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Sipdown, 171. Sending the rest of this off in a swap!

First off, argh beaurocracy. I’m glad that NSF decided not to tell me when the annual report for my grant was due, but rather just inform me once it was overdue.

Anyway, this tea. Looking back at my tasting note from last time, I change no opinions. It’s pretty much exactly the same as the last time I had it, which is to day decently tasty, with a nice sweetness that I really enjoy, but also the yunnan is on the musty/earthy/woody side of things and that’s not quite my style. An Earl on a golden-tippier yunnan base would be awesome… oh wait, it was, back when Verdant had their Golden Earl years ago. sigh.

Preparation
190 °F / 87 °C 3 min, 0 sec
Shmiracles

oh hey haha! i work in grants admin. have for almost 8 years. :)
also, yay Blue of London for our swapfest!

Dinosara

Haha wow! I have a friend who just started working in grants admin; I’m on the pesky researchers who never do what they’re supposed to side of things ;D

Shmiracles

it’s a myth that the admins are annoyed with all the researchers. i swear. there are a good many professors that i honestly look forward to working with. also, there IS a lot of red tape. fo sho.

Dinosara

haha yeah, I know… there are people who are easy to work with and those that aren’t in anything really

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Shmiracles

oh hey haha! i work in grants admin. have for almost 8 years. :)
also, yay Blue of London for our swapfest!

Dinosara

Haha wow! I have a friend who just started working in grants admin; I’m on the pesky researchers who never do what they’re supposed to side of things ;D

Shmiracles

it’s a myth that the admins are annoyed with all the researchers. i swear. there are a good many professors that i honestly look forward to working with. also, there IS a lot of red tape. fo sho.

Dinosara

haha yeah, I know… there are people who are easy to work with and those that aren’t in anything really

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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: I’m in LOVE with these teas.
89-85: 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
84-80: Tasty teas that I enjoy, but definitely won’t rebuy when I run out.
79-70: Teas that I would probably drink again, but wouldn’t seek out. They don’t quite do it for me in one aspect or another; often just not quite my style
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.

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