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I had a cup of this tonight and it was like candy! Perhaps that’s because of the sugar I added. Really, it smelled just like anise to me, and tasted like licorice tea. It also was really pretty while steeping. I recommend this, while listening to Jump, Little Children.

Photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/lauren_pressley/tags/whitelicorice/

gmathis

Do I correctly gather that your musical tastes have changed a bit during the past few months? :) (I remember, not quite so fondly,a certain Hickory Dickory Dock children’s CD from toddler days…)

laurenpressley

Indeed, some of it has. Strangely, Jump, Little Children is a carry over from before, though. ;)

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gmathis

Do I correctly gather that your musical tastes have changed a bit during the past few months? :) (I remember, not quite so fondly,a certain Hickory Dickory Dock children’s CD from toddler days…)

laurenpressley

Indeed, some of it has. Strangely, Jump, Little Children is a carry over from before, though. ;)

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a tea drinking librarian
& a reading, yoga practicing, mommy

I’ve been into tea, at some level, since college with a first tin of loose tea brought back by my parents from Oxford. My love of tea increased with a visit to Boston and a chance cup at Tealuxe. Since then I’ve only gotten more interested in tea and have developed more of an appreciation for it.

tea rating guide
(updated 12/2010)

100: a perfect cuppa. these are the teas I’ll keep in my cupboard and tend to be one per type of tea.

90-99: will definitely get more of this tea

80-89: likely to get more and perhaps it will become a favorite with time

70-79: very good, depending on my mood or the season

60-69: wouldn’t actively try to get this tea, but also wouldn’t avoid it in a tea shop or restaurant

50-59: run-of-the-mill tea for me

40-49: decent, would hit the spot in some moods, but probably wouldn’t purchase it for my cupboard

30-39: okay, will try again, maybe

20-29: meh. I’d try this tea again if no other were available

10-19: drinkable, but a forced cup

0-9: didn’t even finish the cup

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