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drank Bartlet Pear by Steam Tea House
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thank you omgsrsly for braving the PEAR to pick this upt for me (and i think dexter?) I am actually really enjoying this one, though i think i’ll let it steep a little longer next time as the rooibos is coming through but not enough of the pear is. This is pear juice. like the juice from fruit cups…except mixed with the rooibos it’s not nearly as sweet or intense…it’s tasty delicious. i just want.moar.pear. :)

OMGsrsly

Oh, I sent the rest to Anna. Sorry Dexter! If you want some I can grab a sample for you.

Sil

No I can send her some..you sent me lots :) I just couldn’t remember who the other person was lol

OMGsrsly

Ok! Phew. Yeah, I sent the rest of the package to Anna. :)

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drank Magic Dragon by DAVIDsTEA
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ok..so hot brewed, i MUCH prefer the taste of this one….HOWEVER…i can’t drink it…there is something seriously bothersome about the aroma of this tea that makes my mouth rebel with every thought of drinking it. I plugged my nose and did drink it to be able to try it hot brewed, but man i cannot get past that smell lol thanks for letting me try variaTEA!

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drank Je t'Aime by Nina's Paris
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this + caramel from Tea G = even more delicious caramel vanilla goodness. yay for happy places and vacation planning…

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drank Caramel by TeaGschwendner
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My dessert like tea for today. I added this to my Nina’s paris je t’aime for a bit of extra caramelly goodness to go with my vanilla caramel :)

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drank Yu Lu Yan Cha Black by Verdant Tea
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nomity nom nom…. not much to say about this tea except that it got me through today…and today was a good day because…..

I. SAID. NNNNNNNNNNNOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!

except that i did it by saying yes… “Yes, i would be happy to be the business lead on that project as long as you’re comfortable with the fact that it will not be delivered. Yes, i am more than willing to look after that project if you don’t mind that it won’t happen until January….of 2016” so there. Good tea. Good day.

OMGsrsly

That’s the perfect way to do it. :)

yyz

Good for you!

Cavocorax

Hahah. Good job!

Hillel

Sounds like that was a wonderful, reality-based response to the situation. That’s far to rare, so good for you, Sil!

Sil

i try… lately it hasn’t been heard…this time it was.

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I’m finding that the “easiest” way to get a sipdown in at work this week is to use the samples of TTC teas that cavocorax gave me haha. Then i can get a second one in at night during the week when i have a herbal :) This one i’ve had before but it was still enjoyable. that being said, i see no need to go with the upgrade version, as i like the non upgraded version better :) thanks for letting me revisit this one Cavo!

Cavocorax

Oh shoot. I tried to send ones you hadn’t tried before!

Sil

haha i like revisiting old friends :)

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drank Lime Sage Rooibos by Cornelia Bean
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omgsrsly sent this one my way and i was super excited because i do love me some lime flavoured type teas and having the sage there sounded interesting. Sadly even after letting this brew FOREVER, it’s still just kind of a limey creamy sort of tea. It’s nice, but not what i was expecting of hoping for, if that makes sense. Still though, a nice cup to end the day on given my meat coma at the moment from dinner at Copa Cabana (brazillian restaurant where the meat keeps coming….).

Final Count: 182 (3 days left until steepsterversary!)

OMGsrsly

Mmm, meat coma. :) Yeah, I was hoping for more sage too. Generally teas with food type herbs in the name need more of those herbs.

Myssy

Is that one of those “meat on a sword” places Sil?

Cameron B.

I love those Brazilian steakhouses… Mmmmm… Meat on swords…

Terri HarpLady

There are a couple of those places in St. Louis, but I haven’t been to one yet.

yyz

That makes me think of the grill house we went to occasionally in Giayaquil , Ecuador. It was called Parilla del Nato, I think, it was named after a football star otherwise known as the nose if anyone is wondering. It is a mid range chain in Guayaquil and its suburbs and the portions are huge. I used to bring home the leftovers and they would feed 4-5 people from one order.

Sil

Yes MZPriss :)

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drank Cotton Candy by DAVIDsTEA
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variaTEA dropped this off and i knew i had to try this one and the others sooner, rather than later, in case i fall in love with any of them and decide that i NEED ONE over the summer. THis? This is liquid sugar and absolutely NOTHING that i need in my cupboard, but i will give it to david’s that if you like a cup full of sugar, this will fit the bill lol. I give it total props for being just like cotton candy, but some things…weren’t meant to be a tea flavour. :)

Dexter

LOL Agreed…..

numbrsix

Would you want to sell/swap it with me?

Sil

sorry this isn’t in my cupboard anymore.

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drank Vanilla Citrus Spice by Verdant Tea
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it’s back! in my cupboard! and so i drank it..because i have no self control lol. Oh well, i’ll spend the rest of the week trying to catch up on sipdowns i think but today, today i just wanted good, delicious teas at work.

Myssy

It’s in mine too and I am so glad you and Terri raved about it so much that I got some without doing a sample first. It’s delicious.

Terri HarpLady

I still have some from my last MEGA order. In fact I drank some yesterday, I just didn’t review it, cuz…well…I’ve already reviewed it a bunch of times. :)

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drank Zheng Shan Xiao Zhong by Yezi Tea
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soooo close to being done with this one. This + maple syrup today was a happy time. :)

Dexter

Glad you enjoyed it – this didn’t work for me today. I need to get my attitude adjusted back to appreciating my black teas (considering how many/much I just ordered).

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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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