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Sunday, March 7, 2010

two leaves and a bud Teabag Black Tea 'organic English breakfast'

Tea Information:
Tea: organic English breakfast
Type: Black Tea
Packaging: Teabag
Company: two leaves and a bud
Purchase: i no longer see it listed on the website
Description: assam tea is famous for its lush flavor and golden color. rich brown golden tipped leaves yield a multi-layered "malty" flavor. Ours is a traditional, orthodox full leaf tea, bringing you the full flavor of assam.
Ingredients: 100% assam tea

Steep Information:
Amount: 1 teabag, 2.8g
Additives: none
Water: 6 ounces boiling
Steep Time: a little over 2 minutes
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: not getting much smell, and MilitiaJim agrees
Steeped Tea Smell: orange black tea
Flavor: smooth strong black tea
Body: Medium
Aftertaste: astringent, briefly bitter
Liquor: dark brown

This was my free gift when I ordered using a twitter code.

This tea would likely do well with a bit of sugar and splash of cream.

It's a smooth quality black tea in a convenient bag, nothing WOW but certainly better than most bagged blacks I have encountered.

Post-Steep Additives: none

Resteep: TBD

Rating: 1.5/3

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