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Hrmm. Definitely not something I’m going to finish. It’s flowery in kind of a soapy way. Icky.

teataku

Hmm, yeah, vanilla and pineapple don’t sound like a winning combo to me. I’m not trying to say you should have known, though! Sometimes teas that sound like bizarre combinations turn out to be delicious. Sorry this one didn’t!

Dylan Oxford

I’m not sure what it is, but very few of the Della Terra samples we purchased have been enjoyable. It’s funny though, because they seem to get pretty high ratings from everyone else. So it’s probably just me ;)

JC

Different people different tastes. It has happened to me as well. I try a tea that has some ‘fame’ or reputation… and I just say ‘why? just… why?’ :P

TheTeaFairy

I’m 50/50 with them so far, but the ones I liked, I REALLY liked! Didn’t try this one though…

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teataku

Hmm, yeah, vanilla and pineapple don’t sound like a winning combo to me. I’m not trying to say you should have known, though! Sometimes teas that sound like bizarre combinations turn out to be delicious. Sorry this one didn’t!

Dylan Oxford

I’m not sure what it is, but very few of the Della Terra samples we purchased have been enjoyable. It’s funny though, because they seem to get pretty high ratings from everyone else. So it’s probably just me ;)

JC

Different people different tastes. It has happened to me as well. I try a tea that has some ‘fame’ or reputation… and I just say ‘why? just… why?’ :P

TheTeaFairy

I’m 50/50 with them so far, but the ones I liked, I REALLY liked! Didn’t try this one though…

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My fiancé and I are beginning to enjoy tea infusion, and it’s slowly becoming an interesting hobby that the two of us can share. Maybe not slowly… it’s somewhat amazing how much tea you can buy when everything looks shiny and new.

Tea Rating system:

90 – 100: This is a tea I will always have on hand at work, and at home. I will leave it on altars as offerings of perfection.

80 – 89: This, or one of it’s close cousins, will likely be in my cabinet at home. When this tea runs out, I will buy more. I’ll always wonder if there is something better, but be too afraid to look to stray from home to find it.

70 – 79: Definitely good, but not a clear winner. I enjoy it, I’ll finish it, but I probably won’t buy it again until I’ve exhausted all other versions of this product from any reputable retailer. Though, it may enjoy a resurrection for custom blending.

60 – 69: This tea is okay, but definitely not something I’m going to brew again. I’m going to give what I have left away.

30 – 59: I didn’t finish drinking this tea. I actually poured it out, and went for something else. I’ll still give this tea away, but I’ll do it with a warning and a plead for forgiveness.

0 – 29: This tea is riding securely towards an iceberg at the helm of the failboat. I’ve taken this out of my tea tin, and laid it on a napkin as potpurri. I do not consider it fit for human consumption.

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