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I had a two teaspoon sample of this one… a genmaicha blended with bright green matcha. I’m not sure if my sample had an unusual amount of popped rice since it was just a sample and the scoop may have been from the top, but there were a ton floating my infuser! They just add to the roasty toasty goodness. And this may be my favorite genmaicha because of that.. but again, it could have been gravity making the popped rice rise to the top while the green tea leaves sank to the bottom. I waited for the water to cool a while and steeped for 2-3 minutes. The flavor is really fresh. The cup turned a bright green due to the matcha. There was a tang to the flavor a bit… not sure if that was just the matcha or oversteeping. But I really love a nice genmaicha once in a while. It’s a nice flavor change!

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Hi! I love tea and trying new ones – it adds a bit of variety to my day! Books, music, TV & movies are my thing… and tea, of course.

Some of my favorite teas:
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fusionteas.com
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steepcityteas.com
bluebirdteaco.com
justea.com
singleoriginteas.com
joysteaspoon.com
dellaterrateas.com
adagio.com
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tealux.ca
goldenmoontea.com
tealiciousllc.com
whisperingpinestea.com
verdanttea.com
steapshoppe.com
thenecessiteas.com
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Most of the teas listed in my cupboard are actually sample sizes. I don’t really have 2,000 ounces of tea around here! I was bored one day and found out that most of them have only one teaspoon left… maybe two. But I like keeping them in my cupboard list for reference to what I could be sipping. Usually, I write tasting notes once for each tea. I’m still drinking them, just not writing tasting notes each time!

My dislikes: hibiscus, ginger (unless in chai), charcoal type flavors

My ratings:
95-100 – Super awesome deliciousness favorites
80-95 – Also pretty delicious
65-80 – Pretty good
40-65 – Okay
1-40 – Probably won’t want to sip it again

I’m planning on being a Steepsterer as long as there IS a Steepster, so if you’re not hearing from me, that means something happened to my health… if you know what I mean. :D

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