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I got a small .5 oz bag of this tea at Northwest Tea Festival. Opening the bag up, my nose filled with a warm chocolatey aroma. After steeping, the smell of the spice in the tea really came out. First sip – I was really surprised that the chocolate flavor came across so light. While it smells strong, it’s much more like a hint of chocolate – it almost felt like a bait and switch until I took a couple more sips and the flavors combined more. The sharpness of the spices combined with the chocolate and the flavor of the rooibos was like a flavor explosion – it almost suggested the aftertaste of a warmer cocktail. I really want to buy more of this and a bottle of Bailey’s, I think they’d go really well together!

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I drink a lot of tea, all day long. I have 2 stashes – one at work and one at home. My coworkers joke that I’m the tea dealer in the building. Need a fix, come visit me and I’ll describe what I’ve got, let you smell it before rolling it up in a disposable bag and sending you on your way with brewing instructions.

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