89

Additional notes: Last of this one! I wanted to steep this half of the sample differently because I didn’t feel like I had the flavor quite right. It was astringent last time. So a teaspoon and a half leads to a sipdown. I let the water cool a while and tried my usual 52Teas steep time of 35 seconds and it was much better this time (as far as I remember). Though there wasn’t any actual marshmallows in my sample, there was plenty of marshmallow flavor. I will miss this one.

It’s 52Teas luck that I just finished this one though, since this is one of the teas I get a sample of when I donated $25 for the fundraiser: http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/revive-zoomdweebie-s-tea-bar
SO getting a BIT more of this one was kind of a deciding factor! Yes, it’s only enough for a couple cups, but my tea collection really only needs a couple cups of each tea. :D

Dustin

Do you know around what temperature you let the water cool to?

tea-sipper

No I don’t, sorry. I know I let any green teas cool a long while though, rather than get astringent.

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Dustin

Do you know around what temperature you let the water cool to?

tea-sipper

No I don’t, sorry. I know I let any green teas cool a long while though, rather than get astringent.

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Hi! I love tea and trying new ones – it adds a bit of variety to my day! Books, music, TV & movies are my thing… and tea, of course.

Some of my favorite tea shops (still operating):
bluebirdteaco.com
teavivre.com
52teas.com
svtea.com
fusionteas.com
aquartertotea.com
eco-cha.com
justea.com
singleoriginteas.com
joysteaspoon.com
teasenz.com
adagio.com
tealyra.com
tealiciousllc.com
whisperingpinestea.com
verdanttea.com
thenecessiteas.com
Davidstea

Favorite tea shops (RIP):
butikiteas.com
steapshoppe.com
steepcityteas.com
dellaterrateas.com
zentealife.com
theteamerchant.net
Rivertea
Specialteas

My icon photo is Richard Mayhew from the graphic novel ‘Neverwhere’ by Neil Gaiman, Mike Carey & Glenn Fabry.

Most of the teas listed in my cupboard are actually sample sizes. I don’t really have 2,000 ounces of tea around here! I was bored one day and found out that most of them have only one teaspoon left… maybe two. But I like keeping them in my cupboard list for reference to what I could be sipping. Usually, I write tasting notes once for each tea. I’m still drinking them, just not writing tasting notes each time!

My dislikes: hibiscus, ginger (unless in chai), charcoal type flavors

My ratings:
95-100 – Super awesome deliciousness favorites
80-95 – Also pretty delicious
65-80 – Pretty good
50-65 – Okay
1-50 – Probably won’t want to sip it again

I’m planning on being a Steepsterer as long as there IS a Steepster, so if you’re not hearing from me, that means something happened to my health… if you know what I mean. :D

Happy sipping!

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