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Saturday, July 17, 2010

Subtle Tea Loose Leaf Green Tea 'Almond Cookies'

Tea Information:
Tea: Almond Cookies
Type: Green Tea
Packaging: Loose Leaf
Company: Subtle Tea
Purchase: Here
Ingredients: china sencha with grated coconuts & almonds

Steep Information:
Prepared in store

Tasting Notes:
Steeped Tea Smell: It smelled just like the almond cookies you get at Asian bakeries
Flavor: It tasted like a sweet green tea with light almond flavoring.
Body: Light-Medium
Aftertaste: Aftertaste was a sweet cookie taste that reminded me of celestial seasonings “sugar cookie sleigh ride”
Liquor: translucent green

Post-Steep Additives: simple syrup, a little sweeter

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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