Share Your Orders Thread

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Kittenna said

Um, whoops. Saw that Verdant’s new TGYs were nearly gone, and placed an order for 2 oz. of each, and a sample of Xingyang Silk Road Spice. Bad me…

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Nik select said

Well, you knew it was coming. I might have been able to maintain my resolve if Terri hadn’t broken down, but even that is kind of doubtful. So here it is, my very first Red Leaf Tea order.

- Caramel matcha. Small (30g), Starter (basic grade), Distinctive flavour.
- Tiramisu matcha. Small (30g), Starter (basic grade), Distinctive flavour.

I have to admit, I’m looking forward to putting one of my new kitchen gadgets to use with this. I have this milk frother thing that I’ve never used, and I think it might work well for this purpose.

Alphakitty said

Welcome to the dark side! BWAHAHA. But seriously, I bet you will LOVE the caramel matcha, it’s just… so good. So so good.

Nik select said

I’m looking forward to it. =)

Ohh… I want that milk cafe! That might end up on my birthday wish list for next year! It will take a while for me to come up with a justification for it, because I don’t have lattes as often as I drink tea. So, it was easy to justify the Breville One Touch because, I drink a lot of tea every single day. It is the most used appliance in the house second only to the fridge which is constantly running. So, that was a worthwhile purchase. But this … is a bit spendy but I really want it and I might have more lattes if lattes were easier. So… see, I’m working on the justification thing as we speak…

Nik select said

Oh, man, you sound like me: I can justify almost anything. :D I was also thinking of using this for the cold matcha prep:

(I am incredibly lazy. And impatient. The ritual of preparation is not a “thing” for me.)

Nik, I’ve been way out of control lately, just haven’t gotten down to posting all my purchases on this list…LOL
In fact, I feel Another Verdant order coming on soon…

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Kiaharii said

Drove through Raleigh yesterday and stopped to meet some family, so I thought I’d look for a tea shop (I have yet to find one near me that isn’t Teavana) and found Tin Roof Teas. They source teas from TeaGschwendner and another place, plus have a few of their own blends. Anyway got:

100g Moroccan Mint No. 1580 (which smells fantastic!)
50g Orange Blossom Oolong
50g Traditional Ti Kuan Yin No. 2244
50g China Lapsang Souchong No. 581 (for the fiancé)
50g Tung Ting Oolong No. 628
50g China Milky Oolong
50g Darjeeling Margaret’s Hope Autumnal (285)

Nik select said

Orange Blossom oolong sounds so good! I love orangey teas.

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MissLena said

Ok so I have been reading lots on here about Verdant, so I thought I’d give them a shot! Also love that they have sample sizes for everything :)

I got:
Mi Lan Xiang Phoenix Mountain Dancong (7g)
Silver Buds Yabao (7g)
Eight Treasures Yabao (7g)
Shui Xian Wuyi Oolong (7g)
Summer Harvest Laoshan Green (1 oz)
Hand Picked Spring Tieguanyin (1 oz)
Yunnan White Jasmine (1 oz)

So excited to try them!

Uniquity said

Enjoy! They have tremendous teas.

I hope you enjoy those, they’re all wonderful teas!

MissLena said

I’m sure I will! Ugh week til they get here though apparently.. The joys of being from Canada!

Sil select said

It’ll be between 5-10 business days to Canada sadly :(
As a fellow Canuck I share youR pain but verdant is worth the wait. Promise :)

MissLena said

I will try to be patient by distracting myself with all my other tea that came last week!

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Butiki Teas
Congou Keemun – 1 ounce
Premium Taiwanese Assam – 1 ounce
Royal Golden Safari – 1 ounce
Zhen Qu – 1 ounce
2003 Reserve Four Season Oolong – 1 ounce
Gui Fei Oolong – 1 ounce
Niligri Frost Oolong – 1 ounce
Organice Sparrow Tongue – 1 ounce
Organic Ancient Phoenix Puerh – 8 pieces
Malawi White Peony – 1 ounce
Organic Spring Twist – 1 ounce
Sencha Superior – 2 ounce
Organic Huangshan Mao Feng – 1/2 ounce
Organic Dragon Tip – 1/2 ounce

Mandala Tea
Mandala Phatty Cake Ripe Pu’er – 100 grams
Mandala Silver Buds Raw Pu’er 2008 – 1 ounce
Valley Peak Green Tea – 1 ounce

Verdant Tea
Immortal Springs Laoshan White – 2 ounces
Mrs. Li’s Shi Feng Dragonwell – 2 ounces

Rishi Tea
Competition Tasting Set
Taiwan Ruby Black (Hong Yue) – 30 grams

And my first paycheck is officially GONE!

Sil select said

Awesome orders!

Nik select said

Whoa. =)

It was almost as if I felt like I needed to make up for lost time when I had no job and could only afford a little bit of tea haha, this is my reward for landing a job! :)

Nik select said

Well I think that’s totally awesome, and I’ll be doing the same when I’ve got money coming in again (and I’ve caught up on bills). Congratulations to you on landing a job!!

Scatterbrain, I like the way you order tea!

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julesbean said

Just made my first order from Davids Tea:
Buttered Rum 50g
Pumpkin Chai 50g
Toasted Marshmallow 50g

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Gave in finally to Della Terra teas this weekend. They were super awesome with customer service and let me pay using paypal.
1oz sizes of
Chococlate Covered Strawberry
Mellow Mango Peach
Walnut Brittle
White Chocolate
Caramel Candy Apple
Oatmeal Raisin Cookie

plus 2 free 1oz of:
Mother of Pearl
Lemon Chiffon
- for a total of $30 with free shipping! Nice deal! I was tempted to go with the try me pack or two, but I felt I’d love most of the these teas so I went with 1oz.

Also did a Red Leaf Tea matcha order for Tiramisu using GC review credit.
I really need to order Egg nog matcha! I keep swearing it’s my next order but never order it!

Nik select said

Mmm…it all sounds so good. =)

Looks like a great order! I caved for the promotion as well :D

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momo said

Since there is free Fed Ex shipping, I had to get Kusmi’s Russian assortment. 25g each of Troika, which I already love, Prince Vladimir, St. Petersburg, Anastasia, and Bouquet of Flowers. Right under $5 for each of the tins shipped is not bad at all. I just wish the caramel one came in one of these samplers!

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Two orders today from two companies I have been wanting to try! Della Terra an Butiki.

From Della Terra I got 1 oz each of:

Blueberry Creme
Cafe Vanilla
Caramel Candy Apple
Chocolate Almond Coconut
Chocolate Covered Strawberry
Chocolate Pumpkin Pie
Mother of Pearl
Oatmeal Raisin Cookie
The Gingerbread Man

And from Butiki I ordered:

Pumpkin Creme Brule
Cantaloupe and Cream
Flowery Pineapple Oolong
Cider Guayusa
The Killer’s Vanilla

Mm can’t wait can’t wait.

Nik select said

[slurp]! These sound so good. I got a lot of the same ones from the same two places. =)

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RAAGGGH! Putting myself on a no buy now! (not counting matcha deals)

Huge Butiki Tea order, I haven’t actually done a tea order this huge in a long time! What drove me over was Spring Twist, I really want to try it, but hit that $5 shipping bracket. So I asked my sister if she wanted anything (she’s only purchased from DavidsTea) and she picked something, and that was permission for me to buy more and fill up the shipping price bracket!

Strawberry Oolong
Grapefruit Dragon
Organic Spring Twist
Maple Pecan Oolong
Flowery Pineapple Oolong
Peach Oolong
Watermelon Xylophone SALE!!! I got 3 of these, 2 for me, 1 for my sister who is visiting in a few weeks.

Nik select said

Mmm…there are a few in there I’d like to try at some point. =) (Must. Not. Succumb…)

ChaMei select said

I should stop reading this thread. sigh now wandering over to Butiki Tea’s website…

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