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drank Citrus Grove by Tealish
1296 tasting notes

Yummy!! this was SO tasty. and quite a pleasant surprise to.
It smells divine, but I snuck a sip from someone the other day and was not too impressed… which worried me because I bought a small bag of it based on the heavenly scent! and then I saw one of the other reviews that said it wasn’t so great… and I got more worried.
Well, I really shouldn’t have been because De is right, this is mindblowing!
It reminds me of the Tess Orange tea I have and love, only brighter and a little spicier.
Mind you, I didn’t see many ginger pieces so it’s possible that I will need to pick those out later on if there are too many.
Also, I accidentally steeped this for 7 minutes! but it turned out just fine. A little thick, but not bitter at all. Very orangey and round. Now that it’s been 12 hours since my cup… I seem to remember a slight creaminess about it but I may be supplementing my memory with made up details here! ha.

Tina S.

Yay, enjoying what you buy is always a good thing!

Indigobloom

yup yup!! I want to marry Tealish…

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Tina S.

Yay, enjoying what you buy is always a good thing!

Indigobloom

yup yup!! I want to marry Tealish…

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Let’s see… I’m a tea and workout fanatic, I work in HR, and most of my friends consider me to be an egg. White on the outside, Asian on the inside :)
-from philosophy to food, I love it all
Otherwise, what you see is what you get! I can be very straightforward and yet shy.

Also, I’ve started taking tea sommelier classes and it is an absolute blast! Well, so far I’ve only finished the first out of eight courses, but I am really looking forward to the next one.

Anyhow, if your curious as to how I rate things, this is how I work…

0-25
Like eating dirt, or some other unsanitary indelicacy that mentioning in my profile here would likely get me banned.
I don’t think I’ve found cause to banish a tea to the wasteland yet though so who knows what it’d inspire ;P

25-50
You know that expression “Don’t throw the baby out with the bathwater”? I imagine drinking that water would be terrible enough to warrant this rating!
I’d never make my enemy drink this, but perhaps I’d throw it at them. Good thing I don’t have any enemies!

50-70
This is “tea”?? I tried finishing the cup… but my body rejected it. There may be others who enjoy this tea, but it’s beyond me!

70-80
I tried liking it, and I can almost get there! I certainly don’t hate it, but something is holding me back. Allergies? Men in white suits? who knows… certainly not me!

80-90
Lovely tea! Not my all time fave but close. I likely wouldn’t repurchase, but may decide to based on many factors: price, accessibility, whether it fills a “tea gap”, medicinal applications, and how often I crave it.
Every once in awhile I find the sweet spot that bumps these up to 90+. Those are the days I need to buy a lotto ticket!

90-95
Sweet Camellia! this is realllly good tea! Don’t talk to me until I’ve finished my cup…

95-100
Tea of the gods. I would do anything to get my hands on more of this liquid gold!

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