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drank The Big Chill (organic) by DAVIDsTEA
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a nice tasty cup of this tonight while watching a rare three episodes of GOT tonight with my other half. He doesn’t watch much tv so i’m lucky if we do two episodes in an evening! I think he’s feeling generous after not having me around for 6-7 wks lol

I really like this one, especially in the evening with a splash of honey. I much preferred this one over the other david’s herbal i had earlier. :)

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if you’re going to drink one damn fine tea…you might as well drink a second! :) I am taking a few moments out of my day to try and plan a vacation in November. My other half can’t get away in October as he’s looking after our friend’s child M-F but November should be doable, and much needed after all the travelling i’ve had to do for work sept/oct.

I think there’s a little of the ginger from the last cup of tea that seeped in to this cup, so it’s not the best cup of tiger tea that i’ve had, but that’s on ME not the tea :)

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I bought these tins a while back and for whatever reason haven’t brought myself to have tea from them since. I really enjoy A& D teas. There’s something to be said for 4oz of unassuming delicious straight black tea.


A & D is good stuff


Sil I think you’d love Oktoberfest.

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drank Cold Zing (organic) by DAVIDsTEA
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mmm this is an interesting one. Nothing i need to restoack (Sorry David’s) but it will be fine to drink until i’m done my little sample. The mint in this one is refreshing, and the citrusy notes that go along with it are quite nice. A little honey added to this really brought the flavours together a little better. Nice for a cooler afternoon.

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drank Ginger Pear (organic) by DAVIDsTEA
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I’m not sure how i feel about this one. I really like the ginger and the pear flavour…but there’s a sweetness or something underlying the flavours that isn’t sitting well with me. I’m going to take a pause on this one and try it again once i’m 100% better and see if that helps in case it’s just because i’m not feeling well.


Feel better


I had a ginger pear kombucha once, and the flavors worked really well together in that context.

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i think i prefer the other variation on this theme from this morning. this one is less…just “less” the cup isn’t as strong and to me it’s lacking in the flavour that the other cup was. It’s still a nice cup, and i’m glad terri shared it with me but overall, i’d reach for the other YS tea before this one :)

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Since Stacy is going to be leaving the tea scene, i thought it might be nice to pull out the last little bit of this. I have enough for maybe another cup after this one and I’ll be enjoying it as i celebrate having been fortunate enough to begin my tea journey when Butiki was still around. Thanks for so many awesome teas Stacy!

Butiki Teas

Awww and thank you guys for being amazing customers. :)


I feel like I would die without this tea ! or at least I won’t cope without it…

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terriharplady my dearest tea sisiter, let me have a bit of this when i was at her house exploring her teas haha. I have to say that this is a really delicious tea from YS. It actually hit the spot a little better than LB this morning, but don’t tell LB that! I brewed this one western for ease and was left with a really delicious, slightly sweet but malty cup of tea. i didn’t get much astringency in the cup, which was nice. I’ll have to try the other teal of this variety that i picked up from terri as well and see how it compares.

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drank Laoshan Black by Verdant Tea
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oh boy. it’s finally over. I’m home and not planning on going anywhere else unless it’s for vacation! this was one of my first cups of tea – having not really been able to drin much over the past 5 weeks. So nice to be back with my tea collection and able to drink my favourites and sample all the news teas i picked up last month!

Tea Count: 138

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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.


Toronto, ON

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