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drank Organic The Skinny by DAVIDsTEA
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I went on a mini-spree at Davids Tea and bought three teas this week, one of which was The Skinny. I wanted something that tasted earthy and real—with The Skinny I found exactly what I was looking for.

This tea seems to polarize drinkers… it’s either a great tea, or it’s “dishwater”. I’m somewhere in the middle, as it seems more like a reliable cup of tea. At six minutes, it’s a strong tea which can be a turnoff for some. It’s not a treat/specialty tea by any means, but I would consider this an everyday tea. It’s a nice oolong, with just a hint of citrus and ginger that are ever-present in the after taste.

200 °F / 93 °C 6 min, 0 sec

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drank Chocolate Chili Chai by DAVIDsTEA
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Oh man, I loved this tea. (Trust me, love isn’t too strong a word to describe it!)
It’s a complex blend of flavours, with chocolate definitely singing through, though has a nice little kick to it from the Ancho and Aleppo chilis.
I sampled this one from David’s winter collection 2010 and this may have been the tea to hook me on loose leaf tea.
Either way, oh, so very, very yummy!

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Received this tea as a present, and thoroughly enjoyed every last cup of it!
It’s a light, delicate and fruity tea that goes great with long afternoons on cold days when you’re looking for something a little more mellow and flavourful.
Also? I secretly hum a little Marvin Gaye every time I prepare it…

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