5360 Tasting Notes

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drank Yu Lu Yan Cha Black by Verdant Tea
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so funny to me still how the different harvest have made this one rise above zhu rong…they pretty much flipped for me with the recent harvests. I know it’s not something that easy to control, but i wish we had the old harvests back…from about 2 yrs ago.

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85

i think i’m officially done with this one. I don’t dislike it, but i’m just not a super fan of it anymore. without the oolong i might be more inclined, but also LB has been a lot more earthy/less chocolatey over the past year and half as well, which might have something to do with it..

Fjellrev

The oolong got to me after a while in this one.

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89
drank Red Queen Cupcake by Butiki Teas
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I forgot to have more tea this evening – i’m just tooooo tired. Tea in the mail i haven’t added to my cupboard but this tea was my last tea for the day and at least for today i’m sitting at 74. Tomorrow, i’ll be a little higher but i’m still in a good position to end the month at 75 once my last order arrives. of course that assumes that i’m not about to be innundated by surprise teas from friends lol

OMGsrsly

I think you mean “80 bajillion teas” in the mail. Not just “tea”. :D

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80
drank Cacao by Tisano
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83

pulled this one out today to revist an old friend. Still love this delicious tea. Just a reliable cup of tea + some maple = happy day!

caile

Those are the best kind of teas some days. :)

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so what’s really terrible is that I have been overwhelmed lately with trying to get the house in order so that it’s one lest thing to worry about next year in addition to wedding planning, and my mother cale up this weekend to go dress shopping…etc…etc.. so i had this sample probably 4 days ago…and didn’t get a chance to log it…and my notes have disappeared from the office. SOOOOOO all i can remember was that this was a very light brew…and refreshing. Something i’d be willing to pick up again…if nothing else just to be able to write a proper note on it lesigh

Fjellrev

Wish I could help you, Sil!

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87
drank Root Beer Float (organic) by DAVIDsTEA
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root beer latte float with dinner! booya!

Final Count: 75 (free sample showed up with my cups)

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had this one today…willl write more someday but it smelled vanilla and wonderful…taste wise it was a little weird. Not bad, but i’m not yet sure what to make of it. Jury’s still out :)

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drank Vanilla Citrus Spice by Verdant Tea
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yep…. not so much into writing much these days but i did get a chance to have this one again a la NON travel mug and it’s not as good as it was. There’s a note in here now that is just wrong… it’s like dirt. not earthy puerh like…but like dirt. blech. dropping the rating for this latest harvest.

cookies

Bummer :( Do you remember if sample you sent me from this batch?

cookies

Gah *’was from’ that should be

Veronica

That’s sad. The previous harvest was so tasty.

Sil

Cookies – you have the older version – I refilled my tin after I gave you the last of what I had as my order came in after

cookies

Oh dear, enjoyed it so much I ended up buying a bit. Hope it’s not too bad.

Sil

it’s not BAD…just the base tea harvest leaves a little to be desired imo

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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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