4875 Tasting Notes

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drank Yunnan Aged Qizi Pu-erh Tea by Yezi Tea
4875 tasting notes

Ok…incoming crappy tasting notes as i have spent the morning trying to finish work…go go double time and a half on this holiday, so that i can then PACK lol

I picked this one first thing in the morning for both a sipdown and to try and clear my head with a little puerh. I have to say, this is such a great unassuming puerh from yezi. It’s not earthy..but it is mellow and manly? there’s somethnig about this one that i really enjoy – moreso than the other recent puerh i had from yezi. i’ll likely pick up more of this for an average every day sort of puerh

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drank Pumpkin Ginger Spice by Traveling Tea
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best. pumpkin. tea. ever. + ginger! i am going to be so sad when this is gone…which now that i’ve opened the pouch is going to be soon….TOOO SOON

Final Count: still 141 sigh 11 more teas to go… but 1 swap and likely some purchases coming up…

Terri HarpLady

I’m thinking I should go to traveling Tea & get a sample of everything she has, & send them ALL to you! HAHAHAHAHA! I was gonna do that with trail lodge teas too, but she doesn’t have sample sizes anymore.

Sil

Oh god…

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TTC and Yezi – teas tha ti have quite a bit of, but i’ve been putting off getting in to while i finished up some of my other teas. But now it’s time to start getting back in to them along with my norbu teas heh. I am still loving this one a bunch. I’m really glad that Tastybrew introduced me to Yezi and that they seem to be sticking around!

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drank Queen Anne by Fortnum & Mason
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another from this morning – i am trying to drink this and the royal blend in order to make sure i balance out finishing them. I think i like royal blend just a teeeeny bit more than this, but i’d have to drink them side by side again to make sure as it’s been too long (yes a day) since i had the royal blend lol

Terri HarpLady

I can’t remember if I finished those off or not. I’m thinking I like the Royal blend best, but can’t remember for sure.

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another tea from way earlier today…..i’ve been trying to drink this one so that i don’t finish off my LB as quickly. same with me vanilla citrus spice…though it’s not working all that well as everything is just going away! I do love this a bunch, though i’m thinking i might be able to get away with just doing LB + cacao and being ok with missing the toasty rice part of the brew…mostly because the addition of the oolong in this just annoys me lol

Terri HarpLady

Were you able to get an order in for more LB? I noticed they already sold all of it AGAIN!

Sil

Negative…but I stil have some left….preorders are in May? I think…so that’s not as far off

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this was my first tea of the day. I knew today was going to be a bad day so i wanted to get it started right. I managed to get in a few steepings of this while getting ready for work and it was enjoyable enough that i may be doing it more in future. I really like this one a bunch. just the hint of the smokiness if super tasty to me.

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drank Royal Blend by Fortnum & Mason
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backlog
this one is getting tastier each time i drink it. it’s not an over the top omg must have this tea but it’s a good morning tea for me.

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drank Vanilla Citrus Spice by Verdant Tea
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backlog

if verdant doesn’t bring this back before the fall….i will be a sad sad sad angry sad panda.

Sil

I think my last cup of this is tomorrow….

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86

backlogging – a few days ago i had this…it was tasty and delicious and made me smile… 16 hour work days suck.

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soooo funny story. I PURPOSELY SWAPPED FOR THIS ONE….and it has blergamot in it. dinosara graciously allowed me to have this one. I have to say….NO. I DID NOT STEEP THIS FOR 2 MINS… yes, i’m talking about you verdant and your two minutes “blends box teas all steeps for 2 mins…” although to be fair i did see at least ONE tea that had a different time.

Soooooo this one? totally not finding the orange in this….and i DID shake the bag up…i was hoping that the blergamot would give this s semblance or orange but be tied up with the vanilla and rooibos and it would be my ULTIMATE CREAMSICLE TEA. it’s not. it’s like a “spicy” sort of cinnamon? vanilla bean like woodsy rooibosy tea. i mean hey, it’s not half bad…but (and don’t tell anyone) i kinda keep wondering where the blerg is. Maybe after all these years of hating on it, it just up and left. got the heck out of dodge so it didn’t have to deal with my mean and hurtful words. that could happen right? stranger things have happened.

soooo on that note. tea good. not what i wanted or expected. will try to wrasstle with it later and see if i can’t wrangle a little more blerg outta this. shhhhhhhhhh don’t tell anyone.

Final Count: 141 (11 to go! 1 swap incoming)

Iridium

Huh, that’s weird, my cup was pretty creamsicly. Although I only tried it the one time…

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