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Monday, July 26, 2010

Liber Teas Loose Leaf Green Tea 'Potpourri'

Tea Information:
Tea: Potpourri
Type: Green Tea
Packaging: Loose Leaf
Company: LiberTeas
Purchase: Here
Description: Gunpowder Green tea, scented with the distinctive flavors of jasmine and rose, and blended with laurel and Lemon Myrtle for a tea that looks and smells like Potpourri - and tastes devine!

Steep Information:
Amount: 3 tsp
Water: 500 ml filtered water at 165°F
Tool: Breville One-Touch Tea Maker BTM800XL
Steep Time: 2 minutes
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: potpourri, like a floral one you'd find in a bag at the store, looks like it too!
Steeped Tea Smell: rose, lemon, floral
Flavor: lemon, rose, floral
Body: Medium
Aftertaste: lemon, floral
Liquor: translucent orange-green

I won this in a SororiTEA Sisters contest (a tea review blog, you should go give it a look). (Link to contest.)

It's a very frou frou floral tea, not vegetal at all. I wish there were a bit less lemon flavor though.

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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