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This one comes, with my great appreciation, from Meghann.

This is a blend (half-and half?) that smells so good I just wanted to stick my nose in the bag and keep it there. Just like Walgreens no-name brand Christmas cherry chocolates.

The Azteca chocolate/strawberry cancels out any sour in the cherry, which is fine by me. I brewed this first experimental cup according to package directions — 195 for 2-3 minutes, closer to 2 just in case … but it could stand to be stronger to get all the chocolatey, fruity potential out of it. Looking forward to trying again.

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 2 min, 30 sec
Meghann M

Yay, I’m happy it found a better home. I don’t think chocolate and tea are a taste I enjoy just yet.

gmathis

2nd steep … tossed a half-teaspoon in the pot and let it go 3+ minutes much better. Still lighter than a lot of chocolate teas, but nice.

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Meghann M

Yay, I’m happy it found a better home. I don’t think chocolate and tea are a taste I enjoy just yet.

gmathis

2nd steep … tossed a half-teaspoon in the pot and let it go 3+ minutes much better. Still lighter than a lot of chocolate teas, but nice.

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Somebody asked me once when I became a tea junkie; I think it dates back to college when I needed caffeine for a 7 a.m. class but chose not to do coffee. My favorite teapot is a medium-sized Brown Betty given to me by my Mema; the painted flowers are chipping off, but the size and feel is perfect. I rejoice when I get a morning to brew a pot of loose tea starting with a kettle; not a bag and a hot pot.

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Southwest Missouri

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