5107 Tasting Notes

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drank Crème Brulee by Bayswater Tea Co.
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Another from the wee small hours of the morning. I am officially exausted. 2 hour nap and now i’m up again because i have a friend obligation that i have to attend of my friends might just disown me. It’s the wedding/party celebration my friends are having here in toronto for those folks that didn’t make their wedding out at cape breton. My other half and i just could make it out there so we have to make sure we’re there for this. He’s already with them as he’s helping with the costco factor but i needed at least a little sleep. No idea how i’m going to get through today, since it’s head down there, hang out…then back home to pack for tomorrow’s trip and get organised with work for the morning…possibly more testing this evening for another deployment…and then i need sleep so that i can be functional with the vendor tomorrow night where we need to socialise. blech.

thankfully this tea is deliciously creamy and tasty, and managed to get me through the last bit of this morning. :)

Terri HarpLady

My poor tea sister! Hang in there

Hannah F.

oh man, good luck.

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84
drank Divine Temptation by Bayswater Tea Co.
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another from last night – this + creme brulee always makes me happy. I’ll be sad when this is all gone but i’ve got quite a bit left for now :)

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This was also one of my teas last night for my overnight. It was a good start to the evening, though i wish i’d been able to bring more than just the 3 teas i brought with me heh must always go for familiarity on release evenings.

Terri HarpLady

There is nothing like familiar teas for comfort, especially in times of uncertainty & stress

Sil

i agree! now…verdant needs to bring LB back… i’m worried i’ll run out lol

Terri HarpLady

I’ll hook you up :)

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drank Cacao Tea by Herbal Infusions
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drank Laoshan Black by Verdant Tea
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this was my comfort tea last night. Added a little cacao to it and it was the best time ever for an overnight which went way too long.

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backlog from yesterday – thanks again to dexter for letting me try this one. On the whole, this wasn’t a bad cup of tea, but i’m glad that this is one that i don’t feel the need to order from WP. There was a bitterness there that i didn’t love. still not a bad cup..just not one i need to keep around.

Final Count yesterday: 114

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drank Strawberry Bamboo by TeaGschwendner
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catching up from yesterday – i had this one as a cold brew and while it is for sure strawberry – i think i’ll actually enjoy this one even more as a hot brew. :)

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dexter sent this one my way so that i could try a few more WP teas before i place an order (gotta love tea friends who share!) . so the minute the water hit these leaves it was like ZOMG CHOCOLATE..HEEELLLOOOOOOOOOO! lol

ugh work… ok so long story short. need this to come back for september so i can have moar. that is all.

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Boychik sent me a sample of this one, and i figured today would be a good day to try it out. Since i’m losing yet another weekend to testing the release, our boss told us to try and take the day off – we all laughed because who can actually do that. However, we are all working from home today in an effort to at least have an easier day. I am for sure doing my best to get lots done but also take time to focus on my tea. I haven’t really taken notes on this one, but i have been enjoying the developing flavour of this one. I wasn’t impressed with the first couple of steepings, even after a quick rinse. however, as this has gone on, i’ve started to enjoy the smoothness of this one. I like that there’s a bit of fruitiness to this, though it’s softened by the woody notes here as well.

Thanks for sharing boychik! someday i’ll be better at this whole reviewing puerh sort off thing :)

Sarsonator

I hate system release weekend! Boooooo!!!!

Sil

day 12 of 20 in a row thanks to these weekends lol

Sarsonator

Whaaaaatt? Why?

Sil

Working last weekend, this weekend plus normal mon to fri.

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Cavocorax sent this one my way since i don’t typically pick up David’s Teas. I don’t adore mint teas, but i don’t hate them. This one is made interesting by the addition of fennel and pepper. I’ve had this a couple times now, without a tasting note and since this is my last cup, i figure I’d better land somewhere on this. If i was in the mood for a mint tea with a twist, this would be a good go to tea. Thanks cavo!

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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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