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drank Houjicha by Rishi Tea
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Finished this up today! Farewell Houjicha! Sad but a part of me is happy I’m finished with another can of tea! It’s incredible how much tea I’ve accumulated over the past few months-years. This one was a nice roasted green. Very warm nutty and toasty in flavor, and it lent itself to blending very well. I often liked mixing this with lemongrass, like today! I steeped this 3 times in a big mug. I might venture to purchase this again one day, but not anytime soon.

Preparation
190 °F / 87 °C 2 min, 0 sec

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I rarely reach for this since it always depends on my mood. It’s raining out, so I reached for this. It smells very earthy and dark, and I love how each mini cake is wrapped up. Very cute >_

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 1 min, 30 sec
Jillian

So how much tea does each mini pu-ehr cake make? a pot? a cup?
I have zilch experience when it comes to pu-ehr, unfortunately.

Charisma

This was my first experience with Pu-ehr! It makes a lot. the first infusion is so dark and i only steep it for a few seconds! You can make a large pot with each mini pu-ehr. I can steep this about 4-5 times with a small teapot (serving size for one) or what I usually do is steep in a regular sized mug 2-3 times. If you want a cake, I can send you one! There are so many. Let me know :)

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I made this spiced over the stove today. Boiled water with cloves, cardamom, black peppercorn, allspice, cinnamon stick… added sugar and some African Pride Tea! Then added a lot of milk and let that simmer. :) SO delicious. I love making and drinking this tea. Spiced chai made over the stove tastes the best IMO.

Preparation
Boiling 8 min or more
LENA

sounds yummy!

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drank Pumpkin Spice by Adagio Teas
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drank Chai Spice by Alter Eco Fair Trade
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This tastes a lot better when steeped for about 2 minutes. I added a packet of brown sugar. I ate baked sweet potato with this, and it tasted great together. The spices were more subdued compared to when I steeped it for longer. Also, I could taste the black tea better.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 2 min, 0 sec

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drank Keemun Rhapsody by Adagio Teas
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This is the second Keemun I have tasted, and I prefer this one. The flavor isn’t extremely strong, which I like. It has a nice nutty and malty scent and flavor. :)

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 5 min, 0 sec

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drank Houjicha by Rishi Tea
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I’m someone 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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