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Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Teas Etc Loose Leaf Black Tea 'Cranberry Cobbler'

Tea Information:
Tea: Cranberry Cobbler
Type: Black Tea
Packaging: Loose Leaf
Company: Teas Etc
Purchase: no longer available
Description: The tart-sweet scent of juicy cranberries is enticing. A medium golden brew with a lovely red tone and with crisp berry flavor that perfectly compliments the smooth black tea base.
Layers of complex flavor that end with the slight astringency of this tart berry makes this tea addictive.

Ingredients:Black tea, dried cranberry pieces, hibiscus flower and flavor

Steep Information:
Amount: 2 tsp
Water: 500ml at 212°F
Tool: Breville One-Touch Tea Maker BTM800XL
Steep Time: 2 minutes
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: hibiscus berry, fruity
Steeped Tea Smell: berry, fruity
Flavor: cranberry, smooth sweet black tea, berry end
Body: Medium
Aftertaste: hibiscus
Liquor: translucent dark brown

It is a nice not overly sweet fruity black tea, where the tea is smooth and present. Not fabulous, and being they have lots of nice teas I can see how this might have got cut.

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 as a sample. 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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