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I’m not sure if I got this from a TTB or from an exchange, but I was glad to sip this down because I can’t keep buying tea until I make room.

I used ~5g (2 tbs) which was all of the sample that was left.

The brew smells floral but not like orchid. It smells a bit sweet and fruity also.

As for taste, this is very fruity, like raisins and dried fruits. Prune, plum, dark and sweet with some tannic undertones. No floral or grain notes. I really enjoy how strong the raisin flavor is, I’ve never had this much dried fruit without Earthy or toasted grain flavours present.

Flavors: Dried Fruit, Fig, Fruity, Raisins, Sweet, Tannic

Preparation
185 °F / 85 °C 4 min, 30 sec 2 tsp 25 OZ / 750 ML

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I am a biochem major hoping for a career in research genetics and evolutionary biology. I love science fiction and spend too much of my time reading comic books. I’m a passionate keeper of spiders, cacti, and exotic plants. I eat a vegan, plant-based diet for moral and environmental reasons (I mention this only because it is relevant to which flavoured teas I drink).

I drink mostly flavoured and low caffeine teas/tisanes, but I will try anything twice. As far as pure teas go, I gravitate towards whites, yellows, and jade oolongs. I’m always open for trades and sample sales/exchanges. Message me any time :)

My cupboard is mostly up to date. For a more comprehensive list, see my stash spreadsheet here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1-HjWKR3um-xEnj6HC9vMvKXOAyj_bpW5u_2ixEC20-k/edit?usp=sharing
Most of these are only tiny samples/I can’t always spare any, but feel free to ask.

Favourite flavours/ingredients:
Rum/alcohol, clove, cardamom, rosemary, pine, sage, moss/Earthy, lychee, floral, creamy, malt, hay, rice/grain, toasty, desserty, cocoa/chocolate, decaf or no caffeine, very unusual flavours

Favourite tea types
Decaf teas (any variety)/no caf tisanes like honeybush and rooibos, yellow, jade oolong, white, Darjeeling blacks

Least favourite flavours/ingredients:
Acidic/sour/tart, melon, grapefruit, bitter, astringent, smokey, sickly sweet (too much chicory, cinnamon, or licorice root), yerba mate, mushroom/fungus,

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Animal products: [confectioners glaze, gelatine, marshmallows, whey, lactose, white choc chips, caramel bits, etc]
St. John’s wort (herb) or stevia

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BC, Canada

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