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I love the name of this one. I am one that does have a cup of coffee some mornings instead of going with tea. Some days I just need an extra push.

This tea was a tasty blend of black tea, puerh, vanilla, and butterscotch. All of those flavors came thru nicely. I didn’t pick up any hazelnut so I’m going to play with the parameters a bit more. The tea leaves remind me of butterscotch candy.

A yummy way to wake up that’s for sure.

http://www.cuppageek.com/index.php/2015/06/18/kick-the-coffee-from-koni-tea-organics/

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Steeped this one up and from the smell alone I could tell I wasn’t going to be a fan. One sip and this isn’t bad but this isn’t one I want to finish the cup. I didn’t realize this had rooibos in it. I was blinded by the cool artwork on the package. AGH!

Tealover

Blinded by the cool artwork… an all too familiar trap :-) Better luck next time!

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drank Caramel Apple Green by Aka Tea
471 tasting notes

This tea has the “WOW” Factor. It really does.

This tea reminds me of those caramel apple green suckers I used to eat all the time when I was a teenager. I think they still have them-just can’t remember what they are called.

Delicious caramel with green apple notes and a lovely green tea base. I’m in green tea heaven! Really Recommend this one. Iced or hot, this was a tasty tea.

http://www.cuppageek.com/index.php/2015/06/17/tea-of-the-day-caramel-apple-from-aka-tea/

Flavors: Apple, Caramel, Sweet

Marzipan

I think Charms made them?

TeaNTees

Tootsie pops caramel apple pops I believe

Nichole

Caramel Apple Pops! That’s what they were called. Now I want one :)

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I don’t drink a lot of oolongs but I think that needs to change. This was a nice smooth oolong. Almost malty. Pretty good. I had this in the form of a tea sachet. I could see myself wanting to get more of this.

http://www.cuppageek.com/index.php/2015/06/16/tea-of-the-day-oolong-old-fashioned-from-lemon-city-teas/

I was so excited yesterday when my tea cup from Bulgaria showed up! I love this beautiful tea cup. I don’t have anything like it and now I feel “fancy” when I drink out of it. I’ve nicknamed it “Beauty”. Is that weird I named my tea cup?

http://www.cuppageek.com/index.php/2015/06/16/tuesday-teaware-my-new-beauty-tea-cup-from-danko-handmade/

Happy Tuesday all!

Sil

it’s a great looking cup!

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Every once in a while you come across a tea that has the “Wow” factor. A lot of teas taste pleasant and are enjoyable, but they don’t have that knock you off your feet kind of good going on. This does. I have never had Soursop Tea before and I couldn’t believe how good it was. This tasted just like Cinnamon Toast Crunch without the sugar overload. You have to let it simmer for about 15 minutes but after that, you are greeted with some kind of deliciousness.

http://www.cuppageek.com/index.php/2015/06/15/tea-of-the-day-samosir-blend-from-graviola-tea-company/

Flavors: Cinnamon, Sweet

Sil

sounds really neat!

Nichole

Sil I have a box that was returned to me for you. The post office was being nit picky. I will throw some of this in for you.

Sil

stupid post office. :( sorry to hear that!

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Fresh Raspberries and juicy peaches with a delicate white tea base. Really like this one. I’ve had this blend before but those tasted flat and stale. This one tasted bright and fresh.

http://www.cuppageek.com/index.php/2015/06/14/tea-of-the-day-white-champagne-and-raspberry-from-full-leaf-tea-co/

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Tonight is the night! I am so excited! I just love GoT and can’t wait to see what will happen. From the rumors I am seeing more and more, I know who is going to take the fall tonight. Boo! But from what I’m understanding, that is part of the books as well.

This tea is a great herbal. Sweet apple baked dessert is the flavor and fragrance I got from the blend. I am a fan of Solstice Brews and this one didn’t let me down either. Brewed hot and brewed like an iced tea, just sweet apple goodness.

http://www.cuppageek.com/index.php/2015/06/14/finale-game-of-thrones-week-lannisters-libation/

Flavors: Apple, Clove, Sweet

masked185

The real question is this, was it Tyrion Lannister’s libation? Sorry bad joke I know hehe.

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Thanks Marzipan for getting this order together. . .This tea is amazing cold brewed. So so good! Sweet Fruity iced tea goodness. This would be great with fresh berries in it. I already finished one pitcher and have another going. Haven’t even tried this hot yet.

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This is one peppery chai blend. Worthy of it’s name for sure. This would be a great blend to cook with, adding a kick to chicken and vegetables. Kind of reminded me of the spices you would get from Tabasco sauce. Enjoyed it but I’m not sure how often I’ll reach for it to to drink as a tea. I have so many ideas on cooking with it. Don’t think it will last long.

http://www.cuppageek.com/index.php/2015/06/13/game-of-thrones-week-dragons-breath-from-margarets-fine-imports/

Flavors: Pepper

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