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Monday, February 7, 2011

TeaGschwendner Loose Leaf Herbal Tisane 'Fireside Glow'

Tea Information:
Tea: 1456 Fireside Glow
Type: Herbal Tisane (Tea is technically only from the camellia sinensis plant)
Packaging: Loose Leaf
Company: TeaGschwendner
Purchase: Here
Description: Cinnamon lovers will be pleased by the fiery character of this composition, in which heat is tempered by the tartness of hibiscus and rose hips.
Ingredients: Hibiscus blossoms, apple pieces, rose hips, rooibush tea, almond bits, cinnamon bits and flavor.

Steep Information:
Amount: 3 tsp
Water: boiling 12oz
Tool: kati loose tea system (my Review here.)
Steep Time: a little over 5 minutes (
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: cinnamon
Steeped Tea Smell: apple, cinnamon
Flavor: sweet apple, cinnamon, hints of rooibos
Body: Full
Aftertaste: hibiscus (tart)
Liquor: opaque purple-red

Steepster Secret Santa gift from Infusin_Susan.

Good but not anything unique enough to get a whole tin of.

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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