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Finishing the last of this package, too!
Steeped for a long time. Talk about a really dark, green tea!

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drank Lady Grey by Twinings
1794 tasting notes

Drinking the last of this tin of tea! Which also happens to be the last of the flat of six tins I bought, two summers ago. Whew, that was a lot of tea!

Jillian

You must really like this one.

Spencer

I used to love this tea. Not as much, now, and I will not be ordering more than a tin, if I restock.

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90

Just finished my sample of this. It was a tasty, semi-rich shou. Worked great for a morning cuppa at work.

Edit: I suppose I should rate, based on my personal enjoyment. Hmmm…90/100.

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drank Toasted Walnut by DAVIDsTEA
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Bit of sweetness and some good walnut + green tea taste.

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drank Quangzhou Milk Oolong by DAVIDsTEA
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Tasty, but not much for milky aroma, and the flavor – while good – is not up to par with most milk oolongs available.

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drank Forever Nuts by DAVIDsTEA
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#24DaysOfTea Day 1 – The apple-cinnamon taste is pretty good, and this makes a pleasant herbal blend. I know the nut is almonds, but it reminds me of walnuts for some reason. For the first cup, I steeped it at 7 minutes. Then, in the second cup, I resteeped the same blend, plus some Sungma Classic SFTGFOP1 from Tea Time for a bit of a nutty caffeine hit. Despite the resteep, the nutty aromas are still there, and the apple-cinnamon is a good accompaniment to the light black tea.

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92

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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“I love trading tea and trying new teas. My favourites are oolong (mainly Chinese) and pu’erh.
Will gladly talk all day about tea.”

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.

Still more than glad to talk about tea – anytime, anywhere, anyplace.
Additionally, if fountain pens, books, music, or computers are on the discussion list…

My ratings, this “personal enjoyment scale” about which I talk, are just that – based on how much I enjoyed the tea. I might have enjoyed it immensely, yet do not keep it stocked for various reasons. On the flip side, I have a few teas that are “good” but not “great,” which I keep stocked for various reasons.

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