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I am not going to rate this tea because it was really very good. Excellent ingredients, excellent mix and I would recommend it but for me personally it was not to my liking because I was expecting something really sweet and it was not. I guess the idea I had in my head did not match what it turned out to be and I refuse to lower this teas rating score because I wanted a cloyinging sweet dessert tea. It was also very much on the cinnamon side and while I like a touch of cinnamon in my tea this one was a little much for me.
Again this tea is well blended but just not my thing.

Kittenna

I have a sample of this too and am really looking forward to it! I don’t think anything from Butiki will be super sweet; I think she recommends adding a bit of rock sugar? I need to pick some of that up… (Have you tried the Raspberry Truffle? I found it sweet/tasty enough with the chocolate chips to be a dessert tea for me).

Azzrian

I only had sugar in the raw and tried that but it didn’t taste right. Nope I have not tried the raspberry yet – at least I don’t think I have lol.

Butiki Teas

Yep, Krystaleyn is right. I don’t add sweetened fruit or sugar to any of the flavored teas so they don’t come off as really sweet without adding the sugar yourself. I’ve made this one really sweet before by adding about 1 tablespoon of crystal sugar per 8oz of tea. That may sound like a lot but its not the same equivalent as regular cane sugar. That’s how I sample this tea at events and it gets a lot of positive feedback. It tastes exactly like pumpkin creme brulee to me even down to the slightly burned sugar topping.

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Kittenna

I have a sample of this too and am really looking forward to it! I don’t think anything from Butiki will be super sweet; I think she recommends adding a bit of rock sugar? I need to pick some of that up… (Have you tried the Raspberry Truffle? I found it sweet/tasty enough with the chocolate chips to be a dessert tea for me).

Azzrian

I only had sugar in the raw and tried that but it didn’t taste right. Nope I have not tried the raspberry yet – at least I don’t think I have lol.

Butiki Teas

Yep, Krystaleyn is right. I don’t add sweetened fruit or sugar to any of the flavored teas so they don’t come off as really sweet without adding the sugar yourself. I’ve made this one really sweet before by adding about 1 tablespoon of crystal sugar per 8oz of tea. That may sound like a lot but its not the same equivalent as regular cane sugar. That’s how I sample this tea at events and it gets a lot of positive feedback. It tastes exactly like pumpkin creme brulee to me even down to the slightly burned sugar topping.

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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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