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Never judge a tea by first steep!

Decided to give this one another go. I didn’t care for it the first time, but now I like it!

I steeped it for 4 mins, but I think I could get away with either 3 or 3:30 minutes for the flavours to be really nice and not bitter. I was really surprised about this tea this time around. I added milk and sugar and it’s really made a nice creamy, berry-flavoured tea. It’s quite nice. I like it a lot this time around.

I think I’m starting to like the fruity black teas all of a sudden, when for the longest time I didn’t like them at all. It’s amazing how things can change in no time at all.

205 °F / 96 °C 4 min, 0 sec

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My love of tea didn’t start until a few years after highschool, when a friend of mine made me an Orange Pekoe tea with milk and sugar. It was like drinking sweet nectar from heaven. Ever since then, I’ve been hooked.

Since then, I’ve branched out to embrace different flavours and kinds of tea.

There’s no question in my mind that loose leaf tea is the way to go. Absolutely NOTHING compares to it. I do have the odd bagged tea but I definitely prefer loose.

I would have to say, my favourite kinds are (in no particular order): black, herbal and rooibos (definitely prefer the green to red, but will drink the red too).

White and green teas I find tricky. I’ve definitely started to love them, but I have to be careful I don’t overdue it and that I don’t oversteep.

I drink tea every single day. I absolutely love it. I can’t image my life without it.

I don’t log every time I drink a tea as I don’t want to spam everyone with tons of duplicate loggings, but I will log when I have a new tea, which happens on a regular basis and when I do a SIPDOWN! :D

Keep Calm and Put The Kettle On!


Ontario, Canada

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