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drank Amandine Rose by Teavana
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Tried this for a third time. This time, I brewed 1 tsp of this plus 1 tsp of rooibos with 1 tsp of rock sugar in 16 oz of water. It was vastly more drinkable than the previous times I had tried drinking this tea alone.

The almond flavor is definitely still present throughout the tea, and the sugar enhances the rooibos and the other flavors in the Amandine Rose.

I think I’ve finally doctored this tea in a way I actually like it. I’m bumping up my score for this tea a bit in reaction, tho I wish I hadn’t had to nearly jump through hoops to make this drinkable.

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Christina

This was my first tea of the day and I had it with a bit of rock sugar and really liked it.

Debbie

I think you have more tolerance to blends than I do.

Christina

Yes, I think so… You’ll be getting a lot of blends from me, but I think they’re very good ones (they’re almost all teas I restock as soon as I finish them, so I would say they’re at the top of the blend-tastiness hierarchy. Perhaps that means they’ll taste better to you than the average blend?).

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Christina

This was my first tea of the day and I had it with a bit of rock sugar and really liked it.

Debbie

I think you have more tolerance to blends than I do.

Christina

Yes, I think so… You’ll be getting a lot of blends from me, but I think they’re very good ones (they’re almost all teas I restock as soon as I finish them, so I would say they’re at the top of the blend-tastiness hierarchy. Perhaps that means they’ll taste better to you than the average blend?).

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I’m a tea-aholic. I’ve always loved tea. It is soothing and warm and comforting. I always had it when we went out to eat as a child so my first association is with rich and delicious food.

As an adult, I’m learning to enjoy tea on its own merits, and bask in its subtleties and varieties. The ritual of making a cup of tea is instantly relaxing.

I prefer oolong and white teas, followed by greens, and then blacks. For the most part I do not like flavored or blended teas, and I never add sugar or cream to tea from the actual tea plant.

I’m slowly learning to appreciate rooibos blends, which I drink for its anti-inflammatory properties.

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