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Friday, December 3, 2010

Tea Forte Teabag Black Tea 'silkroad chai'

Tea Information:
Tea: silkroad chai
Type: Black Tea
Packaging: Teabag
Company: Tea Forte
Purchase: Here
Description: with ginger, cardamon & cinnamon

Infuse the flavor of black and exotic chai spices into Spirited Tea™ Rum & Tonics, White Russians, or your favorite concoctions.

Ingredients: black tea, cinnamon, ginger, cardamom

Steep Information:
Amount: 1 infuser
Water: 50ml Goldschläger
Steep Time: a little over 5 minutes
Served: Cold

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: spicy, peppery
Steeped Tea Smell: cinnamon
Flavor: cinnamon
Body: Full
Aftertaste: peppery
Liquor: translucent orange-red

O.M.G. the cinnamon burns

Post-Steep Additives: ice, seltzer

Mellower on the burning, it has potential, perhaps in a cream liquor?

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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