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70
drank Indian Spice by T2
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Guess who has a head cold! Guess who’s used up all their spices!

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90
drank Rose by T2
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I think I’ve finally sipped this down but I also have a lurking feeling like I’ve got a whole nother box of it hiding in my pantry somewhere?

UPDATE: NOPE! ALL GONE! FINALLY OMG! I really enjoyed it, I just didn’t think it would ever end

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95
drank Geisha Getaway by T2
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Back to this happy place, ahhhh! It’s been a while.

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90
drank Sweet Dreams by T2
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It’s always exciting to finish off a tea. Down goes Sweet Dreams, in goes Gone Surfing! I think I’ll buy a box of Sweet Dreams for my visiting European friends though, they definitely enjoyed it. I’ll see what they think of Gone Surfing!

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75
drank Whispering Woods by T2
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90
drank Sweet Dreams by T2
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Delicious sleepy time tea for me tonight, and a lot of nights. I only really need one teaspoon for a large mug, so it’s taking me a good while to get through this one!

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 30 sec 1 tsp 17 OZ / 500 ML

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75
drank Whispering Woods by T2
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70
drank Packs a Peach by T2
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I made a hot mug of this last night but then forgot about it, so I drank it today cut with soda water… which is how it turns out I drank the rest of it. And I enjoyed it again so much that I’ve finished my stash off in the same manner tonight.

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80
drank Girlie Grey by T2
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It’s midsummer but it’s cold as heck and it’s probably going to snow on the mountain tonight. I’m curled up on the couch with a mug of this, some freshly baked banana bread and a distressing movie. What a great way to end the week.

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Translating my ratings, at a glance:

100 — CRITICAL OBSESSION LEVEL REACHED; CAN YOU MARRY TEA!?
95 — this must always be in my pantry. forever.
90 — excellent! you need to try this tea!
85 — very good! you should try this tea!
80-70 — I enjoyed this and will happily drink it again.
65-50 — Fine. Unremarkable.
45-35 — this wasn’t the worst drink ever but I was disappointed; it didn’t live up to my expectations at all.
30-0 — I didn’t enjoy this tea and that makes me sad.

MY TEASTORY:

Grandad got me started young, white (a LOT of white) Irish breakfast with two.

I never strayed far from that until the world of T2 Tea came to Brisbane some years ago, and now I don’t know what I’d do without a pantry full of tea options.

These days I prefer to drink my teas straight without sweetener (though I appreciate some black variations shine better with milk and/or a dash of honey/sugar). I also love a speedy iced tea (hot brewed then poured over ice), and my latest obsession is cold brewing (which doesn’t make a lot of sense, as Australia is headed into winter and I live in the coldest corner of the country, but oh well).

I’d love to make a bunch of tea friends on here, especially those who can talk Aussie teas with me. I’ve recently come back from a jaunt to North America and it was a real hoot to hit up DAVIDsTEA after reading so many reviews! I wish I’d had the chance to get to more stores… but I’m happy with what I got back past customs. See those teas and my local jams in my reviews.

I LOVE:
+ black teas
+ white teas
+ oolongs
+ flavoured versions of all three of the above
+ herbal infusions and fruit tisanes

NOT A FAN:
+ most green teas
+ LICORICE ROOT (my sworn enemy) and aniseed flavours

Location

Hobart, Australia

Website

http://tasmemia.com

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