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Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Harney and Sons Loose Leaf Herbal Tea 'Mango Fruit Tea'

Tea Information:
Tea: Mango Fruit Tea
Type: Herbal Tea
Packaging: Loose Leaf
Company: Harney and Sons
Purchase: Here
Description: Dried fruit pieces, including mangoes are artfully blended with mango flavors to produce a beautiful ruby red drink that is loaded with mango flavor, but no caffeine.

A rich flavorful "tea" that can be prepared hot or iced! As beautiful to look at as it is delicious to drink. A blend of rosehips, hibiscus, dried fruit and natural flavorings.

Ingredients: ?

Steep Information:
Amount: entire sample, approximately 4 tsp
Additives: none
Water: 22 oz filtered, boiling
Tool: Cast Iron Teapot with Mesh basket strainer
Steep Time: a little over 5 minutes
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: sweet fruit
MilitiaJim: hint of bitter
Steeped Tea Smell: fruity
Flavor: hibiscus, citrus
Body: Full
Aftertaste: tart, citrus
Liquor: translucent deep red / maroon

The name includes the word mango, I do not taste mango. We are having a bad time with mango tea apparently.

Tastes like hibiscus citrus tea.

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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