Anyone tried Kusmi teas?

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Anyone tried Kusmi teas?

Postby GalileosDaughter » Apr 18th, '08, 09:26

Has anyone tried Kusmi teas? Saw these and thought that they looked interesting, but there's no reviews on the Luckyscent site and no way to get samples (well at least not online, I haven't emailed them yet to see if they'll send a sample). Anyway, I'm interested in what you tea experts think.

http://www.luckyscent.com/shop/category.asp?categoryid=347&section=11

Thanks!

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Postby ThinkingOutLoud » Apr 18th, '08, 09:30

Gosh, they do look nice, don't they? The tins are beautiful. I'd love to know if anyone has some experience.

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Postby Victoria » Apr 18th, '08, 09:33

I have looked at those too, but haven't tried.
I've purchased several others though.

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Postby GalileosDaughter » Apr 18th, '08, 09:40

Victoria wrote:I have looked at those too, but haven't tried.
I've purchased several others though.


LOL Vic, you and I keep Luckyscent in business! ((V))

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Postby RussianSoul » Apr 18th, '08, 09:50

GalileosDaughter, I have two Kusmi tins, Anastasia and Flower Bouquet #108. I love them both, they are very high quality teas. The tins are huge though, so I am offering to share or swap out samples out of them on my swap thread, if you are interested. As far as I know it is impossible to get samples of Kusmi's otherwise.

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Postby GalileosDaughter » Apr 18th, '08, 15:14

RussianSoul wrote:GalileosDaughter, I have two Kusmi tins, Anastasia and Flower Bouquet #108. I love them both, they are very high quality teas. The tins are huge though, so I am offering to share or swap out samples out of them on my swap thread, if you are interested. As far as I know it is impossible to get samples of Kusmi's otherwise.


Oh thank you, that is so nice! :D

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Postby yukondoit » Apr 21st, '08, 14:53

I also love Kusmi's Anastasia. The others are very good, but Anastasia is really the only one worth the (high) price to me. I haaaate Kusmi's tea bag design, the rope sucks up water very, very quickly and can make a huge mess. They make incredible tea though, even for snobs who don't like bagged tea like me :)

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Postby GalileosDaughter » Apr 29th, '08, 18:59

Just wanted to give a big thanks to Russian Soul who sent me a generous portion of this (and some lovely Russian Samovar as well).

This tea is delicious! Thanks!

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Postby knotman » Feb 17th, '09, 12:47

The Kusmi Prince Vladimir is AMAZING! And the Smokey Earl Grey is nice too - sort of an Earl Grey with a touch of lapsang souchong.

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Postby silvermage2000 » Feb 18th, '09, 11:37

Wow these tins are really pretty. Teas seems to be abit high though But,does seems worth checking out.

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Postby knotman » Feb 19th, '09, 09:37

They don't have all the flavors, but Amazon has some of the Kusmi teas at the best prices I have found ($22.44 for a two-pack of the 4.4 oz. tins).

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Re: Anyone tried Kusmi teas?

Postby teajoyfully » Feb 4th, '10, 11:49

Kusmi Samovar is my morning tea when I don't have a cup of coffee. Smooth!

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