7975 Tasting Notes

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gah steepster ate my note. to recap:

this one was from dinosara and terri… i had it yesterday and it was really nice. This is not a strong puerh – it’s light and refreshing and reminded me of drinking spring water, except with taste that was sweet and earthy and just downright calming.

Final Count Yesterday: 75 (though that will be going up again with some teas that Kitenna dropped off once i get another few moments to enter them)

boychik

Omg 75. You are my hero !

Sil

haha that number will be up again today, but hopefully not tooooo much

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sipdown on this on yesterday as well…. happy to have been drinking it, but i still prefer LB…though i guess in terms of this years harvests, i’m not sure that’s the case. We’ll see :)

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drank Cacao by Tisano
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sipdown on this one from yesterday. I think when i get through my HI cacao, i’ll switch to tisano. HI is the serious suck when it comes to their teas/customer service etc so i refuse to continue to support them. Very similar to frank. I figure next year i’ll have even less spending power with the dollar so i’ll be focusing my efforts on companies that care about their customers and are doing things right. Soooo i shall see you again tea!

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drank Red Queen Cupcake by Butiki Teas
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Another one from yesterday’s gaming day. This one would be one i’d be tempted o pick up again if there’s another order placed with stacy before she closes down fully. I really dig the chocolate strawberry, though to be honest the “espresso” part continues to elude me.

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drank Khongea Encore Assam by Butiki Teas
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steppster…you annoy me. I’ve had this a couple times now and yet it says no reivews. Backlog from the other day – this is a tasty assam but i don’t have much moreincentive to say much about it since stacy’s closing down shop.

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drank Wuyuan Black by Little Red Cup Tea Co.
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Another tea from yesterday…all i really recall about this one is that it’s quite tasty. This is a great little company that doesn’t have a huge number of selections but their customer service is good, their packaging is fun and the teas that they DO have are really enjoyable. They had samples for us about a year ago on steepster and i tried them then…it’s taken me a while to place an order and sadly the keemun they had is no longer a tea they carry. So i picked this one up as well just to try it since i’d been so pleased with their keemun. I’m not disappointed! best of all their “sample” sizes are very generous ranging from .5os to 1.5 haha

Final Count yesterday: 78 (forgot to log these ones in to my cupboard..this does not bode well for my end of year goal…)

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drank Ming Hong by Yezi Tea
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still not sure how i feel about this one. Maybe i’ll try this one gongfu style and see if that helps me settle on how i feel about it. it’s not bad, it’s not great…the flavours are just kinda of all over for me haha

looseTman

Sil, For a full-flavored cup try:
7g Finum brewing basket / 8oz. mug / 203* / 20 sec. / +15 sec for each additional steep.

Sil

i’ll give it a shot :)

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drank Pour Maman by Nina's Paris
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haha i’m backlogging from yesterday while listening to a serial podcast/miley cyrus mashup. oh the things the internet does… too funny. still enjoying this one, though likely not a reorder as it’s knock your socks out of t he water sort of tea. I would for sure pck this one up from time to time just to revisit though.

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NOMS! figured i’d have this one, one more time before i let the rest sail off to the others in the group :) I rather enjoyed this one. Thanks for sharing MissB! just the right tastiness level for the raspberry imo.

Stephanie

sounds good

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drank Lemon and Ginger by Barry's Tea
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Another one from missB I’m trying to get through as many of her teas as possible since the girls are going to be picking up the box this weekend. I actually quite enjoyed this one. It’s got a nice balance of lemon and ginger and for a bagged tea…quite nice! :)

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