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Well, since today has officially been dubbed Unofficial Ceylon Day, I thought it time to pull this one out again. Typically, Ceylon just doesn’t do it for me but Teas Etc’s Ceylon has made me rethink my fairly anti-Ceylon view. So I thought it was time to revisit the only other Ceylon in my pantry. And the fact that it will lead to an additional decupboarding is just a bonus.

Yeah, still just not really feeling it. It doesn’t have the sweetness Teas Etc’s does, or the malty-esque notes. There’s a hint of fruity in it but it is overpowered by something that is akin to bitterness or tartness but is not quite there. A mild sourness perhaps? Maybe a nutty sourness? Something like that. Whatever it is it makes me think that this tea needs a little sugar and milk to taste properly balanced.

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205 °F / 96 °C 3 min, 0 sec
sophistre

I like their Ceylon, too! It reminds me a lot of Sinharaja, honestly. I think the good Ceylons I’ve tried all seem to have a little bit of that berry-molasses quality that reminds me of Assams.

sophistre

The Ceylon from Teas Etc., that is. >.>

Auggy

Ah! I had forgotten that Sinharaja was a Ceylon! I have that in my pantry, too. Well, I suppose those are two Ceylons that make me rethink my anti-Ceylon view. So yes, I totally agree – those are two that do it right.

threewhales

Ah! Sinharaja. Probably my favorite all time tea:)

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sophistre

I like their Ceylon, too! It reminds me a lot of Sinharaja, honestly. I think the good Ceylons I’ve tried all seem to have a little bit of that berry-molasses quality that reminds me of Assams.

sophistre

The Ceylon from Teas Etc., that is. >.>

Auggy

Ah! I had forgotten that Sinharaja was a Ceylon! I have that in my pantry, too. Well, I suppose those are two Ceylons that make me rethink my anti-Ceylon view. So yes, I totally agree – those are two that do it right.

threewhales

Ah! Sinharaja. Probably my favorite all time tea:)

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I’m trying to be a better tea logger and actually post semi-regularly again! I’ve let my tea tasting senses become too complacent – it’s time for some focused and attentive tea drinking!

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1 – 10 – Bleck. Didn’t finish the cup.
11 – 25 – Drinkable. But don’t punish me by making me have it again.
26 – 40 – Meh. Most likely will see if the husband likes it iced.
41 – 60 – Okayish. Maybe one day I’ll kill off what I have in my pantry.
61 – 75 – Decent. I might pick some up if I needed tea.
76 – 85 – Nice. I’d probably buy but wouldn’t hunt it down.
86 – 100 – Yum! I will hunt down the vendor to get this tea!

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