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Wednesday, May 19, 2010

assi brand instant powder 'instant plum tea (honeyed)'

Tea Information:
Tea: instant plum tea (honeyed)
Type: ?
Packaging: instant powder
Company: Assi Brand imported by Rhee Bros., Inc. and Korean Farm, Inc.
Purchase: unknown
Description: Instant plum tea (honeyed) is a specialty of oriental, which is scientifically processed from premium choices of plum and honey that is enriched with glucose and vitamins. With its own unique flavor, the delicious and nutritious tea is idea for home and travel.
Ingredients: plum, sugar, pure honey

Steep Information:
Amount: 1 packet
Water: hot spigot water, 16 ounces
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: not much
Steeped Tea Smell: sweet honey, plum
Flavor: sweet honey and some plum, like a sweet kids fruit cocktail juice
Body: Full
Aftertaste: sweet, slightly plum skin tangy
Liquor: dark brown

I very much enjoy this tea, not quite as much as the date, but it is a nice at work tea with little fuss, lots of flavor, and VERY sweet.

Rating: 3/4 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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