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Monday, November 21, 2011

The Republic of Tea Teabag Red Tisane 'Pomegranate Vanilla'

Tea Information:
Tea: Sip for the Cure® Pomegranate Vanilla Red Tea
Type: Red Tisane (Tea is technically only from the camellia sinensis plant)
Packaging: Teabag
Company: The Republic of Tea
Purchase: Here
Description: Enjoy this premium quality, naturally caffeine-free rooibos (ROY-boss) red tea. With the sweet tart notes of juicy pomegranate, this cup is rich in flavor and finishes off with the sweetness of exotic vanilla bean.

The Republic of Tea will donate $1 from the sale of this tin to support Susan G. Komen for the Cure in the fight against breast cancer, contributing $100,000 minimum per year from 2010-2013. Find donation amounts for other sizes in additional info. Learn more about Komen for the Cure. Learn more about Komen for the Cure.

Ingredients: Rooibos, hibiscus, pomegranate juice, natural pomegranate flavoring and natural vanilla flavoring

Steep Information:
Amount: 1 teabag
Water: boiling 12 ounces
Steep Time: a little over 5 minutes
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: hibiscus
Steeped Tea Smell: vanilla, berry
Flavor: hibiscus, rooibos, berry
Body: Medium
Aftertaste: vanilla, woody
Liquor: dark translucent pink

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 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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