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drank Earl Grey Rooibos by DAVIDsTEA
2805 tasting notes

This tea is seriously tasty! It is best with milk and some vanilla sugar in my opinion, but then again, I’m in love with London Fogs. I think the bergamot oil is stronger in this blend than almost all Earl greys I’ve tried. the rooibos is a great base because it never gets astringent or bitter like black teas. The rooibos actually adds some sweetness with goes well with the citrus. One of the things I noticed is that it steeps very dark, about the same colour as the tea leaves themselves. The aroma is a bit floral, hinting at rose

Flavors: Bergamot, Citrusy, Floral, Orange Zest, Rose, Sweet

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 10 OZ / 300 ML

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I am a biochem major hoping for a career in research genetics and evolutionary biology. I love science fiction and spend too much of my time reading comic books. I’m a passionate keeper of spiders, cacti, and exotic plants. I eat a vegan, plant-based diet for moral and environmental reasons (I mention this only because it is relevant to which flavoured teas I drink).

I drink mostly flavoured and low caffeine teas/tisanes, but I will try anything twice. As far as pure teas go, I gravitate towards whites, yellows, and jade oolongs. I’m always open for trades and sample sales/exchanges. Message me any time :)

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Favourite flavours/ingredients:
Rum/alcohol, clove, cardamom, rosemary, pine, sage, moss/Earthy, lychee, floral, creamy, malt, hay, rice/grain, toasty, desserty, cocoa/chocolate, decaf or no caffeine, very unusual flavours

Favourite tea types
Decaf teas (any variety)/no caf tisanes like honeybush and rooibos, yellow, jade oolong, white, Darjeeling blacks

Least favourite flavours/ingredients:
Acidic/sour/tart, melon, grapefruit, bitter, astringent, smokey, sickly sweet (too much chicory, cinnamon, or licorice root), yerba mate, tumeric mushroom/fungus,

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Animal products: [confectioners glaze, gelatine, marshmallows, , natural flavour, white choc chips, caramel bits, etc]
St. John’s wort (herb)

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