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Thursday, October 28, 2010

Tea Forte Teabag White Tea 'lavender citrus'

Tea Information:
Tea: lavender citrus
Type: White Tea
Packaging: Teabag
Company: Tea Forte
Purchase: Here
Description: Infuse the natural flavors of white tea and lavender into Spirited Tea™ Martinis, Cosmopolitans or your own creations.
Ingredients: white tea, lavender petals, lemon balm, grapefruit juice, bergamot & violet petals

Steep Information:
Amount: 1 infuser
Water: 2oz skyy vodka, 2oz ginger ale
Steep Time: a little over 3 minutes
Served: Cold

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: lavender, citrus, chemical
Steeped Tea Smell: lavender
Flavor: vodka, ginger ale, lavender
Body: Medium
Aftertaste: citrus
Liquor: translucent pink

After 3 minutes the flavor was weak, so put the infuser back in, while I ate dinner, then it was much stronger.

This is from the Tea Forte cocktails collection.

I like it, I don't love it, but that may have to do with the vodka?

Very pleasant aroma.

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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