5769 Tasting Notes

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drank Pumpkin Cheesecake by DAVIDsTEA
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I made this one up as a latte the other night and it was delicious! I still don’t think i need more of this beyond my little sample size, but it’s a tasty tea to have for the time being.

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84
drank Crème Brulee by Bayswater Tea Co.
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84
drank Divine Temptation by Bayswater Tea Co.
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mmmm still loving this tea a lot. I think i actually prefer this one to the creme brulee from bayswater, though i DO love mixing the two together. :)

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99
drank Laoshan Black by Verdant Tea
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drinking this every day is a surefire sign to me that i’ve missed my tea cupboard. I have some serious organising to do this weekend in terms of my cupboard, so i may just start tonight since my other half is off at a viking metal concert and may not be around until tomorrow evening after work haha

CrowKettle

Good old viking metal. Good luck with the organizing!

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86
drank Zhu Rong Yunnan Black by Verdant Tea
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sadly, i’m dropping the rating on this one a little because the harvest that i have in my cupboard at the moment is NOWHERE near the delicious tea that this one used to be. These days it seems to be falling a little flat, which makes me sad, though i am happy that yu lu has increased in the yum department, so i still have two great teas from verdant ni the black department that i love. Also goes to show that sometimes it’s worth trying different harvests :)

caile

I hope the new harvest is good – I preordered a bit to try.

Sil

i have 4oz of the spring harvest… i’m going to be SUPER sad if it doesn’t taste like the one i fell in love with

Terri HarpLady

I really loved zhu rong, & I have plenty of it, but its not the same tea as it originally was.

caile

I think my last batch was from last year although I can’t remember what season – it is finished now but was so good. Are you drinking last years harvest now?

Sil

pondering i think i’m drinking some from last year’s latter harvest… lol

caile

lol, ok ;)

Sil

but last years earlier harvest was the one i liked..i think… i’ve got to start writing down the harvest on my bags…i just always forget :(

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79
drank Sweet Apple Cider by DAVIDsTEA
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mmm evening cup of this last night and it was perfect. I think i managed to pick up just the right amount of this so that i’ll be done with it about the time as my little sample is used up. :)

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60
drank Vanilla Cookie by Blue Teapot
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I’ll have to try this one in a mug..because the first time i had it, i loved it. This last time i had it, it was meh..and the only difference that i can tell is really the mug versus travel mug. SOOOO jury is still out on this one haha

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90
drank Yu Lu Yan Cha Black by Verdant Tea
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Another one from yesterday and man, it’s incredible how different this tea is from the first time i tried it and didn’t like it. NOW, i really enjoy it and i’m finding less enthusiasm for my zhu rong…which is sad because i’d really just love all three of the black teas i have from verdant lol

Upping the rating a little for this batch. delicious!

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99
drank Laoshan Black by Verdant Tea
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backlogging from yesterday. Love this one with a little cacao added to it when i want a more indulgent treat. :) I am nearly to the end of my supply…then, thankfully it’s on to the excess that terri gave me…which i’m lucky she did because even though i preordered, it’s delayed and so who knows when my precious will be back….contemplating another order already just in case haha

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84
drank Campfire Blend by Verdant Tea
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mmmmm pulled this one out of the cupboard tonight because after a month with no real tea drinking time, i want things that i enjoy in the evening. I still really enjoy this one, though it appears that the sweet spot this time around is at about 8 mins. I know with earlier batches it was 12 ish so maybe it’s because it’s fresh. Still loving this one as an evening substitute for vanilla citrus spice. Today was a good “work from home but not too much,” day since i’ve got to go to work tomorrow and friday.

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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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