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Friday, December 10, 2010

McNulty's Tea and Coffee Company Loose Leaf Black Tea 'Nectar'

Tea Information:
Tea: Nectar
Type: Black Tea
Packaging: Loose Leaf
Company: McNulty's Tea and Coffee Company

Steep Information:
Amount: 2 tsp
Water: hot spigot water
Tool: kati loose tea system (my Review here.)
Steep Time: a little over 2 minutes (using http://Steep.It)
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: sweet
Steeped Tea Smell: sweet, mild black tea, reminds me of a Darjeeling
Flavor: smooth black tea
Body: Medium
Aftertaste: hints of sweet and nuts, and a bit of astringency and bitterness
Liquor: translucent dark red-brown

This was a gift from teaequalsbliss, thanks!

Overall it was not a remarkable tea, it was enjoyable but not something I will seek out.

Some Steepster reviews here.

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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