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My teapot came yesterday! Out of nowhere on Friday it started being tracked on USPS…in inland Massachusetts. I’m just glad it avoided this whole weather mess. It is SO cold here. I think it was windy earlier this week because of Sandy when it was near FL, and now it’s even windier because of this cold front…and it is so so so so cold.

I picked this at random from my bag of flowering teas. I’ve noticed that there are so many people who make their opinion known about how they’re just for show. Pfffttt. I would eat flowers all day long so you better believe I’ll make it and drink it, and also admire it.

This one has some fruity notes to it but obviously the strongest notes are jasmine. It’s very sweet, and the floral notes are actually quite mild. I’m not sure how to explain, it’s like it’s clearly jasmine you’re tasting but it’s not in your face, like you’re drinking perfume. The marigold lends just a bit of a different note, giving the floral taste a bit of complexity.

I love flowering teas. I also love that you can brew them so many times. And then after that’s done, I think I’ll just put room temp water in there and stare at it. And I’ve got 9 more to go!

LiberTEAS

Hurray for the new teapot!

Invader Zim

I’m glad you got your package before the brunt of the storm. I’m slightly worried about some I have coming in myself.

Nik

Tea in transit in this weather… I’m thinking it’s a new thing called “pre-steeped.” Eep!

Invader Zim

Thanks Nik, now I’m doubly worried!

Nik

Oops, sorry. :D

Babble

Glad your package finally arrived!!

I’ve never really brewed a flowering tea. How do you keep them from getting bitter??

momo

The directions even say to use boiling water, and I’ve not had a problem yet with bitterness. I steeped this one for 3 min or so and there was no problem.

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LiberTEAS

Hurray for the new teapot!

Invader Zim

I’m glad you got your package before the brunt of the storm. I’m slightly worried about some I have coming in myself.

Nik

Tea in transit in this weather… I’m thinking it’s a new thing called “pre-steeped.” Eep!

Invader Zim

Thanks Nik, now I’m doubly worried!

Nik

Oops, sorry. :D

Babble

Glad your package finally arrived!!

I’ve never really brewed a flowering tea. How do you keep them from getting bitter??

momo

The directions even say to use boiling water, and I’ve not had a problem yet with bitterness. I steeped this one for 3 min or so and there was no problem.

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