drank Laoshan White by Verdant Tea
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Had a few steeps of this with my mom this morning! She came in for tea and to go for lunch. She wanted something with a bit of caffeine, so I made this, starting with a 10 second steep and adding 5, in my tiny 6 oz cups with my brew basket. The caffeine didn’t really wake her up in this one because it is so nice and light haha. This tea is as delicious as ever, for me, snap peas were the main flavor, and the sugary aftertaste perfect. Mom thought it was pretty good too, very mild but she noted it tasted like there was honey dissolved in it.

We had a nice little visit over this tea, then went Famoso, the Italian pizza restaurant nearby. Had pizza, tomato soup, and gelato! A very good lunch, but now I miss her and wish we could have talked longer! Haha, visits are always too short :(

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Hello all, I’m a newly graduated electrical engineer as of 2013 (read:NERD :D), who is a bit obsessed with tea! I discovered loose tea in 2011, DAVIDsTEA in 2012 and it took off from there. I really started drinking/enjoying tea because it’s excellent to take to class in the morning and because I can’t handle coffee! (unless it’s a really good cappuccino or latte haha)

I enjoy a variety of herbal, white, green, oolong and black teas. I have also tried a few pu’erhs and matcha I am a bit sensitive to caffeine, but I find that in moderation I can still indulge in black teas and matcha.

Oh, and I have a severe peanut allergy and try to avoid most other nuts, just to be safe. Limits my tea choices a bit, but that’s ok. However I recently tried almonds and found out I can eat them, so I have been trying a few teas with them in them.

MissLena’s rating system
(as of 04/19/13)

95+: Absolute favorite, will try to always have it in stock, and when I don’t I pine over it!
90-94: Awesome teas, will probably purchase again a few times
80-89: Very good tea, may restock at some point
70-79: happy to have tried and will gladly finish, but not restock
60-69: not horrible, but not the best, will finish if I have some though
50-59: not a favorite, probably will have a tough time finishing the bag
-50: yuck. I don’t want to have it ever again.

I am happy to say that my caffeine intolerance seems to be subsiding! This is allowing me to try a wider variety of teas :)



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