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drank Secret Weapon by DAVIDsTEA
1315 tasting notes

I made this iced today… in an effort to drink down some of my stash. It was nice, but not mind blowing. Maybe it’s too old? I’ve had it for awhile.
The almond flavour was very present, which was great… except that it hid any tea flavour that might have been present when made hot. Yep, I think this is better hot. No surprise there! Despite that, I think I’d give it an 84 when iced. Overall, one of the better iced teas I’ve made of late.
Oh and lookeee what I found! I’m sure some of y’all have seen this pic before but I thought it was worth mentioning.
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Lynne-tea

Oh my gosh I haven’t seen that before but it’s absolutely awesome. Thank you for sharing. It made me giggle.

Indigobloom

me to! teehee :P
I just looked at it again, and giggled… again!

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Lynne-tea

Oh my gosh I haven’t seen that before but it’s absolutely awesome. Thank you for sharing. It made me giggle.

Indigobloom

me to! teehee :P
I just looked at it again, and giggled… again!

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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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