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Sipdown! Took me a while to finish the box, and while I’m not exactly glad to see it gone, it’s nice to have a bit more cupboard space.

This is pretty good, especially considering it’s a supermarket tea. It has a well-rounded flavor that works nicely with sugar and a moderate amount of milk (I went a bit heavy on the milk a few times and the taste suffered). I have a tendency to let my black tea bags stew, but this one definitely benefits from a 4-minute maximum steep.

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 0 sec

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I grew up in New Jersey drinking Celestial Seasonings, and now I live in England, where I developed a taste for a good builder’s brew. Sometime in 2012 I bought my first loose teas, and my collection has since spiraled out of control. Still quite a novice, due to not drinking enough tea to keep pace with the amount I keep buying.

Some things I’m pretty sure I do like:
- most florals (jasmine, orange blossom, osmanthus, etc)
- buttery, vegetal greens
- malty blacks (usually with milk & sugar)
- oolongs that aren’t too heavily roasted

All tasting notes use unfiltered hard tap water, unless otherwise specified.

No real method to my numerical ratings yet, but we’ll see what develops.

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Bristol, UK

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