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Dry Jazzberry has a cool, lake-ish smell, as we have the blueberry meeting the earthy green tea and hey, they just might elope. So far, the jasmine flowers add nothing but decoration. Hey, it’s aesthetically pleasing! And as it turns out, the aesthetics aren’t just for show–once in the cup, you get that florality taking over as far as it can get. The blueberry and green dissipate like swan maidens at dawn. However, if you hide your crossbow and wait, the berry comes back low and sweet.

With a chartreuse-y liquor, this tea tastes like there’s zero green in here. The flavors are completely on the blue spectrum, as the berries have their natural coolness swishing around your mouth, which is only heightened by the intensity of the jasmine. It’s a flower tea–no buds about it. It’s a shame that adding the blueberry, which is a great accent in and of itself, makes it a bit gaudy. There’s no finesse about the way the jasmine hits you. You’re pummeled with it with every sip, so by the time you get to the dregs… Full review here: http://snooteablog.com/2013/09/21/snooty-tea-review-inthebag-tea-round-1/

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At the moment, I don’t have enough time to keep Steepster cup-dated with reviews, so if you’re looking for the latest leaves in my Snooty cup, hit up snooteablog.com. Most of the teas I review end up on there.

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