Type: Herbal Tisane
Company: Tea Forte
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
Amount: 1 teabag
Water: 1 cup hot spigot water
Steep Time: a little over 3 minutes
Dry Leaf Smell: ginger
Steeped Tea Smell: ginger, lemongrass, spice
Flavor: ginger! spicy
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
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