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Another tasty green. I think i prefer the bellocq one though this one isn’t too bad. I for sure enjoy the autumn version better than spring. there’s a harshness to the tail end of this that i’m less a fan of but not enough for it to turn my opinion of this tea.

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drank Paris Breakfast by Mariage Frères
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Still enjoying this tea, though it’s not quite french or american breakfast. More citrusy but still a good tea. And now…off to the samples! haha

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drank Yu Lu Yan Cha Black by Verdant Tea
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Finished the day yesterday at 162 teas but that’s about 100 away from my goal this year haha. There’s no way i’ll get down to my goal. but i’m not really complaining since that’s largely due to my paris trip this year that was unplanned and where i went overboard. So i figure i’ve got a week to try and get through the samples that omgsrsly and dexter sent me and see where i end up :) started out with this one to wake me up before beginning my sample journey :) still delicious and malty.

Fjellrev

162, damn. Weren’t you in the vey low 100s not long ago?

Sil

dexter and omgsrsly added 60+ teas to my cupboard lol but yes..i was near 100

OMGsrsly

Muahahaha. :D

Sil

jerks ;)

OMGsrsly

It’s how we show our love. :)

Sil

yeah yeah…. we’ll see once i get time on a weekend after the rental dog is gone. then i’ll be able to lay my tea out and package presents up for you, terri, dexter, missb and whatshesaid

OMGsrsly

Hahaha. :D I’m looking forward to it!

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drank Lovely by Liquid Proust Teas
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Another sample from Dexter. I must say this one fell flat for me. I followed the steeping parameters but it ended up tasting a whole lot like a random black tea. No floral notes for me really, and maybe just a hint of almond? maybe? Ever so thankful for the taste but this one just isn’t up my alley.

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Sample from dexter that i enjoyed today. I have to say this was pretty much pumpkin spice – in a similar vein to stacy’s pumpkin cheesecake. that is to say, i didn’t much get chocolate either, and i wasn’t blown away by this one. it wasn’t a bad cup of tea, but i’m glad to have had the chance to try it before i picked up a larger quantity myself. thanks for the share dexter!

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drank Leatherbound by August Uncommon Tea
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Another one that i pulled out this morning and thoroughly enjoyed. Something to be said about how this one takes me back to morning with mom at the UofA reference library. all those wonderful dusty books, the quiet, the learning…the time with mom. heavenly.

gmathis

Love that little library snippet. Wish I were there—-but only if I can bring my blankie today!

Sil

all blankies welcome!

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drank Golden Monkey by Hediard
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tea from this morning while waking up from a very long christmas day of gaming and eating with friends :) today this was exactly what i needed – delicious, malty, smooth – perfect

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drank Blackberry by TeaGschwendner
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drank Cherry Snowcone by DAVIDsTEA
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drank Koko Banana by Tea Centre
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moar banana! actually i don’t remember much about this one as i was drinking it while desperatly trying to get the house clean while the rental dog was out for a hike. haha will need to try it again soon!

Nicole

Rental dog. I find that hilarious. :)

Sil

i dunno what else to call him haha

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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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