1413 Tasting Notes
This was supposed to be my homesick blend, but I’m not actually homesick – I just left it out of my storage so it was easy to grab and I wanted to get closer to sip-down because the type of bag it’s in doesn’t fit in as well with the foil zips everything else is in.
I oversteeped it. It’s not my fault. (Well… it is) I was looking at a Pride&Prejudice card game kickstarter that is super adorable. Even if I never play it, it’s totally worth $5 for the digital version that I can look at. http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1898617831/marrying-mr-darcy-the-pride-and-prejudice-card-gam
Also, this Werewolf card game looks really awesome too: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1680252891/werewolf?ref=thanks
Man, I can see how people can get sucked into so many awesome projects…
oh! And this tea still tastes ok! WIN! I have no idea how long I steeped it but it was definitely over 5 minutes!
So we’re awake and the heat isn’t running yet and I’m being a baby and feeling cold. I think the people upstairs turned it off when they were gone for a week and I have no idea how to turn it back on. Hopefully now that they’re back they figure it out?
Either way, as soon as I woke up I needed tea – ANY tea – just to feel warm. :) The fruit in this one is just perfect actually with what I was craving, even though I didn’t know it!
It’s turkey day today and we’re having two people over, with a Skype conversation to a third. I’m looking forward to it. It’s funny because I never would have thought that I’d grow up to like doing the cooking etc, but I do. Anyway, Happy Thanksgiving!
I think I’m going to fire up Little Inferno on Steam and throw things into a fireplace. That’ll warm me up too?
I just finished two cups of Laoshan Black and hadn’t had enough black tea, so I went immediately to this. The contrast is easier to discern. The PTA is sweeter, brisker, yet also slightly astringent. This is a lovely tra.
Too bad I’m out now.
J says that even if I’m not working by November (and I better be?) that we can justify $100 for Black Friday sales! So, I’m making that public so neither if us forget in a month. Bwahaha
I think the verdict so far, after 3 days of oolong sampling, is that I’m just not that into oolongs. This is nice, and smooth, and just a bit floral and vegetal and it’s fine, but… I just don’t see that I’d crave it very often.
It’s good, but what would I ever do with an oz of it?
I’ll rate it when I drink the second pack!