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Sunday, March 7, 2010

Mighty Leaf Tea Teabag Rooibos Tea 'Organic African Nectar'

Tea Information:
Tea: Organic African Nectar
Type: Rooibos Tea
Packaging: Teabag
Company: Mighty Leaf Tea
Purchase: click image for affiliate link
Organic African Nectar - 15 pouches cello
Description: Savor the finest rooibos when you journey to the fertile tropics with our Organic African Nectar rooibos tea and savor the fruits of the "Alluring Continent." Made with naturally caffeine free Organic African rooibos tea, also known as red tea, this Mighty Leaf signature rooibos blend teems with tropical fruit and blossoms. Rich in anti-oxidants, it promotes calm and relaxation.
Ingredients: Organic rooibos leaves, natural flavors, organic hibiscus flowers, organic marigold flowers

Steep Information:
Amount: 1 teabag
Additives: none
Water: 6 ounces filtered boiling
Steep Time: a little over 7 minutes
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: red tea (woody)
Steeped Tea Smell: sweet red tea, woody
Flavor: smooth red tea, floral
Body: Medium
Aftertaste: floral
Liquor: deep reddish-brown

This is one of the flavors in my Mighty Leaf Variety 15 pack
Mighty Leaf Variety Gift Tin

It's a solid rooibos that isn't very strongly woody (how i usually describe rooibos as tasting). I wouldn't mind in another variety pack but I personally would rather a fruity flavor than floral as flavor in my tea.

Also, I could not taste the hibiscus at all, and I love hibiscus.

Post-Steep Additives: none

Resteep:

Rating: 2/3


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