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drank Apple Crumble by Pudtea
3313 tasting notes

Sample from AJRimmer!  Thank you!  I’m extra pumped I get to try these PudTeas since they disappeared right after I saw their website.  ALL of their blends sounded so good so I’m especially thankful to be able to try so many of these.   This seems like a fairly straightforward blend – not sure how these ingredients would translate to “apple crumble” but it mostly works.  It’s mostly sweet cinnamon apple.  I think using “fudge cubes” weighs down a blend and makes it more expensive, so it isn’t quite the best way to sweeten a tea, but they don’t taste bad.  At least it isn’t just the blackberry leaf to sweeten things up.  A good second steep too.  It’s satisfying for a sweet, lighter dessert blend.
Steep #1 // 1 heaping teaspoon for full mug // 12 minutes after boiling // 2 minute steep
Steep #2 // 2 min after boiling // 7 min steep
2021 sipdowns: 3

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Hi! I love tea and trying new ones – it adds a bit of variety to my day! Books, music, TV & movies are my thing… and tea, of course.

Some of my favorite tea shops (still operating):
birdandblendtea.com
teavivre.com
52teas.com
svtea.com
teakruthi.com
harney.com
angrytearoom.com
Dammann Freres
Yunnan Sourcing
fusionteas.com
AprTea.com
Javateaco.com
Lupicia
Plumdeluxe.com
Octaviatea.com
Davidstea
eco-cha.com
what-cha.com
justea.com
singleoriginteas.com
teasenz.com
tealyra.com
whisperingpinestea.com
Mandala
verdanttea.com

Favorite tea shops (RIP):
butikiteas.com
steapshoppe.com
steepcityteas.com
aquartertotea.com
dellaterrateas.com
zentealife.com
theteamerchant.net
joysteaspoon.com
tealiciousllc.com
Rivertea
Specialteas

My icon photo is Richard Mayhew from the graphic novel ‘Neverwhere’ by Neil Gaiman, Mike Carey & Glenn Fabry.

Most of the teas listed in my cupboard are actually sample sizes. I don’t really have 2,000 ounces of tea around here! Many of my teas have only one teaspoon left… maybe two. But I like keeping them in my cupboard list for reference to what I could be sipping. Usually, I write tasting notes once for each tea. I’m still drinking them, just not writing tasting notes each time!

My dislikes: hibiscus, ginger (unless in chai), turmeric, bee pollen, charcoal type flavors

My ratings:
95-100 – Super awesome deliciousness favorites – cupboard essential
80-95 – Also pretty delicious
65-80 – Pretty good
50-65 – Okay
1-50 – Probably won’t want to sip it again

I’m planning on being a Steepsterer as long as there IS a Steepster, so if you’re not hearing from me, that means something happened to my health… if you know what I mean. (Or as evidenced by the great computer hiatus of 2019, something happened to my computer.) :D

Happy sipping!

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