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drank Frosted Cereal by DAVIDsTEA
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I thought I’d either love this or hate it.  Such an odd blend. Cereal?! I made sure to get at least one frosted flake looking piece of the cereal in there.  But there is a ton of huge pieces of coconut.  I MUST make sure to get one of these huge pillowy marshmallows in each mug… but they hardly melted at all in the first steep.  This actually tastes like the sugariest of cereal milks at the bottom of the bowl.  And WHOA this is very sugary.  I guess I don’t really have too many issues with stevia, if it’s FRESH stevia but I think it tends to age very quickly and ruin any blend it’s in.  This is one of those blends I will have to sip down faster between the coconut, cereal, stevia.   It will certainly help sugar cravings, but I do wish there had more elements here than just sugar milk, maybe a toastier cereal flavor.
Steep #1  // 1 1/2 teaspoons for full mug // 10 minutes after boiling // 2 1/2 minute steep
Steep #2  // just boiled //  20 min steep

Roswell Strange

Do you mean stevia? (Also yes – totally a sweet blend meant to taste like Cereal Milk!! It’s really uncanny if you try it as a latte, imo.)

tea-sipper

Oops, stevia. They’re the same to me but I’ll switch it in the tasting note. haha

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Roswell Strange

Do you mean stevia? (Also yes – totally a sweet blend meant to taste like Cereal Milk!! It’s really uncanny if you try it as a latte, imo.)

tea-sipper

Oops, stevia. They’re the same to me but I’ll switch it in the tasting note. haha

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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.

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