super impressed with this one. It’s ok, but it’s not like that other Queen tea that’s out there. :D

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85
drank Royal Blend by Fortnum & Mason
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yep like this one better than queen anne. This one is a smoother brew that’s not SUPER bold, but it’s got enough of a kick this morning for me to be really enjoying it.

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88
drank Chocolate & Strawberry Puer by Lupicia
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I DID IT! i finally had time to make this in latte form and let me tell you…not drinking it any other way. it’s like a creamy chocolate strawberry milkshake latte.. so neener neener!

TeaBrat

sounds tasty!

Amariel

Ooooh! Now I really want to try this one!!

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79
drank Cashew Turtle by 52teas
4043 tasting notes

another sipdown this morning and a tasty one at that. It was a nice flavoured tea to drink about the time i started to freak out about getting everything done….

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87
drank Golden Monkey Black Tea by Teavivre
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i found a sample of this from courtney this morning so it’s back in my cupboard for at least another cup haha. I picked this, mostly so i’d have a little sipdown when i get back. I’m sneaky like that mwahahahhaa

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83
drank Yunnan Aged Qizi Pu-erh Tea by Yezi Tea
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Ok…incoming crappy tasting notes as i have spent the morning trying to finish work…go go double time and a half on this holiday, so that i can then PACK lol

I picked this one first thing in the morning for both a sipdown and to try and clear my head with a little puerh. I have to say, this is such a great unassuming puerh from yezi. It’s not earthy..but it is mellow and manly? there’s somethnig about this one that i really enjoy – moreso than the other recent puerh i had from yezi. i’ll likely pick up more of this for an average every day sort of puerh

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91
drank Pumpkin Ginger Spice by Traveling Tea
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best. pumpkin. tea. ever. + ginger! i am going to be so sad when this is gone…which now that i’ve opened the pouch is going to be soon….TOOO SOON

Final Count: still 141 sigh 11 more teas to go… but 1 swap and likely some purchases coming up…

Terri HarpLady

I’m thinking I should go to traveling Tea & get a sample of everything she has, & send them ALL to you! HAHAHAHAHA! I was gonna do that with trail lodge teas too, but she doesn’t have sample sizes anymore.

Sil

Oh god…

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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.

My other interests are cycling, reading, board games, disney cruises, world of warcraft and dancing – in no particular order. I love travelling and am currently working on trying to get my other half to as many place in the world as possible.

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