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Saturday, January 30, 2010

52Teas Loose Leaf Black Tea 'Maple Bacon'

Tea: Maple Bacon
Type: Black Tea
Packaging: Loose Leaf
Company: 52Teas now Man Teas
Amount: 3 teaspoons
Additives: none
Water: filtered, boiling, 1 teapot full
Steep Time: a little over 4 minutes
Served: Hot
Purchase: Here
Description: Our Premium Indian Black Teas blended with bacon bits and all natural maple and bacon flavors.
Ingredients: tea, imitation bacon bits, natural flavors

Notes: Adding sugar brought out the maple sweetness more, we both liked it sweetened better. Next we tried adding creme, creme smoothed out the flavors and got rid of the bitter aftertaste. We both won't buy it again, but we don't mind having it, or getting it for free.

Smell: Maple, smoke with a subtle hint of bacon
Flavor: Smoked maple tea
Body: Full
Aftertaste: Bitter
Liquor: See through dark brownish orange

Rating: 1.5/3

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