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Friday, April 30, 2010

The Republic of Tea Teabag Green Tea 'Ginger Peach'

Tea Information:
Tea: Ginger Peach
Type: Green Tea
Packaging: Teabag
Company: The Republic of Tea
Purchase: Here
Description: This new green tea is a delightful addition to our collection of Daily Green Teas. Offering the lushness of a ripe peach and the tingle of spicy ginger in a fresh green tea base. This is a flavorful and healthy cup will make the head wiggle with delight.
Ingredients: China green tea, natural peach flavor and ginger

Steep Information:
Amount: 1 teabag
Water: hot spigot water, 8 oz
Steep Time: a little over 3 minutes
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: ginger, peach, delicious!
Steeped Tea Smell: peachy, vegetal
Flavor: lightly vegetal, slightly bitter, astringent
Body: Medium
Aftertaste: ginger bite
Liquor: translucent yellow-green

I got this as a sample with the Republic of Tea catalog this month.

I am not finding the peach in the taste, only the smell.

It's an OK green, I don't really love greens anyway. I don't plan to buy it.

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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