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Tuesday, November 1, 2011

52Teas Loose Leaf Green and Oolong Tea 'cucumber fusion'

Tea Information:
Tea: cucumber fusion
Type: Green Tea and Oolong Tea
Packaging: Loose Leaf
Company: 52Teas
Purchase: Here
Description: This week, we have a fusion of premium green teas and oolongs blended with freeze-dried cucumber bits and natural cucumber flavor. A real refreshing taste of spring. These “savory” teas have been going really fast, so don’t miss out on this one. When it’s gone, it’s GONE.
Ingredients: Green and oolong teas, freeze-dried cucumber pieces, natural flavors.

Steep Information:
Amount: 1.9g / 3 tsp
Water: 500ml 175°F
Tool: Breville One-Touch Tea Maker BTM800XL
Steep Time: 3 minutes
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: chemical, vinegar
Steeped Tea Smell: sweet, cucumber, vegetal
Flavor: cucumber, vegetal, toasted
Body: Light
Aftertaste: toasty
Liquor: translucent brown-orange

Perhaps two minutes would have been better? I think this would be even better cold.

Overall it has a crisp fresh cool taste to 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.
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