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Monday, December 13, 2010

Compass Teas Loose Leaf Black Tea 'Creamy Peppermint'

Tea Information:
Tea: Creamy Peppermint
Type: Black Tea
Packaging: Loose Leaf
Company: Compass Teas
Purchase: Here
Description: Delicious creamy peppermint tea that is sure to put you in a jolly spirit! We highly recommend trying it with our Sugar Gems and a dash of milk.
Ingredients:
Black tea- Antioxidant rich, helps keep body hydrated, may help reduce your daily calorie intake which can lead to weight loss
Peppermint- Refreshing cool mint taste
Cream flavoring- Comforting, mellowing flavor

Steep Information:
Amount: 2 tsp
Water: hot spigot water
Tool: kati loose tea system (my Review here.)
Steep Time: a little over 2 minutes+ (http://steep.it/) since i forgot about it for a little
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: mint
Steeped Tea Smell: mellow mint with hints of black tea
Flavor: mint, followed by black tea
Body: Full
Aftertaste: astringent, bitter
Liquor: opaque dark orange brown

A gift from TeaEqualsBliss, thank you.

I should have watched it closer and only did 2 min, and added sugar and cream - next time.

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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