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Wow, I’m getting luck on picking the perfect tea for the mornings – Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble was worth screwdrivering open the tin for! Slight tart rhubarb with sweet strawberry. Getting a little stemmy flavor from the tea as well.

The tin for this tea is pretty damaged. Actually, many of my tins from DT are dinged up from shipping. however, with my most recent DT order all my tins came out perfect – they were wrapped carefully. I was quite happy!

Anyways DT, bring this tea back!

Preparation
185 °F / 85 °C 5 min, 0 sec
Ze_Teamaker

I swear the people who work customs are evil. Half of the time I order Davids Tea the box comes ransacked and with a big hole in it.

Awkward Soul / Oolong Owl

Oh totally. I’ve ordered from DT when I lived in Canada and everything came in perfect each time. When shipped from to the US my box comes pretty beat up. My last order seemed in decent shape though!

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Ze_Teamaker

I swear the people who work customs are evil. Half of the time I order Davids Tea the box comes ransacked and with a big hole in it.

Awkward Soul / Oolong Owl

Oh totally. I’ve ordered from DT when I lived in Canada and everything came in perfect each time. When shipped from to the US my box comes pretty beat up. My last order seemed in decent shape though!

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I’m a tea blogger – The Oolong Owl
www.OolongOwl.com – I do tea reviews, obsessively photograph teas with mischievous crocheted Owls and get tea drunk. I am also a crochet / knitting designer at Awkward Soul Designs.

I was raised on floral oolongs and green teas, mostly “beauty” teas. Early on as a kid, I can guzzle an entire pot of tea (or two) at a Chinese or Japanese restaurant.
These days I like adventurous and interesting tea blends. I’m fearless in trying new teas! I’m into oolong, pu’erh, white, green, black, guayusa, mate and herbals. I’m not into red rooibos but I keep buying it anyway.

The tea brand that got me started into loose leaf teas was DAVIDsTea. I used to live in Vancouver Canada and had access to their shop, however that is now limited since I moved to southern California.

However, the perks of living in the US is ultra cheap, fast shipping! Since then, my tea stash insanely expanded.

Other stuff I’m into that sneaks into my tea notes: Brazilian jiu-jitsu, metal music, drawing, painting, cooking, photography and nail polish.

BTW, my Steepster cupboard is not even close to accurate and I track my teas on a spreadsheet. Last update 512 Teas May 2015.

To contact me for reviews, check out my blog and email me at [email protected]

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