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drank Long Life Oolong by DAVIDsTEA
674 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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I am a lover of many things, but my passions include my records, tea and books (not necessarily in that order!) I embrace local food and good cooking as much as I can, and place great value on time with family and enjoying the bounty of nature. As of January 2014 my husband and I finally moved to the country to be closer to family and continue our journey in a family home. We have been wanting to do this for a couple years, so we are very excited to follow our hearts. We also have a wonderful kitty named Emma that is the princess of the house.

I am drawn toward good Chinese blacks, enjoy some herbals and the odd roasted oolong. Greens and whites can make me nauseous, but I will have flavoured ones on occasion. While I don’t yet adore puerh, I am giving it my best effort. Chamomile and coconut are the devil though, I wish they didn’t exist. Mint has been a particular favourite of mine since childhood, and I enjoy both flavoured and pure teas though unflavoured blacks are tops for me.

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: WOW. This is the cream of the crop.
71 – 80: This is a solid tea. I enjoy it, and would recommend it to others, but may not repurchase.
61 – 70: Just okay. I can drink it, but it doesn’t stand out to me. May try again to improve.
41 – 60: Bleh. Might finish it, but it’s not to my taste OR just doesn’t impress me at all.
0 – 40: No thank you, please. Take it away and don’t make me finish the cup.

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