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4041 Tasting Notes

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drank Rhubarb & Cream by Whittard of Chelsea
4041 tasting notes

sooooo i drank the world tonight. and just when i was about to call it quits, i realised i was at 161. No way i can leave my cupboard at that! Soooo here’s another one haha. This one is another from awkward soul via terri and it’s interesting. After the much richer creamier teas that i had, this one is on the light side. I AM getting rhubarb taste here but different from the rhubarb that stacy used in ruby pie. It’s creamy and the black base in this one isn’t bitter or overpowering. Overall, not a tea that i’m going to be in love with, but still a good cup this evening…

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drank Cocoa Creme Black by Simple Loose Leaf
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want. more. of. this. Sharing the rest of my sample of this one with cavocorax because, well i’m meeting up with her to drop off the teas of hers that are living at my house. And um..making a package for her is fun. and if she likes this as much as i do, then JOINT ORDER!!! YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!! lol This one came to me from awkward soul via terri :) mmm this really is the sort of tea that coffee lovers would like…if you like your coffee creamy and rich and delicious.

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mmmmm i like this one. Though it’s the sort of tea i probably should turn in to a decadent cup of amazing by adding a little sweetner, but i won’t. This was another share from Awkward Soul and i am a happy camper. Rich, dark, satisfying yummy tea!

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drank Noël à Venise by Dammann Freres
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drink, drink, drink…i am going to be sloshy tonight… but i’m having fun! and that’s all that matters. I made double chocolate banana bread tonight just to try out the recipe so i’m pretty much just hanging out waiting to try it! it smells soooooo good! this tea? will not too shabby, though not a restock. glad i got the chance to try it though!

Nicole

Ooo… that bread sounds tasty.

OMGsrsly

Ohhhh, smitten kitchen. Amazing. I think I’ve made this one before, even.

Sil

It’s new. Supposedly? Maybe? Most recent post? Lol

OMGsrsly

Interesting. I have made a chocolate banana cake with chocolate chunks in it, tho. My brain is failing me. I’d probably go to SK first to search for a baked goods recipe. :)

Nicole

I have made chocolate banana bread but not using SK’s recipe. Love that site.

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drank Après la pluie by George Cannon
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Tried this one again tonight and i’m still not sure how i feel about it…on the whole, I probably like it less than i think i should. LOL I really like the puerh, which makes me want to try more teas from GC, but the additions are not up my alley. However, as always, i am super thankful to Ysaurella for sharing with me :)

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drank jasmine black tea by Fleur Tea house
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this one came to me via keychange who knew that i wouldn’t likely enjoy this one but i WAS curious about a black jasmine versus a green jasmine, which seems to be the worst of everything for me. Soooo this one. yeah, i still don’t like it, and i couldn’t drink much of it…BUT! BUT! i actually DID prefer this to a green jasmine. Something about the black muted the floral blaaaaaaaah and made it close to tolerable…almost hahahaha. So thank you for sharing Keychange… it was a fun experiment :) Still a success for me!

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drank Star Spangled Chai by The Devotea
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This was another tea from this evening. I wanted to try and hit 150 by the end of this coming weekend and i have a sneaking suspicion that the mail man is going to be mean and have all my stuff show up on friday. This is a pretty muted chai, though the addition of the star anise meant that it had a little bit of that licorice flavour to it. My other half commented while it was brewing that he smelled licorice heh. I wouldn’t go out of my wany to get this one again, but it was nice to have a chai that was slightly different from what i was used to. AND the clove flavour wasn’t over powering in this one so it gets bonus points for that. :) thanks terri!

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drank Melon Oolong by Lupicia
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thanks a bunch to cavocorax who let me sneak a cup of this to drink. Sadly, i now want to steal the rest of the bag that she split with kitenna in our joint order. Seriously…i’m not an oolong fan but this is just a melon tea. delicious. and all gone. and now i’m sad.

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drank Lemon and Rose by Whittard of Chelsea
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Another from awkward soul, via Terri, but it’s not for me. This has a fairly strong floral presence which meant I couldn’t get much past the first couple of sips :( off to someone else who might like it more!

Helena

well it had rose in the name.. that should be a hint :D I can’t stand overly floral teas :D

Sil

sometimes the floral takes a back seat…sometimes lol

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Nom nom nom nom nom nom nom nom nom nom so close to being finished this but for now it’s just mine, mine…all mine!!

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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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