I was lying about not having hot tea anymore for the summer. I can’t do it!

My mom asked me on Sunday to knit an afghan for my grandma to put on her bed. When I first went to visit her, she had this fleece blanket I added an eyelash yarn border to on her bed so I was more than happy to accept this task since she would pay for the yarn. Only problem is I haven’t knit in FOREVER and it’s because I always lose steam quickly…so many unfinished projects. I’m hoping this tea will be an excellent motivator since I went from 10 rows on Monday to 2 yesterday. Of course it doesn’t help that I’m busy on other things, but right now I have the time for this tonight.

This is really nice. It’s not really chocolate bar chocolatey, but instead reminds me a lot of natural cocoa powder. There’s that definite cacao flavor but without being super sweet. And I love how much cinnamon I am getting from it. Last month, I tried a cocoa mole ale, but it was waaaay too much for me so I made cupcakes with it, topping them with a cinnamon chocolate buttercream. This tastes just like the buttercream but as a tea. I wish I had tried this before then, because a slight touch of mint like I can taste in here would have made it even more incredible.

I have some in the freezer and I am so tempted to make another cup of this and pop one in the microwave! Except I just looked at the clock so maybe tomorrow.

This is very comforting, and quite intriguing. I’ve started to enjoy chamomile, and I can tell it helps bring together the flavor in this tea.

Azzrian

INdeed! While chamomile is not my favorite flavor in this tea it is wonderful!

Bonnie

This is a delicious blend I agree.

Kittenna

I have tons of unfinished projects too. One thing I did finish was a granny square (crocheted) for my Granny when she was placed in a care home with Alzheimer’s. :)

DaisyChubb

Amanda you fiend! Cocoa mole ale cupcakes?! runs to your blog oh my gahd. I’m bookmarking your blog forever!

MegWesley

That sounds like such a happy tea. I have a bunch of unfinished projects too, but I am working through my pile. I mostly knit blankets and socks, so my projects take a while to complete.

Bonnie

If I ever end up in a home…you guys had better knit me a blanket and send me some tea! You’re all my grandkids! (ooooo that sounds so gross! Here I’m looking for a man to meet and thinking about being in a home…gross!)

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Azzrian

INdeed! While chamomile is not my favorite flavor in this tea it is wonderful!

Bonnie

This is a delicious blend I agree.

Kittenna

I have tons of unfinished projects too. One thing I did finish was a granny square (crocheted) for my Granny when she was placed in a care home with Alzheimer’s. :)

DaisyChubb

Amanda you fiend! Cocoa mole ale cupcakes?! runs to your blog oh my gahd. I’m bookmarking your blog forever!

MegWesley

That sounds like such a happy tea. I have a bunch of unfinished projects too, but I am working through my pile. I mostly knit blankets and socks, so my projects take a while to complete.

Bonnie

If I ever end up in a home…you guys had better knit me a blanket and send me some tea! You’re all my grandkids! (ooooo that sounds so gross! Here I’m looking for a man to meet and thinking about being in a home…gross!)

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