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Bought a sample bag.
Smell from bag – very fresh and earthy, like hay.
Smell in cup – creamy – earthy – literally made my mouth water!
First sip: OH MY GAWD! Sweet and creamy and crisp at the same time.
At 19.00 per 1.7 ounces this may have to become my guilty pleasure. I really am wanting to order more of this although that will have to wait for a while it may be one of those I get a special container for and highlight in my tea stash. Or one day when hubby makes me my wooden tea caddy / box it may be one I have limited but PRECIOUS supply of.
I can’t wait for round two when I add sugars and creamers – first go on each tea I have straight. Normally on the first pot – second cup I will add some raw sugar but not this time – this time I just want to immerse myself in the glory that is. This is one that really does not need improvement but for the sake of learning I shall try the additives- next time.
Blissful.
Note: Was starving because I opted to use my time to make tea instead of food – lol I bet a lot of tea lovers have done that a time or two … anyway …. this tea is so YUMMY with a couple chocolate cookies. :)
Okay enough of this – off to relish my sweet delight!
Azz out….

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 5 min, 0 sec
SimpliciTEA

This is ideally a good thing to do: “… but not this time – this time I just want to immerse myself in the glory that is.” I usually add sweetener the first time i try a tea, unless there is some reason not to. But, not adding any can give you a better opportunity to actually taste the flavors in the tea. One benefit of adding sweeter the first time: it can help to bring out some flavors.

Scott B

RTR now has a brand new Breakfast tea from the same estate: https://www.raretearepublic.com/kenya/kangaita-breakfast-black-tea

Azzrian

Oh really!?!?! WOOT WOOT – thank you so much for letting me know! <3

Scott B

You’re welcome :) They are having a live chat with their tea buyer this week too (she’s in Nepal) : http://www.facebook.com/pages/Rare-Tea-Republic/264368010260723

Azzrian

dang you are the man with the info! LOL seriously thanks! This is cool!

Scott B

I am having a productive day :)

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SimpliciTEA

This is ideally a good thing to do: “… but not this time – this time I just want to immerse myself in the glory that is.” I usually add sweetener the first time i try a tea, unless there is some reason not to. But, not adding any can give you a better opportunity to actually taste the flavors in the tea. One benefit of adding sweeter the first time: it can help to bring out some flavors.

Scott B

RTR now has a brand new Breakfast tea from the same estate: https://www.raretearepublic.com/kenya/kangaita-breakfast-black-tea

Azzrian

Oh really!?!?! WOOT WOOT – thank you so much for letting me know! <3

Scott B

You’re welcome :) They are having a live chat with their tea buyer this week too (she’s in Nepal) : http://www.facebook.com/pages/Rare-Tea-Republic/264368010260723

Azzrian

dang you are the man with the info! LOL seriously thanks! This is cool!

Scott B

I am having a productive day :)

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Most of my reviews will be “snippits” of full reviews that can be found at http://sororiteasisters.com/
Posted every evening at 6 EST.
I usually try to post the exact date that the full reviews will post however sometimes post dates need changed so it may not always be correct. Generally the dates are correct however.

About Me:

Most of my reviews, although not all, will be quite favorable of the tea. This is not because all tea is excellent, but more so because I generally will not waste my time on an inferior tea. If I do not care for a tea I won’t continue to drink it let alone spend time reviewing it. If you see a review by me you basically know it is a quality tea. Granted it may not suit your specific taste buds, we all like different things, but as for a tea on the whole it is a good one, from a good company.

I am a spiritual advisor by profession.
I have two “young adult” children.
Four cats and three dogs.

Some of my hobbies include gardening, essential oil therapy, natural perfumery with essential oils, and cooking.

I look for complexity overall in any tea, dimensions to the flavors.

I believe tea should evoke a feeling, thought, emotion, or attitude.

I enjoy most all oolongs, blacks, whites, and greens.

I always love to try a good yellow tea.

I favor unadulterated teas but I do have my longings for a good flavored tea now and then so I don’t rule them out by any means!

I enjoy green rooibos don not like red rooibos.

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