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drank Amsterdam Licorice by Steeped Tea
1700 tasting notes

Backlog from earlier:
I was considering if I should just toss this or offer for a swap because I wasn’t drinking it, and was apprehensive about it. I decided not to though bc I’ve got so many swaps going at the moment, I wasn’t ready to do another. And I’d feel bad dumping it.

Turns out it’s not as bad as I remember, but it’s still not mind-blowing. A touch of milk mellows it out and makes the licorice not quite so overpowering. I’ve probably got 1oz of this left, but that shouldn’t take too long to drink up as I over-leaf it and under-steep it a bit – for best result?

MissB

Wow. Amsterdam Licorice? So, salty licorice, aka Double Zout? Holy moly. I’m…. now wanting to try this.

OMGsrsly

Have you tried So Long and Thanks for all the Licorice yet, MissB? I can see it being good with a little salt if you’re looking for that flavour.

MissB

First I’ve heard of it. Off to find it…

OMGsrsly

Butiki. :D SO GOOD. Absolute favourite. A bit chai-like due to other spices, but mostly licorice.

Sil

Miss B – i think i have some of stacys so long that i can send you…

MissB

And so the swap begins. I’d love that, Sil. Thank you!

Cavocorax

MissB – if you really think you’d be interested in this one, I could send it to you some time. It just might take me a few weeks to get it out as I’ve been busy with swaps lately.

MissB

Definitely interested! Zero rush. I’m also swamped with swaps and Black Friday.

Cavocorax

Great! I made a note in my spreadsheet that I was going to send some to you eventually. We can arrange something in a bit!

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MissB

Wow. Amsterdam Licorice? So, salty licorice, aka Double Zout? Holy moly. I’m…. now wanting to try this.

OMGsrsly

Have you tried So Long and Thanks for all the Licorice yet, MissB? I can see it being good with a little salt if you’re looking for that flavour.

MissB

First I’ve heard of it. Off to find it…

OMGsrsly

Butiki. :D SO GOOD. Absolute favourite. A bit chai-like due to other spices, but mostly licorice.

Sil

Miss B – i think i have some of stacys so long that i can send you…

MissB

And so the swap begins. I’d love that, Sil. Thank you!

Cavocorax

MissB – if you really think you’d be interested in this one, I could send it to you some time. It just might take me a few weeks to get it out as I’ve been busy with swaps lately.

MissB

Definitely interested! Zero rush. I’m also swamped with swaps and Black Friday.

Cavocorax

Great! I made a note in my spreadsheet that I was going to send some to you eventually. We can arrange something in a bit!

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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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