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Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Bigelow Teabag Black Tea 'Constant Comment'

Tea Information:
Tea: Constant Comment
Type: Black Tea
Packaging: Teabag
Company: Bigelow
Purchase: Here
Description: Created by Ruth Bigelow in her kitchen over 60 years ago "Constant Comment"® is today America's most popular specialty tea. This original blend of the finest mountain-grown tea is deliciously flavored with rind of oranges and sweet spice. There's no other tea in the world quite like it. 20 individually foil wrapped tea bags per box. 6 boxes per case. Net Wt. 1.18 oz. (33g.)
Ingredients: black tea, rind of oranges, sweet spice, natural flavor

Steep Information:
Amount: 1 teabag
Water: 8 ounces hot water from carafe
Steep Time: a little over 2 minutes
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: orange, spice
Steeped Tea Smell: orange
Flavor: spice, orange, black tea
Body: Full
Aftertaste: bitter
Liquor: dark brown

Enjoyable, and great selection if your choices are teabags in a conference center. It resisted over-steeping as I had multiple cups of this. It was better with a bit of sugar.

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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