8067 Tasting Notes

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drank Chaud Les Marrons! by Lupicia
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Another backlog from yesterday…almost caught up haha. Not much new to say on this one..it’s chestnut, it’s delicious :) yay lupicia!

Cavocorax

I should have stuffed mine into your surprise bag because it seems to be one you really enjoy and I don’t. Idk. Guess I’m not into nutty tea? Unless the leaves are falling?

Sil

Haha no. I good with what I had. It’s a fall tea for sure but given I’m sick, I’m glad I’m tasting it. I prefer lupicias oolongs. Hahaha shhhhhh

Lariel of Lórien

I didn’t realize the word for brown also meant chestnut.

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drank Happy Banana by RiverTea
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this was another backlog from yesterday. this is one that i’ll order again, when i want a really sweet, banana treat lol it’s tasty and delicious, just heavy. soooo heavy!

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mmmm while this claims to be a lightly smoked tea, there is something in this cup such that, while i agree, it’s also a smoke that lingers, so it feels, after drinking it for a while that it’s more smokey than it is. i hope that made sense. lol I am digging this one, even without my usual maple syrup addition, as i wanted to try this without additions first. I can see this being a possible hit with my tea sister terri :)

this is sweet and smokey and slightly malty. I am really enjoying taking the time to drink my norbu teas today :)

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drank Je t'Aime by Nina's Paris
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another backlog from yesterday – i’ll get through them eventually. i added a little vanilla powder to this one and it made it that much tastier yesterday! i’ll need to remember that in future…now if i could just find my vanilla bean so that i could add it to my vanilla citrus spice. :(

Miss Starfish

Vanilla powder? Do tell… Is that powdered vanilla beans or something different?

Sil

pretty sure it’s just ground vanilla beans. really concentrated…delicious. I also have vanilla black sugar

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drank Eugene Breakfast by J-TEA
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backlog from yesterday. I’ve been really happy with this tea. I’m also super glad that my sipdowns are basically over so i can focus back on my BBB Box teas that i’ve been neglecting, especially if they are like this one! thanks again TB :)

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drank Laoshan Black by Verdant Tea
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backlog from yesterday – i’m fighting off “sick” so yesterday i was too exhausted to do anything but go to bed when i got home late from work. This was, thankfully, one of my teas from yesterday and got me through the day!

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VariaTEA – this one might work better for you. This particular assam from Norbu is maltier than the other i had this morning, and a little smoother. It’s still got a medium sort of heft to it, but it’s quite tasty, especially if you drink it hot. Cooled, i can see this working incely as a cold brew iced tea in the summer with lemon and honey heh.

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having finally had a chance to try this one, i can understand why VariaTEA found this too bitter for her tastes. She’s a newbie to the dark side, and i can see why this wouldn’t be a happy thing for her palatte. This is 100% a bold, brisk, assam with a bit of astringency. However, on my side of things, this is a great sort of morning tea. There’s just enough kick to get you going and it’s not overly astringent – but there is some there. I do enjoy these norbu teas…just wish they had sampler sizes :)

NofarS

+1 on the sampler sizes, and +1 on loving Norbu tea.

Sil

that’s all because of your awesome swap with terri!

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drank Sansia Black by Butiki Teas
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it was here, and now it’s gone. :) I really enjoyed this one from Stacy and it’ll likely be one to order again in rotation with some of her other offerings. This is more of a fall sort of tea for me though a good morning one at that! :)

Final Count: 98

Terri HarpLady

You have less than 100 teas?
Hey, I thought of you today! The wedding I’m playing this friday night is having “Happy” as their recessional :)

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caile had another keemun from teavivre the other night and it reminded me that i should have more of this one – i’ve got lots of this one left :) 100g is a little much for me when it comes to tea purchases even if i love the tea but i know i won’t get tired of this one so i had just done it! :) still one of my favourite keemuns

caile

I’d agree it’s 100 gram worthy! :)

Terri HarpLady

Yup, this is one of my fav Keemuns too :)

Hillel

I was just about to write up some tasting notes on this. I’m a big keemun fan and really like this one. Happy that I got it and happy that I have a good quantity to put in the rotation (although my son recently discovered it so it may not last as long as I thought).

Sil

nice :) glad to hear it!

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