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Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Tea Forte Teabag Herbal Tea 'Crimson Nectar'

Tea: Crimson Nectar
Type: Herbal Tea
Packaging: Teabag
Company: Tea Forte
Amount: 1 bag
Additives: none
Water: 6 ounces boiling filtered
Steep Time: a little over 6 minutes
Served: Hot
Purchase: Here
Description: A vibrant, fruity, hibiscus-based herbal with a naturally sweet and surprisingly buttery finish. A limited edition holiday tea.

A vibrant, ruby red herbal blend spiced with a dash of cinnamon

Ingredients: hibiscus, rosehip, apple, orange peel, cinnamon, flavoring, citric acid

Amazonv: Added honey, had no effect but to sweeten aftertaste. It seemed like two separate flavors.
MilitiaJim: Are you kidding? The honey romped and stomped all over it.

Smell: Faintly raspberry / berry (I know there are no berries in it)
AmazonV Flavor: Citrus / sour
MilitiaJim Flavor: I am drinking sour Skittles, without the sweet center.
Body: Full
Aftertaste: Tangy berry
Liquor: dark deep red

Resteep tried for at least 15 minutes, it was too weak.

Rating: 1.5/3

This tea was a gift and part of a pretty little Winter Collection set including a teapot. I do adore the pretty silken pyramid infusers and the cute leaf tag.

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