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Thursday, May 6, 2010

The Republic of Tea Teabag Herbal Tea 'Key Lime Hibiscus'

Tea Information:
Tea: Key Lime Hibiscus
Type: Herbal Tea
Packaging: Teabag
Company: The Republic of Tea
Purchase: Here
Description: The seductive flavors of the tropics emerge like a soft, warm breeze with every sip of this tangy hibiscus tea. Hibiscus mingles with a squeeze of refreshing key lime, hints of lively rosehips and naturally sweet apples.
Ingredients: Hibiscus (flower), rosehips (fruit), apple (fruit), stevia (leaf), lemon bits (fruit). Other Ingredients: Natural lime and lemon flavors

Steep Information:
Amount: 1 teabag
Water: 6 ounces filtered, boiling
Steep Time: a little over 5 minutes
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: Berry, tart, lime
Steeped Tea Smell: Tart, berry, lime, sweet
Flavor: Tart, berry (hibiscus), lime
Body: Full
Aftertaste: Sweet
Liquor: deep red

Good enough I’ll enjoy the rest, but it seems like it would be better as not a tea, perhaps a pie or jello?

Thanks for the sample Meghann M!

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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