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drank Boston Blend by Harney & Sons
1390 tasting notes

Well if I’m triyng Fruit D’Alsace, why not Boston too? I’ve got tin-loads of that one. :)

Having it back to back, I can see that these two teas are VERY similar. Fruity blacks, with the same base. I always forget about the almond in this that mellows it out. This feels more like a fall tea to me

(I don’t know what it is, but these H&S teas seem a bit flatter than I remember. :( Maybe I need to add more leaf?)

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 4 min, 15 sec
Fjellrev

I only had a sample of Boston and thought it was really flavourful but who knows. I’m actually finding that it’s taking forever to get to the bottom of my H&S tins. They’re not grabbing me anymore.

ifjuly

Boston definitely reads as a fall/Thanksgiving tea to me, ’cause of the almond and cranberry reminding me of a cake I make for the holidays with that in it. Yum.

BTW, I remember being so-so about Fruits d’Alsace then having it cold steeped and being amazed how delicious it is that way.

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Fjellrev

I only had a sample of Boston and thought it was really flavourful but who knows. I’m actually finding that it’s taking forever to get to the bottom of my H&S tins. They’re not grabbing me anymore.

ifjuly

Boston definitely reads as a fall/Thanksgiving tea to me, ’cause of the almond and cranberry reminding me of a cake I make for the holidays with that in it. Yum.

BTW, I remember being so-so about Fruits d’Alsace then having it cold steeped and being amazed how delicious it is that way.

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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!

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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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