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drank Tamarind Pop by Butiki Teas
939 tasting notes

Thank you so much Shelley_Lorraine for sending me some of this tea in a swap!

I’ve always wanted to try this tea. My husband and I cook a lot of southeast asian food so I’m familiar with tamarind and a big fan of the flavor. Of course, the base tea pairs perfectly with the tamarind! Slightly malty and sweet. I don’t think it needs any sugar. This one is definitely going on my shopping list! :D

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Guuuuhhhh, these are so goood!

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You bought those?!?! Omg drool!


Shh, I’ve been hoarding them ;) They might be my top fave tea of all time!

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Ha ha silly. Jasmine pearls make me feel sophisticated ha ha idk why

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drank Mi Xian Black by Butiki Teas
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Sad because this leafhopper tea is super tasty! But also not sad because my cupboard is about to explode! New teas on the way soon and its already almost at max capacity! Eep!

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Most of the teas I drank yesterday were sorta disappointing so I’ve decided that today I’m drinking only teas I KNOW I like :)

Starting with something green from Laoshan seemed entirely appropriate!


good plan! :)

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Blend Club Box sip down!

This tea was probably my favorite out of October’s bunch. All of them had some anise-like flavors that didn’t really agree with me (I HATE licorice)

Hoping this months blends are more to my liking :)

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I’m enjoying this generous sample from Teavivre this morning! This is an extremely floral oolong. Very light too. The smell is strong and wonderfully complex, but I’m finding the flavor a little weak for my personal tastes. Not bad though and I’m really glad I got to try it. Thanks Teavivre!

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I finally opened this sencha! I was trying to finish my Sencha Fukamidori from Den’s first, since these types of greens apparently spoil rather quickly.

This is very different from the senchas I’m used to. It is still buttery and spinachy, but there’s a haylike or grassy quality as well. Kind of like sencha with some white tea thrown in? I find it interesting that this is the summer harvest sencha, because the hay notes really make me think of summer time!

There is a little sweetness but not as much as other senchas, so this one seems pretty savory to me. No bitteness at all though (I made sure to steep at a nice low temp) and very little astringency. Nice sencha, very glad I won it from a Yunomi.us giveaway! :)


Congrats on the win!

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Taking this one with me to the art fair! Getting excited!!

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I’m getting ready to pack up my car for my last big art event of the year! This is my breakfast tea of choice for good luck today! :)

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Good luck!! :)

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Graphic artist, printmaker, lover of tea.

I love pretty much every type of tea camellia sinensis can produce. I like herbal teas sometimes but I can’t stand rooibos.

Butiki, Verdant, Mandala, TeaVivre and Den’s are my favorite online retailers so far.


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