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drank Rooibos de Provence by DAVIDsTEA
988 tasting notes

So this week has been rather terrible so far. Busy, frustrating labs, job applications, homework..just busy like crazy. I am feeling burnt out and hoping I do not get sick from stress/overtiredness. Anyways, I digress.

This tea is one that I just felt like having tonight, maybe because I haven’t in a while, and it makes me feel warm and…loved? Haha, it reminds me of romance and far away places..sigh. Anyways, this was a lovely fruity cuppa to help me wind down for bed, not that I needed much help, I’m very tired. And I steeped it almost perfectly tonight, not sure if it was 4 minutes or 5, but it was just right. See previous notes on this tea :)

Preparation
Boiling

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Hello all, I am an electrical engineer (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 was excellent to take to class in the morning and because I can’t handle coffee! (unless it’s a really good cappuccino or latte, or decent decaf haha)

I enjoy a variety of teas – current favorites being ripe and raw pu’erhs, chinese black teas and herbal/green rooibos blends. I also enjoy white, green, and oolong teas, although I tend to drink them more in the warmer months. I have also tried matcha and guayusa, but I don’t drink them too often as I am a bit sensitive to caffeine. As a result I don’t drink black teas as often as I used to, but in moderation I can still enjoy a wide variety of teas.

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 have tried almonds and found out I can eat them, so I have been trying a few teas with them in them.

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(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.

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