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Wow, Indigobloom, you weren’t kidding with the strong on this one. Heeding your warning I gave it a short steep of two minutes. And while it isn’t bitter, it is extremely strong. I am getting a fermented grape note under the strong black tea base, and can definitely see wine drinkers who enjoy tea really loving this one. Me, I’m not a wine drinker at all but couldn’t resist the grape smell. It smells heavenly, but if you aren’t a fan of a strong tea I recommend doing an even shorter steep than I did!

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Boiling 2 min, 0 sec
Indigobloom

ok so it wasn’t just me! I just hope I don’t forget next time I make it…
the lady at the shop said people come from all around Ontario to that specific shop in the blue mountain village for that tea, and then ski on the side because it’s convenient!! :P

Tina S.

I think the lady lied. :D

Indigobloom

noooooooo! I shall cling to my beloved icewine tea ;o

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Indigobloom

ok so it wasn’t just me! I just hope I don’t forget next time I make it…
the lady at the shop said people come from all around Ontario to that specific shop in the blue mountain village for that tea, and then ski on the side because it’s convenient!! :P

Tina S.

I think the lady lied. :D

Indigobloom

noooooooo! I shall cling to my beloved icewine tea ;o

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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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My ratings system is based on the smiley faces above the ratings scale.

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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GTA, Ontario, Canada

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