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Not that I drink Teavana tea at the store either....

Why doesn’t the Teavana tea I brew at home taste like it does at the store?

http://consumerist.com/2013/02/15/why-doesnt-the-teavana-tea-i-brew-at-home-taste-like-it-does-at-the-store/

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Lala said

I don’t find this to be much different than when I get tea brewed at other tea stores. I find Davids tea also puts almost double of the tea in for a cup, then what they recommend you use at home. Starbucks is the same.

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Alphakitty said

Maybe it’s because I’ve never tried a sample from their stores, but their blends have never seemed weak to me and I got a ton of them in the Heavenly Sale and as xmas gifts.

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Ichabod said

I actually tend to not prefer the tea samples. A lot of times they are too sweet! I’m also the type of girl to ignore instructions and just do it by taste. If I did try the samples, and bought the tea based on it, yeah, I’d be annoyed too.

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if it’s their samples in store those are sweetened immensely.

In store things are usually brewed in the right water temp with the right steep time.

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