739 Tasting Notes
i first sampled this tea back in mid February, but never got around to writing about it.
then i had it again sunday night. it was a celebration tea! my roommates told us that they are pregnant again!
i say roommates but they are a married couple and Oddree calls them the Little Family cuz it is mom, dad, and their little girl who is less than 2yrs old. and come winter she will have a baby sibling. Overall it’s 5 adults and a baby in a big house and it’s pleasant living :) they are seriously great people and i am really happy for them.
i’m also really excited to keep playing with babies cuz they are totally fun.
this tea has many names due to bummer copyright violation bunk.
the world is changing so fast and the corporate influence is trying so hard. but didn’t anyone bother to tell them that this is tea? it’s just tea dudes. tea.
also, corporate hegemony helps their grand plan duh.
(i know this isn’t really the same as an attempt at corporate control, but it feels like the trickle down)
they wanna keep grips on the money/power but ultimately fandom will rule everything and it won’t be stopped. cuz homegirls are some passionate people. (i just hope homegirls also keep up on current affairs so they have enough time to sell their replica models and limited edition collectibles before the food shortage arrives.)
UGH omg shutup shmiracles! (this is what happens when you stay up too late organizing digital comics and then oversleep and have to rush so you take your adhd meds without eating food haha)
every time i have an adagio tea that is on the lighter side of taste and also has cinnamon in it i love it. they also all kinda end up tasting the sameish.
not a complaint! not a complaint!
it’s just that i think the cinnamon tends to overtake many of the subtler flavors that would be in a blend. so the vanilla and almond are there yes. but pretty mellow. which is fine with me :) i really do like the relaxed cinnamon teas. that’s what it is. relaxed cinnamon with bakey notes.
i used to avoid cinnamon teas. they were always too strong. yet the adagio blends do it right.
thanks to moraiwe for doing this fandom sampler swap with me. i’m still enjoying the fruits of our labor.
i originally drank this on March 18th and still haven’t gotten around to making a note.
point is i barely remember my true thoughts on the tea and now it’s all gone.
i remember not liking the first cup very much, but then REALLY liking the second one. I think i just needed some time to sort out my expectations or something.
i’m sorry for neglecting posting about this and many other teas you sent me Cavocorax !! i swear guys i’m enjoying them all!
now. i’m perplexed. i just don’t see how my bucky/grumpy cat combo nails aren’t getting re-tumbld to high heaven. i think they are hilarious!! and um …. yup, i guess that explains it. :) self-entertainment is reason enough ain’t it. http://shmiracles.tumblr.com/post/87664905533
this was one of those free samples from david’s.
and i’ve had it saved in my office for months and months.
until today that is.
when i come in the office these days, i’ve started brewing a large 26oz cup along with 2 timolinos first thing.
otherwise when it comes to my second cup of tea, i got in a bad cycle where i’m so busy (or hyper focused on work) that i would just turn my electric kettle on, and then turn it on again 30 mins later, and then turn it on again 40 min later, etc etc until it was 4:00pm and i hadn’t brewed anything yet and i’d only had one cup of tea. one cup!!! Unacceptable!!
i’ve liked every Crush, Tear, Curl tea i’ve had. not because they are so strong really, but they almost always have the richest malty flavor of all teas. not that i’ve had many CTCs over all. but basically i should probably have some in my cupboard.
(note to self: i should also buy that Notting Hill tea from American Tea Room soon cuz it’s tasty and malty too mmm)
i had this saved and undrank for for months. maybe even a year! and…
shmiracles: hey you are into iced tea these days, and you are good at following recipes, here is a link to some tea recipes from davids. (excellent sales ploy)
oddree: HONG KONG MILK TEA. omg. making that. (snaps snaps!)
shmiracles: seriously?! SERIOUSLY!?! i haven’t brewed a new tea in weeks! and I JUST NOW BREWED my sample of that tea! (flail face palm barf waffles)
on a page of like 30 recipes that is the one she calls out
she is the most hilarious person and my bestie and we are totally synced today obviously because she is wearing press-on nails that i put hours of fun work and experimentation into so it’s obviously linked us, i mean that’s the only explanation i have at least and i’m just gonna go with it.
gonna be cross posted on our tea reviews today fo sho)
omg i never post on here any more wtf
and even right now i ran out of time and need to log off and run. ugh.
here is a video of oddree’s cat http://shmiracles.tumblr.com/post/86616074858
i bought this tea from VariaTEA yay!
i’ll write a real note later.
happy friday everyone!
yesterday i drank Chhhherryyy FAAntAAsEE….
when i think it in my head i can’t help but think the name dramatically and with a flourish.
moraiwe sent me this months ago and i’ve been totally hoarding it this whole time.
but yesterday was a Monday back to work after a long and sunny vacation week so i pulled out the big guns.
i listened to Deee-Lite at work and read a fic about Corgi!Clint (that was heart meltingly cute!) and i drank Chhhherryyy FAAntAAsEE!!!
take that Monday!
moraiwe and i agree that fig teas are delicious and to be savored. and she sent me this specifically for the figgy notes if i remember correctly.
it was a whimsical and darkly fruity cup. sure i wish i had more but what else is new haha. i delighted in every sip. thank you moraiwe!!!
PEACH for the BEACH!
Miami Beach vacation tea!
perfect choice let me tell you.
see, if you’re gonna lay on the beach and read your kindle you really need to make sure to drink enough water.
may as well take your empty plastic bottles of dasani and smart water and refill them…
- squeeze a tea bag through the spout
- fill the bottle with tap water
- put the lid back on and stash it in the hostel fridge next to the beer
- drink it for breakfast the next morning to stave off hangovers & beach dehydration alike!
- Win at Vacationing!
Oddree and i had a great time. i declare us to be a pro team for holidays.
pro. so very pro.
this tea was the best refreshing choice ever.
i’m gonna keep this habit up through the summertime. cheap teabagzzz!