Sunday serendipity! Weather forecast was dire and threatened a rainout; the showers passed before sunup, so I was able to drag out a dry lawn chair and enjoy tea on the veranda (ahem…back patio with cracking cement that I am choosing to ignore for now…)

The additional serendipity was an unhurried morning to ponder the change in flavor when I increased both the amount of leaf and the amount of time—instead of cherry wood, we’ve got subtle, fresh saddle leather. I think my sweet spot will be somewhere in between, but there’s plenty in the tin to continue tweaking the recipe.

derk

A much needed, short and calming tasting note <3

gmathis

Pondering time is a rare and precious thing…at least at my house.

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derk

A much needed, short and calming tasting note <3

gmathis

Pondering time is a rare and precious thing…at least at my house.

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