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drank Marco Polo by Mariage Frères
1404 tasting notes

Sipdown! (So I guess I’d better review it?)

This is my third cup and I think I finally got it where I want it. The first two attempts were too strong and astringent for me, but this last one was at a lower temperature and for less time. I’m getting a nice floral black with a touch of astringency, and lots of fruity notes – mostly strawberry?

It’s good, but I’m not freaking out about it. I wonder if I should have steeped it differently? :| Or maybe this is just one where I and the Steepster community will go our separate ways? I feel like I’m a disappointment to you all. :P

Thanks CrowKettle for letting me try this!

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 3 min, 0 sec
CrowKettle

Nah, this isn’t my favourite either.

Dinosara

Yeah, I wasn’t super impressed either. Sometimes it just happens that way!

Ysaurella

A friend and I consider Marco Polo to usurpate a little its reputation…

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CrowKettle

Nah, this isn’t my favourite either.

Dinosara

Yeah, I wasn’t super impressed either. Sometimes it just happens that way!

Ysaurella

A friend and I consider Marco Polo to usurpate a little its reputation…

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Tea: I just started drinking loose tea in the fall of 2012, and once I started I had to get more and more and try ALL THE TEAS. Joining Steepster made this worse/easier.

So far it seems that I prefer unflavoured black teas, although I still drink a few that are flavoured each day too. Oolongs, greens, puerhs and white teas are all very good, but I just don’t crave them as often.

Yet.

Me: Ok. Random things. I like animals, I have a baby girl and a devoted bf, and … I’m a geek. I like Lord of the Rings, Sherlock, Doctor Who, Game of Thrones, Supernatural, pen&paper RPG’s, online RPG’s, video games, silly internet memes, puzzles and a bunch of others things! I taught myself to knit and I’m considering crochet but I need to make time for all these things!

Ratings:
1-50: Bleh.
51-64: It’s ok.
65-75: It’s good.
76-85: It’s very good. (Buy 1oz+)
86-100: Amazing. (ALWAYS re-stock)

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Markham, ON

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