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drank Maté by Argo Tea
2031 tasting notes

I am so freaking tired! I don’t know what came over me this afternoon. I was just chugging along fine, and then out of nowhere, bam!, utter exhaustion. I really want to go climb into bed right now, but that is not really an option. Oolong seems to have done nothing for me, so I thought I would give this roasted maté a go.

Man, I used to really love this. Way back in the day before I was really a tea drinker, I loved drinking this. Now it’s not really my style anymore. It’s kinda sad, actually! Adding to the fact that it’s pretty old and I feel like it’s lost some of the almondy chocolatey flavor I remember and now it kind of tastes like toasted cardboard (with the almondy chocolatey flavors lurking underneath). Man this is totally not working because I am too apathetic to drink this cup. Oh well, hope I’m not getting sick.

Preparation
Boiling 6 min, 0 sec
The DJBooth

Totally had that same feeling this afternoon. Sounds pretty good though.

ashmanra

That was my first thought as I started reading…“oh, no! I hope she isn’t getting sick!” I hope you can get some rest and feel energized!

Dinosara

Thanks… I am feeling a bit better so I hope tomorrow I feel fine!

Serendipitea

Fingers crossed you wake up feeling Awesome! – or at least pretty darn good :D

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The DJBooth

Totally had that same feeling this afternoon. Sounds pretty good though.

ashmanra

That was my first thought as I started reading…“oh, no! I hope she isn’t getting sick!” I hope you can get some rest and feel energized!

Dinosara

Thanks… I am feeling a bit better so I hope tomorrow I feel fine!

Serendipitea

Fingers crossed you wake up feeling Awesome! – or at least pretty darn good :D

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I am tea obsessed, with the stash to match. I tend to really enjoy green oolongs, Chinese blacks, and flavored teas with high quality bases, especially florals, bergamot-based teas, and chocolate teas.

In my free time I am a birder, baker, and music/movie/tv addict.

Here are my rating categories, FYI:
100-90: Mind-blowingly good, just right for my palate, and teas that just take me to a happy place.
89-86: I really really like these teas and will keep most of them in the permanent collection, but they’re not quite as spectacular as the top category
85-80: Pretty tasty teas that I enjoy well enough, but definitely won’t rebuy when I run out.
79-70: Teas that I would probably drink again, but only if there were no preferrable options.
69-50: Teas that I don’t really enjoy all that much and wouldn’t drink another cup of.
49 and below: Mega yuck. This tea is just disgusting to me.
Unrated: Usually I feel unqualified to rate these teas because they are types of teas that I tend to not like in general. Sometimes user error or tea brewed under poor conditions.

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