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I am not a lover of chais and this box has a lot of chai but this one called to me. The sad thing is, it did so because it was Sherlock inspired. Seriously, these fandom blends are genius because I immediately want to support my fandoms and then have to stop myself from buying teas I KNOW I won’t drink. However, when I get the opportunity, I am still happy to try them out.

Tastewise, I get coconut and caramel with a hint of chai spices. The spices are nicely balanced though so I really don’t mind them at all. Not bad, though not something I personally need stocked. It is worth a try though :)

Cavocorax

Fandom blends are really terrible for that! I’ve tried 64 fandom blends now (or will have, once I drink them all up!) I think that makes me a sucker!

I could never get this one to work for me, and I can never remember who the Colonel is. (Ohhhh, Moran!)

221tea

I am still holding out hope that they make Mary, Moran.

Mary *MOR*st*AN*

I know the bad guy in the first episode was “Lord Moran” so we already sorta got him, but I am hoping she is the actual Moran. Moriarty’s right-hand man.

Fandom teas are the best/worst creation in all the land. I feel like such a bad fan because I don’t like the “Sherlock” blend…LOL.

Cavocorax

Oh, yes…. that’s an excellent theory!

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Cavocorax

Fandom blends are really terrible for that! I’ve tried 64 fandom blends now (or will have, once I drink them all up!) I think that makes me a sucker!

I could never get this one to work for me, and I can never remember who the Colonel is. (Ohhhh, Moran!)

221tea

I am still holding out hope that they make Mary, Moran.

Mary *MOR*st*AN*

I know the bad guy in the first episode was “Lord Moran” so we already sorta got him, but I am hoping she is the actual Moran. Moriarty’s right-hand man.

Fandom teas are the best/worst creation in all the land. I feel like such a bad fan because I don’t like the “Sherlock” blend…LOL.

Cavocorax

Oh, yes…. that’s an excellent theory!

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My cupboard has grown exponentially since joining this site and I have a lot to share. Feel free to snoop through my cupboard and message me if anything interests you – I am always happy to swap!

For me, flavored teas are definitely my sweet spot. I will most often reach for black teas and rooibos or honeybush blends but I do keep some flavored whites and greens around for when the mood strikes. I have a few herbals/tisanes but most of the time I find myself disappointed by them as they often smell deliciously sweet and then end up tasting tart/sour. I have a little bit of an aversion to pu’erh and oolong teas. I am also wary of florals, earl greys, and chai teas. I do not like overpowering citrus flavors nor do I usually like hibiscus, licorice or chamomile. I love dessert teas – caramel, vanilla, toffee, cookie, cream, and other sweet flavors make me smile. Fruits like strawberry, peach, mango, and pineapples will often catch my attention as well.

I have also realized that although I really enjoy adding frothed milk to some of my teas, if I do not like the tea with zero additives (just in plain water without milk or sugar), I probably won’t drink it. The one exception is flavored matchas which I will happily drink in cold milk if I do not like it mixed with hot water. My theory is if the tea can’t stand on its own then it is not for me and I will more than likely try to swap it out for something else.

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