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drank Imperial Keemun by Steepster
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Another Steepster Select sipdown.
This is a really tasty Keemun, per my previous review.

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Yup, this is a tasty darjeeling, & a substantial breakfast tea as well.
I’m definitely more of a 2nd flush type of girl, & although I haven’t compared the darjs that are in my cupboard, this is probably my favorite.


Now I need to try Butiki’s Sourenee!

Terri HarpLady

I guess it’s time to line up all the darjeelings & do a sipoff?


Good idea!

Butiki Teas

Oooh, I did this for both 1st and 2nd flushes and graded each of them. Tasted about 40 second flush Darjeelings at once. Would be very curious to see what you guys think.

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First cup of the day,
Not much else to say.


Did you intend to rhyme this way? ;p

Terri HarpLady

LOL, not initially, but then when I realized I had made a rhyme, I thought about going forward & adding a few more lines. But then I realized it was complete. :)


haha. It is a perfect little rhyme!

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Another Steepster sipdown, which I accidentally steeped for…a long time, but luckily it was fine.

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Tea for my bubble bath, this is a cup of YUM


YUM! It is a cosy tea.

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drank Jasmine Pearls by Steepster
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Another Steepster select sipdown, this is light, fragrant, & spring-like.

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drank Laos Black #05 by Steepster
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Not really much to say. This is a pleasant cup of malt & honey, & although I’m enjoying it, I wouldn’t say I love it, which is fine, as this is a sipdown!

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I drank this earlier this afternoon, before I left to play an outdoor wedding on the 8th floor patio of a hotel here in St. Louis (photos on my FB https://www.facebook.com/terri.langerak).
It was cold up there, & windy too.


Brr! My ears and the end of my nose are cold just looking at the picture!

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Having a cup of this before we go to brekkie, & I should have soaked my steeping basket, because the campfire blend left it’s memory there. Which is not necessarily a bad thing :)

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This was my last tea of the evening yesterday. I used to drink a lot of herbal teas, & I’m trying to cut out caffeine a little earlier in the day, but I don’t always find them to be overly satisfying. This one is definitely an exception, as I do love it & need to keep it in my cupboard.


i need to find somewhere to get ginger that i can add to ease for cheap….lol that makes lots of herbals nommy..


I love to grate fresh ginger for herbal tea :)

Terri HarpLady

Yeah, I love me some ginger!

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I’m so excited to have found this community! I’m a self-employed Harpist (acoustic & electric – Originals, Classical, Rock, Jazz, etc) & Singer/Songwriter. My days & nights revolve around teaching at home, playing gigs, gardening,& fixing awesome food to eat. My schedule is different everyday, but I just go with the flow, & I sip a lot of tea!

My love of Tea began with Herbals back in the 70’s. One of my favorites was a licorice blend from House of Hezekiah, an old tea shop in Kansas City. There was also a tea with mint, rose petals, chamomile, etc called Nuclear Casual Tea.
In the 80’s I gave up caffeine, chocolate, alcohol, (& a few illicit substances…), and brewed medicinal blends & tinctures to support 4 pregnancies (all children born at home). In the 90’s my love affair with green teas began when I discovered ‘The Republic of Tea’. Their beautiful teas & packaging inspired my original song, “TeaMind”, from my CD “Zen Breakfast”. If you’d like to hear the song for free, drop by my website.

In general, I drink my teas straight, but occasionally I add a pinch of Stevia & maybe some coconut or almond milk (I’m allergic to dairy, gluten, & various other things & avoid most sweets.)

I’ve explored a variety of teas:
Whites tend to be a little bland…sorry
Oolongs – wonderfully sensual
Roobios – I’m not a fan in general
Puehr – a fairly new direction for me
I’m not a huge fan of flavored teas, but I do make exceptions, & I’ll try just about anything once.

And Black Tea, Oh how I love thee!!
I am on a quest for the most wonderful breakfast cup! I will find you, my Love!


St. Louis, MO



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