739 Tasting Notes

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drank Earl Grey Cupcake by 52teas
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NEEDED to have this again. So good. Just feeling so poorly. I’m now on a medically reduced work schedule but still need to work 3 days a week, which feels like 1 too many but that’s what I got. This tea is getting me through the day. Like a hug in a cup.

52Teas

I’m sorry to hear you’re not feeling well but glad the tea came to your aid.

Evol Ving Ness

Sorry that you are feeling less than a 100%. And the thing about being forced to work more than what would be good or doable for you makes me want to flip a table.

Hurray for hugs in a cup!

Kittenna

Take care of yourself!

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drank Lady Jane by Queen Mary
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I tried this, briefly, at Queen Mary Tea Room while I was there on Saturday with my Mom. It was my first choice for my afternoon tea spread. I thought it would be like the Queen’s Earl Grey since it was the same ingredients, just adding mint. I love the Queen’s flavours and thought mint would be a nice subtle addition. Instead it was MINT. MINT MINT MINT. Hardly anything else got through. I got through one cup of it and asked for something else. Nicely, they didn’t charge me for what I drank, just got me a new tea, the Almond Cream, which I now I like. A good time out with my Mom. And I didn’t gain too much weight either! It seems like you’re eating so much food but you’re drinking a ton of tea and taking 2 hours to eat lunch so it’s really not that much altogether. Still my favourite tea house.

Kittenna

It’s nice that they didn’t charge you for it! The Almond Cream sounds quite delicious.

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85
drank Almond Cream by Queen Mary
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I went to tea at Queen Mary Tea Room with my Mom this weekend and had this (and also a disastrous first tea, but the good tea note first). I’ve had this before from this place, although I don’t like it enough to buy some. Yet. Very smooth, very sweet, very nice mouthfeel. I usually shy away from almond teas since almond oil can be so very awful but this is very very nice.

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 0 sec

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91

Still my favourite vanilla tea. Darkly flavoured (if that makes sense), very malty but nicely vanilla. I didn’t feel like anything that was on top of my desk so I went spelunking in my treats drawer and found this and I haven’t had it in….a small forever. It was time, especially after the disappontment of earlier. Still very fond of this tea. Maybe if I find some coconut and put it in myself I can make myself a fantastic coconut that way. Does anyone know who might sell giant flakes of coconut as a tea ingredient?

tea-sipper

I just found this, never tried it. https://www.svtea.com/Coconut-shredded-organic/productinfo/H0075/ SV also has a coconut black tea.

tea-sipper

Oh wait, you wanted giant flakes of coconut…

Kittenna

^^ Yes, that’s what I was thinking too. Or if you’re so inclined, get toasted coconut flakes. Yum.

Starfevre

YES, that is what I want. Thank you all, I will be…finding….and then getting from….actually probably amazon but wev.

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46

An interesting tea. I don’t think I like it much though. I love coconut but the lime peel is doing something bitter even with the added sweetener. Glad I don’t have more, but it’s going into the free tea pile at work.

This was from my March 2019 Sips By box.

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94

This was a free sample in my AQTT order and wow. I should never doubt them when coconut is involved. This is amazing. I want more. I shared it with my mom and she also thought it was amazing. This is sweet and coconutty and nutty in the best way. I can’t tell you how long I steeped either of the two steeps I did since I lost track of time but it never got bitter. Fantastic.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C
Evol Ving Ness

Wow, QTT plus coconut! This is very good news indeed!

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86
drank Earl Grey Cupcake by 52teas
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Still delicious and amazing and I’ve had a busy day and my shoulder hurts and I have so much to do but TEA. And this tea is a good tea. I wish I could take it out of the cup and pet it like a cat.

52Teas

“I wish I could take it out of the cup and pet it like a cat.” – this line for the win!

Evol Ving Ness

I LOVE this one.

Starfevre

@52teas – feel free to use it in your advertising.

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drank Candy Cane Crush by DAVIDsTEA
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This was good yesterday, but very sweet. Sweeter than I usually like, which is quite impressive since that’s hard to do. Hard to go wrong with a minty black tea though. I’ll finish the bag rather than give it up.

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There is just something about this tea that is not sitting right with me. I generally like green tea. I LOVE coconut in tea. But this particular coconut tea is just not doing it for me. I think it’s whatever green they are using. It didn’t make me sick to my stomach (yay!) but it tingled along my tastebuds as almost a weird flavour I can’t put my finger on. Into the free tea stash at work it goes.

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Single, vegetarian, asexual, 5 cats. Airplane Engineer. I drink most of my tea with a bit of sugar and all the ones with a black tea base with a little bit of milk too. I’m super sensitive to bitterness and spiciness so I tend to avoid those.

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