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the smooth and the sharp

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created by: Helena Opiate
A blend with the clean, cool, smokiness of Lapsang souchong, the chatoyant, chocolate and caramel rich Tiger Eye, the balance of orange peel dryness and fruit juiciness in Blood Orange, and an accent scoop of antioxidant and color-rich Marigold flowers.

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The Smooth and The Sharp
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by Helena Opiate
The Smooth and The Sharp
by Helena Opiate
The Smooth and The Sharp
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by Helena Opiate

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blended with lapsang souchong, black tea, orange peels, rose hips, hibiscus flowers, natural caramel flavor, cocoa nibs, natural chocolate flavor, natural vanilla flavor, natural orange flavor

teas: lapsang souchong, tiger eye, blood orange

accented with marigold flowers

steep at 212° for 3 mins
'Where Mycroft was smooth, Sherlock was sharp and keen as a knife-edge in body and in mind. Mycroft tried to be his whetstone whenever possible, because with nothing to sharpen himself against, Sherlock tended to cut himself.' ____________________________________ Words and inspiration taken from the 'Practical Handbook of Bee Culture' by theumbrellaseller ______________________________________ Based on the series BBC Sherlock, which is in turn based on the stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, none of which I own.
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