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Saturday, April 3, 2010

LIPTON Teabag Herbal Tea 'Bedtime Story'

Tea Information:
Tea: Bedtime Story
Type: Herbal Tea
Packaging: Teabag
Company: LIPTON
Description: Delicate and soothing, Lipton® Bedtime Story® Herbal Tea relaxes the soul with its tender flavor and gentle aroma. Lipton® tea experts select pure caffeine-free herbs and package them in our unique pyramid-shaped bags that allow the chamomile and mint to flow freely for a truly authentic infusion. Indulge your sense and let your cares unfurl with a quiet cup of Bedtime Story®. Savor the comfort of over 100 years’ tea expertise in every cup.
Ingredients: Spearmint leaves, chamomile flowers, peppermint leaves, orange peel, lemon grass, spice chicory root.

Steep Information:
Amount: 1 teabag, 1.9g
Additives: none
Water: 6 ounces filtered boiling
Steep Time: a little over 4 minutes
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: Strong odor, Spearmint, chamomile, hint of Lemon
Steeped Tea Smell: mint
Flavor: mint (Bobbie and MilitiaJim indicate "gum")
Body: Medium
Aftertaste: mint
Liquor: light brown

An impulse buy while grocery shopping at Target.

I thought it was fine, if you wanted and expected a mint tea. Apparently this is not what Bobbie or MilitiaJim wanted or like. Oh well, anyone want some?

Post-Steep Additives: none

Rating: 1/4 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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