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I took a sip of it hot and intended to put the remaining tea in the fridge to have iced later today. I ended up letting it cool and instead swigged it away quickly.

When I think of an Hawaiian Breeze, the last taste my mind conjures is the strong coppery and clear malty taste of this tea. I had a teabag, composed of mostly what I think is Ceylon black tea fannings. It was a bit strong and didn’t merge too well with the passionfruit oil. Hibiscus, is it even there? The tea did taste better cooled to room temp. Strange flavor combination, though.

I want to grow passion fruits something fierce.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 4 min, 0 sec 8 OZ / 236 ML
tea-sipper

Not sure if you saw my message about Banoffee Rumba being back on the VIP page: https://birdandblendtea.com/us_en/secretwebsite.html

derk

I did via email, thank you! Been unable to access my messages here once again :/

tea-sipper

Oh ok :D I didn’t want you to miss it if you wanted to grab some

derk

How’s the shipping cost from England? I’m considering one or two other teas in addition to banoffee rumba but don’t know if it’s worth it.

Martin Bednář

derk – so pick other ones too! :D
But, as their shipping site says:
Orders up to £12 £4.80
Orders £12.01 – £30 £7.50
Orders £30.01 – £45 £10.20
Orders £45 – £64 £12.90
Orders £64+ FREE

I am happy that I was able to share you this little secret guys!

tea-sipper

Yeah, the free shipping limit to the US is $90 which isn’t ideal… but they once didn’t have free shipping at all. Shipping is higher… you could try group ordering with a couple people to get to free shipping?

derk

Thanks Martin. Searching for shipping costs slipped my mind. tea-sipper, I kind of don’t want to be responsible for a group buy from outside the US at this time but I will consider it when worldwide shipping logistics are ironed out. I’ll prob just submit to the shipping cost and hope it arrives.

tea-sipper

Oh ok, I understand. Hope you find some good teas though!

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drank Jasmine Rose by Tea & Trumpets
654 tasting notes

Teabag from a local company! The bag tag has an image of a happy cow grazing with mountains in the background; SONOMA MADE. We’re known for our happy cows here.

Chopped green tea gives a hot hay base flavor. Lots of rose. It’s a beautiful rose with some vague fruitiness and a note of white pepper, light rose bitterness. Jasmine is second place, muted by the rose. I’m getting some returning sweetness.

Floral but it doesn’t go straight to my sinuses. Well balanced. Lovely.

Flavors: Floral, Fruity, Hot hay, Jasmine, Nectar, Pepper, Rose

Preparation
170 °F / 76 °C 3 min, 0 sec 8 OZ / 236 ML
gmathis

Doesn’t sound bad! And, well, being a farm kid…anything with happy cows just makes me smile.

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drank Earl Grey Lavender by Tea & Trumpets
654 tasting notes

This Earl Grey Lavender teabag was super smooth and fresh, unlike me.

The first Steepster review for this local Sonoma County, California, tea company sucks; my emotions got in the way. There are more and better reviews on Tea & Trumpets’ website. I hope to do the next Tea & Trumpets teabag some justice.

Flavors: Bergamot, Lavender, Malt, Smooth

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 5 min, 0 sec 10 OZ / 295 ML
Martin Bednář

I like the company name to be honest :)

Kawaii433

“his Earl Grey Lavender teabag was super smooth and fresh, unlike me.” lolol Silly you <3

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