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drank Organic Cold 911 by DAVIDsTEA
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I’m still alive but not fully functioning right now. Just want people to know that they haven’t been forgotten. Parcels will be sent out soon when everything I touch doesn’t become plague-ridden.

Flavors: Berry, Eucalyptus, Mint

Evol Ving Ness

I hope you feel better soon. Here too, I have some sort of wonky on and off again lingering thing. Ugh.

CrowKettle

I’m almost better. I hope you feel better soon too! Some of the things going around this season have been brutal!

The two parcels I should’ve sent out two months ago are more brutal though. arrgh

Evol Ving Ness

I’m much better. Thank you.

The parcels, of course, can wait. Take care of you and the rest will come. You can usually count on tea people having plenty of tea to occupy themselves with before the new teas roll in.

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Evol Ving Ness

I hope you feel better soon. Here too, I have some sort of wonky on and off again lingering thing. Ugh.

CrowKettle

I’m almost better. I hope you feel better soon too! Some of the things going around this season have been brutal!

The two parcels I should’ve sent out two months ago are more brutal though. arrgh

Evol Ving Ness

I’m much better. Thank you.

The parcels, of course, can wait. Take care of you and the rest will come. You can usually count on tea people having plenty of tea to occupy themselves with before the new teas roll in.

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I started my Steepster loose leaf adventure back in 2012. I can’t say I’m completely new anymore, but I still view oolong as a magical, extraterrestrial creature that unfurls in water.

My favourites are teas like Milk Oolong, Silver Needle,and Japanese Sencha/Gyokuro, or fruity and floral flavoured ones. However, I generally enjoy ALL the teas, including a good old cup of Earl Grey or Breakfast blend.

FAVOURITE INGREDIENTS/NOTES:

DESSERT FLAVOURS
Vanilla, Maple, Caramel, Butterscotch, Cream, Toffee, Nougat, Marzipan, Butter

FRUIT & BERRIES
Blackberry, Raspberry, Currants, Blueberry, Elderberry, Banana, Melon, Pineapple, Persimmon, Rhubarb, Passionfruit..

CITRUS
Lime, Grapefruit, Lemon, Bergamot, Yuzu (orange is a hit or miss)

SPICES
Ginger, Turmeric, Clove-forward chai

AROMATIC & HERBACEOUS NOTES
Musky, “Fresh,” and/or Woody Incense-like stuff: Sandalwood, Frankincense, Juniper, Eucalyptus, Mints

FLORALS
Lavender, Jasmine, Rose, Lilac, Violet, etc. ALL the flowers!

VEGGIE/GRAIN NOTES
Spinach, Grass, Hay, Cucumber, Rice, Sweet Potato

Less Preferred Flavours/Ingredients:
Stevia, Apple, Cocoa Nib, Almond, Licorice, Cinnamon-forward blends, Chinese Sencha

Subjective Rating System:
I don’t give a lot of low ratings out, since a) I tend to grab tea I know will appeal to me, and b) I don’t have a lot of strong dislikes.

90-100: Favourites. The Desert Island Teas.
80-89: Loved teas. Possibly staple-worthy.
70-79: Good teas, but I’m less likely to repurchase. Minor quibbles.
60-69: Ok teas. Likely a few preference and/or quality issues.
50-59: Cup of meh. Will do in a pinch.
11-49: Varying levels of undrinkable tea.
1-10: Nightmare tea from the chaos realms. This tea is the embodiment of the primordial swamp, an unholy abomination. It’s very gross and I’m almost positive it doesn’t exist.

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BC, Canada

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