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So I have moved back to Texas and I am shocked about how much tea I need to drink before I can even consider buying another tea. Unless of course, I find some sort of ridiculous tea or ridiculous sale. ;)

To day I pulled this sample I bought from Tea Frog out of the pantry. I am a little stuffy today from all the recent rain kicking up my allergies. The dry leaves smelled slightly sweet and floral (maybe Jasmine?). I brewed for two and a half minutes at 170. The wet leaves smelled more vegetal with only a hint of the dry leaf smell. The tea is a pale amber in color and smells similar to the wet leaf. The taste is slightly astringent with the same vegetal base note, mildly nutty and slight sweet aftertaste. I don’t know if I would but this again, I’ll have to try again when I am less congested but it is a pleasant tea to drink this morning.

ashmanra

How did I miss this review? Anna and I have been enjoying Chun Mee. I love the one from Teavivre and I gave Anna one from Harney and Sons that is really good. It is really great with food and pairs nicely with sweets. Did you get any of their Chocolate Cream? It is soooo good.

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ashmanra

How did I miss this review? Anna and I have been enjoying Chun Mee. I love the one from Teavivre and I gave Anna one from Harney and Sons that is really good. It is really great with food and pairs nicely with sweets. Did you get any of their Chocolate Cream? It is soooo good.

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Grew up in Texas, lived and worked in Australia and New Zealand for a year. Now I am back stateside and living in Oregon. I drink most any kind of tea but blacks are my favorites.

“Tea is the taste of my land: it is bitter and warm, strong, and sharp with memory. It tastes of longing. It tastes of the distance between where you are and where you come from. Also it vanishes—the taste of it vanishes from your tongue while your lips are still hot from the cup. It disappears, like plantations stretching up into the mist.” Little Bee (Chris Cleave)

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