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drank Love Game by Dragon Tea House
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Ok wow… I dug through my cupboard and found a TON of flowering teas! This being one of them. I was undecided between Teavana’s strawberry misaki or Dragon Tea House’s Love Game. Ultimately I chose Love Game. This is a very pretty flower. I think I brewed this too long because it was fairly astringent. However, I wanted to see the whole flower bloom and unfurl. I love watching it slowly take shape from a small 1 inch ball with tied 1/3 up to this beautiful array. There is something peaceful about it. I think I could have gotten away with 2 steeps or more since I only had a little 4 oz pot. This is a really delicate flower. It is a nice green tea with beautiful flowers!

Emily M

I feel like most of the flowering teas aren’t out of this world in the taste department, from reviews I’ve read. I wonder if there is a way to get the best of both worlds; beautiful and super tastey? I have yet to try one, but they look gorgeous!

oOTeaOo

I think its because most are not flavored teas. Some are green jasmine teas. You would definitely need to make multiple steepings of it before it fully blooms. It can become bitter if you leave it in until it blooms fully. (Like what I did >_<). If you want I can send you a few different ones! Would you like to swap with me? L

Emily M

I actually broke down last night and ordered some from Teavivre, but thanks for the offer! And thanks for the tip about multiple steepings!

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Emily M

I feel like most of the flowering teas aren’t out of this world in the taste department, from reviews I’ve read. I wonder if there is a way to get the best of both worlds; beautiful and super tastey? I have yet to try one, but they look gorgeous!

oOTeaOo

I think its because most are not flavored teas. Some are green jasmine teas. You would definitely need to make multiple steepings of it before it fully blooms. It can become bitter if you leave it in until it blooms fully. (Like what I did >_<). If you want I can send you a few different ones! Would you like to swap with me? L

Emily M

I actually broke down last night and ordered some from Teavivre, but thanks for the offer! And thanks for the tip about multiple steepings!

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I’m a medical resident who happens have an addiction to tea! My tea collection keeps growing and growing, which just means that I’ve got to drink more tea! When life gets a bit too stressful, I love sitting down to a nice, warm cup of tea.

Swap: I am always up for swapping! Take a look at my cupboard and send me a msg! I always send extras since I have too much tea! :)

My cupboard contains all the teas that I own. The teas that are unrated but are in my cupboard are ones that I haven’t opened yet. :)

Likes: chai, all types of teas, dessert teas, Dan Cong & milk oolongs, dragonwell & kukicha greens, flavored rooibos, vanilla anything

Dislikes: bitter
Allergies: Chamomile, Jasmine, Soy

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