SIPDOWN! I am cold brewing the rest of my sample, hoping it doesn’t get too strong, but if I had only used half of it only the munched up green tea bits would be left for the next one. Ah and I need a sipdown tonight..I need about 20 actually..I had to return to the mall today because I got my grad dress yesterday and they did not remove the magnetic tag (sigh) and bad, bad me, I had to have tried birthday cake and red velvet cake last night…so yes, I picked some up (and some Ceylon Star and Stormy Night), so now I cannot go back there, especially because it was the SAME GIRL working there when my friend went last night, and when mom and I went last week. LOL tea addict, yes, yes indeed I am. Miraculously, my cupboard is just under 100, and IT IS STAYING THAT WAY. I am on the verge of cancelling my TOMC from Verdant until I sip down more teas. Yes, I will probably do that. Anyways, see previous notes on this tea, hoping it tastes good once it is finished cold steeping :)

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Hello all, I am an electrical engineer (read:NERD :D), who is a bit obsessed with tea! I discovered loose tea in 2011, DAVIDsTEA in 2012 and it took off from there. I really started drinking/enjoying tea because it was excellent to take to class in the morning and because I can’t handle coffee! (unless it’s a really good cappuccino or latte, or decent decaf haha)

I enjoy a variety of teas – current favorites being ripe and raw pu’erhs, chinese black teas and herbal/green rooibos blends. I also enjoy white, green, and oolong teas, although I tend to drink them more in the warmer months. I have also tried matcha and guayusa, but I don’t drink them too often as I am a bit sensitive to caffeine. As a result I don’t drink black teas as often as I used to, but in moderation I can still enjoy a wide variety of teas.

Oh, and I have a severe peanut allergy and try to avoid most other nuts, just to be safe. Limits my tea choices a bit, but that’s ok. However I have tried almonds and found out I can eat them, so I have been trying a few teas with them in them.

MissLena’s rating system
(as of 04/19/13)

95+: Absolute favorite, will try to always have it in stock, and when I don’t I pine over it!
90-94: Awesome teas, will probably purchase again a few times
80-89: Very good tea, may restock at some point
70-79: happy to have tried and will gladly finish, but not restock
60-69: not horrible, but not the best, will finish if I have some though
50-59: not a favorite, probably will have a tough time finishing the bag
-50: yuck. I don’t want to have it ever again.



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