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Oh. My. God.

Let me tell you about how I instantly fell in love with this tea. This is my first very smoky tea, and I was a bit “ish” about it when I realized that my cup smelled like beef jerky. BUT, when I took that first sip, I was SO surprised. There are some very obvious cocoa notes that appear just before the smoke, and it just works. The contrast between the flavours is what really makes this stand out, I would most definitely buy this.

Thank you Miss B

Cameron B.




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Ooooh my, it may be nearing the end of June, but when I put this in my mouth, I felt like it was Christmas time, oh yes. Adding a bit of sweetener really made it shine, and every sip was a glorious tribute to fruitcake. Without really knowing why, I would say this tea tastes glittery. There’s a very bright note in there that just totally makes it. Thank you SO much for sending this Miss B, you made my day.

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drank Butterbeer by 52teas
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drank St. Petersburg by Kusmi Tea
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Ok, I have never said this about any tea before, but I will just be very blunt and say that the steeped result and the taste of this tea made me instantly nauseous. I usually don’t mind bergamot and I don’t know if it’s the combination with the berries that make it so terrible but this is the worst tea I have had yet.


That’s pretty bad. :( I remember thinking it was odd and I haven’t reached for it much…


Yes, well I think the reason why I don’t like it is that the texture of the tea is syrupy and the bergamot and berry flavours together create a blend of ultra sweet and acidic, so it reminds me of cough syrup. It does not taste like cough syrup at all, but it reminds me of it a lot, and just the thought of cough syrup is enough to make me physically gag, so again…Probably just me making it sound way worst than it is :P


It must be bad if it’s worse than the lavender!

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Backlog: I am so mad at myself. I wanted to add just a touch of milk to cool it down because I had to put it in my Timolino asap and leave, and I didn’t want to have to wait 5 hours to drink it. I had no milk so I used cream. Big mistakes. Those lovely chocolate notes have just enough room to start and then the cream goes BLEHH and ruins everything. Boo.

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drank Napalm Ferret by 52teas
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Backlog from Tea and Cards TTb

You know what? This is very spicy, but less spicy than I expected. I love the feeling of the cayenne at the back of my mouth and the subtle banana taste is interesting. I actually really enjoyed this even if my mouth felt weird for the rest of the day. I wouldn’t buy it. It’s a fun tea to try once

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From the Tea and Cards TTB:

I will admit that the scent the dry leaf gives off is kind of strange, but once you get over it and taste the tea, it is actually quite light and only reminiscent of pineapple. The cilantro works well here. Very good :)

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From the Tea and Cards TTB: The aroma here is not very strong. Very light cocoa notes with a bit of caramel are emanating from my cup. As I sip it, I can’t help but to think that although I am enjoying it, there is no defining characteristics that really shine through. It has a pleasant malt taste, with a slight fruity quality but it stops there. I like it, but I don’t love it and I doubt I would every crave it, as it has nothing unique.

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I love white chocolate, and although I would much rather stuff my face with some real chocolate, the flavour is good. It is a quite simple tea, with the main flavours being white chocolate, with a hint of caramel and something that reminds me of hay, but is not quite that. Wheat maybe? It reminds me of David’s Tea’s Birthday Cake without the yucky.

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drank Assam #8 by Tealux
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Funny thing, I started writing a tasting note for Butiki’s Premium Taiwanese Assam before remembering that this was what I chose after momentarily grabbing the PTA and changing my mind. I thought it smelled different. And…dare I say it? Better. Don’t get me wrong, I drink PTA almost every day and I love it.

Tonight, I need some comfort. I really need to unwind, and stop thinking about everything and just drink tea. The aroma of my cup is especially sweet today, with raisins, caramel, molasses and brown sugar all coming through. The taste is representative of the aroma, with the addition of sweet potato and malt. I really forgot how good this is. The flavours are nice and strong, and although they meld together perfectly, they are very easily distinguishable. Bumping my rating.

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I was introduced to the world of tea after trying to find a way to stop binging on sugar at night (I have a bit of insomnia). Then I had the brilliant idea of going to David’s Tea to get some sweet dessert-y teas to replace all the crap I was eating, whilst still satisfying my sweet tooth.

And then I tried an Oolong and I was done for.

So this is me, exploring the world of tea with excitement, spending way too much money on it, drinking impressive amounts of it, and although I do love flavoured teas, I am now beginning to try high quality straight teas, and trying to learn as much as I can. I have rarely been so passionate about something so quickly.

My boyfriend thinks I am crazy with all my teas. I actually hide some from him when I get deliveries, just so he won’t panic haha. When he does say something, I just reply that to me, tasting tea is like tasting wine, and it brings me the same kind of joy as eating chocolate or eating fine food. Only better.

Flavours I Like: Most fruits, Cinnamon, Licorice, Cloves, Pepper, Caramel, Vanilla, Chocolate, Cardamom, Floral Teas, Honey, Coffee, Pastry/Bread, Smoky, Woody

Flavours I dislike: strong vegetal tastes (a little is ok), Rooibos, Mate, Lemon, Raspberry (for the most part), Orange, Lavender, Eucalyptus, Overpowering Mint,

Other than that, un-related to tea, I love make-up artistry, parrots and birds (in real life, not objects lol), crime and trial stories, flowers, baking, wine, reading, collecting teapots and mugs and stand-up comedy.

I love Dexter, Orange is the New Black, Hannibal, all reality food and cooking series…

As I’m re-reading this I can’t help but to notice how I love extra dark things and extra happy things with no real middle. Hm. xD “I like staying up to date on murder trials…and drinking tea while bird watching!” I’m NOT weird, I swear. :)


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