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drank The Black Lotus by Butiki Teas
357 tasting notes

Starting the day with this. I know I should be getting through some of my older teas, but I got a big bag of this and it was staring at me this morning and I couldn’t get it to look away.

I’ll start going through the others in a bit, for now I’m savoring this one. It’s not a bold breakfast tea, but it’s a nice start to a snowy saturday.

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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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