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Another from the generous Will @ Chi whole leaf. So i’m sort of hit or miss with mint, sometimes i love it, sometimes i don’t but generally i am more likely to not like it, when it’s that sort of OMG IN YOUR FACE sort of mint experience…though i do love me some jr mints and york peppermint patties :)

As soon as the water hit this one, i was instantly transported back to my day at the spa. Something about the mint + eucalyptus was entirely soothing. I just wanted to stand there with the cup in my face, inhaling. I am rather enjoying this one. There’s absolutely that green mint tea happening here..but the additional of the eucalyptus makes this super interesting. It’s “almost” like when you brush your teeth and then suck in cold air..that pow sort of feeling, though not as intense as with toothpaste. I think just a dollop of honey added to this one would make it perfect for me, to get a little sweetness running through the mint and cool-ness. win for me! thanks Will!

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Another sample from the generous Will. This one was really nice. A little bit of a kick to the chai, but not SUPER strong. The clove taste didn’t overpower (i hate that in chai’s) and the ginger was really great. I am always a fan of ginger related teas and this one is no exception. Also a really interesting constrast from the floral which has that sour pop and freshness to it. this is more heavy, spicy… i think this would be pretty great in winter, especially brewed up in some milk! thanks will!

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as you likely know, i am NOT a fan of floral teas. This brew though? Really tasty! Not only is the colour superb, but for those that aren’t a fan of hibby, it’s not overpowering. I rather enjoy hibiscus, so no fear for me on that one, but with this blend it’s a really nice pop to the blend. I could see this being a really nice summer treat as a cold drink. Thanks again for the sample Will!

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Thank you for the samples! I am opting to try these in the order i think i’ll like them the least :)`I am wholly not a fan of yerba mate, but i DO like the other ingredients in this brew.

Brewed up, while the colour isn’t very appealing, the aroma isn’t have bad. This one tastes largely like licorice root to me, with that sweetness from licorice being overpowering. It’s unfortunate because i think i’d rather enjoy this one a bit more if there was just a little less sweetness. Over all though, the ease of brewing this one, and the fact that it doesn’t have that yerba mate taste to it that i wholly dislike, means that it’s not too bad.

gmathis

Will be interested to see what you think of the green mint.

Sil

should be able to get to it today… trying them all today i hope since i was neglectful about being prompt with reviewing these for Will and i have the day off today. Plus then i can NOT add them to my cupboard haha

gmathis

A little slow here, too…still have three to go.

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drank Infusion Cacao by Jardin BIO
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I tried this alongside the other one that MissB procured for me. I like this version a little better than the other as it has a more creamy texture and feel to it. Great bagged option for that hot chocolate like tea!

Final Count: 109 (added JW teas)

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drank Choco by Yogi Tea
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Another tea from MissB adventures in europe. I had this and thoroughly enjoyed it. Much like cacao shells only a little more like hot cocoa. A fan of these, especially since they’re teabag form! thanks missB!

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i pulled this one out of the cupboard today for our “family christmas in june” I wanted something familiar and comforting since it feels like my cupboard is almost entirely new things and i’ve been missing my favourites. So happy to still have this one around.

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