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drank Zing Me by DAVIDsTEA
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Oh! When I went to DAVIDs this evening to buy my lime green Nordic tea pot! (FIRST TEA POT EVER!! SO EXCITED) I purchased more of this since it has been discontinued!

I think I messed up with the tea pot though, I put three “perfect scoops” into the basket, and I am thinking that I only needed two “perfect scoops”. (Does anyone know exactly how much tea DAVIDs “perfect scoops” holds?)

I can still smell apricots and peaches, with a “slight” zing of ginger! I am so settling in for the night with my Kobo and a pot of this!

I can finally say POT!! hahaha!

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Cattibrie

The new “perfect scoop” is 1.5 tsp. The old one was only 1tsp.

MaddHatter

oh… oops, I put too much tea in…

MaddHatter

Is 4.5tsp too much for a 32 ounce pot?

Uniquity

I thought the new one was 1.25, but it is definitely more than 1.

aisling of tea

I usually only use two perfect scoops of DavidsTeas for my pots of tea, and I’ve got one of the smaller ones. Of course, I’m also cheap with my tea. If it were a lower quality tea, I’d use more, but it all depends on how you like your tea. Trial and error, I guess. It always takes me a few pots in a new teapot to really figure out the best way to use it.

MaddHatter

Uniguity, I think 1.5 might be right, because I never use the scoop for black teas when I am making one cup; flavoured or not I reach for “the old stand by, the tea spoon, because it is meant for measuring tea”

aisling, I almost never put the extra .25 or .5 of a tsp in and I only follow exact measurements for DAVIDs herbal teas and fruit teas, because all the rest just tastes too intense.

aisling of tea

Yeah, I’ve learned to completely ignore the recommended steep time/amount of leaf on packages, I’m too picky about how I like mine.

Now I’m off to make a cuppa Read My lips, because I dreamed about it last night. >.<

MaddHatter

I was mulling it over last night (while scratching a bug bite in bed and blaming insomnia on my own stupidity of a full pot of black at 7pm) and realised that I had put too much! tea into my new pot. Three perfect scoops make 4.5 tsps of tea, and it tasted “dark” – even the hubby commented: “I thought you were having tea, not coffee?”

It didn’t taste over steeped dark, but it tasted like too much tea dark, I know you are supposed to add a tsp for the pot, but my mothers friend who we call “Miss London” (she is from London, and loves her tea) said she has never added one for the pot, because if the tea is good quality the basket doesn’t need the “extra pounds” – LOL

aisling of tea

XD. Yeah, no, the only teapot I use more than 2 tsps for is Betha, because she holds a liter and a half of water.

Yes, my teapots have names.

Yes, I need help.

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Cattibrie

The new “perfect scoop” is 1.5 tsp. The old one was only 1tsp.

MaddHatter

oh… oops, I put too much tea in…

MaddHatter

Is 4.5tsp too much for a 32 ounce pot?

Uniquity

I thought the new one was 1.25, but it is definitely more than 1.

aisling of tea

I usually only use two perfect scoops of DavidsTeas for my pots of tea, and I’ve got one of the smaller ones. Of course, I’m also cheap with my tea. If it were a lower quality tea, I’d use more, but it all depends on how you like your tea. Trial and error, I guess. It always takes me a few pots in a new teapot to really figure out the best way to use it.

MaddHatter

Uniguity, I think 1.5 might be right, because I never use the scoop for black teas when I am making one cup; flavoured or not I reach for “the old stand by, the tea spoon, because it is meant for measuring tea”

aisling, I almost never put the extra .25 or .5 of a tsp in and I only follow exact measurements for DAVIDs herbal teas and fruit teas, because all the rest just tastes too intense.

aisling of tea

Yeah, I’ve learned to completely ignore the recommended steep time/amount of leaf on packages, I’m too picky about how I like mine.

Now I’m off to make a cuppa Read My lips, because I dreamed about it last night. >.<

MaddHatter

I was mulling it over last night (while scratching a bug bite in bed and blaming insomnia on my own stupidity of a full pot of black at 7pm) and realised that I had put too much! tea into my new pot. Three perfect scoops make 4.5 tsps of tea, and it tasted “dark” – even the hubby commented: “I thought you were having tea, not coffee?”

It didn’t taste over steeped dark, but it tasted like too much tea dark, I know you are supposed to add a tsp for the pot, but my mothers friend who we call “Miss London” (she is from London, and loves her tea) said she has never added one for the pot, because if the tea is good quality the basket doesn’t need the “extra pounds” – LOL

aisling of tea

XD. Yeah, no, the only teapot I use more than 2 tsps for is Betha, because she holds a liter and a half of water.

Yes, my teapots have names.

Yes, I need help.

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I love to read and what goes better with reading than a hot cup of tea on rainy winter nights and an ice-cold tea on a hot summers day?

I used to drink copious amounts of coffee but that was just a joke, because I never drank enough water to flush out that one cup of coffee (32oz of water to 8oz of coffee?!?) and the variety in tea gives me what I need – it is not often I will drink the same thing twice.

Tea is defiantly more gentle on the waistline… Espcially since when I crave apple pie I can reach for a cup of “Mom’s Apple pie” or if I want caramel corn for my movie night, I just have to brew a cup of “Movie Night”…

I definitely have a preference for Oolongs, flavoured Blacks and a select number of flavoured Rooibos.

I love you tea, this can only get better as the extra weight continues to tapper off!

Oh, did I mention I am a reader, a childcare worker, a teacher, a friend, a sister and so many other things in a day?

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