5777 Tasting Notes

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drank Golden Honey Dew by Lupicia
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last tea of the evening! this is my oldest tea in my cupboard (from june) so i’m gradually working on sipping it down, though i’m not in too much of a hurry because it’s a rooibos tea. :)

Final Count: 81

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drank Kapha Organic by TeaGschwendner
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one of my last teas of the evening, and gievn that i feel like i’ve been fighting getting sick, i wanted this spicy little tasty number. I am still a huge fan of this one + a little honey brewed for about 2 mins.

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drank Summer Breeze by Janet's Special Teas
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pretty sure this one was from bear with me Funnily enough, given the ingredients i actually expected that i’d really like this one. But something about the way the flavours merged together was off putting for me tonight. I was still able to drink it (ie. it wasn’t undrinkable) but i was suprised that i didn’t love it more. and that ladies and germs, is why i’ll try everything….even things i really don’t usually like haha

OMGsrsly

Ladies and germs?

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Another tea from omgsrsly (still a few to get through!) this one isn’t bad, but as i’ve come to expect, not pear enough for me. I like the tulsi and the apple is slightly present, but the pear leaves something to be desired. It was an enjoyable enough cup tonight though :) thanks madam!

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drank Bilberry Black Tea by Compass Teas
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this one came my way from kittenna I’m a fan! this is a really nice berry tea….somewhere between blueberry and “other berry” as it cooled, because i stopped paying attention to it, it still tasted delicious. I think that just a teeeny bit of sweetner would go a long way with this one, to make the flavours really pop.

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79

another from bear with me this one, if it does in fact have mint in it – doesn’t really taste minty at all. Instead it’s like a nutty coconut blend. There’s a hint of something else there, that i can’t place my finger on. Over all, another nice blend from janet. Thanks again for letting me try so many of these BWM!

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drank Caramel Apple by Butiki Teas
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still enjoying this, but still wishing for more apple. I’m trying to take it easy today even though we did a good cleaning and purging of things because i can tell i’m fighting sick. MUST. RESIST!

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79
drank Khongea Encore Assam by Butiki Teas
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tea from earlier today. Not much to add except, i’m going to miss these teas when they’re gone :(

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tea of the morning hat i had hours ago with breakfast. My other half and i are trying to get the house cleaned up – in sort of a mini winter cleaning or whatever. It’s making for a long productve day with not a lot of computer time haha. Still enjoying this tea quite a bit, though i vastly prefer it at home than in a travel mug.

gmathis

It’s a good tidying day. I got my living room back this morning :)

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drank Bon Rouge by Janet's Special Teas
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i’ve decided that i don’t like goji berries. they interfere with things that are good. bah. This roooibos was another from yesterday from bear with me. This one was one that i had high hopes for because of the smell, but brewed it was a weird sort of fruity, creamy rooibos with that distinctly goji berry taste, CURSE YOU GOJI! lol thanks for the decidely different tea BWM! still fun to have.

Final Count of 2014: 85 (goal was 75 so i’m giving myself until the end of the weekend to get there…) 2014 was the year where i tried 818 new teas, bringing my total up to 2216 teas tried (roughly) since i joined steepster.

Veronica

Wow… you’re my tea sipping hero! :)

Sil

cupboard is going to go up a bunch in the new year….but i’ll keep trudging along lol

Anlina

Wow, that’s a tonne of teas! I am both impressed by how many you’ve tried and how small your cupboard is.

Sil

Anlina – it’s been a loooong journey from 350+ to this small lol made easier now by knowing what sorts of teas i really like. heh

Bear With Me

I have to say, I had a LOT of fun dishing stuff out for you!

Sil

haha

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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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