6160 Tasting Notes

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drank Root Beer Float (organic) by DAVIDsTEA
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I had this in usual latte style after our very short bike ride this afternoon. It’s still a little cold, and i’m seriously tired this weekend but we need to start getting out even for short ride so that we get back into the swing of things for the summer. I love this tea in latte form. I’ll be sad when it’s gone but suspect it’ll take me a while longer yet to get through the 100g or so i have left!

MsWhatsit

Sounds good.

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drank Sichuan Caravan by Verdant Tea
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Another from anlina and one that i’ve had before but it hasn’t been in my cupboard for a while now, as verdant hasn’t restocked it in a bit or i totally missed it. I still love this one, though it’s evolved over the years and nothing can compare to that first time i had it from Terri. The puerh has changed and i think the balance is a little off. All that being said, it’s still one of my favs from verdant and i love revisiting it any chance i get! thanks anlina! I’ll be resteeping this one a bit this afternoon!

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HGTTB

I started the morning off with this one and am thus far, not in love. I don’t hate it, but it’s nothing to write home about. there’s a bit of a smoky, sweetness to this and the after taste on my tongue is weird lol

mrmopar

Send it to mrmo for some proper storage..

Sil

haha i wish! this was a sample so no more in my cupboard but if you think it’s worth another shot i’ll try it out again in the future!

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Another from *Anlina that i tried yesterday and will likely pick up again today just to finish it off. This was an interesting one – different than a lot of the puerhs i’ve had from verdant and interesting in it’s tastes. woody a little..with a taste that is almost spice like… I’ll see how other steeps go today.

Final Count: 121

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Anlina sent this one my way as well and i am impressed! This is a great offering from the Finest brew and one i’d like to pick up more of. Sweet potatoes, a little mal, very smooth brew. MMMM this was really nice! thanks Anlina!

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Another from Anlina that i tried yesterday. Funnily enough, i much prefer their secret garden tea to this one, even though the two seem like they should be similar. This one, while berry and vanilla like – has a bitterness to it and the tastes don’t blend together nearly as well as the other offering Anlina sent me to try. Given the choice, i’d go for the other tea :) Good to try though because this would have been one i’d have picked up to try!

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drank Crimson Horizon by Butiki Teas
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I tried this one yesterday, mostly to decide whether or not i should send this off to a tea friend who would prefer it. I’m still torn and it’ll take a few cups to really decide BUT if there are folks out there who ADORE this, they should speak up, as i may be willing to send it out. This is a really strong tea from stacy. if you can manage to steep it for about a minute it’s not too much…1.5 and it gets close to needing milk and sugar lol

OMGsrsly

ADORE. I’m having praline horizon this morning. 3 minutes, with milk. :P

Sil

good ‘cause it was you i was thinking of sending my bag to if i don’t love it after a couple attempts

OMGsrsly

:D I have something special for you too!

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drank Yi Fu Chun Black Tea by Yezi Tea
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delicious tea from yesterday! I didn’t get much chance to log a lot of the teas i had because we met up with friends in the evening since we haven’t seen them in ages. This was as expected a tasty cup in the morning. I really do like yezi’s offerings :)

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drank Key Lime by DAVIDsTEA
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Another cup from last night and a good balance to the kaphaa. I won’t restock this one but i’m happy enough with the 50g i picked up for a limey drink when i want that sort of citrus in my life haha

Final Count: 124

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drank Kapha Organic by TeaGschwendner
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mmmm i pulled this one out again last night – haven’t had it in a while. Still loving the spiciness of this one with a splash of honey. 2 min steep still because otherwise it’s too damn spicy for me! :)

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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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