1108 Tasting Notes

drank White Rhino by Butiki Teas
1108 tasting notes

Thank you so much CrowKettle for sharing some of this special tea with me! :D

It DOES have a really interesting combination of black tea and white tea characteristics. There is enough going on here to keep me rapt sip after sip! I would purchase some in the future, if my cupboard is ever low enough to allow it, lol.

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Back at work today and “detoxing” from all the holiday goodies with some shu. I’ve also drank the sheng a few times but haven’t found the words to write a note about it yet, LOL.

This one is much easier to describe. So clean and crisp! :)

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blacklog from Christmas!

I got to try the Zhen Qu version of this due to a generous gift from CrowKettle (I bought the oolong version, myself.) I think the dry leaf is so cute and curly :D

For some reason this is my favorite traveling tea right now so I steeped up a to-go cup yesterday for the hour drive to my in-law’s house for the holidays. I honestly couldn’t tell you which I prefer, the black or the oolong. They are both wonderful!

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drank Santa's Secret by DAVIDsTEA
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I finished my sample of this from BrewTEAlly Sweet yesterday. It was perfect!

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Very tasty Christmas Eve latte for breakfast thanks to the generous CrowKettle!

As suspected the pumpkin pie flavor DOES pair very nicely with white matcha. I drank this whisked with warm whole milk and a little bit of honey. Super rich and tasty :)


What is the white matcha base made of and what does it taste like? I haven’t heard of it before!


Basically they grind white tea into a powder instead of green tea like they do for normal matcha!

It tastes similar to white tea- soft and hay like and sweet :)

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This has been a really enjoyable cup this afternoon. Banana bread tea! It is helping me stay away from all the evil treats in the break room here at work…shakes fist at them

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drank Tamarind Pop by Butiki Teas
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Back at work today! Still sipping on this swap sample and enjoying it. I think I have enough left for another cup, too, yay!

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Another luxurious tea for my luxurious last vacation day of the year, hehe.

And another almost sip-down! I will save the last of this for New Year’s Eve maybe…


This is a perfect new years eve tea!

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I made a big travel mug of this with brown sugar to take thrift shopping this afternoon. YUM!

Terri HarpLady

Sil’s gonna send me a sample of this…can’t wait!

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Today is my last vacation day of the year! I’m spoiling myself by drinking some of my fanciest teas. I’m still enjoying this one very much. Shame I only have enough left for 2 more cups! :)

I think after lunch I’m going to go thrift shopping for a little while. I’m gonna pop some tags, only got $20 in my pocket…hehe. Wish me 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. I’m recently becoming a puerh addict.

Butiki, Verdant, Mandala, TeaVivre, Yunnan Sourcing, TeaUrchin, White2Tea and Den’s are my favorite online retailers so far.


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