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I rarely do a review for the same tea again (my original post on this is here: https://steepster.com/mastressalita/posts/396293 ) but after attempting this tea (stovetop style) a few times over the weekend I think I’ve finally perfected how I like it. The first time I made it, I had trouble getting it quite right, too. Since past and present Sara have the memory of a goldfish, it stands to reason future Sara will too, so this is for you, future Sara!

1) Use plain oat milk, not vanilla. Otherwise it’s way too sweet.
2) For a 16 oz. cup: use 2 cups oat milk and 3 heaping regular ol’ kitchen teaspoon globby scoops tea for a more “mild” profile; for slightly more kick, use 1 cup oat milk/1 cup water and 4 heaping teaspoon scoops of tea mix.
3) While simmering the tea, DO NOT BLINK. BLINK AND YOU DIE. (Or at least your chai will boil over that quickly… but I’m still sure Weeping Angels are involved somehow…)
4) Don’t even think about trying to use your gravity well infuser as a strainer. Just don’t do it. Goopy residue will coat the fine mesh and you’ll never get the tea out and have to use a standard strainer anyway.

It’s a nice chai, albeit a bit finicky because of the goopy honeyed leaf. Having tried a sticky chai now, I don’t think I’d ever get one again, since it is much easier to measure the leaf consistently and get more balanced scoops with dry leaf, and I can always add my own honey to the stove mixture to taste anyway. It has been a bit interesting that every cup I make seems to be an entirely different dominant spice flavor, likely due to just what happened to be stuck in my clumpy scoops that time; yesterday, I had an extremely fennel/anise cup that tasted like melted black licorice (I love black licorice, so I was fine with that!) while today, I’m not getting that at all, instead it tastes very cinnamon-sweet.

Flavors: Cardamon, Cinnamon, Clove, Licorice, Spices, Spicy, Sweet

Preparation
Boiling 8 min or more 3 tsp 17 OZ / 500 ML
VariaTEA

Chaiwala makes a sticky chai that is awesome, albeit not too sticky which makes measuring it easier. It’s my favorite chai.

Also, I laughed really hard at this review so I am super glad you shared it. Thank you.

Mastress Alita

Ah. This one is frustratingly sticky, which adds to my frustration of trying to get a good and consistent brew. I guess I just figured all sticky chai would have the same issues! It doesn’t taste bad, just a lot more of a pain to scoop/measure/get a consistent flavor compared to dry leaf chais I’ve tried. I know I tried sticky chais by Prana Chai at a tea festival and liked the taste of those, too (especially their mint one).

Tiffany :)

This is the first sticky chai I’ve ever had (I have chaiwala from the Toronto Tea Festival I need to try and a few of B&B flavored sticky chai that I need to get around to). Thank you for sharing this review I enjoyed it (like VariaTEA) as well :)

Leafhopper

Your review also made me laugh. :)

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65

This is the free sample that came with my advent order. Figured since it’s such a small package and I fear losing it I may as well just drink it up this morning. I actually weighed the tea (surprisingly, I actually weigh most of my tea rather than using imperial “teaspoons”), and it weighs 1.95g — I usually use 2.5g for a 12 oz/350ml cup of tea (up to 3g if I’m trying to use up a bit of leaf and it’s a tea that doesn’t tend to go super bitter on me). Using my favorite leaf-to-ratio calculator, OCTea [ https://octea.ndim.space/#/ ], dropping it to 8 oz/250ml seemed a safe choice. So hopefully the cuppa will balance out correctly! 205F water, 3 minute steep.

The package just said “black tea” but after brewing and smelling that distinct piney smoked aroma, they must have used Lapsang Souchong. I tend to have issues with that tea and avoid it as it is a migraine trigger; occassionally if it is used with a subtle hand with enough other flavors I’m okay (I’ve had some 52Teas blends that worked for me!) so we’ll see… It is a strong enough aroma I’m having a hard time making out any other aromas in the cup, which usually isn’t a good sign for me (it really does have to be subtle, if my head thinks there is smoke in the air, it flips the migraine switch…)

Honestly, I don’t mind the flavor; the lapsang is coming on the most strongly, but I’m getting a strong pine flavor that I really enjoy and the smoke isn’t coming off as a burnt or charred flavor like I get in some teas. But it is still such a strong flavor I’m having a hard time tasting anything else in the cup. I assume that the rooibos (though I can’t taste it) is at least cutting the intensity of the lapsang a bit which is probably why I’m able to tolerate this, and I am getting a little hint of the spices left on my tongue after the sip. But that vanila/walnut/chocolate flavor the tea is supposed to have? That is just impossible to taste against pine smoke. At least for me.

Pleasant, toned back enough that I am not inhaling smoke and going to get a headache, but not a flavor I’d care to have in my cupboard.

Flavors: Pine, Smoke, Spices

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 3 min, 0 sec 2 g 8 OZ / 250 ML
Martin Bednář

I can imagine drinking this tea somewhere in mountain hut after some long hike. Seems interesting for me :)

Cameron B.

Seems an odd choice for a free sample, given smoked teas are so polarizing…

teaqueen

I kind of see what they were going for here, but yeah… I feel like lapsang should just be drunk plain because the smokiness will overpower everything else. I have to keep it away from all my other blends in my cabinet because it will make them all taste like smoke just from sitting near them!

Mastress Alita

I’ve had a few flavored blends where it worked… I think the key is it was used extremely sparingly so the ratio of it compared to all the other ingredients was so minimal that it added a bit of smokiness but the other tea leaf/ingredients still carried the flavor. I’m assuming the rooibos must have held the flavoring here? Even though there was a higher amount of rooibos to lapsang (from what I could tell in this small sample) it was not nearly enough of a ratio difference for the lapsang to not completely whallop out any flavoring that might have been in the other leaf.

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Black Tea Friday! One of my 2017 52Teas blends, still in a sealed pouch. Until today.

Brewed 3g in 350ml 205F for 3 minutes, and let the cup cool just slightly. The tea smells incredibly sweet and creamy… I do get caramel, but also that coconut note I seem to get sometimes from vanilla/cream/cake flavorings. The base tea is quite smooth with some nice bread, raisin, and honey notes, with a sweet flavor filling out on the tongue. It tastes of burnt sugar with a bit of vanilla toward the end of the sip. I never seem to pick out any cream cheese sort of flavors from cheesecake teas, but I’m quite satisfied with the sweet dark caramel/burnt sugar note of the cup.

Flavors: Baked Bread, Burnt Sugar, Caramel, Coconut, Cream, Honey, Raisins, Smooth, Vanilla

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 3 min, 0 sec 3 g 12 OZ / 350 ML

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65

Decided to brew this sampler tonight after my Thanksgiving tradition of ordering gobs of Thai takeout (typically on the Wednesday before when things are open) and then reheating the leftovers, which last me days, for dinner.

This is one of those “turns blue because butterfly pea flower” herbal blends. I don’t really care about “color novelty” in tea, but I actually like the taste of butterfly pea flower and will drink it straight (I particularly like it the traditional way with some lemon juice and honey). I’m mostly used to it paired with citrus, though this is a minty/fruity blend. My blue cuppa smells heavily minty, with a touch of an herbaceous element, but I’m not getting any fruitiness in aroma. And honestly… even though there are blueberries and blackberries in the blend, I am not tasting them either. I am getting a very nice tasting mint tea, with a fresh and tingly sensation from the mints, with the spearmint being the most dominant minty flavor. I am also tasting the ginger in the blend, but it isn’t really spicy; more, it is adding to some of the earthy notes I’m getting in the tea, as well as a slight warming sensation at the back of the throat. It’s actually interesting, as I’m getting a cooling feeling more on my tongue, and a warming more on my throat… despite being conflicting, it isn’t unpleasant. Usually butterfly pea flowers have a sort of vegetal flavor to me, but I’m not getting that, either… instead, I’m getting more of an “earthiness” beneath the mint that reminds me a bit of echinacea or tulsi.

This is actually a nice “I’ve gorged myself” chaser considering the mint and ginger, which are my two main “help my poor abused GI system” teas. In the end, the butterfly pea flower really is just a “color” gimmick as I don’t think it’s doing much of anything for the blend… just a way to try to make a mint blend “more interesting,” really. But if you like mint, I mean… it doesn’t really need to be interesting?

Anyway, I’m fine with it, mostly because I’m not adverse to pea flower flavor. But since pea flower can be one of those easily aversive flavors, really no reason to recommend this over any other mint / mint and ginger / tummy tea sort of blend.

Flavors: Earth, Ginger, Herbaceous, Mint, Peppermint, Spearmint

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 8 min or more 2 tsp 17 OZ / 500 ML
gmathis

Our day before Thanksgiving tradition used to involve chili dogs and Frito pies from Stogey’s Coney Island (a local dive), but two of us can’t handle that any more. We did slightly more civilized Mexican take-out Wednesday instead. Sounds like you chose a good antidote.

Mastress Alita

I see no point in cooking a big meal when I live alone. I also have always hated cooking. This has been my “thing” for quite some time now, heh.

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Another of my 2017 tea haul that I’m trying to work through. Sampler size, still sealed (boy was it ever, I didn’t think I’d ever get the zip at the top of the pouch to come undone!), a First Flush May 2017 harvest with a May 2020 best by. I brewed western with my breakfast-for-lunch, 3.5g leaf to 500ml in 205F water with a 3 minute steep.

The wet leaves have a lovely aroma of sour fruits, lemongrass, and meadow flowers. The tea liquor is a bright, light orange color, and the aroma from my cup is an herbaceous sort of florality (dandelion?), rose, hay, strong citrus (lemongrass and orange zest), and minerals.

Mmm… the tea is very light, citrusy, and floral, and extremely smooth. The aromas are presenting in the flavors as well, as I’m tasting meadow flowers/dandelion, subtle sweet rose, lemongrass, lemon and orange zest, and a bit of malt and hay. I’m just not tasting the minerality that came out on the nose. Probably not the sort of strong, full-bodied tea one would associate with breakfast, but a lovely afternoon cup.

Flavors: Citrus, Dandelion, Floral, Flowers, Herbaceous, Hot hay, Lemon Zest, Lemongrass, Malt, Orange Zest, Rose, Smooth

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 3 min, 0 sec 3 g 17 OZ / 500 ML

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90

I was so sleepy this morning I turned on my kettle before putting the water in. How?! I started hearing a weird “clacking” noise and then a burning rubber smell, and realized what I had done. Then I had to wait a good 15 minutes to know if there was any life left in the old girl so I could make my morning cuppa.

This is from 2017, best by March 2020, but was still vacuum-sealed, so I’m hoping it has held up okay. Brewed western, 3.5g to 350ml in 205F water (if my kettle wasn’t totally borked!), steeped 3 minutes. The leaf looked nicely opened and my liquor is a slightly reddish-brown color. I’ve been a little trepidacious about any oolong boasting itself as “roasted” as I sampled a few Teavivre (through Dazzle Deer) ones and they just weren’t for me, but the aroma coming off this cup is extremely pleasant… A very chocolately scent, as well as some orange zest and a light rosey sort of floral.

Thankfully this isn’t just charcoal in a cup; it is delicious! There is a slightly earthy/mineral roasted nuts quality, with some notes of cocoa and orange zest, a bit of floral sweetness, and a slightly vegetal/woody flavor as well. Everything goes together so well in the cup and is very smooth, warm, and satisfying.

I really like this one!

Flavors: Cocoa, Earth, Floral, Mineral, Nutty, Orange Zest, Roasted nuts, Rose, Vegetal, Wood

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 3 min, 0 sec 3 g 12 OZ / 350 ML
Leafhopper

“Charcoal in a cup” describes what I think of many roasted oolongs. My kettle decided it wouldn’t turn itself off and boiled dry yesterday, and is on its way out. I’m picking up a new one at the hardware store this afternoon. This is actually decent timing, given that Toronto’s lockdown starts on Monday.

gmathis

Sounds like my trick this morning (putting the water in and staring at the pot wondering why nothing is happening when you failed to push the button).

Mastress Alita

I hope my kettle isn’t on the way out… I’m in an area of the US that isn’t taking “the thing” serious at all (eye roll) but I am also not in a very large town and don’t have good shopping options regardless here, especially considering the kind of fancy-schmancy kettle I prefer. The idea of it dying and having to wait on a new one to arrive via mail order is terrifying…

And clearly they need to design these things with the various levels of unconsciousness at which tea is brewed in mind! ;-)

Leafhopper

My kettle is officially dead. I got one cup of tea out of it this morning before it gave up the ghost, which is not really enough. Fortunately, it’s a cheap, easily replaceable model.

Maybe you can get a back-up fancy-schmancy kettle during the Black Friday sales? I agree, though, that waiting would be miserable, so I hope yours survives to make many more cups of tea!

AJRimmer

Ha yeah my kettle died a few months ago, and I boiled water on the stove until a replacement arrived. Then that one died, so more stove boiling until that replacement came.

Dustin

Isn’t there a saying about how the problem with making coffee in the morning is you have to make it before you’ve had coffee? Or maybe it was a friend that said that. I think the same idea applies to tea.

Mastress Alita

Wise friend, and very true!

Leafhopper

AJRimmer, you seem to have bad luck with kettles. Mine typically last between one and two years, but then again, I get the cheap ones.

I just got home with a replacement kettle and will be making my second cup of tea shortly.

tea-sipper

So many breaking kettles. I like my cheapo Bodum. I can get them to last for years, using it three times a day usually:
https://www.target.com/p/bodum-bistro-electric-water-kettle/-/A-50562814?preselect=21561839#lnk=sametab
The first Bodum was vintage from my Gram about 15 years ago, and I’ve only had to buy two Bodums since the vintage one finally broke. Good enough for me!

Mastress Alita

My kettle is still working fine so far. It just didn’t for about 15-20 minutes after “the incident”. But I insist on having a froo-froo temperature control kettle. :-P

Leafhopper

Tea-sipper, I typically do one gongfu session per day, which produces ten to fourteen small cups of tea. Since I do two steeps at once, I might use my kettle seven times for that session alone, plus whatever other teas I drink Western style. Not surprisingly, I go through kettles quickly.

Mastress Alita, I’m glad your fancy kettle is still working! :)

Dustin

I’m on my third Breville kettle and when this one breaks like the others, I’m switching to a different brand.

Cameron B.

@Dustin – I use the Cuisinart PerfecTemp kettle and love it, haven’t had any issues yet over several years.

Dustin

I’m kind of in hate with Cuisinart right now. I just had a Cuisinart toaster oven/air fryer die within their two year warranty and they wouldn’t honor their warranty or offer any help because I couldn’t find the receipt. Maybe my hate for them will have worn off by the time this kettle dies.

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That charcoal-infused matcha really put my GI through the ringer today, so tonight I’m sticking to mint and ginger… and saw this mint-flavored herbal tea powder sampler. The last rooibos-based tea powder I tried from B&B I really didn’t like, because I didn’t like how the rooibos flavor came out in powdered form… but I blended this up in vanilla oat milk and it just smells very sweet and minty, like peppermint candy from the blend of the vanilla and mint aromas.

Mmm… I’m happy to say I’m not tasting that strong rooibos taste here! Maybe using a sweet milk is cutting through it, or maybe it’s just from the flavorings, I’m not sure. Minty and sweet; I do pick up the sticky sweetness of licorice root, which I know is one of those flavors a lot of people hate (I am not one of them, though). There is a little bit of a nutty flavor here as well (which I assume is probably from the maca/rooibos base) but it isn’t coming off as particularly earthy or herbaceous. And the powder frothed up nicely in the cup, too… Every now and then I’ll get a sip with a slightly powdery-feeling texture, but it isn’t really unpleasant, and definitely not that really awful sandy/gritty feeling I was getting from the Black Magic Matcha.

Redemption. I am really liking this one! If B&B’s tea powder tins weren’t so expensive, I would consider adding this one to my cupboard.

Flavors: Candy, Creamy, Licorice, Mint, Nutty, Sweet

Preparation
1 tsp 16 OZ / 473 ML
Roswell Strange

IIRC this was one that I was really pleasantly surprised by – and quite good as a latte too, I think.

Mastress Alita

I drank this as a latte; I tend to not like the texture of tea powders in water.

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Thus far, I’ve only had really bad separation/texture issues with B&B’s “non-matcha” tea powders, but this one… oh man. Even though this is one of their matcha matchas, this had the worst mouthfeel of any of their tea powders for me yet. It was like a cocoa powder that refused to dissolve no matter how much it was whisked (I used extra creamy plain oat milk) and it was so gritty. I’ve had some gritty powders but this was just plain unpleasant. The flavor was fine — it tasted like a mild cocoa — but that chalky mouthfeel overpowered everything for me.

This was also the first time that I added my latte into my breakfast smoothie for the morning (strawberries and yogurt for a chocolate strawberry smoothie!) and that texture still held up. All the others I had texture issues with at least blended up fine into my smoothies, but this smoothie definitely still has that grainy/gritty feel to it… ah well, it’s breakfast for the morning, so I’ll still drink it…

Definitely not my cuppa. While I have used activated charcoal for health reasons before, I’m fine just swallowing it as a capsule, drinking it when it leaves such an unpleasant texture isn’t really my jam. As for the flavor, B&B has already done a hot chocolate-tasting matcha — Cocoa Matcha — which tastes richer and blends up nice and creamy, so I’d have no reason not to get that one over this.

This is probably my least favorite of B&B’s tea powder line-up I’ve tried thus far.

Flavors: Cocoa

Preparation
Iced 8 OZ / 236 ML
Cameron B.

This seems more like a gimmick matcha to me, like people would probably buy it because of the black color.

Mastress Alita

Ya, I’m not into gimmick’s either. I want the drinking experience to be pleasant. :-P That smoothie is my favorite color (grey) but that won’t make up for having a gritty smoothie waiting for me tomorrow morning, hahaha.

Cameron B.

Mmmm wet cement smoothie, LOL! XD

Todd

Oh man, that sounds horrible. Magically bad.

Mastress Alita

Magically bad? Like Unlucky Charms? They’re Tragically Malicious!

Martin Bednář

I love your playing with words :D

Dustin

LOL! Is it filled with charcoal powder? Could that be the unrelenting grit?

Mastress Alita

Yes, it has activated charcoal in it. Which I’ve used before for IBS-related issues, but only in capsule form… which I’m thinking should remain that way. It didn’t taste bad, but as Cameron put it, it definitely looked and felt a bit like a “wet cement” smoothie this morning, hahaha!

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80

Didn’t have time to make a cup of tea to take with me to work today (gasp!) but I was able to squeeze some kettle time in during my lunch break and now I have this in my thermos for the afternoon. From 2017, still in a sealed packet.

The flavor of this tastes pretty much spot on for the “Brownie Batter with Nut Butter Swirl” that I finished not that long ago, just minus the nuttier notes; it’s the same richly chocolate, fudgy flavor, with some nice cocoa and bittersweet dark chocolate notes. Perhaps waxing a little more drying on the sip than I typically prefer, but that was my own fault; lunch breaks are busy for me and I wasn’t able to take it out of the steeper on time to my preferences for blacks, making this cup a little on the brisk side. Had I managed to get back to the steeper when the timer went off, I’d imagine this would be quite smooth, and I still have several more cuppas left in my packet to test that theory.

Nice, deep chocolately tea, and with a full and thick feeling body to the sip that doesn’t have that really thin/watery feel that so many chocolate teas have. I can taste a little malt/breadiness from the base, but mostly the flavor is dominant. I might like to try this one as a latte, if I find the time for it before I use up the leaf.

Flavors: Baked Bread, Chocolate, Cocoa, Dark Bittersweet, Dark Chocolate, Malt

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 4 min, 0 sec 3 g 12 OZ / 350 ML

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I’ll admit I wasn’t really looking forward to trying this sample since it got such bad reviews here, and while I do like turmeric powdered spice blends to make Golden Milk, turm in a beetroot powder base did not sound very appealing to me. But this was a decaf “not-matcha” so I figured I’d make it as my nightly cuppa, and if it was terrible, into a breakfast smoothie it would go, along with some real matcha for the pep I need.

I am now out of coconut milk (what I typically use with turm!) but have restocked plain oat milk and vanilla oat milk, and since I would be crazy to blend anything with turm without some balancing sweetness, I used the vanilla oat milk. The crazy part is… it worked?! Because the main flavor I’m getting, against the vanilla sweetness of the milk, is the orange and it tastes like creamsicle… only a more spicy iteration of creamsicle that is leaving a bit of warmth at the back of my throat. That vanilla oat milk must be covering up a lot of sins because it doesn’t taste earthy at all. Strong orange citrus offset with creamy vanilla, and then a hit of spicy warmth at the end of the sip… peppery, in fact.

The only thing really bringing this down as a cuppa is I had the same problem I’ve had with several of the other “not-matcha” tea powders from B&B where the powder won’t blend up nicely into the drink and has left a bit of a gritty/grainy mouthfeel on the sip.

I’ll be finishing this cup tonight, and putting a different matcha into the smoothie. Not something that scratches any itches for my cupboard (especially at the kind of prices B&B charges!) since if I want something spicy, I’ll just make Golden Milk, and if I wanted something orange, their Orange Matcha actually has matcha and whisks up properly. But this was at least a pleasant surprise since I was expecting something way worse than I got.

Flavors: Citrus, Orange, Pepper, Spicy

Preparation
1 tsp 350 OZ / 10350 ML

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Hi! I’m Sara, a middle-aged librarian living in southern Idaho, USA. I’m a big ol’ sci-fi/fantasy/anime geek that loves fandom conventions, coloring books, simulation computer games, Japanese culture, and cats. Proud asexual and supporter of the LGBTQ+ community. I’m also a chronic migraineur. As a surprise to no one, I’m a helpless tea addict with a tea collecting and hoarding problem! (It still baffles me how much tea I can cram into my little condo!) I enjoy trying all sorts of teas… for me tea is a neverending journey!

Favorite Flavors:

I love sampling a wide variety of teas! For me the variety is what makes the hobby of tea sampling so fun! While I enjoy trying all different types of teas (pure teas, blends, tisanes), these are some flavors/ingredients I enjoy:
-Dessert/chocolate/vanilla/caramel/cream/toffee/maple
-Sweet/licorice root/stevia
-Vegetal/grassy
-Floral/lavender/rose
-Spices/chais
-Fruity
-Tropical/pineapple/coconut
-Bergamot (in moderation)
-Roasted/nutty
-Tart/tangy/hibiscus/rosehip

Disliked Flavors:

There are not many flavors or ingredients that I don’t like. These include:
-Bananas/banana flavoring
-Smoke-scented teas/heavy smoke flavors (migraine trigger)
-Perfumey teas/extremely heavy floral aromas (migraine trigger)
-Gingko biloba (migraine trigger)
-Chamomile (used in blends as a background note/paired with stronger flavors is okay)
-Extremely spicy/heated teas
-Medicinal flavors/Ginseng
-Metallic flavors
-Overly strong artificial flavorings

With the exception of bananas and migraine triggers, I’ll pretty much try any tea at least once!

Steeping Parameters:

I drink tea in a variety of ways! For hot brews, I mostly drink my teas brewed in the western style without additions, and for iced tea, I drink teas mostly brewed in the cold brew style without additions. Occassionally I’ll change that up. I use the https://octea.ndim.space/#/ app for water-to-tea ratios and use steep times to my preferences.

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90-100 – Top tier tea! These teas are among my personal favorites, and typically I like to keep them stocked in my cupboards at all times, if possible!

70-89 – These are teas that I personally found very enjoyable, but I may or may not feel inclined to keep them in stock.

50-69 – Teas that fall in this range I enjoyed, but found either average, lacking in some way, or I’ve had a similar tea that “did it better.”

21-49 – Teas in this range I didn’t enjoy, for one reason or another. I may or may not finish them off, depending on their ranking, and feel no inclination to restock them.

20-1 – Blech! My Tea Hall of Shame. These are the teas that most likely saw the bottom of my garbage can, because I’d feel guilty to pass them onto someone else.

Note that I only journal a tea once, not every time I drink a cup of it. If my opinion of a tea drastically changes since my original review, I will journal the tea again with an updated opinion and change my rating. Occassionally I revisit a tea I’ve reviewed before after a year or more has passed.

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