5919 Tasting Notes

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Had this earlier in the afternoon. This is a decent enough blend,though I prefer it with the addition of caramel or vanilla.

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drank Vanilla Tea by Murchie's Tea & Coffee
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Latte style vanilla tea! Mmmmmperfect second tea of heathy day before getting up and getting going"

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drank Premium Taiwanese Assam by Butiki Teas
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Morning tea! Totally out of it today so it opted to brew this one versus the others I brought with me today. I suspect I’m a little dehydrated from the travelling and temperature change, so I need to make sure I’m drinking enough. Water today. However there will be tea! I am hoping to get through some of my bagged teas this week and teas that are either almost at the end of het biggie package like this one or teas I don’t seem to want to reach for when I have 100+ other teas to drink lol hoping form at least a couple sipdowns this week.

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Not much tea today…travel day so yeah. Managed to sneak a cup of this in with dinner tonight but tomorrow will go better I’m sure. Gotta keep drinking!

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drank Wild Purple Buds Puerh by Butiki Teas
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sipdown! (178…so 28 teas to go until black friday!) That makes me super happy since i suspect the next week or so will be less sipdowns than normal. I will likely reorder this as it is an interesting puerh that resteeps super well. I’ve been drinking this for most of the afternoon while i tried to wrap up work for the weekend.

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drank Pumpkin Spice Black Tea by Chado
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this is kinda like a black tea that forgot it was supposed to be a pumpkin spice tea. Dinosara sent some my way and it appears that our impressions of this tea are similar. If i were going to drink a pumpkin spice tea…it wouldn’t be this one. this is like a snooze fest for my mouth. Oh well…love trying new teas! even if they’re not that impressive haha

Tealizzy

That was my experience with all the Chado teas I tried.

Dinosara

Yeah this was pretty lame. Oh well!

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drank Key Lime Pie by Della Terra Teas
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nope. you can’t make me keep drinking teas i don’t love. Like this one. It’s “ok” but i prefer lime chiffon to it any day. So i’m done. Out damned spot! Out i say! or i guess that’s tea. Be gone! Into the swap box it goes. :)

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drank Mango Chai by Tealux
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yeeeeechk. also knows as uber blech. yeah i don’t like this one. Tried again today and that’s that. Into the sample swap box it goes.

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 0 sec

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sipdown! (182) woot woot! There’s still time in the day for more sipdowns too which makes me happy. I enjoyed this one while i had it, but it’s nothing i need to keep around always. Reasonable black tea that i wouldn’t refuse though.

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drank Almond Sugar Cookie by Simpson & Vail
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Sipdown! I’m sad to see the last of this go, but at the same time i think i’ve landed on brioche as my dessert cookie favourite tea…for now. This one is satisfying and delicious and i wouldn’t turn it down but it doesn’t need a permanent place in my cupboard :)

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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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