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drank Chocolate Orange Cannoli by 52teas
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Latte Sipdown (238)…sorta. The rest is off to Sil who appreciates this tea much more than I do.

This tea is a decent tea. It had chocolate and orange flavors and is nice enough but its not the chocolate orange tea for me. It just falls a bit flat. Perhaps that is because I had high expectations going in and it never quite lived up to the hype for me.

This time I made it as a latte and I think it is better but still not what I hoped for. The orange comes through nicely but I feel like I want more from the chocolate. It’s present but not overly so – its more cocoa like than milk chocolate and I think I expect these types of teas to be closer to the flavor of a Terry’s Chocolate Orange.

Cameron B.

I’ve never found a chocolate orange tea that I liked other than Butiki’s Three Friends… :(

VariaTEA

Sil really likes this one. We also both like the NecessiTeas Chocolate Orange Truffle

Sil

necessiteas choc orange truffle> choc orange cannoli. butiki’s TWO friends is my favourite probably because of the premium tea…3 friends i like probably less than necessiteas version…though memory might be failing me. but 2 friends>3 friends for me haha

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Cameron B.

I’ve never found a chocolate orange tea that I liked other than Butiki’s Three Friends… :(

VariaTEA

Sil really likes this one. We also both like the NecessiTeas Chocolate Orange Truffle

Sil

necessiteas choc orange truffle> choc orange cannoli. butiki’s TWO friends is my favourite probably because of the premium tea…3 friends i like probably less than necessiteas version…though memory might be failing me. but 2 friends>3 friends for me haha

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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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