drank Beautea by Look Organic Tea
1496 tasting notes

This is one of the more unusual teas I’ve ever tried, and when the staff told me they hand-blend all the teas themselves, that explained it. Almonds and goji, cocoa nibs and licorice, encompassed in a white tea base.

The smell is absolutely to die for, and hard to explain. Light and fruity, mostly. Depth of something. It’s the kind of tea that needs sweetener to pop though, and I had none to try it with (that I can actually use). So.. it’s pretty flavorless on its own, a touch buttery, very light.

Flavors: Almond, Fruity, Smooth

Preparation
185 °F / 85 °C 4 min, 0 sec 12 tsp 2 OZ / 59 ML

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A few years ago, the obsession with tea started. The cupboard got bigger and bigger, more swaps occurred, group buys, secret rendezvous with local teapassionistas… and that’s how you end up with 500+ different kinds of tea in your home. At one time.

Almost all of the tea was given away, sold, or otherwise shared. A few relics still remain. I now travel full time with only two carryon bags to my name. One quarter of those bags are tea.

It’s still a challenge to avoid the chipmunk-like hoarding of The Teas, yet, the lightness of being from having so little compels me more.

If I have enough, I’m happy to share. If I’m in your area, I’d love to swap, meet for tea, and explore together.

As for the day-to-day stuff, I’m focused almost entirely on Love, (yes, with a capital L), Spirit/Self, transformation, travel and my writing and speaking work.

What kinds of teas do I normally like?

YES: flavored teas, fruity, dessert, chai, and spicy (REALLY spicy).

A FONDNESS FOR: all white teas, malty black teas, any herbal or medicinal teas, strange/weird teas you can only get in one place.

ALLERGIC TO: strawberries, lavender

DISLIKES: any added sugars, grains, lapsang souchong, and overly floral teas – I might enjoy a Jasmine Green every once in a while, but unless it’s a creamy floral tea (think roses in a chai, or the smoothness of a floral note in a French tea), I’ll likely pass. Earl Greys are a hit or miss with me; heavy on the cream or fruit notes and I might like it, heavy on the blergamot and I definitely won’t.

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