7144 Tasting Notes
the water in Ottawa is slightly different from the water back home, so while i’ve been enjoying this one, it’s not the super amazing delicious tea that it is in Toronto. Still good but i miss what i KNOW this one can taste like haha.
On the upside, i have managed to get a few sipdowns in while i’ve been here, and made good progress on drinking up a few of my older teas. I’ll be happy to get home tomorrow to be with my full cupboard. :)
having a cup of this today because it’s COOL…FINALLY! the weather in ottawa is so nice right now. that fall sort of coolness but with lots of sunshine. I am loving it. I may need to take a break today and go for a walk outside. I never did enjoy the version of this one with the goji berries as i did the original version way back when, but it’s still a decent chai, and i’ll enjoy getting through the last of this. Still excited to see what the team comes up with for blends in the future. NO MORE INTELLIGENT NUTRIENTS!!!!! (thank god!)
woot woot! yeah that’s right… i’m drinking this one. I have a bunch of this one, and thankfully, the flavouring hasn’t been lost…and even if it does, i happen to enjoy this puerh, so i’m still set on this one. I really do enjoy drinking this one, even without any sweetner or milk. I don’t smoke, never have but i love that this makes me feel like those scenes in a movie where the person has clearly been out partying too hard, has woken up and while drinking coffee to chase the hangover away, can still taste cigarettes from the evening before. or something. i dunno. lol
I brought these with me to Ottawa as well, since they do well with “gonfu” in a basket. I figure i can drink this every day as my afternoon working tea and have another tea sipped down by the time i get home, or shortly after :) This isn’t my favourite sticky rice sort of tuo but it’s a nice one and makes for a pleasant cup on this rainy day.
Don’t like this harvest. I’ve tried to drink this version in multiple ways and all I get is dirt. I’m channeling my inner “omgsrsly” i think. Not the end of the world, but i have ZERO desire to drink the rest of this. So i’m not going to. A waste of tea but i am really not a fan of this harvest and i refuse to drink things that i don’t enjoy.
Original version of this was a 91 for me; this year is closer to a 54.
noms. I’m “working from ottawa” for a few days this week while i wait on my dress to be adjusted. I’ll be happy to have that off my list so i can focus on all the other details of the wedding. We’re getting down to the end of things, and it’s all starting to really come together now. Since i’m here for nearly a week, i brought a number of teas with me that i want to get closer to finishing. I figure since i won’t have access to my entire tea cupboard, it’ll force me to focus on these teas, :) I just wish i could have packed up my tea tray and gaiwan for more puerh enjoyement. I’m still enjoying this one and will be sad to see it go when i finish it. It’s much less cinnamon roll than red heart candies, but i am still a fan! :)