129 Tasting Notes

drank Earl of Anxi by Verdant Tea
129 tasting notes

Mmm…I have enjoyed one pot of this today and about to do a re-steep
and enjoy a second pot. I frequently brew a pot of tea to enjoy rather than by the cup.
This tea is so lovely… Hints of citrus, flowers, and yet a bit woody…
such a perfect blend….

2 tsp 14 OZ / 400 ML

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drank Sichuan Caravan by Verdant Tea
129 tasting notes

Yanxin’s puer, ginger, elderberry, licorice root, etc. ~ the elderberry and licorice root are among my favorite elements as well as the puer. The dry version smells a bit perfumey?
, but the steeped tea is not at all perfumey and rather is rich and decadent.
I would definitely recommend this as well as order again. Thanks Verdant, for another
fabulous creation…This blend is AMAZING!

2 tsp 14 OZ / 400 ML

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A nice, bold cuppa
I spiked it with a bit of honey…
talk about Heaven…
wonderful way to start the day


This one stands up well for a solid re-steep
(2nd steep is great!)
Thanks Harney & Sons…
I love that you supply quality bagged teas…

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drank L'Abricot by Fauchon
129 tasting notes

This smells as divine dry as it tastes brewed.
A subtle apricot without added peach.
The black base is perfect; without any detected astringency.
It is lovely sweetened with a bit of stevia.
I would not sweeten with honey as I am afraid it would
upset the delicate balance…jmho…
Thank you, Miss B, I appreciate your generosity.
This tea is beautiful ♡

2 tsp 14 OZ / 400 ML

you’re back! you’re back! :D


Oh, I’m so glad you like it! Even happier to see you back, mirroring Sil’s sentiments. :)


Thank you dear friends.
still up and down a bit, but trying to keep my head screwed on straight

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drank Passion by Tazo
129 tasting notes

Sooo…Tazo calls this an exuberant herbal infusion and I AGREE
A little tart,but I just LOVE the hibiscus & orange peel …
The passionfruit is understated but contributes to a successful YUM!
I dont care so much for a second infusion and prefer a new bag evry time
for that fresh sweet/tart… that I fall in love with each sip
I am glad there are some wonderful bagged teas out there
for times like now when I am stuck in the hospital…


Feel better soon!


Prayers sent your way!


Thank you both.
I am not inpatient at this time.
I have been in here with my Dad who had a valve replacement in his heart ♡

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♡Love this Tea♡
My favorite from Steepster Select.
Nicely floral,but pleasantly sweet with just a touch of stevia.
With the second steeping I get a bit of fruitiness and honestly
I steeped this about 3 times…I simply enjoyed it all throughout the day.

2 tsp 14 OZ / 400 ML

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drank Nutmeg Cream by Butiki Teas
129 tasting notes

Not posting a number…I accidently over steeped it and it was God awful.
Can anyone offer me their best steeping instructions for this?
Thanks a bunch!


I’m not familiar with that one yet, so I can’t help you but the name sounds enticing. I hope you can find it’s sweet spot !


Thanks Suzi…I love Nutmeg…I am thinking I need to steep it shorter…
Perhaps add a little honey…? Hopefully, I can turn it around…


Just had a cup of this and it was really good. I did a 3m steep in boiling water. I added a little cream and sugar before tasting it because I was in the mood and it turned out really nice. I used just over 1tsp in about 8oz water. Good luck on your next steep!

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Absolutely elegant & relaxing.
I love you, Earl…
My reliable Valentine ♡

Courtesy of Au Bon Pain this evening.


Au Bon Pain’s Harvest cookie is absolutely delish
with my Earl Grey Tea



Rolled Oats, Brown Sugar, Butter, Enriched Flour (Wheat Flour, Malted Barley Flour, Niacin, Reduced Iron, Thiamin Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid), Sweetened Dried Cranberries (Cranberries, Sugar, Sunflower Oil), Raisins, Eggs, Pumpkin Seeds, Almonds, Molasses, Contains less than 2% of:  Vanilla Extract, Salt, Baking Soda….YIKES!!! Too bad the ONE scrumptious cookie had 370 calories….My blood sugar may be jigh tonight :-(

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Verdant’s review is spot on.
I love bergamot (here grapefruit & orange)
I have never been big on chocolate in tea, but lately
a couple have really turned my head….
This being one of them ;-D
Congrat’s Verdant…this one is worthy of Celebration!
Great for a bubble bath, reading a book by the fire or
Or just plain relaxing in your favorite cuddle nook~
This lovely tea makes dealing with these terrible low outside temps bearable ♡

3 tsp 16 OZ / 480 ML

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drank Obukucha by Steepster
129 tasting notes

This is a very fresh & clean tasting green tea.
I don’t taste the eucalyptus, pine or sorrel individually,
AND although this tea tastes slightly medicinal in a way I
cannot adequately describe… I truly like this tea so much.
It is a very nice palate cleansing tea and would be good with
Oriental foods (Chinese, Thai, Japanese, etc…)
But could easily be enjoyed after dinner and before any dessert.
This is GOOD ;-)

2 tsp 16 OZ / 480 ML

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48 yr old retired nurse from Indiana.
I have 5 kids, 10 GrandAngels,
an African Grey “Tanzi”

Some of my favorite teas are
Earl Grey,
(Super Love Verdant Blends~
Jingshan Earl Green, Golden Earl,
The Jolly Earl & The Earl of Anxi )

I also love Apricot Guayusa &
Creamy Eggnog from Butiki ♥

Sweet Dreams
from David’s Teas
Is the Best Chamomile I have tried

Bigelow’s Pumpkin Spice OR
Celestial Seasonings Sweet Harvest Pumpkin
For a Delish, yet,
inexpensive,Quick Fix.

I have recently tried a few flavored matchas from
Red Leaf Tea
I LOVE Eggnog, Cheesecake,Coconut, Caramel & Pineapple ~♡~Yum~♡~*

I love Verdant, Butiki,Red Leaf Tea,
Steepsters Select, David’s, AND
Harney & Son’s for providing quality tea in bags…
makes it so much easier to carry a quality tea with you ….wherever you go :-)
FYI, on swaps and such I would
no Darjeeling, Tulsi, Mate, chocolate
or toasted rice, thanks



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