Tea: Sassy Strawberry
Type: Rooibos Tea
Packaging: Loose Leaf
Company: Not Just Tea
Description: A sweet, delicious and fruity blend of dried strawberries, hibiscus, mango, papaya, South African Rooibos, and rose petals. This "fruit punch" like tea is a great sugar-free and healthy juice alternative for adults and children.
Amount: 4 tsp
Water: 2 zarafina cups
Tool: Zarafina herbal - loose - strong
Dry Leaf Smell:
Steeped Tea Smell: strawberry, citrus, fruity, floral
Flavor: strawberry, hibiscus
Aftertaste: zesty (MilitiaJim), papaya
Liquor: translucent blood orange or dark pink
Sample I found out about on Steepster. I placed my sample order on 3/16 and paid through PayPal. It ended up costing $2.80. 3/21 I received notice it was being shipped. It arrived today, 3/23, and was promptly had for dessert after dinner. It came with a nice pamphlet about their specialty tea blends and a hand written note on the bottom of my receipt.
Post-Steep Additives: 1 tsp German rock sugar, sweeter, softens the hibiscus but not much else.
I think this would taste good as a sweetened iced tea as well.
Resteep: was amazingly just as good as the first go!
Rating: 3/4 leaves
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