Type: Black Tea
Packaging: Loose Leaf
Purchase: Adagio Teas - Free Shipping with $50 Purchase
Description: Premium black tea from Sri Lanka flavored with sweet gingerbread. Both Gingerbread men and women agree: this unique tea is the perfect addition to any house (gingerbread or regular). You'll run, run, run as fast as you can for another cup! Try this limited-time treat.
Amount: 1 tsp
Water: 1 zarafina cup, filtered water
Tool: Zarafina Black-loose-medium
Dry Leaf Smell: Sweet fruit
Steeped Tea Smell: Sweet black tea, nutty
Flavor: astringent, bitter black tea, a little cake-y
Liquor: Translucent orange brown
Steepster Traveling Teabox Tea
Made this while rushing around in the morning getting ready to go to work.
I didn't smell spice or ginger, more fruity.
I started the second steep before tasting the first.
I ended up chugging it as it was so bitter and astringent.
It could have used less time (mild) and perhaps cream and sugar to be palatable.
Post-Steep Additives: none
Resteep: Zarafina Black-loose-strong
Rating: 1/4 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