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Friday, March 5, 2010

The Republic of Tea Teabag Red 'get passionate no.17'

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Tea Information:
Tea: get passionate no.17
Type: Red Tea
Packaging: Teabag
Company: The Republic of Tea
Purchase: Here
Description: Bright lemon verbena with passionfruit and passionflower produce a light, yet richly flavored blend
Ingredients: Organic Rooibos (leaf), Muira Puama (part), Ashwagandha (root), Lemon Verbena (leaf), Hibiscus (flower), Maca (root), Passionflower (leaf), Stevia (leaf), Natural Passionfruit Flavor

Steep Information:
Amount: 3 teabags
Additives: 1 tsp German rock sugar
Water: 12 ounces filtered boiling
Steep Time: a little over 8 minutes
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: lemon / citrus and earthy
Steeped Tea Smell: floral
Flavor: citrus, floral, earthy
Body: Medium
Aftertaste: lemon leafy bitter medicine tinge
Liquor: too dark a cup to tell

Finished off this tea!

I think 2 teabags worked better than 3, but overall it's still a OK tea, but not one I'll get again. There are so many good teas I won't settle for OK.

Post-Steep Additives: none

Rating: 2/3
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