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Monday, September 26, 2011

Adagio Teabag Black Tea 'Chestnut'

Tea Information:
Tea: Chestnut
Type: Black Tea
Packaging: Pyramid Teabag
Company: adagio
Purchase: Here
Description: Premium black tea from Sri Lanka flavored with roasted chestnuts. Perfect for enjoying in front of an open fire. With Jack Frost nipping at your nose, this is the ideal time to enjoy this Holiday favorite. Roasty, smooth and full bodied, with pleasant dryness. Help to make the season bright, give this limited-time tea a try.
Ingredients: black tea, sunflower petals, chestnut flavor

Steep Information:
Amount: 1 pyramid bag
Water: boiling, 12oz
Steep Time: a little over 2 minutes, I ignored their recommended 5 minute steep
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: chocolate and chestnut
Steeped Tea Smell: chestnut, black tea, hints of coco
Flavor: smooth black tea, hints of nuts
Body: Medium
Aftertaste: slightly astringent
Liquor: opaque dark brown

Please note the sample I got at World Tea East has different ingredients than listed on the website.

I am not sure where I was getting the chocolate smell from!

I did enjoy this cup, it was a nice warm fall feeling (which I needed since Texas is hot).

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 in return for writing a review. 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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