2377 Tasting Notes

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drank Irish Breakfast by Tea Cozy
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My first drink of the day might have been delicate, but I got to the office and required something strong to get me through the morning.
This tea was the solid shove I needed to get down to brass tacks and get to work.

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drank Rose Scented by Harney & Sons
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Not yet a week into my new schedule and I am already feeling worn out. Its going to be an exhausting, interesting month!
Though I was tired this morning I didn’t want an overly strong first cup, and anyway I woke up craving rose!
This was the softly perfumed floral dream that I have come to love, and I floated through my morning on it.
Ahhh.

ashmanra

I am out of this and need to reorder, but I got distracted looking at all the tea and trying to decide what else to order!

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drank Napa Blanc by Lupicia
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Ahahaha! Cue the triumphant laughs! Operation Office Tea is working like a dream. This blend, which has been sitting neglected in my cupboard for years now is finally, finally gone! I am triumphant!
Farewell, Napa Blanc! I shall never again have this tea grace my cupboards!
Sipdown!
(That’s two today! I’m feeling very productive!)

Sil

haha go you!

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drank Lady Grey by Lovejoy's Tea Room
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Its one of those hurry up and wait days. Where everything happens all at once, then grinds to a shocking halt, only to pick up again the moment you have readjusted to a slower pace.
Bleh. Tea!
I am digging citrus blends in this heat. It somehow feels more seasonally appropriate, and so I sip with pleasure. Fortunatly my office is air conditioned enough to have a nice cup of tea without suffering. (It is often on too high, in fact, making a cup of tea a survival mechanism, but not today. Today my temperature is perfect indoors!)

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The heat has not abated, and my days are now super long, with rehersal and everything. I leave my house (in the heat) at 7:30 a.m. and get home (in the heat) at 10:00 p.m. Did I mention its going to be 107 today?
So I’m tired, and hot, and cranky, and its only Tuesday, and I brewed up all my remaining leaf of this to form my breakfast pot of tea.
This blend has served me well in its time in my cupboard, mellow, with a very subtle sweetness, and just a generally nice cuppa. I liked having it!
But, in my sipdown summer questing, it is over today. Sipdown!

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drank Napa Blanc by Lupicia
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Yep, I like this best with a very light steep, 1-2 minutes at the most. I still can’t get any wine or grape flavor out of this, but I suspect that doesn’t much matter, as I am nearly done with this tin.

teepland

Hope you’re having cooler weather tonight! Sounds like you’ve been pretty miserable the past few days… :(

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So the world has happened, as it often does, very suddenly and very overwhelmingly. I have started rehersals for a youth Shakespeare program (I’m assistant director), and of course that’s not overly organized. It is, today, 109 degrees, up from 107 yesterday (110 tomorrow, I am told). Plus my normal work duties!
I require air conditioning and tea.
I almost never sleep with the air conditioning on. I usually like to open my windows at night, get fresh air and hopefully cool down the house that way. But, with the temps being as high as they are it never cools down, so last night I slept with the air on, and had the first good nights sleep in days.
My tea, this morning, was this blend, which I always found to be fruity and pleasant. It is also a sipdown, to my great pleasure. It was a lovely blend, but I’ve had so many lovely blends in my cupboard that I am suffering from blend overload.
So, this was my final cup of this (at least for a good solid while), and I hope it gets me through the day well.
Sipdown!

Fjellrev

What a badass job!

gmathis

What age kids are you working with?

Rosehips

Teens. Ages 13- 18. Its my first time directing in any capacity (I used to act), so I’m a bit nervous still, but the kids are great.

Indigobloom

I know the feeling of blendy overload! You have an awesome job, that’s amazing!!

Evol Ving Ness

Seriously super-fun job—though I see the potential for stress too. And that heat, oy! Awesome that you have air con as an option.

gmathis

Oh, sal—-oot! Fifth and sixth graders are my area of expertise…once they hit middle school, forget it! :)

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drank Irish Breakfast by Tea Cozy
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This tea brewed up to the color of a mahogany chair today- a solid, strong, blunt brew. I drank it down like a lifesaving elixir.
It is going to be a very long day, isn’t it? I am so freaking tired.

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drank Rhubarb & Strawberry by Lupicia
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I had a truly horrible nights sleep. It was so hot, and I never do well in the heat. The coolest it got last night was around 80 degrees.
I am short staffed today, of course, so I really need to focus as much as possible. Not easy, with such a bad night of sleep under my belt. I will have to pump the tea directly into my brain.
First cup was this, which I confess I was so tired as to not really even taste. Alas! Well, next time I will be more awake.

Fjellrev

Ugh, not being able to sleep because of heat is terrible.

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drank Pear Caramel by Leland Tea Co
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The caramel in this blend is the most noticeable flavor, and it really starts to come out as the brew cools down.
By the end of my cup this morning it was a warm and lightly caramel-y blend of deliciousness.

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