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drank Turtle Cheesecake by 52teas
3127 tasting notes

Another one from Dexter3657! thanks so much again! I REALLY wanted to try this one, so I was very happy to see it in the box! Is it wrong that I had this one with an actual piece of nutty chocolatey cheesecake? Though I think it had walnuts and this tea has big pieces of pecans.. I made sure to get a piece of pecan in my infuser! I don’t think this is distinctly “turtle cheesecake” but there are subtle hints of all of these elements, and they sure are tasty. I wish 52Teas assam base was used here, but it may have overpowered the flavors. There was more of a silky texture from the cheesecake, tiny hint of chocolate & pecans and a sweetness from a caramel flavor. This was steeped at boiling for 2-3 minutes but I have to experiment with the best steeping method.. luckily I have a few teaspoons to work with! :D I think my favorite 52 cheesecake has been the Earl Grey Cheesecake… This is very tasty anyway!!

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Hi! I love tea and trying new ones – it adds a bit of variety to my day! Books, music, TV & movies are my thing… and tea, of course.

Some of my favorite tea shops (still operating):
birdandblendtea.com
teavivre.com
52teas.com
svtea.com
teakruthi.com
harney.com
angrytearoom.com
Dammann Freres
Yunnan Sourcing
fusionteas.com
AprTea.com
Javateaco.com
Lupicia
Plumdeluxe.com
Octaviatea.com
Davidstea
eco-cha.com
what-cha.com
justea.com
singleoriginteas.com
teasenz.com
tealyra.com
whisperingpinestea.com
Mandala
verdanttea.com
thenecessiteas.com

Favorite tea shops (RIP):
butikiteas.com
steapshoppe.com
steepcityteas.com
aquartertotea.com
dellaterrateas.com
zentealife.com
theteamerchant.net
joysteaspoon.com
tealiciousllc.com
Rivertea
Specialteas

My icon photo is Richard Mayhew from the graphic novel ‘Neverwhere’ by Neil Gaiman, Mike Carey & Glenn Fabry.

Most of the teas listed in my cupboard are actually sample sizes. I don’t really have 2,000 ounces of tea around here! Many of my teas have only one teaspoon left… maybe two. But I like keeping them in my cupboard list for reference to what I could be sipping. Usually, I write tasting notes once for each tea. I’m still drinking them, just not writing tasting notes each time!

My dislikes: hibiscus, ginger (unless in chai), turmeric, bee pollen, charcoal type flavors

My ratings:
95-100 – Super awesome deliciousness favorites – cupboard essential
80-95 – Also pretty delicious
65-80 – Pretty good
50-65 – Okay
1-50 – Probably won’t want to sip it again

I’m planning on being a Steepsterer as long as there IS a Steepster, so if you’re not hearing from me, that means something happened to my health… if you know what I mean. (Or as evidenced by the great computer hiatus of 2019, something happened to my computer.) :D

Happy sipping!

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