746 Tasting Notes

drank Romanoff by American Tea Room
746 tasting notes

what a yummy tea. i just finished off my blood orange puerh and this is a great variation on the theme. the scent is kapow. and the flavor is a robust smokey dusky orange. like wet winter earth. it stands out. and i like any tea that has enough personality to stand out.

if you are feeling insane, and want to stay feeling insane, here is a ridiculous holiday themed dj mix to enjoy!!
i find the DJ Snake “Bird Machine [Jingle Bells Version]” song especially nutty.
and i feel that this kind of music does a lot to push oneself from a state of over-caffeinated glee over the tipping point and into a hyper crazed freak out!!!


Thanks for the rec. I’m in the mood for ridic music. :)

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my least favorite American Tea Room tea i’ve tried so far. but i still like it okay. i think it’s just not my thing is all. i’ve kinda been on a rose overload lately.
i’ll give it a rest and taste it again in a week or so.

now hey look!
my tea from Dammann arrived.
nicely done post office. nicely done.


Ahh! Hope your tea is ok!


i know! it’s really hard to not just run home NOW and investigate the contents.


Wow…that is one smashed up package!


Oh no – hope the tea isn’t too crushed!


i said to my boyfriend that it looked like someone had just sat right down on the box.
he agreed, but said he’s sure the tea is fine. then he vowed to go sit on it himself just to prove his point! haha

Tea Sipper

Oh I’m so sorry for your tea but it made me laugh to see the box. :D


Ikr! It’s such a mess that it’s hilarious! (I’ll update you on the status once I know more)


/0\ I hope the bags haven’t all burst!
(Btw, I love that you’ve linked the fan fic thread in your profile. Guess if I can’t find it, I’ll look you up instead!)


I have priorities!!
And yay the tea is all fine! I’m having a cup now and not even the advent calendars were dented. They packaged it good :) it’s gonna be a great tea day.

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drank Brazillionaire by DAVIDsTEA
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i’m about to steep my sample of this…
but, um, HOW did you all not just eat the big fat brazil nut out of the bag?!!?
idk if i can steep the nut. i mean. it looks so big and juicy….


I know! The brazil nuts are so tempting. I’m a good girl and eat them AFTER I steep them.


Smart! :-)


my favorite David’s for sure.


I tried a slice of almond from one of David’s almond teas and it was SO saturated with almond extract flavor that I had to spit it out. Kind of turned me off from picking through tea and randomly munching.

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the scent of this tea is strong kapow!
and yum and so lemon bright!
i don’t drink a ton of green tea but it’s always good to have a tasty reliable few styles around so i’m really glad i got a 4 oz tin and not just a sample.
my sister kinda picked it out and i said Yes cuz i enjoy gunpowder. i’ll look forward to drinking this in the mornings. wake up my taste buds!!


Kapow, lol, that’s awesome!


Love it.

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i like this tea. i’ll easily drink up the sample i bought. i tried this a second time this morning but was running late and kinda had to chug 2/3rds of the mug. i would be bummed about that but 1. i have so much tea that it’s okay to chug if i must and 2. this is a yummy tea but not a style that would be a fave of mine. (reluctant as i am to admit it)
maybe my next cup i’ll add a bit of agave and almond milk.

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drank Rose Scented by Harney & Sons
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i haven’t tried this tea yet, but i wanted to document that this morning marks the very first time that a new full tin of tea was spilled all over the floor.
I CAN’T BELIEVE IT DIDN’T HAPPEN SOONER we both said as we started to clean up.
we figured what with all the early morning groggy tea making this should have happened well over a year ago.
don’t worry, half the tin was still very full and the oz we did lose was actually scooped up and we may still steep it. i mean, it is boiling water after all. and i ate a donut after dropping it on the floor just a few days ago. so eh.


I’m pretty sure I’ve made tea from leaves scooped off the floor in the past.. ;-)


oh dear! poor Shmiracles, poor tea…..


You crack me up.


I’ve rescued floor tea before. It’s a corollary of the 10-second rule.


Definitely still use the leaves! it’s only a kitchen floor, yo!

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space tea!
this shit is delicious!
also, it’s not really tea it’s “beverage”. but whatevs!
it’s burny and sweet and feels so good on my sore dry throat.
i want a freakin gallon of it right now.
space tea rulez hard.


OMG I need some of these. That sounds so good, especially for hiking or when you’re sick.

Hope you feel better soon!


These sound pretty tasty…




I got some of this once at the health food store. Real honey and strong ginger, not fake either! Super good when you’re sick!!


yay i found these Instant Ginger Honey Crystals at the health food store too. i bought 2 boxes haha cuz i NEEEEEDed them.

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hi! i need to stay off tumblr because everyone is trying to spoil Agents of Shield for me and NO nope NOPE i think it’s a big episode Not gonna happen! shut it tumblr!

this tea is meh. it smells better than it tastes. and it’s not bad, but just, compared to their other caramel or chocolate teas it doesn’t seem to hit the bullseye. but i liked trying it.

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nooooooo my note just got erased :(

bullet points!
- i love lapsang blends when i feel like drinking a lapsang blend
- this is an uber drinkable lapsang blend. it has poetry.
- meaning it makes me wanna read a book and tuck the quilt under the bottom of my feet to keep the heat in. this tea is like the honesty of paper.
- so glad i decided to order it.


Poetry is good. I’d like to meet a Sean Connery type with lapsang souchong, poetry and a private jet. Why not fly off to St. Petersburg for Christmas. I’d need furs and diamonds though (on loan is ok). I want to ride in a Troika!


ooooh i just got a sample of this yesterday. excited now!


I love this tasting note.

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drank Macaroon by American Tea Room
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I’m having this with a 3 day old fancy donut that fell on the floor.
This tea goes with everything!!

I just spent a couple hours organizing my teas and putting a bunch on new ones in tins.
It’s beautiful and exciting, but now I’m exhausted.
I literally have my feet up :)

this tea was actually not very delicious.
sorry bummer town.
i think i need to just give up and keep my caffeine free tea simple. as in ginger and lemon and mint teas only. the basics.
they are what i drink.


You are hilarious (I’d totally do that too. Donuts!). :)


i mean, it’s just the floor. baby olivia crawls around on it all day, and in a battle of donut vs. floor, donut will always win duh.

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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!!)

i’m always aspiring to read more books.

i don’t care what you say, chamomile is barfaroony.
i’m so over rooibos.
evil hibiscus is evil.

some tea pictures!

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i only log each tea i taste once.

!!! SWAPPING !!!

ALWAYS interested in reducing my tea stash, so please ask if you want to swap or sample something! even if it’s just one tea.

every tea in my cupboard is swapable! (at least i TRY to keep it up to date)
every tea i have tried is listed in my rated teas.


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