95
drank Stamina Tea by Red Leaf Tea
1294 tasting notes

Mello yello….
So. A few months totally chills this baby OUT.
Dunno why but I have been craving this all week, even though I’ve only ever brewed it up once, and didn’t like it much at the time.
But today, oh yes it was spectacular. Ginger and oolong and oh so good. A little too thick for my liking, despite my diluting the cup.
The “tea” part is rather mild still, but in a complimentary way to the ginger. I wish I new what the base is.
A touch of honey brought out a creamy texture I wasn’t expecting, in a really lovely way. Next time, I may try one of my infusions iced. Or maybe that is what I’ll do with my fourth :)
Now I wish I hadn’t shipped most of this off in swaps! ha.
Rating: 90

Bonnie

watcha needin stamina tea fer?

Indigobloom

reminds me of gingerale! was craving some gingery goodness ;P

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Bonnie

watcha needin stamina tea fer?

Indigobloom

reminds me of gingerale! was craving some gingery goodness ;P

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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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