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The Final Sipdown: Day 10
Decupboarding Total: 18

Since I slacked yesterday (though not intentionally), I plan on decupboarding three teas today to keep my goal of two per day. So let’s all just pretend that it is yesterday for the next few minutes.

I was waiting to see how this tea went with additives before I rated it, hoping some sugar and creamer would help perk it up. Well, this morning I had it with additives and yeah, not a fan. It just tastes so flat and cardboard-y. Not even good cardboard but boring, slightly dirty, uninteresting cardboard. There’s a bit of a nutty-bitter taste at the end but it’s not even a strong enough nutty flavor to be interesting. It’s just flat and boring. I’m sure there is some caffeine content to it and if I think about it, I might be able to agree with the “clean” bit of the tasting notes so the tea isn’t a total loss. But frankly, I can pick up more interesting and tastier blends at the grocery store.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 4 min, 0 sec
Jaime

Mental note: Avoid Upton Teas.

LiberTEAS

Jaime: upton teas aren’t all bad… I like that I can get inexpensive sampler sizes of their teas… and they do happen to have one of my favorite blends – their chocolate earl grey is fabulous!

Jaime

Inexpensive samplers are good…and now I’m intrigued by this chocolate earl grey. sigh Another tea I’ll have to order…

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Jaime

Mental note: Avoid Upton Teas.

LiberTEAS

Jaime: upton teas aren’t all bad… I like that I can get inexpensive sampler sizes of their teas… and they do happen to have one of my favorite blends – their chocolate earl grey is fabulous!

Jaime

Inexpensive samplers are good…and now I’m intrigued by this chocolate earl grey. sigh Another tea I’ll have to order…

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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!

Sometimes my notices for PMs and such have been questionable. Email me at your own risk at aug3zimm at gmail dot com.


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!

Not that anyone but me particularly cares, but there it is.

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