5583 Tasting Notes

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omgsrsly sent this one my way and i am a fan! Do i, as usual, wish it was a little more orangey and a little more vanilla-y, of course. But i really enjoyed the few cups of this one that i had. It’s not too sour and it’s got a really nice blend of flavours going on. It also tasted really nice hot and cold :)

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87

this + maple syrup = happiness. not much else to say haha

looseTman

Unfortunately, this organic Keemun is no longer available. :-(

Sil

i know. they were awesome enough to let me buy some that they had left over. Their new black is also pretty good!

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drank Laoshan Village Chai by Verdant Tea
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another one from the past few days. I really like this one with a bit of honey and milk BUT i still stand by my hatred of the addition of goji berries. I pick them all out because i find they make the chai sweeter or something. Just not a fan.

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drank Yu Lu Yan Cha Black by Verdant Tea
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Another tea from yesterday – i ended up spending some gaming time with the other half yesterday so i am behind! :) I really like whatever harvest this is that i picked up. i DO need to remember that i can generally pass on spring harvests as i just don’t love them as much as well. Great cup of delicious tea yesterday!

Stephanie

agreed about spring harvests…the exception for me is a few select fresh spring green teas.

looseTman

Scribbles beloved black tea.

Indigobloom

I really wanna know how this tastes as a cold brew- I picked up a bunch, can’t wait to find out! :P

scribbles

LooseTman is correct…my beloved tea. So much that am hoarding my 4+ ounces…ridoncedonc…I know…

looseTman

Happy New Year Scribbles!

scribbles

Same to you looseTman and Sil and everyone else!! Sent you pm lTman

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drank Black Currant by Janet's Special Teas
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mmmm i’ve had this one twice now – once regularly brewed and once as a latte and both times were delicious! I’m not sure if i like this one better or the other berry tea that omgsrsly also sent me from silk road i think it was? Overall this is just a great berry tea, that feels juicy, slightly sweet and really tasty! thanks for the share omg!

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drank Laoshan Black by Verdant Tea
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Drank multiple cups off his while in Ottawa along with yunnan sourcings zheng Shan…. Noting more to say except yay for getting back to my teas tomorrow! 16 teas away from my year end goal….and 2 days of tea drinking to do it in…. Sadly I have to go in to work one of those days, so not sure I’ll make it, but it’ll be very close…provided no other teas have shown up while I’ve been away hahaha
Final count: 91

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drank Cream Caramel Decaf by TeaGschwendner
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Farewell delicious tea! I will pick more of you up in future, or I’ll just. Get the regular caffeinated version :)

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drank Cacao Tea by Herbal Infusions
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Another one that I’ve had a couple times now over e course of my time here in ottawa. I actually liked this one better than I thought I would, given my usual dislike of a lot of the herbal infusions blends. I think part of the reason this one went over better for me, was that it’s a herbal and doesn’t have that black base in it. The mint isn’t overpowering in this, and the fruit adds a nice sweetness to it. Not too shabby! Glad raritea, Kittenna and I got to share and try this one!

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drank After Dark by Steam Tea House
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I feel like I should be. Keeping track of how fast I drink through my 100g of this one. I’m not even sure why I love it so much but I do, as a regular tea and in latte form so ha! There’s a reason I brought this to ottawa :)

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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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