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drank Long Life Oolong by DAVIDsTEA
699 tasting notes

Second steep was impressive. Nearly as strong in peachy flavour, I actually lost/got used to the buttery aspect of oolong. The liquor was not as dark, but I also under-heated the water accidentally. Keeping the leaves to try a third tonight or tomorrow.

Preparation
180 °F / 82 °C 5 min, 0 sec
aisling of tea

Oh, this is one of our favorites! We have a bag waiting for us…if only I could lose those last few pounds! It’s my reward, you see. Anyway, my wife and I are both ape for this oolong…I’m crazy for any oolong, actually. I can’t wait to get my hands on it!

Uniquity

I wasn’t a big fan of it the first time I tried it, but I quite enjoyed it today. My tea tastes have changed tremendously in the last two months of paying close attention. Good luck with weight loss…if I couldn’t have favourite teas until I lost weight I think I would be extremely motivated! : )

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aisling of tea

Oh, this is one of our favorites! We have a bag waiting for us…if only I could lose those last few pounds! It’s my reward, you see. Anyway, my wife and I are both ape for this oolong…I’m crazy for any oolong, actually. I can’t wait to get my hands on it!

Uniquity

I wasn’t a big fan of it the first time I tried it, but I quite enjoyed it today. My tea tastes have changed tremendously in the last two months of paying close attention. Good luck with weight loss…if I couldn’t have favourite teas until I lost weight I think I would be extremely motivated! : )

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Well, this needed refreshing. I have been drinking loose leaf for many years, and have fairly well nailed down my tastes. I love Chinese blacks and some other unflavoured teas. I occasionally drink flavoured teas, or herbals, but the bulk of my tea is unflavoured with no additives. I stock regularly from Teavivre with the occasional Verdant purchase and the odd re-stock at Davids. I love mint, am learning about the wide world of puerh, and prefer ripe to raw, so far. I don’t like green or green oolongs very much, white is okay and roasted oolongs are pretty good. Coconut and chamomile are awful, and I wish they weren’t in so many blends!

At home, I live with my husband and cat in a house built by my grandfather, which we love. We share many interests – books, tea, video games, board games, tv/movies. On top of that, I love crosswords and recently took up knitting again, so I’m having a hard time balancing all my passions at the moment. I’m a big fan of Doctor Who, as is my entire immediate family. I love spreading the Who love!

We also spend a lot of time with family, when we can. I’ve got a gaggle of younger brothers, and we like to spend time with them. The wonders of the internet allow us to spend time together even though some of them live a few hours away.

As for ratings, I try to only log teas once or twice because I drink a lot of the same ones repeatedly. My rating is based on my perception of the tea at first tasting and is adjusted if anything notable occurs in subsequent cups. I may also factor in the price and customer service but try to note that when I can.

81 – 100: These are great teas, I love them, regularly stock them or savour them as unique treats.
71 – 80: These are solid. I drink them, I like them, I may or may not keep them on hand regularly. This is still good stuff.
61 – 70: Just okay. I can drink it, but it doesn’t stand out to me. Might be lower quality, not to my taste, or outside my comfort zone.
41 – 60: Not likely to keep drinking…hoping hubby will enjoy!
0 – 40: No thank you, please. Take it away and don’t make me finish the cup.

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