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This was my evening cup of tea because i’m exausted. I had this while watching an episode of dr who. Likely going to just try and get to sleep early tonight because tomorrow is date night!

I’m taking my other half out for dinner at La Societe (think fancy but not stuffy, french cuisine) followed by Aladdin (the musical) just because we haven’t been to the theatre in a long time. Plus i’m a big kid. so there lol

JustJames

DR WHO! oh, sorry, were you talking about tea?

VariaTEA

My sister went to Aladdin on opening night and the actor broke the magic carpet. Other than that she said it was good so hopefully they worked out the kinks since then (I am sure they did). Enjoy!

alice

Dr Who, yes! I’m catching up on some of the original series at the moment. So looking forward to the new stuff :)

Sil

dr who = awesome
Variatea – if aladdin is half as good as the lion king, i’m sold. I’m not the worlds biggest fan of musicals but the Lion King was stunning….and toy story the musical was cute and well done, so here’s hoping aladdin is a good time as well. though i suspect i’ll have a hard time not thinking of robin williams as the genie the whole time haha

Cavocorax

Hope you guys have fun tonight!

Terri HarpLady

I grew up on musicals & absolutely love them, although it’s been a long time since I’ve been to one. I also love opera! Let us know how the show was, & the dinner!
Dr Who…I still gotta watch the last 3 episodes of the latest season! Time…how can I get more time into my life???

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drank Rizhao Black by Ali Express
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I was going to try and get at least one sipdown in today but that is SO not happening. I’m about ready to crawl in to bed and go to sleep until tomorrow.
i had this in the morning as well and it was super tasty again. I really do love sharing teas with terri and tastybrew!

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drank Vanilla Citrus Spice by Verdant Tea
7534 tasting notes

pssssttt i’m a tired girl today. i drank this in the morning and it was delicious..come back to me blend…come back

CHAroma

This one is sooo good!

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drank Northern Wilds by Verdant Tea
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This is pretty much still meh. I steeped it for longer this time to see what would come about from that and it’s still pretty meh. Hopefully next month will be better.

Stephanie

Yeah. Fingers crossed for next month!

Bonnie

Fyi the new tea…wow! The best chai!

OMGsrsly

Good to know, Bonnie! :) I’m expecting mine by Wednesday.

Sil

awesome..looking forward to it now bonnie :)

Terri HarpLady

That one sounds interesting Bonnie :)

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drank Orange & Cream by Della Terra Teas
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So apparently..my last tasting note put me at 2900 with 1255 teas rated and 158 teas in my cupboard – the oldest being from February 2013. How’s that for useless numbers? :) time for some non caffeinated blends into this evening as i have a mountain of work to do tomorrow and need to be well rested to get it all done. I’m sorry to see that this tea is getting near the end of it’s pouch. It will be a restock for me once i get to the end of it, one of the few teas from della terra that i really enjoy.

Fjellrev

Not useless at all! Tea’s like Pokémon: gotta catch ’em all.

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drank Crimson Berry by Sloane Tea Company
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mmmm i cold brewed this one since i haven’t had it in a while. This is one that needs a bit of sweetner to take the edge away, but when you do it’s a delicious berry concoction that is perfect in summer. In winter, it’s a reminder that summer will be back soon! haha :)

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I know i’ve had this one before, but apparently my tasting note is gone. Another tea i was drinking in an effort to try and drink my reserve club teas that I’ve been hoarding. While i don’t generally want anything to do with green oolongs, this is a relatively decent green oolong. It’s lacking that weird oolongy taste that i hate and there’s a sweetness to this that is quite delicious!

In the first steepings there were those floral notes…waiting to come out, which they did more so in the later steepings. It’s those later steepings i really didn’t like. too floral and vegetal for my tastes. If every steep tasted like the first one, i’d be golden haha. As such, I think i will pass the rest of this on to a tea friend to try out :) especially since there aren’t very many reviews of this one on steepster

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Sipdown! had a few cups of this tonight while i bounce between doing work and trying to plan the wedding and get my life organised for this coming week haha. I can dig this tea…even if it is an oolong and not my usual cup of tea. Not sad to see if go though :) i’d drink this one over a lot of other oolongs though heh

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sipdown! (back to 160) This is not the tea for me. It’s not a bad little puerh, but there’s a peat sort of taste hanging about this one that i don’t much enjoy. I like the format of this one, and the scent is really nice. As i sip it, i find that the initial sips are tasty, but it’s the after taste that i’m not a fan of. While not quite the mini tucho for me, i wouldn’t turn it down if it was offered to me in the future. There’s no fishiness to this one either, for those that are worried about that :)

Stephanie

I am thinking about trying some of their flavored mini-touchas

Sil

i’ll keep an eye out for your tasting notes. :) I think on the whole i prefer garet for all my puerh, though there are a few loose puerhs that teavivre has that are really nice. Mandala has made me spoiled though. Teavivre is good for my black teas though :)

Stephanie

I agree about Mandala’s puerhs being SO GOOD! :D

Terri HarpLady

What Sil said :)

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drank Santa's Secret by DAVIDsTEA
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Yep…14g of this a year is about all i need before i get tired of it haha. Sipdown! I need to get at least 2 more in tonight because i bought tea today and i’m desperately trying to make sure i at least stay at 160. I’ve been so good and this weekend i was so bad. Only because it’s not often you can get “fancypants” tea to quote a friend haha. This one is a decent enough blend, but as i usually find with David’s tea…lacking in the tea department and not as flavourful as i want it to be!

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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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