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Sunday, January 16, 2011

Tea Forte Teabag Herbal Tisane 'Ginger'

Tea Information:
Tea: Ginger
Type: Herbal Tisane
Packaging: Teabag
Company: Tea Forte
Purchase: Here
Description: Bold and enticing with a lively character. A bit of lemony verbena soothes the spirit while black pepper heightens the spicy afterglow.
Ingredients: ginger, vervaine, ginseng, black pepper

Steep Information:
Amount: 1 teabag
Water: 1 cup hot spigot water
Steep Time: a little over 3 minutes
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: ginger
Steeped Tea Smell: ginger, lemongrass, spice
Flavor: ginger! spicy
Body: Full
Aftertaste: spice
Liquor: translucent dark yellow

5 min was too strong, I had to toss that one

3 minutes worked well, I had to add honey. This worked well for my sore throat and head cold, but not something I would drink normally.

Does not resteep well, very weak.

Rating: 1/4 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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