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New order arrived today from Simpson and Vail, based on the reviews I was really looking forward to trying this one.

So I agree it is somehow “cake like” but I guess I was hoping for something more on the flavor, it’s better than the version I have from RoT, but the flavor is a bit light. Don’t get me wrong, it’s enjoyable, but mostly what I am tasting is rooibos. I think this needs a much longer steep before I can rate it properly. I know sometimes rooibos benefits from an 8 or 10 minute steep.

Stay tuned!

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My profile pic is of a pink dahlia at Golden Gate Park.

Hobbies include: tea, making art, animals, vegan things, buddhism, nature, creativity, books, writing, cooking, meditation, yoga.

I am a fan of many different teas but my favorites are blacks and oolongs, chai, also like darjeeling and pu-erh. I’n always learning and expanding my horizons!

Dislikes include: bergamot, jasmine, highly tannic or bitter teas, overly judgmental and bitter people. :)

Live in San Francisco, I’m a SINK (single income, no kids) and love the urban life, but traveling out to the middle of nowhere is always fun too.

I tend to not drink things I know I will hate so a lot of my tea ratings are on the higher side. Here’s my rating system, sorta

95-100 I love this tea and would like to keep it around

94-90 An excellent tea which I may or may not repurchase

89-80 Pretty good, above average

79-70 Acceptable

69-60 Mundane – Will probably drink it if I have it

59-50 Ick

49 and below Nasty

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