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drank China Seduction by Design a Tea
104 tasting notes

When my package from Design a Tea arrived last week I could smell this before I even opened the package. Not the bag with the tea, the PACKAGE that all of the teas came IN. Ever since I have been smelling it whenever I open my tea cabinet. Today was the day, I vowed

So, after steeping this tea is a very dark, murky amber. The murkiness being from sediment due to the chocolate chips. I tried without sugar first and was saddened to find that the liquor did not taste nearly as chocolaty as the dry leaf had smelled. With sugar there was definitely an improvement on the level of chocolate on my tastebuds. So I tried adding milk. The chocolate level was the same but there was a smoother finish and the liquor felt almost silky.

I think next time I drink this I will try doubling the leaf amount. Definitely better than the Chocolate Raspberry blend though.

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 0 sec
Cofftea

You could smell the packaging??? Ewww

Jenn-cha

No, silly. Smell the tea through the packaging XD

Cofftea

Oh, ok. I thought “Not the bag with the tea, the PACKAGE that all of the teas came IN.” was what was being smelled.

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Cofftea

You could smell the packaging??? Ewww

Jenn-cha

No, silly. Smell the tea through the packaging XD

Cofftea

Oh, ok. I thought “Not the bag with the tea, the PACKAGE that all of the teas came IN.” was what was being smelled.

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I prefer loose-leaf teas but I do like to keep some tea bags around for travel. I prefer black teas (especially Yunnans), dark oolongs, and pu’erh. My #1 favorite is Jasmine Golden Yunnan from thepuriTea.com.

Most used pots:

12oz blue tetsubin (1.75-2.0 grams of leaf. teas steeped in this get a spoon-full of sugar)

10oz green tetsubin (1.55-1.65 grams of leaf. teas steeped in this get less than a spoon-full of sugar)

5oz gaiwan (4.0-4.15 grams of leaf. no sugar)

4oz gaiwan (2.5-3 grams of leaf. no sugar)

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