Tea: Comfort and Joy
Type: Black Tea
Company: The Republic of Tea
Description: A spicy holiday blend available in natural, round, unbleached tea bags. Featuring flavors of the holidays: cinnamon, cloves, apples, and licorice root blended with fine black tea.
Ingredients: fine black tea, cinnamon, natural flavors, cloves, licorice root and apple pieces
Amount: 1 teabag 6 ounces / 2 teabag 12 ounces
Water: filtered boiling
Steep Time: a little over 2 minutes
Dry Leaf Smell: cinnamon, clove
Steeped Tea Smell: spices, tea, orange, apple (not sure where the orange is coming from)
Flavor: citrus spice and tea, smooth and mellow (not sure where the citrus is coming from)
Liquor: translucent dark brown
If you are expecting a spicy chai you will be disappointed. I have had this tea in the past however and find it a nice smooth flavored black tea.
I also enjoy this tea with a bit of honey and milk as it's flavor is strong enough to stand up to that without being lost.
Post-Steep Additives: none
Resteep: was barely passable, weak, and not recommended