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Friday, March 4, 2011

52Teas Loose Leaf Honeybush Tisane 'White Chocolate Grasshopper'

Tea Information:
Tea: White Chocolate Grasshopper
Type: Honeybush Tisane (Tea is technically only from the camellia sinensis plant)
Packaging: Loose Leaf
Company: 52Teas
Purchase: Here
Description: One of our regulars is always trying to combine different combinations of vanilla and mint. His most recent favorite is blending our vanilla bean cheesecake chai with the mintastic. So, this one is for Truong.

Here’s a caffeine-free African honeybush blended with white chocolate chips, organic vanilla beans and fresh cut spearmint. Enjoy!

Ingredients: Honeybush, white chocolate chips, spearmint, organic vanilla bean pieces, natural flavors.

Steep Information:
Amount: 2 tsp
Water: 16 oz boiling
Tool: Adagio IngenuiTEA 16 oz
Steep Time: a little over 5 minutes
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: Mint, chocolate
Steeped Tea Smell: Mint, wood, chocolate
Flavor: it tastes the same as it smells
Body: Full
Aftertaste: woody
Liquor: Muddy opaque dark brown

Too woody, Not enough chocolate, Still delicious

I got this in a swap with Jillian, Thank you.

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 received this product for free. 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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