4729 Tasting Notes

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missB sent this one my way and admittedly i figured these could be easy quick sipdowns while i made honey bran muffins :) It’s been a long day that’s not quite over but i am SUPER happy with how the house is starting to come together. I’m really liking the time we’re taking with everything…it’s just been fun.

This cup of tea? reminds me of cookies..or baking..or something, which i think is the result of the cloves in this one. Not a bad cup and for sure it’s an interesting one, so thanks for sharing missb!

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drank Fleurilège by Dammann Freres
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mmmm sooo good to visit this one again in a non travel mug lol. I quite like this one, though it never tastes as wonderful when i bring it to work in a travel mug :) Oh well, there is still lots to enjoy :)

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drank The au Chocolat by Lupicia
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sipdown! haha Since my riverteas are suspiciously missing from the box of tea they sent me, I might have a hope in heck of getting through the teas to make it to 200 by the end of the weekend…as long as i get some drink on this evening. I picked this one as i was in the mood for a good cup of chocolate deliciousness. Sad to see this one go, but at the same time, there are others i will restock before this one.

Marzipan

Still waiting for my order. :(

Terri HarpLady

What, did they send you an empty box?

Sil

3/11 teas in one box…soo missing a lot

Terri HarpLady

Wow! I wonder if they are sending the others in a separate box? Although I can’t imagine why anybody would do that

Sil

yeah now sure, sent them a message to find out. Hoping it’s just a hiccup.

TheTeaFairy

Sil, same thing happened to me around december…you will probably get a second box later. they had sent 2 boxes for 13 teas but only one box showed up with 5 teas inside. I also contacted them and they told me my order was too big and had shipped in two separate boxes(??) Took almost three weeks for the other one to show up! Since I am not a fan of their teas, I never reordered, so don’t know if they still ship this way, it’s a little weird.

Sil

ah good to know teafairy. it IS a little weird, but as long as they get here, i’m good. I don’t love their teas that ave tea in them but i am a fan of their fruit teas lol and since we’re heading in to summer i thought it would be nice to have a few more “juice” teas :)

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Another morning tea and either i’m just not feeling it today or this is a very different version than the one terri sent me forever ago. I’m finding today that it’s just not to my liking, though given that i LOVED this enough to order some for myself, i’m going to give this another shot when i’m feeling more crazy happy tea personface :)

Terri HarpLady

I’ve concluded that my taste buds are way off today :p

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morning tea from ages ago. We got up early this morning to have breakfast and get the bedroom painted. Last night was a full evening of rearranging the living room and dining room in an effort to take back the house after out HUGE ikea trip on thrs night. Still enjoying this one a bunch, though it’s painful that i’m not going to make my goal for sipdowns by July lol

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why hello there tea that i see a certain someone hasn’t tried yet….looks like it’s one more cup of you before you go visit that person mwahahahaha. Still enjoying this one, though not nearly as much as the first time i had it. still though, happy to enjoy a nice straight cup of black today. this afternoon. it’s almost stop work time!

Final count: 208

Stephanie

Woo Friday almost quitting time!

Nicole

This is so good!

Terri HarpLady

This is from the Grab bag in the BBBB, right? I have some of this, which I brought with me to Tony’s. I’ll probably drink it tomorrow, so I hope you aren’t planning to send the rest of yours to moia… ;)

Sil

Yes Terri :)

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cavocorax gave me this one and i’ve been saving it because it sounded terribly delicious to me. that being said, once i brewed it up, the citrus is a little too over powering. I am relaly loving the caramel smell and taste, but struggling to find the harmonious balance with the citrus in this tea. That being said, maybe that’s why it’s a good hannibal tea since that show is messed up lol. Still enjoying it, though i wish things were a little more gounded and balanced :)

Cavocorax

Awww. Too bad it didn’t work for you. It was an odd one.

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Another tea from VariaTEA which gets me to 210…soo many teas still to drink to get to 200, let alone 100. I have to say, with this tea, the jury is still out. initial sips provide a flavourless sort of tea until the tail end of the sip where the butterscotch is hiding out. but when you hit that butterscotch, it’s delicious! Soooo while i am a fan of the flavour, i’m not a fan of that initial taste you need to get through to get to the good times :) still though, i can appreciate why ppl like this one, so thanks variatea!

Cavocorax

Maybe 100 should be your goal for Black Friday? :P

Cavocorax

(before you restock on EVERYTHING!)

Sil

it might have to be…was really hoping to get there for July though and i ALMOST did it…

Terri HarpLady

I promise I won’t send you another box before July ;)

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had the last cup of this one today in an effort to make a little progress on my cupboard today since RiverTeas will be rescued from mail jail this afternoon. While i enjoyed this tea a bunch, i’m still just not a fan of adagio on the whole enough to be buying a lot of their teas.

Cavocorax

I hope to come rescue all my teas from you soon! I might have time off work next week or the week after so it’ll be easier to visit!

Sil

looks like not all the Riverteas showed up sigh

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drank Campfire Blend by Verdant Tea
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ugh..i’m almost out of this tea, which is a good thing and a bad…because even if i ordered this today, it wouldn’t be here for a couple weeks…and it’s not like i need mroe tea. but it IS a december tea and that’s part of my 6 month goal that i likely won’t make but i’ll keep working on :) enjoying this today as i’m having a bit of an apathetic day. i think i’m still sick so its making me tired and complacent. heh

Terri HarpLady

damn, I forgot to bring that tea with me to Tony’s…

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