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Friday, December 3, 2010

Compass Teas Loose Leaf Green Herbal Yerba Mate Tea 'Cherry Bomb'

Tea Information:
Tea: Cherry Bomb
Type: Green Herbal Yerba Mate Tea
Packaging: Loose Leaf
Company: Compass Teas
Purchase: Here
Description: Blast away that bad mood! This delicious cherry flavored tea is full of goodness and is sure to lift your spirits (especially since it tastes kind of like fruit punch when sweetened)

This blend contains Yerba Mate, which is a natural and nutritious stimulant that is said to help provide mental clarity, improve digestion, burn fat, relieve pain, enhance memory & immunity, and has a reputation for being a great energy & mood lifter.

Yerba Mate- Mood lifter, weight loss aid, immunity booster
Green tea- Antioxidant rich, helps keep body hydrated, may help reduce your daily calorie intake which can lead to weight loss
Rose-hips- Vitamins A, C, D, E, antioxidants, immunity booster
Dandelion leaf- Mood lifter
Hibiscus- Vitamin C, immunity booster, weight loss aid
Cherry flavoring- Perfectly enhances the natural goodness of this tea
Rose petals- Accenting feature

Steep Information:
Amount: 3 tsp
Water: hot spigot water
Tool: kati loose tea system (my Review here.)
Steep Time: a little over 1 minute (
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: fruity, floral
Steeped Tea Smell: cherry, fruity, floral, spring!
Flavor: cherry, fruity, floral
Body: Medium
Aftertaste: floral
Liquor: translucent orange-red

Enjoyable, makes this dreary winter day a little more like spring. I bet this would be good iced as well.

This was a gift from TeaEqualsBliss!

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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