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Sunday, January 16, 2011

The Persimmon Tree Tea Company Loose Leaf Herbal Tisane 'Fruit Fusion'

Tea Information:
Tea: Fruit Fusion
Type: Herbal Tisane (Tea is technically only from the camellia sinensis plant)
Packaging: Loose Leaf
Company: The Persimmon Tree Tea Company
Purchase: Here
Description: This tasty fruit sangria blend brews up a mouthwatering cup of tea. The natural sweetness of strawberries, hibiscus flowers, apples, orange peel, cherries, lemongrass and sunflower petals create a beverage perfect for kids and sweet-toothed adults.
Ingredients: Hibiscus Flowers, Strawberry Pieces, Orange Pieces, Lemongrass, Sunflower Petal Pieces, Apple Pieces, Rose Hip Shells, Strawberry Flavoring, Cherry Flavoring

Steep Information:
Amount: 4 tsp
Water: 500ml 200 °F
Tool: Breville One-Touch Tea Maker BTM800XL
Steep Time: 6 minutes
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell:
MilitiaJim: That's a lot of fruit. The strawberry is kinda takin' over.
AmazonV: It smells like strawberry and cherry. Now that I've dug in a bit more I'm maybe getting the lemongrass?
Steeped Tea Smell:
MilitiaJim: fruit
AmazonV: strawberry, fruity, hint of lemongrass
MilitiaJim: They mixed everything together enough that its a hot fruit punch, not any fruit in particular.
AmazonV: A melody of fruits, hard to pick them out individually
Body: Full
Aftertaste: strawberry, apple
Liquor: translucent dark pink

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

I received this product for free in return for writing a review. All my reviews are as unbiased as possible, whether I buy or receive free product. I accept no other compensation other than free product.
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