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This is one of my All time fav teas Specially before bed! This One has such a Strong smell when you sniff it it almost Hurts your nose but its sooo good you want to smell it again :) So tonight i am going to take my Nightly shower make a Cup of this WONDERFUL Green tea and sleep Soundly

KeenTeaThyme

This would be awesome in a line of bath products. It’s so awesome! How’s your stash, btw? Need a refill? ;)

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68

I brewed this iced yesterday while home sick with a migraine. Because it’s so tart and fruity, I think drinking this one iced or cold/cool is better. I’m no fan of hibiscus and this tisane has some. I did sample this in the store (they often have two or three hot teas and two or three cold teas for sampling – take that Teavana! – and this is always there). It’s refreshing, but I think it might be best blended with something else. It’s a work in progress for me. I’ll keep you posted. :)

Preparation
5 min, 0 sec

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I may need to drop the rating – and my love! – for this one. It’s been over a month since I’ve had this tea, and I opted for iced tea. WHOA. Mistake. I don’t know what happened, if the tea got old or maybe it’s not good iced (which is odd since it’s heavenly hot). The color was off – it looked like #1, if you know what I mean. (sorry) It smelled odd, and the taste was way off. It didn’t actually taste old or stale or anything, just not as fruity and flavorful. Now it was the bottom of the tin, and it was double the dosage for iced, but even so. I expected much more from this one. I still have a little bit left, but I’m not ready to go there yet.

Before I change the rating I want to try it again. Maybe it was a fluke. Maybe my husband put a spell on my tea so I stop consuming so much of it – and therefore, of course, needing to buy more. ;) I don’t know what happened but it was not good.

Has this ever happened to anyone else – not with this particular tea or flavor but just in general?

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Tea of my afternoon. I’m totally juiced up thanks to consuming lots of caffeine to get through the day. This tea is calming me for the afternoon and evening.

Caffeine consumed – 3 cups of my new holiday blend which I will log soon (it’s my 12 Days of Christmas tea), and a Coke Zero.

I may have problems.

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Enjoying this iced… OK, you caught me, it was brewed hot and then I got sucked into a project at work and now it’s cold. But it’s still absolutely delicious! :)

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I got this tea after a fellow customer at Voila told me how awesome it was. “You just want to rub it all over your body,” she said. At first I thought, OK, weirdo, but then I brewed it up myself and I see what she means!

This is in-your-face mango and citrus bliss. I ate some of the mango pieces before brewing – OK, now I’m the weirdo. Dry, this tea smells like sunshine. Steeped, this will knock your freakin’ socks off.

I would rub this over my body, take a bath in it, name my first born after it. It is so yummy – citrusy, mango-y, smooth, sweet and utterly satisfying. If you want a mango tea, you really don’t – you want this tisane. If you want an afternoon tea, you really want this. Trust me, it’s phenomenal. Delish. Worth going to work to enjoy (I left my tin there). So, so, so yummy!

I finished the cuppa before I finished this posting. Seriously.

Preparation
190 °F / 87 °C 6 min, 0 sec
Sil

mango… ugh looks like their internet site is down for maintenance. I would order this in a heartbeat to try. I am the queen of mangos.

KeenTeaThyme

If you want a sample, PM me. I can send you some. I plan going back there for more very soon so I don’t mind sharing! :)

Kittenna

Mango N Friends is one of those teas that multiple vendors seem to carry, so I’d suggest just looking up the name on here. I think Azzrian sent me some from… the English Tea store? I’m positive it’s the same tea…

Bonnie

Sooo funny!

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93

Great tea of the afternoon!

Please see other notes; this is a fave!

Ellen

This tea is sold by so many people (Joy’s Teaspoon, ESP Emporium) I dont know who actually made it :P

KeenTeaThyme

I know, it’s hard to figure out. I’ve emailed Voila millions of times and have never gotten a response. Since I purchased it from Voila, I log it with them.

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93

This is just a friendly tea! Just makes me smile! It’s packed with flavors, yet still tastes happy. A hint of cherry and almond, with a hint of something sweet – maybe honeyed almond? It’s aptly named and appetizingly delish!

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93

Had to get that Indian Summer taste away from my senses. This one was perfect! Love the honeyed almond, the cherry and playfulness of this one.

Azzrian

I have had this same tea from another company. Several places carry it – it is very good though!

KeenTeaThyme

I wish I knew which company was the creator. I know Joys Teaspoon carries it too. It’s so good, it should be available everywhere!

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93

I don’t ever want to run out of this tea. I love how flavorful but light it is. Bliss. See other notes, this is a cupboard staple.

fleurdelily

wow, I can’t think of a higher compliment !

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93

I am just unable to escape migraines this week. I’ve accepted it, begrudgingly. So now I am enjoying lighter green teas that aren’t too harsh on my stomach. This is a perfect fit for me today. The light blend of green tea and mate is playful and delicious. I really enjoy the smell and taste – like grape, passion fruit, cherry, honeyed almond and blissful innocence. It’s one of those rare teas that smells and tastes virtually the same!

A quick note: I accidentally steeped this for longer than I usually would steep a green tea, but it’s a tough tea – no harm done. Still tasted smooth and delish!

Preparation
5 min, 15 sec
CupofTree

love the name of this one. not too sure about the ingredients but I do like most of them on their own, sounds like an interesting tea.
hope you feel better!

Bonnie

Sorry about your migraines. If you have some puerh’s they might help both the stomach (which is where my migraines bother me most) and the migraine itself with caffeine delivery which is also good for you (per my neurologists).

KeenTeaThyme

@Bonnie: thanks – I can’t choke down the puerhs yet! I’ve heard good things about the tea as well, but my tastebuds aren’t having it. Yet. @Cup of Tree – thank you! It’s an interesting blend. Even though it lists mate, I swear it’s just a small amount total. This really seems more like a green tea to me, rather than a blend.

Bonnie

Made me laugh..I thought you’d have tried something like the breakfast blend where you can’t really taste the puerh. Oh well. Hope you are better soon. The weather has been kicking up my migraines a bit lately too.

TeaBrat

I think I have the same tea form a different vendor.

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93

Yum yum! This is terrific both iced and hot – there’s a hint of cherry and almond with lots of green tea deliciousness. This is playful and fun. A cupboard essential!

TheTeaFairy

what a lovely name for a tea!

Sare

looks like we both made one for this tea lol

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57

This very fine Japanese green (made from the powder left over during sencha and gyokuro production) has a very fresh, vegetal scent. The brew is mellow and has a definite astringency.

Pretty nice.

Preparation
185 °F / 85 °C 0 min, 30 sec

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