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Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Tealuxe Loose Leaf Rooibos Tea 'Thayer St'

Tea Information:
Tea: #247 - Thayer St. Herbal Blend
Type: Rooibos Tea
Packaging: Loose Leaf
Company: Tealuxe
Purchase: Here
Description: A signature herbal blend designed at our Providence location joins African Red Rooibos with Peppermint, Ginger, and Ginseng.
Ingredients: ?

Steep Information:
Amount: 2 tsp
Additives: none
Water: 6 ounces filtered boiling
Tool: Mesh basket strainer in cup
Steep Time: a little over 7 minutes
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: lemon, floral
Steeped Tea Smell: ginger, mint
Flavor: lemon, mint
Body: Medium
Aftertaste: spicy ginger burn
Liquor: dark cloudy brown

Steepster Traveling Teabox Tea

Weird. Really that is the best I can say. Starts off woody rooibos, shifts to minty, then ginger burn. It's not unpleasant. It's just odd.

Post-Steep Additives: none

Rating: 2/4 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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