Thanks again to Jenn for the sample of this delicious tea. Well, I’ve been feeling quite burned out on green tea lately, I have too much of it and it makes my stomach hurt at times. This tea is ridiculously good, however. I’ve found a shorter brewing time really seems to help with the greens.

Anyway, this tea is another good replacement for soda. I’ve had it hot and I’ve had it iced, it is really good both ways. My first expereince with kukicha, I am really liking it. This is a low astringency tea which can be very helpful for those of us with delicate tummies. The lime flavor really shines through here for me, both in aroma and flavor. Seems to me more like a key lime pie… so sweet and so delicious!

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Hobbies include: tea, making art, animals, vegan things, buddhism, nature, creativity, books, writing, cooking, meditation, yoga.

I am a fan of many different teas but my favorites are blacks and oolongs, chai, also like darjeeling and pu-erh. I’n always learning and expanding my horizons!

Dislikes include: bergamot, jasmine, highly tannic or bitter teas, overly judgmental and bitter people. :)

Live in San Francisco, I’m a SINK (single income, no kids) and love the urban life, but traveling out to the middle of nowhere is always fun too.

I tend to not drink things I know I will hate so a lot of my tea ratings are on the higher side. Here’s my rating system, sorta

95-100 I love this tea and would like to keep it around

94-90 An excellent tea which I may or may not repurchase

89-80 Pretty good, above average

79-70 Acceptable

69-60 Mundane – Will probably drink it if I have it

59-50 Ick

49 and below Nasty


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