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This is one tasty tea, and perfect for the mornings. I’m spoiled, because I woke up to this pre-brewed by my lovely husband, who encouraged me to partake. I’ll concede that I had my morning coffee first. This is much gentler on my stomach.
While it’s downright warm right now in Houston compared to the snow covered Northeast (I have a chuckle everytime I imagine what Houstonians would do in a freak blizzard), it’s a bit chilly by local standards. After getting down to the low 40s overnight, it takes a while to warm the house back up. So this tea is so welcome as I sit and feel a little cold.
It reminds me of – forgive me for this comparison- a really, really good version of a standard Lipton tea bag. And that’s why I like it. It’s familiar, but much much better. Yum!

Jim Marks

I always enjoy finding those quality teas that make you realize how certain lousy tea traditions started. Those darjeelings that taste like they already have lemon in them resulting in people adding lemon to lesser teas, or yunnan golds that are so sweet people began adding sugar to lesser teas, &c.

I think it is a great way to get newbies into real tea to say “look, if you like a basic black bag tea, try this, it is the same, but way better” rather than starting with either highly fruity flavored infusions or saying “here, try this 1978 fermented pu-erh”.

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Jim Marks

I always enjoy finding those quality teas that make you realize how certain lousy tea traditions started. Those darjeelings that taste like they already have lemon in them resulting in people adding lemon to lesser teas, or yunnan golds that are so sweet people began adding sugar to lesser teas, &c.

I think it is a great way to get newbies into real tea to say “look, if you like a basic black bag tea, try this, it is the same, but way better” rather than starting with either highly fruity flavored infusions or saying “here, try this 1978 fermented pu-erh”.

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Grad student in sociocultural anthropology. I drink tea while reading for my courses, and it makes the books go down easier. I genuinely like most kinds of tea – although fruit tisanes kind of scare me.

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