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Whoa Tiger, was this tea GREAT today!

I wanted to use my pale blue pottery mug yesterday morning, which holds 12oz instead of 8oz, and I wanted more tea. I used 1.5 tsp of tea and steeped for 15 seconds longer, not wanting my tea to be weak. It was strongly Yunnan, crisply tannic, and finished smoky sweet.

As I was composing my tealog in my head while I drank (don’t laugh! I KNOW I’m not the only one on here who does that. In fact, I bet there are more than a few.), I used a complimentary word to describe how great the Tiger ending up being yesterday. And now I can’t remember the word and it’s bugging me. It was highly complimentary, more than something that would mean really good, and not a word I’d give lightly to a tea. Something around the level of stunning. It began with a D, possibly a DE, and for some reason I’m thinking reminded me of something British. It was not delicious, delightful, or divine. Argh! And my writing of the tealog got interrupted twice, by the husband and the phone respectively. Argh!

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 3 min, 45 sec
JacquelineM

DY-NO-MITE!!! Ooops, that’s not British!! ;)

I make my tea and drink it in front of the computer at work, so my reviews at work are very stream of consciousness rambling! At home, sometimes I pick up the laptop, sometimes I’m too involved in whatever I’m doing, but I do think of my reviews too if I don’t have my computer handy :)

Rabs

LOL @ Ms. Jacqueline’s DY-NO-MITE!!! :D

Decadent? Not really “stunning,” but that’s all I got atm. And yes – I do think in terms of tea reviews whilst drinking. Otherwise all my notes would be “Tea good” or “Tea bad” and that doesn’t really help myself or others. I also can’t say that I’ve forgotten a word, but I remember cracking myself up about some thought and then forgetting what was so funny when I take the time to write the review. Ugh – I hate that.

SoccerMom

I forget random words all the time I thought it was my ADHD. :)

AmazonV

i actually type little notes in the body of the email as i take pictures and email them to myself to post at night when i get home (i use my bberry to take pictures and email to myself)

Stephanie

lol @ JacquelineM!! :)

I ♥ NewYorkCiTEA

BRILLIANT! This cup of Tiger was absolutely brilliant and brilliant was the word I’d forgotten, which does not begin with a D or a DE. lol I was looking out the passenger window in the car driving past the highway on ramp yesterday when I thought about something else using that word and remember that was it, the word I was going to use to describe the Tiger and had forgotten. I’m surprised I remember it at all.

JacquelineM

Horray for remembering!!!! Funny how things come to you when you are least expecting it!! :)

I ♥ NewYorkCiTEA

Yeah really, I know, right?

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JacquelineM

DY-NO-MITE!!! Ooops, that’s not British!! ;)

I make my tea and drink it in front of the computer at work, so my reviews at work are very stream of consciousness rambling! At home, sometimes I pick up the laptop, sometimes I’m too involved in whatever I’m doing, but I do think of my reviews too if I don’t have my computer handy :)

Rabs

LOL @ Ms. Jacqueline’s DY-NO-MITE!!! :D

Decadent? Not really “stunning,” but that’s all I got atm. And yes – I do think in terms of tea reviews whilst drinking. Otherwise all my notes would be “Tea good” or “Tea bad” and that doesn’t really help myself or others. I also can’t say that I’ve forgotten a word, but I remember cracking myself up about some thought and then forgetting what was so funny when I take the time to write the review. Ugh – I hate that.

SoccerMom

I forget random words all the time I thought it was my ADHD. :)

AmazonV

i actually type little notes in the body of the email as i take pictures and email them to myself to post at night when i get home (i use my bberry to take pictures and email to myself)

Stephanie

lol @ JacquelineM!! :)

I ♥ NewYorkCiTEA

BRILLIANT! This cup of Tiger was absolutely brilliant and brilliant was the word I’d forgotten, which does not begin with a D or a DE. lol I was looking out the passenger window in the car driving past the highway on ramp yesterday when I thought about something else using that word and remember that was it, the word I was going to use to describe the Tiger and had forgotten. I’m surprised I remember it at all.

JacquelineM

Horray for remembering!!!! Funny how things come to you when you are least expecting it!! :)

I ♥ NewYorkCiTEA

Yeah really, I know, right?

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I’m 33 years old, studying pharmacy, and have a surly cat named Bin. I love tea, coffee, beer, wine, and most things food and beverage related. I also love music, movies, reading, writing, and learning new things.

I’ve drank tea all my life but about five to six years ago, my close friend Spautz got into tea and got me more into tea. I drink black teas and tisanes/herbals most. Since receiving a variable temperature kettle from my parents for Xmas this past year, I’ve been drinking more greens, oolongs, and whites. I’m very very new to puerh. That is, I’ve had only one.

Ratings scale:
90-100 Awesome
80-90 Great
70-80 Good
60-70 Nice
50-60 Decent
40-50 Drinkable
30-40 Meh
0-30 Awful

Would I order this again ranking:
5 – definitely
4 – likely
3 – maybe
2 – neutral
1 – no

Location

Charleston, SC

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