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drank Fake Mead by Liquid Proust Teas
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Trying to drink drink drink. lol Hot, this one is slightly astringent and sort of…boring? As this cools however, it becomes a different sort of tea. There’s a honey like smell that comes forward and the tea starts to take on a more beeswax like taste. An interesting tea for sure.

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drank Oolong spa by Liquid Proust Teas
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this is dangerous territory for me. Lavender and oolong. Let’s not mention the fact that it has the word SPA in the name. Couple things here..the vanilla really offsets the lavender. It helps make this a smoother, more subtle tea. the taste though, isn’t one that i love…it reminds me of the way that a number of spas smell….if that makes sense. this is a pretty decent blend if floral teas are up your alley. :) thanks LP!

Liquid Proust

Is that a good or bad dangerous?

Sil

bad…but it worked out ok :) floral teas are not my fav and oolongs are hit and miss. but this wasn’t bad if those things are up your alley. if that makes sense

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drank Oolong spa by Liquid Proust Teas
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drank Jackseed Gyokuro by Liquid Proust Teas
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I have no idea what jackseed’s taste like. As many know, i’m also not a huge fan of green teas. However, the point of travelling tea boxes is to try new things! Plus i need to make some actual room so that i can add things! I happened across an article this morning about cold brewing tea japanese style? (http://www.teaspoonsandpetals.com/teaspoons-petals/2016/02/shinobi-cha-ice-brewed-tea.html) I tried it out with this one and it was an interesting experience. It was neat to watch the ice melt and the tea gradually take on a darker colour. The flavour was a little intense, so i suspect this would be better done with a straight tea but it was fun to try! I think people who enjoy greens teas should give this one a shot. :)

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drank Pu-Erh Candy by Liquid Proust Teas
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this one is kinda fun. It’s sweet but also has a strength to it from the puerh. there’s honeybush in here certainly…but it’s just a delicious cup. I might prefer this as just a straight up puerh, but as a blend this is pretty tasty. I can see puerh noobs finding this one pretty tasty if sweet is up their alley :)

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drank Lovely by Liquid Proust Teas
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I pulled this one out to try even though i’ve had it before. I wanted to see if it tasted any different. This time it’s a much nicer blend. It still doesn’t knock my socks off but the base brew in this one is much tastier. it’s a little sweet, and there are some almond? notes. It’s not floral. Bumping up the rating on this one a little as this version works better for me.

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GCTTB Another one that LP provided. I’ve been excited to try this one because i do enjoy black berry teas. The addition to sage in the blend made me even more curious. When this is hot, it’s mostly blackberry and delicious…as it cools, the sage gradually takes over. this is quite nice and i’m super glad to get to try it. thanks LP!

Lala

I quite liked this one as well.

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drank Oolberry by Liquid Proust Teas
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I’m trying to figure out how to add some teas to the box without overflowing it. I pulled this one out even though i’m not generally a fan of oolongs because of how it looked. What an interestingly fun tea :) While there are floral notes to this green oolong, there’s also a juicy fruit flavour going on that i quite like. thanks for sharing LP!

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drank Celebration by Mighty Leaf Tea
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sample from evol ving ness as i have to get through a few samples as well as get started on the GCTTB. I brewed this one up thinking it was a straight black for some reason. However as soon as the water hit the leaf, i knew that wasn’t the case. Sadly this isn’t a tea i can get behind. I suspect it’s the rose and lychee combination. I get zero chocolate from this one. Nothing wrong with the tea itself, but for me, this doesn’t work. Always happy to try new things though, so thanks evol!

Evol Ving Ness

This is one which benefits from multiple steepings, or that has been my experience.

How interesting it is to see how varied people’s takes are on the same teas!

Sil

yes! that is why sharing is fun :)

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Tea from this evening, my other half has been sick and I think he shared it with me so i wanted something to help relax before bed tonight. this one does the trick nicely! and then tomorrow..we tackle the tea box! and some other samples :)

Just wish my smaller bags had arrived :(

Final Count: 136

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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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