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drank Red Velvet Cake by DAVIDsTEA
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Love this. So much that after I received my sample from darby (thank you!) I ran to DT and got my own bag. It’s delicious! Brings happy feelings similar to a warmed up chocolatey dessert. I don’t find this to be overly sweet or overly chocolatey. It’s delicious on a winter’s night!

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drank Bravissimo by DAVIDsTEA
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This reminds me a whole lot like Aveda’s Comfort Tea, probably due to the licorice. I got this on a recommendation from a DT salesgirl and I’m glad I got just 1 oz. only because I still own over half a box of the Aveda tea. I’m not sick and this is definitely something I would enjoy any night.

Edited to add: I think that the licorice, depending on the sip, can vary in strength and that sip may not always be so pleasant. Hard to explain but I found that around the middle of my cup I had some bad sips and some good sips. I’m in the middle with this one!

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drank Goji Pop by DAVIDsTEA
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I like this one more than most herbal blends. Despite its tartness, I did enjoy the flavor of the goji berries. It smells like a creamy candy after it’s steeped, but that doesn’t translate in flavor. I will probably reserve this for iced tea days!

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drank Pumpkin Chai by DAVIDsTEA
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drank Honey Bee by DAVIDsTEA
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I had a good feeling I was going to like this. I was looking for a mate tea to try and I picked this up on a whim at DT based on the description. I love honey anything so this was a pleasant treat for me. It’s light on the honey while straight but I added some sugar and it brought the honey flavor to life. I would’ve added honey if I had that. I really don’t taste anything added to the honey like others have tasted. I’m pretty pleased with this one!!

darby

I was thinking about ordering this but was afraid it would taste too much like rooibos as I’m not a fan of that…..what do you think?

Amanda

To me, this tastes like sweet honey tea. I don’t exactly know what it is about Roobios that people don’t like or notice right away. What kind of taste is it that you don’t like? I think it’s worth a try :)

darby

It’s the earthy dirt taste I hate – lol.

Denny

I almost picked some of this up. Instead I went with green mate and green rooibos.

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95
drank Almond Biscotti by Teavana
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Soooo good. I added sugar and a bit of almond milk. At first sip I was immediately taken in. Yummy! Thanks darby!!!

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drank Read My Lips by DAVIDsTEA
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I knew I was going to love this when I first opened the bag. It smelled like chocolate mint heaven. This is tea? I was so excited to try this!

After steeping I waited til it was cooled down a bit to enjoy it. Love the minty aftertaste and the chocolate flavor is perfect. I added some vanilla almond milk to amp up the yummy flavor. I tried it without sugar for a bit but then I’m like, “what the hell” and added a teaspoon in. It developed just a little more of that sweetness that I wanted. It’s surely satisfying enough for any hot cocoa craving.

I also want to add that the end of the cup is amazing. Has some leftover sugar down there that didn’t get blended and it’s the perfect ending treat.

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92
drank Vanilla Orchid by DAVIDsTEA
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Yum yum yum! I brewed this last night and forgot to log it. it was extremely enjoyable! At first sniff, the dry notes were creamy vanilla. Like a pastry. Definitely a foodie vanilla. I wasn’t sure if the scent would follow through after brewing but it surely didn’t disappoint.

I added a touch of vanilla almond milk and a little german rock sugar and it was capital T Tasty! Not too sweet, even with the added sweet stuff. Just perfect!

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