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drank Assam Gold Rain by Teavana
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Now that I’m at the bottom of the sample, I’ve finally figured out what I was doing wrong. You just have to steep this stuff double strength to get any flavor at all. Is that the case with all Teavana teas?

Meghann M

Haven’t tried too many of their unflavored “plain” teas, but seems to be the case with the flavors, or at least that’s how they brew them when they make them for you in the store.

gmathis

I’m just conservative (spelled C-H-E-A-P) enough I don’t like having to double up.

sixsummit

Because this is a fluffy and light weight tea, use1 1/2 tea spoon per 8 oz cup instead of 1 tsp. If you prefer a stronger cup, you can then add more teas to your taste. If you need to add milk, then need to count the milk as part of the water. This tea, you can brew a second time, but with less water. I hope it helps. —Nancy

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Meghann M

Haven’t tried too many of their unflavored “plain” teas, but seems to be the case with the flavors, or at least that’s how they brew them when they make them for you in the store.

gmathis

I’m just conservative (spelled C-H-E-A-P) enough I don’t like having to double up.

sixsummit

Because this is a fluffy and light weight tea, use1 1/2 tea spoon per 8 oz cup instead of 1 tsp. If you prefer a stronger cup, you can then add more teas to your taste. If you need to add milk, then need to count the milk as part of the water. This tea, you can brew a second time, but with less water. I hope it helps. —Nancy

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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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