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Friday, December 3, 2010

Tea Forte Teabag Herbal Tisane 'lemongrass mint'

Tea Information:
Tea: lemongrass mint
Type: Herbal Tisane (Tea is technically only from the camellia sinensis plant)
Packaging: Teabag
Company: Tea Forte
Purchase: Here
Description: Infuse the natural flavors of lemongrass and mint into Spirited Tea™ Mojitos, Gin & Tonics or our own Bali Breeze.
Ingredients: spearmint, lemongrass, lemon myrtle

Steep Information:
Amount: 1 infuser
Water: 2 oz Bacardi Select, 4oz seltzer
Steep Time: a little over 3 minutes
Served: Cold

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: lemongrass, mint
Steeped Tea Smell: RUM
Flavor: Rum
Body: none
Aftertaste: rum
Liquor: translucent orange-brown

15+ more minutes, and then left the infuser in.

Steeped Tea Smell: lemongrass and mint
Flavor: rum
Aftertaste: lemongrass and mint

This is from the Tea Forte cocktails collection.

Meh, more interesting than straight rum. I'm not much of a drinker so take my review with a grain of salt.

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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