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drank White Strawberry Sassafras by Tealux
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great Canadian travelling tea box

This one smelled too much like rootbeer not to try it. Verdict? This is a pretty decent cup of rootbeer tasting tea. What i’m not really getting, and maybe it’s the sample i pulled out, is the strawberry. Overall not a bad tasting tea but i’m knocking a bit off the rating for not having much in the way of strawberry.

Dexter

I love how we all experience teas differently. I thought this had lots of strawberry. :))

Sil

haha yeah

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drank Berry Basil Blast by Teavana
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Great Canadian Traveling Tea Box

um..no. I tried this hoping for something a little different…and i suppose that’s what i got. I can taste the basil in this one, but it really isn’t the juicy sort of fruity tea i was hoping for.

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Great Canadian Travelling Tea Box

Not sure that i’d dump this into boiling water as the package recommends, but i did brew this up at a lower temperature and it’s pretty good! I am a happy camper enjoying this tonight.

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drank Creamy Eggnog by Butiki Teas
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Another morning tea from today…i opted to have this since birthday cake from stacy kept reminding me of this one. It IS similar but not as much as my memory would have you believe. I still prefer this one a bunch since it’s got that depth from the actual tea that i like. Happy i’m still enjoying this one.

Cavocorax

I think I need to drink some birthday cake now. 1) I have a billion tons of it. 2) I drank too much puerh/matcha/mate and am just too stressed out.

Ali Bee's Bake Shop

Just ordered some birthday cake from Stacy and I have this one as well! Excited to see how it compares

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Morning tea today…so delicious! I’ve been hoarding the bag i split with terri but since i had a small sample from her that came in the travelling tea bag, i splurged by drinking from that sample. I still really enjoy this assam!

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drank Dragonberry by Cornelia Bean
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Great Canadian Travelling Tea Box

So i’m a little over whelmed today in terms of being both a) exausted and b) feeling like my cupboard is totally out of control. Not sure why today feels that way since i’m not much higher after getting my orders in, than i have been in the past. 223 if you’re curious.

I still have a few teas left from the travelling teabox that I want to try, that i don’t want to parcel out and add to my cupboard. Same thing in principle i know except this saves a bag.

So the tea…I really wanted to try this one because it’s from a local shop near Dexter and because it’s one of the most interesting looking teas i’ve seen…AND it’s apparently her favourite tisane…that she didn’t bother adding to steepster! cough So i dont know what’s in this except some green stuff and yellow stuff and purple things…and it smell great! This actually comes as close as i’ve seen to the “fruit tea” i had while i was in Beijing. Seriously…it’s fan-freaking-delicious! I may just have to beg dexter to buy me some and send it my way or something. or i could just buy some stuff…since i took two seconds just now to go look at their website lol

Sooo i’m rambling i have a head ache and haven’t had dinner and really just want to go to bed. but this tea? it’s like a spot of funshine. yep. funshine.

Preparation
Boiling 6 min, 0 sec
Dexter

Sorry, my mistake – it was in my cupboard and steepster as dragon fruit not dragon berry. Apple pieces, dragon fruit pieces, sea buckthorn berries, chokeberries, goji berries, kiwi edges sulfurated, pineapple pieces, papaya pieces, citric acid, cranberry pieces, blueberries, vitamin C, flavour
http://steepster.com/teas/cornelia-bean/37994-dragon-fruit
I think in store they actually call it dragonberry fruit….

Dexter

I can definitely get you more if you would like some.

Sil

i’ll keep that in mind. I may just end up placing an order at some point…if i ever get my cupboard under control haha

Dexter

I feel that in the spirit of full disclosure, I should mention that is is amazing cold steeped too – I’ve actually cold steeped it about half and half with straight white, green, and black…..it works really well with the different bases.

RogersCK

That sounds delish!

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drank Divine Temptation by Bayswater Tea Co.
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Morning flavoured tea for today! While not nearly as tasty in a travel mug as at home in a normal mug, this is still a delicious tea that i can get behind!

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My morning cup of the day to bring me one cup away from a sipdown! I am a fan of this one – yay for travelling black tea boxes :) there’s a very mellow yummy flavour to this one. mmmmmmmmmmmmm

Terri HarpLady

I love our little black box! :)

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drank Masala Chai by Sloane Tea Company
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This is a pretty tasty chai. While its not my favourite chai, this would do in a pinch if I was running low on my other favourites. There’s a decent mix of cardamom and other flavours here that would make a tasty cup brewed in milk with honey. Thanks Indigbloom!

Nxtdoor

What’s your favourite chai? I’m still looking.

Sil

I really like the one from red blossom.

Indigobloom

My fave was one from David’s, oddly enough. I think it’s discontinued now :/

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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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