664 Tasting Notes

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Aww darn it. I opened the bag wrong and now there’s a hole in the ziptop!
Oh well. I’ll just clip it into place later :)

A wonderful rooibos tea. One of my favourite! And I love the chocolate because that’s what I’ve been craving for some time now and chocolaaatteeeeee

Thank you VariaTEA for sending this to me a while ago! I still have plenty to satisfy my late night chocolate cravings :)

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It seems as though all my teas that I chose tonight all came from MissB!
Well, it is another lovely sipdown tonight. Probably one of my last ones.
I feel like the elderberry is what makes this smell so funny when it’s dry. It does take a slight medicine-y scent to it? And I don’t smell the jasmine at all.
But as it steeps, I can most definitely smell the jasmine!
Good tea, but a bit too much elderberry and tulsi, not enough jasmine :)

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drank Dancong Aria by Adagio Teas
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Sipdowns are piling up and I’m so happy about that :)

I definitely put too much water in this oops.

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It’s hot outside, and nice and cool in here. I hate bothering the thermostat so tea it is!

Thank you MissB for sending this my way! I didn’t enjoy it that much when I had it last time, so let’s hope my tastebuds will change! Never had plain ol fig before so that’s probably why I didn’t like it last time?
Well… I’m still not too hot for this tea. It’s good! But still a tad medicine-y to me. A great tea, but I’m sure it’ll do better in another home.

Sipdown. whoopee :)

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Sipdown! Slooowly getting through all my tea and it feels fantastic :)

Thank you to MissB for sending this tea to me! It’s a lovely flavoured matcha. I feel like todays tea was extra tasty since it was a sipdown hehe

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Such a fantastic tea that I love so much!
Love the gunpowder and vanilla rooibos and spearmint :)
Thank you tons to shmiracles for splitting the bag with me!

This was a sipdown of the last 5g that I had. So sad to see it go, but I’ll definitely reorder when I get my tea stash down to a reasonable amount! I keep saying that. I already know my next Adagio/DAVIDs/Nina’s/Butiki/every other tea store order out there soooooo yeah. It’s going to take a while haha

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drank White Peony by Lupicia
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And another sipdown for today!
This may be my last cuppa for the day. Gotta leave at 3 and I work till 2am soooo yeah.

Good tea, but sorta done with it now. Decent white, but I’ve definitely had better :)

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A lovely tea, but I’m just very happy to rid this from my shelf.
Thank you tons to shmiracles for sending this my way!

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drank Ripe Mango Oolong by Lupicia
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I feel like with all my morning shifts that I had a couple weeks back, I was never able to drink tea! Since I never had time in the morning to drink it, and when I got home, it was already late in the afternoon so I couldn’t drink caffeine because I knew I wouldn’t wake up.
But now, I’ve been getting closing shifts so I can drink a cup or two before work starts, and I don’t care about caffeine since I get off at 2am and still need to stay awake to drive home!

I haven’t had this tea in a while, but it still smells oh so wonderful from the package. It definitely smells like mango. Like ripened yellow mango, which is my favourite! May be a bit too ripe, but it tastes wonderful :)

Preparation
3 min, 0 sec 3 g 12 OZ / 354 ML

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I’m a lazy butt and it’s almost bedtime so tea filters it is!
I just measured 2g of this into my filter and I’m just going to drink and drink until I steep all the flavour out :)
It’s a lovely tea. I seriously have no idea how to differentiate the peppermint teas I’ve had from different companies since peppermint just… tastes the same all around. I’ve only ever tasted peppermint tea or absolutely terrible peppermint tea. This is on the plain ol peppermint tea side so it’s good :)

Flavors: Peppermint

Preparation
Boiling 2 g 8 OZ / 236 ML

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Kyra.
22.
Tea lover.
Hospitality Management major.
Future Wine Somm, Tea Somm, and Cicerone???
DCP Alumni (WDW Fall 2013 and DLR Fall 2014)
(jump62359 is my everything okay)

Teas in my cupboard are in my personal collection.
I’m always looking forward to reducing my stash so let me know if you wanna swap :)
Likes/dislikes here:
http://iloveyousomatcha.tumblr.com/tea

Tea rating guide:
100-95: Best thing to ever touch my mouth and I want more. Restocking is a must
94-80: Love this tea. Restock if I can
79-70: Decent tea. Neither love nor hate.
69-60: I won’t be upset when it runs out. I’ll drink it but won’t restock.
59-30: I’ve done whatever I can to like this tea and I’ll finish the cup.
29-10: I’ve done whatever I can to like this tea. It may or may not have gone down the sink…
9-below: Let’s not even hide it. This definitely went down the drain.

I love tea.
I drink it.
I log it.
I have a good time.
Lather, rinse, repeat.

I first discovered my love for tea with jasmine teas because that’s all my mother would buy, so for the longest time, I thought that all teas were jasmine! And then in 4th grade, I watched the tea episode of Good Eats and that’s when the education started! I’d like to blame Alton Brown for starting this obsession because now I only like loose leaf tea.
It wasn’t until my second year of college that I actually expanded my tea taste buds. Special shout out to Cara McGee, Tea Queen for her Adagio Fandom blends. Because of Cara, I actually started drinking blacks, herbals and whites and pretty much everything else in between. I still have a special love for my jasmine though :)
I (try to) drink tea daily. Usually just straight up, no sugar or milk. This little obsession started young and just… kept going, I guess.

also I apologize in advance for lazy tasting notes and horrible grammar in everything I write. I was an avid fandom blogger on tumblr and tumblr talk can get in the way of everything kthxbai

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