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I have been craving this tea for a few days now. Something about this one just keeps me going, even on my blah days. There are several teas in my stash that simply make me happy. And this is definitely one of them.

Edit to add: Aha! Earl Grey Supreme wanted to be my 300th tasting note…… :D Celebrating! Cheers, my tea friends!

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QuiltGuppy

Happy 300th! :)

Dinosara

Yay! Congrats on the 300th, I love it when teas choose themselves for these occasions. Tower of London chose itself for my 100th!

Fairyfli

woozer congrats that is awesome!

Jenn

\o/ Yay you and tea!

Jenn

That was meant to be: \o/ Yay you and yay tea! Sorry, it’s late…

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QuiltGuppy

Happy 300th! :)

Dinosara

Yay! Congrats on the 300th, I love it when teas choose themselves for these occasions. Tower of London chose itself for my 100th!

Fairyfli

woozer congrats that is awesome!

Jenn

\o/ Yay you and tea!

Jenn

That was meant to be: \o/ Yay you and yay tea! Sorry, it’s late…

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Tea enthusiast, trying to keep up my cardio for the zombie apocalypse. I have come to accept that I am a western brewing black tea drinker as that is where my ‘tea heart’ lies. I started on loose leaf as a way to have my dessert and not suffer the caloric issues. Once I tried it, I was hooked.

I drink what I like, which is mostly China blacks, a few traditionally scented blacks and Earl Greys, plus a flavored tea here and there. I don’t mind spending a bit on premium varieties on occasion, but an expensive tea has to deliver. My favorite places to order are Harney & Sons and Upton Tea Imports. TeaVivre is great for Chinese tea.

My ratings are pretty subjective. If it falls under 70, I may not take the time to post about it unless I had something specific to say. If it is 70-80 I like it, but I will probably not rebuy. Favorites are over 80 and up, but sometimes the less expensive or more easily obtainable version of a similar taste will win out for my cupboard space.

Usual teapot steeping method: 24 oz teapot, 3 perfect scoops of tea (4 1/2 actual tsp), freshly boiled water, 4 minutes. Lightly sweetened.

Usual mug steeping method: 15 oz mug, 1.5 perfect scoops of tea (just over 2 actual tsp), freshly boiled water, 4 minutes. Lightly sweetened.

Usual pan method: 1 1/2 cups water, 2 perfect tsp chai (3 actual tsp). Simmer for 3 minutes. Add 2/3 cup skim milk. Simmer for 2 more minutes. Strain and sweeten.

Usual pitcher method:
5 or 6 Perfect Spoons of tea (this means about 7-9 actual tsp), freshly boiled water, brewed essentially double-strong in my 24 oz teapot for 4 minutes. Fill my Fiestaware Disc pitcher (about 60 oz.) halfway with ice. Add brewed double-strong tea to the pitcher. Stir it a little and enjoy. No additions.

(*SRP is my Sample/Stash Reduction Plan starting on April 12, 2012. I got so far, but just decided it was too fussy to keep track.)

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