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I made this one a few days ago when my father in law was over. He enjoys tea and drinks it daily but pretty much only likes Ceylon teas. Every time I’ve given him something a little more bold or interesting (Assam or Laoshan), he is not too thrilled by it. But I’m forever determined to broaden is tea mind especially since he’s one of the few people in my life who are tea lovers.

So when he came over the other night, I opened my cupboard and it was almost as if my bag of this tea had a glow over it. This one might work, and if not, I do have my boring ceylon stash that I keep on hand for him.

But there was no need. He LOVED it. Had 3 steeps of it (he makes his teas super light, so this one cold go a long way).

It is a really good tea. He’s now definitely more interested in trying some more Taiwanese teas. I know what he’s getting for Christmas now!

Tea Sipper

Only Ceylon?!?!

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Only Ceylon?!?!

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I love tea. And I love beer. I spent my twenties thoroughly enjoying all that beer has to offer but now that I’m into my thirties and a stay at home mom of 2 little kids and 1 big kid, I spend more time enjoying tea.

I joined steepster in Feb 2013 and it’s crazy how much my tastes have changed since joining. Before, I liked cream and honey in all teas and loved mostly dessert blacks. Now I almost rarely drink them, but enjoy them from time to time. What I love more than anything are straight rich black teas, Fujian, Laoshan, Rizhao, etc… I also love pretty much any black tea that the little leaf hoppers have gotten their teeth on.

I’m still not too into the green/white/oolong varieties. I keep trying to but my tastes are evolving pretty slowly on that front.

Overall, I just enjoy tea. Something about it that just settles me.


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