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Monday, April 12, 2010

Mighty Leaf Teabag Green Tea 'green tea tropical'

Tea Information:
Tea: green tea tropical
Type: Green Tea
Packaging: Teabag
Company: Mighty Leaf
Purchase: click the image below
Green Tea Tropical - 15 pouches cello wrap
Description: Green Tea Tropical green tea boasts smooth green tea leaves that harmoniously blend with sweet tropical fruits to create a sensation as uplifting as a breeze off the isle of Papenoo. A healthy and refreshing blend rich in antioxidants, Green Tea Tropical makes ideal an introduction to green tea. We sourced the finest loose leaf green tea to infuse our silken tea pouch, our twist on the gourmet teabag, with an extraordinary flavor experience.
Ingredients: ?

Steep Information:
Amount: 1 teabag
Additives: none
Water: hot water spigot, 1 mug full
Steep Time: a little over 3 minutes
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: I forgot to check
Steeped Tea Smell: floral, fruity, vegetal
Flavor: bitter, vegetal
Body: Medium
Aftertaste: bitter
Liquor: translucent green-yellow

Perhaps should have let the water cool longer? Maybe steeped less time?

I got it as part of a sampler so I can't tweak it for better results but I am confident it could have been a 2/4

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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