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drank Blueberry Coconut by 52teas
6180 tasting notes

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Earlier today I was at 279 and then I added the teas from Sil and I’m back up to about 300. Thank you Sil for sharing and for delivering my teas!

This was a single serving so I decided it would be easy to just drink it up while it was fresh on my mind. I am quite happy with it. I know Kittenna got more blueberry and Sil got more coconut but if I am being honest, for me it’s quite balanced. If I had to pick, it’s maybe slightly more blueberry but both flavours are present and distinct and delicious. Plus, the base is adding a lot of richness to the tea. It’s a dark sort of flavor in the sense that it is dense and jammy. I’m enjoying it quite a bit.

Sil

You got me up to 98….so close and yet not 100 haha

VariaTEA

Damn. I should have counted!

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Sil

You got me up to 98….so close and yet not 100 haha

VariaTEA

Damn. I should have counted!

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My cupboard has grown exponentially since joining this site and I have a lot to share. Feel free to snoop through my cupboard and message me if anything interests you – I am always happy to swap!

For me, flavored teas are definitely my sweet spot. I will most often reach for black teas and rooibos or honeybush blends but I do keep some flavored whites and greens around for when the mood strikes. I have a few herbals/tisanes but most of the time I find myself disappointed by them as they often smell deliciously sweet and then end up tasting tart/sour. I have a little bit of an aversion to pu’erh and oolong teas. I am also wary of florals, earl greys, and chai teas. I do not like overpowering citrus flavors nor do I usually like hibiscus, licorice or chamomile. I love dessert teas – caramel, vanilla, toffee, cookie, cream, and other sweet flavors make me smile. Fruits like strawberry, peach, mango, and pineapples will often catch my attention as well.

I have also realized that although I really enjoy adding frothed milk to some of my teas, if I do not like the tea with zero additives (just in plain water without milk or sugar), I probably won’t drink it. The one exception is flavored matchas which I will happily drink in cold milk if I do not like it mixed with hot water. My theory is if the tea can’t stand on its own then it is not for me and I will more than likely try to swap it out for something else.

Tea Ratings Guide (as of December 10, 2017)
90-100 Teas I NEED on hand at all times
80-89 Teas I want to keep around for a cup every now and then
70-79 Teas I am glad I have around and can experiment with but probably don’t need more than what’s in my cupboard
60-69 Teas I would not turn down a cup of from a friend but that would probably be enough
50-59 Teas I can see why someone would enjoy but are not for me
Under 50 Teas I really did not like and most likely got dumped

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