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I’ve had this tea since last fall. I think it was one of my first major purchases when I started getting hardcore into teas! Unfortunately I am rarely in the mood for mint in my tea, so I still have probably an ounce or so of it just wasting away in my tea drawer. I really need to organize my tea and maybe put up a swap list of stuff I need help drinking down! Maybe this weekend I’ll get on that.

ANYWAY, this tea really isn’t that bad or anything. It sort of reminds of of a chai in a way. (I haven’t been in the mood for chai in a long time, either! Interesting.) Its really light on the caffeine front too, which is generally very good for me! I get a lot of cardamon and mint mostly. I could use a pick me up this afternoon though so I might choose something a bit stronger later in the afternoon…

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drank Pineapple Sencha by Den's Tea
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My first cold steep! I put 1 tablespoon of leaves in 2 cups water in a mason jar in the fridge over night and took out the leaves and drank it with my lunch today. Tasty!!!!

Dinosara

Yay, glad it was a success for you!

Stephanie

Yes! Got a milk oolong steeping in the fridge to try tomorrow, too :)

Fjellrev

Good to hear to tried it!

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drank Copabanana by DAVIDsTEA
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This is another awesome sample I got from Tealizzy! This is a pretty decent fruity herbal, even though its a teeny bit fake tasting. This is the kind of thing I try not to drink too often because I prefer it with gobs of sugar! Probably would be delicious iced.

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drank Tropical Mango by Teajo Teas
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Finished off my sample pack in a pitcher with ice. Sad that it is gone! It was excellent iced.

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Thanks Tealizzy for letting me try this one! I’m getting a LOT of nice vanilla bean flavor here. The black tea and white tea together make for an interesting combo. I’m getting the floral delicateness of the white with the body of the black. Not getting much cocoa flavor but I’m enjoying it very much anyway! Like the other sTEAp shoppe offering I’ve sampled, the flavoring is very natural and well balanced. This makes me want to try more of their blends! :)

Stephanie

Hey, it re-steeped pretty well too!

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I knew I’d be having a crazy day at work today, so I brought a favorite with me!

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drank Coconut Oolong by DAVIDsTEA
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Thanks Tealizzy for letting me try this one! I love coconut :) this is very nice, but I think I prefer the Golden Moon coconut Pouchong slightly more. They are very similar though!

Tealizzy

Ha! Me too! Well, now we know which one’s best!

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drank Jane's Garden by Harney & Sons
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Thank you Tealizzy for the sample of this! Bancha is probably my least favorite green tea. There is something almost fishy about it. I definitely prefer a sweeter sencha! Also not really detecting any rose here…I’ve had some pretty decent ones from Harney but this one seems to be a bust.

Tealizzy

Oh no! Thought you might like it because it’s a green. Oh well!

Stephanie

No biggie, glad I got to try it :)

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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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