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drank Cool Cucumber by DAVIDsTEA
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I’m really glad I decided to grab a go-cup of this before buying any for home. I found the melon in this over-powering and a bit nauseating. I had about five sips before I threw it out, and three hours later I still have heartburn.
I’m not sure why this one had such a negative effect on me! I was really looking forward to it.

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drank Cool Cucumber by DAVIDsTEA
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Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 4 min, 0 sec 3 tsp 16 OZ / 473 ML

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drank Big Apple by DAVIDsTEA
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I purchased a whopping 100g of this based on smell alone. Oops. My first brew followed the bags recommendation (4min @ 80C). My second brew was 3min @ 80C. Both were seriously so bitter I ended up dumping it all down the drain.

After some googling, I tried again, brewing it for no more than 2 minutes at 70C. That did the trick. It has the perfect amount of apple, and it is slightly creamy. It feels comfy. That smell that drew me to this tea comes out perfectly if you can get the brew just right, but this is one tricky brew.

Preparation
160 °F / 71 °C 2 min, 0 sec
Kittenna

I have a bit of my sample of this left; I shall try your parameters! I kept getting bitterness, which sucked because I could tell that there was a tasty tea lurking in there!

saamantha

I hope it works for you! It really is a lovely tea.

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