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nom nom nom nom evening cup of this is really nice. the last of it is also in the fridge to be able to finish this off tomorrow heh. that being said, i may restock this again anyway since this +apple juice = good times

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drank Bad Weather by Fru P Kaffe & The
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miss B sent this one my way, and i suspect she may have been provided this one by angrboda since that’s whom i associate with fru P :) i’ve been putting off trying this one since there is something about the smell that just gets to me. Suspect it;s the anise smell, though that’s not usually something i dislike. brewed up, this isn’t nearly as bad as the smell would have you believe. it mellows out a bunch and becomes something that i could drink or not. It’s neither offensive or delicious…just sort of there. just not sure i could get past the dry smell to keep it around…or why i’d want to since it doesn’t inspire excitement and joy :) thanks for the taste miss b!

Angrboda

Yes, it did come from me originally. :) I had much the same experience with that that you did, it seems. Bit scared of the smell, but found it eventually neither unpleasant nor interesting. Just… meh. I think I’ve still got a bit lying around.

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drank Roasted Almonds by TeaGschwendner
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noms. sometimes i forget how much i like this one as a weirdly nutty, fruity tea and then i have some and it’s good. yay for getting to drink lots of tea today!

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drank Chilli Kiss by T2
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THIS! THIS TEA! thank you missB this is a great spicy, delicious, yummy tea. Someone equated this to really intense cinnamon hearts but for me, it’s not nearly as sugary as those are. this is KICK without the sweet to back it up. this is smooth and spicy and just the right balance of kerpow! without being “omg get it out of my mouth ‘cause i’m a wuss and can’t drink really spicy things” :)

Hannah F.

My local T2 made a pot that had this, chai, and chocolate. It was pretty damn good!

Sil

i love this one…may have to try and place an order some day in the future..

Hannah F.

I think it also had Toasty Nougat in it? It made for a yummy, yummy mixture – they serve it with sugar and soy milk (usually vanilla).

Sil

oooh nice!

MissB

It’s an expensive order to make (my bad for just seeing this now) – from New Zealand. I have lots more, I’ll send you some!

Sil

haha no worries madam!

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59

this one was from missB by way of jump62359 from thelooks of the bag. I think i made a mistake in trying this one next to a tea that is way more OOMPH-Y than this one. while this one isn’t bad… let me tell you, the other tea i’m having kicks this one to the curb and then takes it’s lunch money. ;)

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variaTEA sent me this one and i have to declare that there is nothing about this tea that i liked lol. ok wait. i like that it’s another tea that i’ve tride that i can cross off my list LOL. thanks for trying Variatea! haha

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drank Milk Oolong by Mandala Tea
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whoops! somehow this came out of my cupboard by accident at some point so um +1 tea today ugh. I had a cup of this because i needed something that i knew was refreshing and delicious and would clear my tastebuds of the adagio teas i’d been drinking. This is almost gone since i’ve been sharing it with a number of ppl since this is one of the best, if no the best milk oolong that i’ve enjoyed as a NON lover of oolongs… will restock when i eventually finish this off

Terri HarpLady

Although I’m not a lover of milk oolongs, even I agree this is the best one I’ve had :)

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drank Milk Oolong by Mandala Tea
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thanks cavocorax for this one. it’s not a bad little chai tea. Still never going to be a favourite but the blending on this was at least something interesting. i like the addition of the candycane which smooths things out a little…though let’s be honest, once you’ve tried a few adagio blends, you feel like you’re tried most of them heh

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sorry cavo…. fairly unremarkable adagio non descript blend. :( at least it was drinkable! hahah

Cavocorax

You’re not going to hurt my feelings by not liking a random Adagio fandom blend. :P At least Happily Headless was a 74!

Sil

yep adagio blends over 70 for me usually mean i’m pretty happy with them…i just can’t in good conscious rate them higher compared to my other teas lol

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