6160 Tasting Notes

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mmm cold brewed steeped in half water, half apple juice and i’m good. it’s the only way to drink this as far as i’m concerned and the best way to drink it! NOMS!

Final Count: 144 (with like 50+ inbound)

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drank Île de Madagascar by Jardin du Thé
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another from MissB i had this one with dinner tonight and it was mostly just vanilla to me. I wasn’t getting a whole lot of chocolate or almond…not that i’m complaining since i do love me some vanilla..but that it was i tasted. The rest is off to whatshesaid as part of the package missb sent for us!

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81

mmmmm really glad i picked this one up during their boxing day sale. I miss my original sichuan caravan and this is a close enough replacement….puer + ginger. Sure it’s missing all the other good stuff BUT it was just what i wanted in a flavoured tea for today.

Amanda 'SoggyEnderman' Wilson

Ginger and puerh is such a great combo!

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86
drank Zheng Shan Xiao Zhong by Yezi Tea
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Pulled this one out today because i wanted delicious things to drink. I am still a fan of this one! It was malty and delicious..and that’s all a girl could ask for on a day like today!

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99
drank Laoshan Black by Verdant Tea
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this + cacao = best snow day tea ever. Although i DID go in to work, i was the only one who did. But i got a ton of work done and it was nice and relaxing as far as tea drinking and working went…so there!

DeliriumsFrogs

I thought of you the other day while I was eating this really dark chocolate, fudgy brownie, while drinking LB… it was probably the most delicious combo I’ve ever had (I liked it even better than red wine and chocolate! Who knew!?)…. You, dear Lady, are genius. :)

OMGsrsly

Better than wine and chocolate, what?! (More wine for me… :D )

DeliriumsFrogs

It really was…. It was crazy! lol

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84
drank Cherry Snowcone by DAVIDsTEA
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last cup of the evening tonight… managed to get myself from 151 today down to 146. But it won’t always be that easy… and i’ve committed to 110 before another order… still enjoying this one and glad i haev another 80g or so of it to go through…that should get me back to summer haha.

Final Count: 146

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drank Golden Honey Dew by Lupicia
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only one more cup of this after tonight before it’s gone from my cupboard. While that will make me sad, it will also force me to drink up some of my other teas in the hopes that some day the dollar will go up and i can order from the US again sigh

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84

Another from my what-cha order! Trying to balance between the 1023012938109382 samples i ordered from them and the swaps that i’ve recently picked up, in an effort to drink up SOME things before my other teas arrive. I added all the teas from missB in to my cupboard and was at 151 – so effectively double what it was at the end of december lol

This is a tasty offering from What-cha. It’s malty, sweet and delicious! Even cold it still offers up a really nice brew! I’m a fan and would consider reordering in the future.

Terri HarpLady

Don’t forget the 273 teas I’m sending you ;)

Sil

oh god lol

The Tea Shelf

do browse through www.theteashelf.com for some great Indian Loose Tea

Sil

not really appropriate in someone’s tea note. better to post in the discussions forums.

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82

I’ve had this one a couple times now and can honestly say that this is a darjeeling that i can get behind. It’s lacking that muscatel taste i don’t love…and there’s a sweetness here that is delicious. The last of this is off to Terri to try out since i know i owe her a few interesting teas to try heh

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83

My dearest dexter sent me a lovely box of straight teas that i have had to neglect as i haven’t had time to sit and enjoy tea on my weekend recently. I don’t like trying samples from friends at work in travel mugs as i like to give them their full attention. Of course, as i say that, i drank this one several hours ago, and my other half dragged me outside before i had a chance to write a tasting note lol.

As some of you know, Jin Jun mei’s are hit or miss for me. I don’t seem to love them with the same passion as others do. This one was on the nice side though. Sweet, not really malty but reminded me of sweet potatoes a little…I had this one gulped down pretty quickly :) Also my first experience with this company if i’m not mistaken. :) thanks dexter!

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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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