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Monday, February 7, 2011

TeaGschwendner Loose Leaf Black Tea 'Christmas Tea'

Tea Information:
Tea: 999 Christmas Tea
Type: Black Tea
Packaging: Loose Leaf
Company: TeaGschwendner
Purchase: Here
Description: The yuletide made bright by the heavy spices of the season- nutmeg and vanilla hide subtly behind a bold dose of cloves.
Ingredients: Black teas from China, Sri Lanka and India, orange peel, cloves, vanilla pieces, natural and artificial flavor.

Steep Information:
Amount: 2 heaping tsp
Water: boiling 12oz
Tool: kati loose tea system (my Review here.)
Steep Time: a little over 2 minutes (
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: apples, cinnamon
Steeped Tea Smell: apple, black, cinnamon
Flavor: apple black tea
Body: Medium
Aftertaste: cinnamon, astringent
Liquor: Translucent dark brown

Steepster Secret Sanata gift from Infusin_Susan!

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

I received this product as a gift. 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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