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Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Harney and Sons Loose Leaf Black Tea 'Cranberry Autumn'

Tea Information:
Tea: Cranberry Autumn
Type: Black Tea
Packaging: Loose Leaf
Company: Harney & Sons
Purchase: Here
Description: The tangy sweet citrus fragrance of Cranberry Autumn evokes euphoria. Dried cranberry and orange bits are blended with handpicked black teas from China and India producing a full-bodied brew as delicious as its scent. Ideally sweet and tart, this black tea expresses exceptionally smooth and flavorful tones. Fall in love with the sweet fruit aroma whilst sipping the exquisite mahogany red of Cranberry Autumn.

Steep Information:
Amount: 2 tsp
Water: boiling, 2 cups
Tool: my grandmother's Bee House Ceramic Round Teapot (like this one)
Steep Time: a little over 3 minutes
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: citrus, cranberry
Steeped Tea Smell: orange, cranberry, black tea
Flavor: cranberry, black tea
Body: Full
Aftertaste: sweet orange, astringent
Liquor: opaque dark brown

Purchased at the tea lady booth at the NW tea festival.

It's a nice solid fruity black tea, I am enjoying it.

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 purchased this product. 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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