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Some backlog today, I got this awhile back (maybe a year or two honestly) and I never really enjoyed it. But with two ounces of it, and it’s age, I decided I may as well start drinking it down. And honestly, it grew on me. It’s got a really lovely fruity flavor to it, not too sweet but just sweet enough. Great during the summer once it’s cooled a bit after steeping.

Flavors: Apricot, Fruity

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drank English Toffee by DAVIDsTEA
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This is my absolute favorite tea lately, I feel like it gives me a dark, coffee-like, heaviness to it without the flavor of coffee. I love the density and it really helps jolt me awake in the morning (but I suppose thats puerh for you, huh?)

Today was a sipdown for this one though, so I’m definitely picking up more of this when my free tea reward comes out in October. Until then I’m on a tea buying hiatus…

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83

I’m trying to drink down my stash because it’s gotten very much so out of hand. Eventually I’ll have to re-evaluate what I’ve actually got still…

I made this iced (running low on herbals to ice and it’s too hot for traditional tea) and it’s lovely. I’ve started making iced tea by the pitcher since it’s just so much easier that way, but it also ends up using more tea leaves, for better or for worse. I’m just glad to be finally making a decent dent in the stash!

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drank Southern Sunrise by T2
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I had this a very long time ago but I got it as part of the T2 fruit sampler and I really enjoyed it. It was very tart and the citrusy notes were perfect.

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drank Lemon Pound Cake by DAVIDsTEA
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drank Live Wire Lemon by DAVIDsTEA
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Sipdown on this one today… I picked this up on a whim about a month ago and I’ve been slowly drinking it down. I love the lemon and ginger and since it’s yaupon it doesn’t give me headaches (yay!) I went into David’s last week and they said they no longer sell this one loose D: if that’s true, I’ll have to try some of their other lemon teas because I really really enjoyed this one and I’m sad to see it go!

Flavors: Ginger, Lemon

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drank Citrus Punch by T2
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drank Pumping Pomegranate by T2
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I got a sample of this from the T2 Fruity sample box and it’s fantastic! There are some definite cranberry and hibiscus notes in it but it’s really great – definitely something I’m going to pick up when I have some disposable income again and more room in my tea cupboard.

Flavors: Cranberry, Hibiscus, Sour

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drank Apple Crumble by T2
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I had this the other day and forgot to log it (life has been extremely hectic lately.)

It was good, but not great. The spices shine, but the chocolate/hot cocoa flavor was long on me and the oolong base had more power (which is okay – just not for me.)

Flavors: Spices

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I got into loose leaf teas about three years back when I figured I might be a little too old for Celestial Seasoning’s Zinger Teas. Ever since, I’ve been sneaking out of the house to find obscure hole in the wall tea shops to get my fix and swapping teas as I go.
Lately, I’ve been into herbals and rooibos, but I do enjoy black tea, specifically ceylons. I mainly drink flavored teas.

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Caramel flavored teas
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