4923 Tasting Notes

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drank Divine Temptation by Bayswater Tea Co.
4923 tasting notes

nom nom nom nom flavoured tea of the day from earlier, along with creme brulee. so love mixing the two together – this adds an element that cuts down on the intensity of the creme brulee for me. I still need to make more of these as lattes though heh

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fan of this! Since i’m working on figuring out what i want to reorder from Stacy, i figure it’s good to occasionally toss in a few of the more recent teas i have from her in to my morning rotation and start to figure out which ones are more likely to be a staple for me. This one? I’m enjoying. I need it a few more times to really land on how i feel about it, but overall it’s a really nice tea AND since it’s not a “boiling water” tea, it means that i can drink it sooner in the morning lol

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drank Yun Nan Dian Hong Black Tea by Teavivre
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I’ve enjoyed this one while i’ve had it, but after 100g i think i’m ready to relegate this to less desirable than the keemun i love from teavivre, but still a good tea that i would be willing to split if other friends wanted to share. lol sound good? :)

boychik

I had a cup of this tea too. I had better memories. It’s not working today:(

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backlog! still enjoying this one though it’s not the ZOMG tea that it once was. I think i have almost figured out what sort of flavoured teas i tend to reach and have a handle on how much i need of them to get me through to when i want a flavour change, if that makes sense lol

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drank Zheng Shan Xiao Zhong by Yezi Tea
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another backlog from a few days ago. I’m still enjoying this one, so it’s a safe bet that i am still a fan of Yezi. Hopefully i’ll be able to share some love for them in august when i restock a few of my teas.

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backlog from a couple days ago because folks…we’re back to grueling hell at work. will i be working this weekend? of course! even though we had a holdiday this week have i worked a full 40 hours already? YES! will the overtime make it worth it…..we’ll see lol

thank god i have my tea to keep me sane…mostly.

Kaylee

At least you’re getting paid overtime for it, though. :-)

Sil

true…especially good since we’re trying to save for wedding; baby; dog lol

Kaylee

In that order?

Sil

probably more like baby, wedding, dog for me and dog, wedding, baby for my other half lol

Kaylee

hmmm… not sure how you can compromise on that…
maybe have the baby at the wedding? it would certainly be memorable.

Cavocorax

BABY DOG. :P

Sil

cavo…that will happen regardless lol if i have to put up with a dog, it will be a puppy first lol

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drank After Dark by Steam Tea House
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omg.
srsly.
my preeeeeccccioooousssss…..

MINE! ALL MINE! MWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

that’s right. thank you omgsrsly i am in my happy place tonight..painted house, chilling in my bedroom chair, sipping on this glorious tea before bed. My cupboard hates you…but i have nothing but love….sweeet smelly brown box love. grin

Final Count: 181

Courtney

Every time I see you drink this it intrigues me. I always open it in a new tab to be re-disappointed it a rooibos. Perhaps I’ll try it one day anyway!

Sil

I will send you some. It’s nom nom nommmy…..

OMGsrsly

Yay! This one is SO GOOD. Especially steeped in milk. :)

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drank Loco Lime by RiverTea
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i am a fan of lime teas. I picked this one up hoping for a little competition with lime gelato from david’s or lime chiffon from della terra. Sadly, after cold brewing this for the day, it’s only a little limey and the bright pink brew is unsettling haha. It’s got a creamy ish sort of taste to it, and it’s not sour but it’s also pretty weak in the lime department. I’ll drink this and enjoy it, especially on hot summer days but this isn’t nearly as limey as it needs to be :)

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I’ve been hoarding this one, which is silly because it’s not a limited edition, i can get it anytime and i love it. So i dug it out as a little reward today for finishing off my october teas, and because technically i should be working through my 100g of this anyway haha. Added a little maple syrup as i usually do and loved every last drop of it! yay for being back to work after working from home for 4 days lol

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drank Je t'aime by Nina's Paris
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I figured i should bust this out to have again since i bought it a while back and while i blew through the japon i bought, i hadn’t even had this one yet. Not my favourite of the nin’as teas but one that i do like. I wish i could get the full caramel/vanilla intensity that i get in Japon, but in this black base. Still, it’s a nice treat to have, though maybe not a reorder by the time i finish the package heh

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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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