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drank Thé du Loup by THE O DOR
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tea from a few days ago. Swapped and not really able to take notes. Long story short, i need to weigh my cupboard to figure out where i’m at for Feb and i still adore this tea. Life is good.

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drank Appletini by Tealish
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drank Vanilla Matcha by DAVIDsTEA
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1.5tsp + 1 cup oj. I think i preferred 1 and 1/4 tsp.

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drank Black tea-Keemun Finest by Zen Tea
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Received this one from Evol Ving Ness at our meetup and had it early this morning. the downside is that i got side tracked and don’t remember detailed notes on how it tasted, but i really enjoyed the cup. There’s a little left in my cup that’s been sitting there, cold. and sipping it now it reminds me of fruity, malty delicious. I may need to look at ordering some of this for myself later on in the year.

thanks evol!

Nicole

How prominent is the smoke?

Mike

I think this one is my favorite keemun so far. :)

Sil

Nicole, personally i didn’t notice any lol sooooo yeah.

Nicole

Keemuns always sound appealing but then the smokiness always blows it for me. :(

Mike

Yeah, there’s a little bit, but it’s minimal. This one is stronger than most keemuns as well.

Sil

@nicole if I get any this year you can steal some hehe

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drank Vanilla Matcha by DAVIDsTEA
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So i tried this one today to see f i could replicate what we had at the tea festival yesterday. a cup of OJ + 1tsp of vanilla matcha and this is close to what we had on the weekend. There’s a little tweaking to do but it was a really tasty drink this morning :)

Fjellrev

Interesting!

Evol Ving Ness

I went to their booth today and nope, they weren’t doing oj matches today. Sorry I missed it. And no, I didn’t volunteer to host tea parties. :)

Sil

well davids tea vanilla matcha + oj seems to work heh

Evol Ving Ness

Did you use fresh or bottled oj?

Evol Ving Ness

ok, ok, ok, I’ll put it on my list.

Sil

tropicana heh

Sil

i just picked up 20g from Davids to play with.. was less than 2$ so worth it to experiment with.

Evol Ving Ness

Thanks. On it.

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drank Les Classiques by Betjeman and Barton
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the only tea i made today….to take to the tea festival but i forgot it and had it when i got home haha. always a fan of this one, smooth, slight vanilla and all around nice relaxing tea.

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drank Magic Carpet by Tea-Ara
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Another tea from the festival today. this one wasn’t bad for a fruit tea. Sadly, not sure what the ingredients are but it wasn’t too sour and had a nice fruity flavour both hot and once it had cooled.

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drank Random Steepings by Various Artists
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So the highlight of the tea festival for me? Vanilla Matcha in….ORANGE JUICE. Yeah, i know. I would never have thought to do that but man it was like drinking and orange creamsicle and made my day. Sadly, i’m not spending 35$ on 100g of flavoured matcha. So i’m going to see what david’s version tastes like tomorrow for breakfast lol

Nicole

Oh, wow. So it was green tea matcha with vanilla made with orange juice? How noticeable was the green tea flavor?

Sil

it was more orange creamsicle than anything lol but it was such a neat idea.

Nicole

That interests me since I am not the biggest fan of the flavor of matcha. :)

OMGsrsly

I think I need to pick up some OJ. I already have matcha. And vanilla powder.

Sil

haha i’ll report back on my experiment tomorrow :)

Evol Ving Ness

Sil, which booth was offering this? Need to know when I limp around tomorrow.

Sil

steeped tea – they were in the corner by the side of the stage on the left side. after majesteas

Nicole

Steeped Tea? The party consultants? Hm. We’ll have one of those at our festival. Maybe I need to make sure she’s bringing vanilla matcha. :)

Evol Ving Ness

Thank you, Sil. I missed them when I was flitting about today.

Sil

Nicole – yeah, i don’t much love their teas but this was a fantastic idea.

Indigobloom

I hope they have it again tomorrow!

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drank Buchu Superfruit by DAVIDsTEA
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Another one i had while at the festival. I remember a vague berry flavour – nothing too exciting but nothing terrible either. Basically it was nice enough to taste but i don’t feel inclined to ever get more haha

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