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drank Buttercream by DAVIDsTEA
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Trying this one today mixed with Orange Blossom. Surprisingly the Buttercream is dominating the cup, I’m not getting any hints of the orange other than in the scent. Buttercream remains a totally mysterious tea to me. Just it, I can’t stand it. It doesn’t taste like any cream I’ve ever had, and just really isn’t something I enjoy. But blended, it changes. I’ve used an entire package up blending with various teas, and I still can’t find it blends better with than Forever Nuts. That’s where I find the cream that I was looking for, with added delicious spices. I think from here on it, that’s going to be how I drink it.

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190 °F / 87 °C 4 min, 0 sec

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An avid tea addict in the GTA, Ontario, Canada. I’m always looking for new teas and new tea addicted friends!

My preference is loose leaf of all varieties, however the occasional bagged tea can come along and charm me. Flavoured or straight, there is a good chance that I will be falling in love.

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0-10 — This tea didn’t get past the initial sip process. I just couldn’t bring myself to drink more, I found it so horrible.

11-50 — It made it past first sips, but as I drank a bit more I realized I really wasn’t enjoying the tea, and would never drink it again.

51-60 — I probably made it through the cup, but won’t be trying another one.

61-69 — Either it’s a mystery tea and I can’t decide if I like it or not, or it is one that I felt was purely adequate.

70-85 — These are the teas that I appreciate and/or like. If they are falling in this area they are ones that I would definitely re-buy, however are not ones that I must always have on hand. The good, but not the amazing.

86-94 — These are the favourites. My cupboard feels empty if they aren’t inside.

95-100 — Tea perfection!

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