82

Argh, Steepster ate my note! Well shoot. Thanks to Sil for this tea. Long story short: I found this to be a nice tea. The fruit flavoring was authentic, the caramel light but smooth, the green tea base inoffensive. I’m not in love, but I do enjoy the cup. I’m not much on flavored greens these days except in some circumstances, but I found this one to be very nice.

Preparation
180 °F / 82 °C 3 min, 0 sec
Anna

I will admit to writing all my tasting notes in a gmail draft; that’s how lazy I am. No rewrites, ever.

Stephanie

Smart idea Anna…it’s the WORST when you write an awesome note and Steepster eats it!

Dinosara

My laziness extends the other direction… I can’t be bothered to write it somewhere else and transfer it, haha. Sometimes when Steepster is being fussy I will copy the text before I hit submit, but when it’s generally behaving I never remember to do so.

Anna

Oh, well, then I guess it’s just my inflated ego. ‘I wrote this. This is ART. It must not be lost to the world!’

Dinosara

Maybe you just value your time more than I value mine, haha. :D

Anna

Considering the extreme wordiness of my tasting notes, I would say that’s highly doubtful…

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Anna

I will admit to writing all my tasting notes in a gmail draft; that’s how lazy I am. No rewrites, ever.

Stephanie

Smart idea Anna…it’s the WORST when you write an awesome note and Steepster eats it!

Dinosara

My laziness extends the other direction… I can’t be bothered to write it somewhere else and transfer it, haha. Sometimes when Steepster is being fussy I will copy the text before I hit submit, but when it’s generally behaving I never remember to do so.

Anna

Oh, well, then I guess it’s just my inflated ego. ‘I wrote this. This is ART. It must not be lost to the world!’

Dinosara

Maybe you just value your time more than I value mine, haha. :D

Anna

Considering the extreme wordiness of my tasting notes, I would say that’s highly doubtful…

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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.
89-85: 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: 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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