This one has such a low steeping temperature. I was getting impatient waiting for the thermometer to beep. Dry, this one smelled quite sweet, but not in a sickening way. Steeped, it still smells sweet, but the scent has changed slightly and it’s reminding me of something I can’t quite put my finger on.

Hmm. From the sweet scent I was expecting more. The taste is a bit like sugared warm water. Hopefully something more comes through as it cools.

Thanks for sharing MirandaGou!

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Lover of tea, animals, the ocean (http://eastcoastbest.tumblr.com/), science, yoga, travel, and all things summer.

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I love black teas. I pretty well always drink my tea straight. I’m also fond of herbals, but they rarely make my permanent collection. I prefer my tea hot, but occasionally I’ll cold brew.

Oolongs I enjoy, but I’m not generally in the mood for them. I only truly enjoy subtly flavoured greens. Whites have to be pretty amazing (see Butiki’s White Rhino).

Pu’erhs, rooibos (specifically red, I’m more open to green), honeybush, and matés are not my favourite. I tend to avoid them altogether unless others find them so amazing it would be a travesty to not at least try.

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Creaminess, toffee, cacao (true dark chocolate flavour), coconut (true dark coconut flavour), and rhubarb. I’m open to flavoured teas but they can’t be cloying or fake/candy like.

Dislikes:
Any smokiness, bergamot, flowers (rose and jasmine), hibiscus is hit and miss.

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