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720 Tasting Notes

holiday teas are a holiday!
party on wayne, party on garth.

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Ho Ly Shit!
holyshit what evil and disastrously brilliant person made this?!?
it’s so delicious it’s gonna kill me.
i can’t even. just can’t.

Sil

haha

Courtney

Wow haha.

Lariel

Is it good for winter too?

Tea Sipper

Ah! Another one I must try!

BrewTEAlly Sweet

I ordered this one when it first came out! I have yet to try it! :) Excited to try it now

Shmiracles

i mean, it’s a sweetish tea for sure. and super almond heavy. but if you enjoy the desserty or chocolate teas as much as i do. then get ready to cuddle your very own resealable bag of tea. :)
i’m gonna totally order a big bag of this in a few weeks. no if ands or buts.

BrewTEAlly Sweet

I definitely love dessert teas and especially if they have almond, coconut, chocolate, or maple!

jessiwrites

I really, really want to try this one.

Kaylee

Ha I’m just trying it now and having about the same reaction. It’s fantastic.

Shmiracles

i just ordered a bunch of this!! and it probably still won’t be enough. oh Almond Biscotti erg.

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so. good.
so good!
it IS creamy and it IS coconuty and it IS slightly chocolate sweet!

i also love that this has green, white, AND black tea blended. which comes off as just a mellower even more friendly black tea flavor. i really do enjoy flavored black teas and della terra makes the best chocolate ones for my taste.
i could see myself buying a full bag next time i order. basically it’s in the top 5 of my della terra ordering list at this point. this tea suits me well.

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i just drank it cuz i had it.
a single little tea bag drifting around in the back of the cupboard.
and now it’s gone and will never come back.

JustJames

…… ya for never coming back (i truly dislike chamomile).

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my della terra order came in yesterday!
i got 10 different samples of things. we all know that their try me packs are the best thing. seriously. and it works too because i will always and forever buy tins full of my 2-3 favorites.

this tea is fun and sugary and caramel creamy. it’ll be great for sipping very very hot during a wintery day on the sofa.

MissLena

I want to order this one soooo bad suddenly. Caramel, pumpkin and marshmallow..a combo of amazing things..I want haha.

Ozli

yess DTT sample packs are theBEST.

Tea Sipper

um… WHEN was this particular blend released?!?! It sounds so good!

Shmiracles

i think this came out really recent. like really really recent. i honestly don’t know.

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i’m pretty certain that i’m gonna drink this Tasha tea fast. it’s very similar to the Sherlock blend and i drank all of that one. simply substitute Oriental Spice for Currant and you have Natasha.

somewhat related,
the hawkeye comic is great. the art is supreme. if you like comics give one drawn by Aja a flip through next time you’re at the store.
zzzzz ….sandwiches zzzz….

also randomly,
in fics, Nat always drinks tea. her and Bruce. drinkin tea. always seems to be. peaceful and balanced.

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i’ve also been saving this sample from KallieBoo! for a while now, and today turned out to be the perfect day to drink it.

the slight vanilla notes make a chai even better for me. kinda mellows things out around the edges. a friendlier chai. plus the bonus of no caffeine. the sky is full of clouds and i’ve felt a chill all day. in my second cup i added a bit of half & half, just to really turn the comfort factor up to 11.

this past weekend i hiked Old Rag here in Virginia. it’s a pretty famous hike. tina fey mentions it in her book for instance. and let me tell you, it’s hard. i’m still sore. and it was an awesome day. i drank some green tea on the summit.

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drank Berry DeTox by Yogi Tea
720 tasting notes

ah another tea from the back of our cupboard.
it’s boring.
but you know what’s NOT boring…?
VOTING!
i hope you all voted today!! (when applicable)

Shmiracles

i live in Virginia, where everyone has an eye on McAuliffe vs. Cuccinelli.

Cavocorax

That’s better than living in Toronto, where people WORLDWIDE know about your mayor. /0\

Sil

shhhh don’t talk about him

gmathis

Yep. One issue on the ballot; our kind election ladies were snacking and working puzzles :)

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i freakin love Cara McGee’s lapsang blends. she just goes for it. balls out bold. and how accurate for the brash, aggressive, and charming Tony.

remember, i am the person who pushes Cara’s Smaug tea blend on everyone, so take that into consideration. but i suspect that i will always think that lapsang and ginger make an excellent blend. The Apothecary said that her bag wasn’t lapsangy enough. but mine has a good balance. the ginger is mild, but i get a nice bit of lapsang on the nose. the blend still has a steady foot in “black tea” territory. overall, smells INTENSE but is really really easy to drink. i bet it’s gonna go fast out of my cupboard.
(when i opened the bag that first time, my roommate was all “i can smell it from over here wowza”)

at this point, the only teas i buy from adagio are Cara’s lapsang blends. and the fact that she makes them for my fandoms, and they are perfect for sipping all winter long while i read mega piles of hawt Avengers fic, is really just a bonus. a really really special awesomesauce bonus.

Terri HarpLady

I love Cara McGee’s blends as well. They are the blends I’ve tried from Adagio. My favorite was Bilbo Brew, which I am still mourning the loss of.

Shmiracles

OMG what?!? no more bilbo brew??
my sister had some this morning and we discussed how good it was on the way to work! i will have to hoard the last bit i have left! dangit!! sad.

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i got this sample from moraiwe! and i’ve been saving it a long time.
i figured it was gonna be quite the experience, so i wanted to enjoy it at the right moment.
but actually, it didn’t quite meet my expectations. i had expected a big one-two sweet and salty punch i guess. but heck the flavor still okay and i’ll totally drink it up. it’s just not as bold as i had hoped for hah.

then again, i know that level of boldness could have easily been mega gross. but eh, i’m a gamblin girl.

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THAT’S NUMBERWANG!

i have a cat named House Party 3.

i drink my tea plain.

vegan. fine arts major. bass player. runner. yoga do-er. childfree. scifi fan. e-reader fanatic. knitting newb. ADHD club member (ie; all my exclamation points are for realz!!)

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