Following 11 Tea Drinkers

Ian 125 followers

Hello! I’m Ian and I’m a 15 year old student who lives in Vermont. I started...

TeaVivre 537 followers

Hello, I am Angel Chen, a tea taster and tea ceremony specialist comes from F...

Butiki Teas 578 followers

My taste for tea started at an early age. As a child, I would frequently enj...

Fong Mong Tea 124 followers

Hello from Taiwan. I’m Nina J Lin, a certified tea taster, introduce you to t...

TeaEqualsBliss 1767 followers

Near Vegan. Tea Lover. Yoga. Crafter. Music. Sports. Travel. Radio. ...

Anny Oxidant & the Tea Bullie 51 followers

Loves – Bull Terriers. New love – tea! Vegetarian, Chocolate-a-tarian, Cheese...

Alex Zorach 84 followers

I’m Alex Zorach. I run RateTea and also have a tea blog, Teacology.

I ♥ NewYorkCiTEA 504 followers

I’m 33 years old, studying pharmacy, and have a surly cat named Bin. I love t...

JC 220 followers

I’ve been drinking tea for about 8-10 years now, but Puerh for about 7-8 year...

Tea and Trees 34 followers

Good Morning! I’m a currently a mom/wife/graduate student. I love movies and ...

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Started drinking tea for health benefits maybe 5 years ago-exclusively bagged tea. Usually went for various Celestial Seasonings type of stuff. I bought a tea infuser at a gourmet shop once and then I realized there was almost no loose tea available. Eventually tiring of bags, I started ordering loose tea online and I have never gone back. Initially, I was exploring all the wild and exotic flavor combinations, but now I mostly drink straight teas. I still enjoy blended teas-but prefer those without “flavoring”. Hope to learn here and find some new teas I might not otherwise find. Am a vegan, so “milk” generally means “soymilk” to me. If it’s almond, rice, or coconut, I will mention that fact.

I am new here, and new to reviewing tea. Many of my initial reviews will be from memory and may not be very detailed at all. I hope to write more informative reviews on current and future teas.

I won’t let external factors affect my rating of the tea-such as slow shipping, too expensive, etc. I’ll mention any customer service problems in my reviews. I also won’t let my mistakes in not following the seller’s recommended parameters affect a rating. I can’t believe people who say “I forgot about it and oversteeped it” and then give it a rating. If I brew outside the parameters, I will wait until I brew it right before I give it a rating.

TEMPORARY RATING SYSTEM- Don’t hold me to these numbers and descriptions-like George Bluth, I like to tweak.

90+ It’s awesome, right?? I’ll probably try to keep it on hand.

80-89 – I really like this and will buy it again at some point, but there are so many teas to try!

70-79 – This is a pretty good tea and I may buy it again based on my mood, what tea store I am buying from, and what kind of deal I can get.

60-69 – This is okay. I finished the bag. I would drink it again if offered, but would not buy it again.

40-59 – IF I finished the bag, I recall this tea thinking “Why in the hell did I finish the bag?”

1-39 – Did not finish the bag. Maybe not even the cup. Tea was given away or discarded.

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