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Starting the morning in a great way with a four-cup pot of this. The citrus notes are especially prominent, as I only used enough leaf for three cups and then let it sit for a longer stretch of time.

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Something quick for the after-lunch.

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drank Lady Grey by Twinings
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Drinking almost the end of this tin. I remember the days, not long ago, when I used to drink this on a daily basis. Okay, so it was a decently long time ago.

gmathis

Funny how tastes change!

Spencer

It is! The cup was still pretty good, but I am not sure I will be going and ordering a flat of six tins, like I did years ago.

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drank Oolong Supreme by DAVIDsTEA
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I got this tea as part of the Frequent Steeper program, and it was a great use of my free two ounces. I drink a lot of oolongs for my blog, and, while this is not an amazing oolong, it was a pretty solid offering from DavidsTea.

Kittenna

Heh, I used my free 50g on this one too :D

Spencer

The free 50g before that was spent on their Pouchong Oolong – equally tasty, but for different reasons.

Spencer

Whereas this one is roasted a bit, the Pouchong is floral and greener.

Kittenna

I like the pouchong, but felt more like getting a bunch of something roasty. I might have 150g free this time around…. who knows what I’ll get…

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After drinking water for most of the day, I made a cup of this, western-style. The first oddity was that I drank water for most of the day. The second oddity was that I made this western-style, steeping for four minutes instead.
It was pleasant, but not big on flavor. Perhaps I did not use enough leaf, or perhaps this would be better with a gong-fu brewing.

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This morning’s pot of tea. I have no idea why I went for this over the Winter Solstice that I intended to make.

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drank GABA Black by Mandala Tea
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Interesting honey flavors. I need a second cup to make a judgement call on this one.

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drank Coconut Red by Vital Tea Leaf
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As something completely different than Peet’s Holiday Breakfast Blend, I followed that with a pot of this Coconut Red. Love the natural sweetness.

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Started the morning with a big pot of this. I added some hazelnut flavor for something a bit different.

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The above was my bio when I joined five years ago, and I felt it needed to be updated. I still love pu’erh, though I have begun to take preference toward cooked, shou. Oolongs are certainly still a go-to tea for me, but I have expanded my horizons to begin including greens and blacks based upon the weather and how I am feeling.

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