2221 Tasting Notes

reviewed Timolino (12 oz) by Timolino
2221 tasting notes

I have the one with the flat filter in it, which means that for black teas the brewing time is the 4-5 hours it takes to drink my tea. I usually use it for herbal teas because of this, but if I want black tea for later (because it truly does keep your tea super hot), I’ll make it in another container then pour it into this mug.

Sad thing is I forgot milky tea in mine, and I can’t get the smell off the rubber seals. I think it’s time for another baking soda soak, and maybe a vinegar or bleach soak as well. :/


What’s the flat filter? You don’t have a steeping basket?
Hope you were able to clean the seals!


O hai! Yeah, mine doesn’t have a steeping basket, just a flat screw-on filter. Pretty awesome, IMO. Denture tablets (plain ones) are my travel mug’s BFF as they take the smell out of anything.

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I mostly drink black tea, with some floral oolongs or puerhs thrown in for variety.

Also: A map of tea places in Vancouver. I’ve been to some of them, but not a lot. If you have any suggestions, please let me know!


Vancouver, BC, Canada



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