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Sunday, March 21, 2010

Adagio Teas Loose Leaf Black Tea 'Pumpkin Spice'

Tea Information:
Tea: Pumpkin Spice
Type: Black Tea
Packaging: Loose Leaf
Company: Adagio Teas
Purchase: click the image

Description: Premium black tea from Sri Lanka flavored with pumpkin and exotic spices. Straight from the jack o' lantern to your cup, this limited edition tea is sure to delight ghosts and ghouls alike. Like the phantoms that haunt your streets, this tea will vanish after Halloween - don't miss out!

Steep Information:
Amount: 2 tsp
Additives: none
Water: 2 zarafina cups filtered water
Tool: Zarafina Black-Loose-Medium (I should have done light)
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: sweet generic spice
Steeped Tea Smell: cinnamon, pumpkin (MilitiaJim could smell it, I got a weird sweet smell)
Flavor: bitter black tea
Body: Medium
Aftertaste: more bitter
Liquor: translucent orange-red-brown

Steepster Traveling Teabox Tea

Where is my pumpkin? Where is the spice?

Post-Steep Additives: 1 tsp German rock sugar, hides the bitter, but your getting very sweet black tea, no spice, no pumpkin

Rating: 1/4 leaves

Leaf system:
1=Bleh! not again if it were free
2=Acceptable, if it were free or there were limited other tea options
3=I might purchase this tea from time to time, or select it while out
4=A staple in our cupboard from now on, I will purchase and keep purchasing

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