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Yum, this does pretty good in a travel mug! Speaking of which, I might be needing a new one soon, my current timolino is getting tainted by different teas on the rubber seal and makes most of my teas taste a bit more off.

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Cavocorax

Yeah I’ve had a bit of trouble with my timoline. Everything tastes off, but I don’t really want to give up and just use it for coffee. :|

Shmiracles

noooo i love my timolino! i don’t want there to be a problem :( maybe i’ll soak the lid parts in some natural cleanser on a regular basis? to help keep this from happening? humph.

ashmanra

Would baking soda help? Then airing it?

Cavocorax

That’s my next move!

MissLena

I’ve tried baking soda a bit but might not have left it on long enough, I’ll have to try it again sometime. I absolutely love this mug haha it has lasted over a year with heavy use, so I might just buy a new one, the investment is definitely worth it. It’s super annoying that it’s just the rubber pieces that retain the smells of different teas, I’d definitely try soaking it regularly Shmiracles, try to prevent it if possible! :)

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Cavocorax

Yeah I’ve had a bit of trouble with my timoline. Everything tastes off, but I don’t really want to give up and just use it for coffee. :|

Shmiracles

noooo i love my timolino! i don’t want there to be a problem :( maybe i’ll soak the lid parts in some natural cleanser on a regular basis? to help keep this from happening? humph.

ashmanra

Would baking soda help? Then airing it?

Cavocorax

That’s my next move!

MissLena

I’ve tried baking soda a bit but might not have left it on long enough, I’ll have to try it again sometime. I absolutely love this mug haha it has lasted over a year with heavy use, so I might just buy a new one, the investment is definitely worth it. It’s super annoying that it’s just the rubber pieces that retain the smells of different teas, I’d definitely try soaking it regularly Shmiracles, try to prevent it if possible! :)

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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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