5241 Tasting Notes

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drank 1994 Aged Bai Hao by Butiki Teas
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steepster need to stop eating my notes. i KNOW i’ve had this before. grrrrrrr. anyway, i picked this one today as 1 of my two puerh choices for the day…until of course i realise that this is an oolong LOL.

Oh well, i’ll find time to have another lol

This tea is delicious. it’s chocolate, sugar sweetness and it’s ALLL MINE. this..this is an oolong that is not an oolong. love it. will need to get more.

TheTeaFairy

That’s the one I chose for the mug contest, can’t wait to try it!

Sil

it’s delicious!

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90
drank Golden Honey Dew by Lupicia
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another tea from this morning…having a very slow day today – just trying to take it easy and get better for tomorrow. Thanks god for a long weekend with an extra day to recuperate. I love this tea….hot, cold – it’s just a happy place :)

TheTeaFairy

Enjoy and relax <3

Cavocorax

Hope you feel better soon!
Also, I don’t think I’ve even opened my tin of this one yet! Am trying to get a lower count before I enjoy my Lupicia order…

Sil

I bought a tin AND a bag of this….so I felt opening one was totally allowed lol

Lariel of Lórien

Dang it! I forgot to try that at the store today.

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78
drank Pear Toscano by Tea Time
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So this is another tea that i opened up yesterday to try. when i brewed it up, it smelled REALLY rooibosy, so i was a bit worried..however in drinking this, the rooisbos taste isn’t nearly as present as the aroma would have you believe and this turns in to a rather pleasant rooibos pear tea. Could it be MOAR pear like for me? for sure! but it’s not bad :)

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80
drank Honey Rooibos by Ceylon Tea Bush
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sooo this was the other tea i had last night before passing out because i figured honey was good…and no caffeine was probably good. the best part about this tea was that it got me to my goal of 95 teas in July! woot woot!

i remember this being pretty tasty. not overly rooibos like but with a sweetness to it and at times an almost spicy note…but not really. not sure how to describe it. either way, this was a decent end cap to yesterday!

Final Count: 97 (surprise cavo teas!)

OMGsrsly

Yay! Go Sil go! :)

VariaTEA

95!! Congrats!! And I am glad my tea helped you get there :P

Sil

now… a month to get through 5 more..though i may make a stretch goal of 10 since september will be a bust for me..already back up to 97 lol

Cavocorax

I only sent two at least! And if you cold-steeo our surprise tea, I’m sure you’d get through it fairly soon! (So I don’t feel bad about it at all! Hahah). I think after getting through 80+ teas in one month, FIVE in another should be ok… Even if they’re 1 oz each or something like that.

Sil

it’ll be 5 to go down…but that’s in addition to the teas i buy. hahahaha. there’s 7 coming from teavivre, and i know i’ll be picking up at least 5 from tea gschewrwer…and there are 3 coming from verdant for the blends club haha

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82
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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87
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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76
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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87
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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99
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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