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Sunday, June 24, 2012

52Teas Loose Leaf Green Tea 'Sea Breeze'

Tea Information:
Tea: Sea Breeze
Type: Green Tea
Packaging: Loose Leaf
Company: 52Teas
Purchase: Here
Description: As for this week’s tea of the week, we have a delicious (I had some with dinner as an iced tea) blend of our sweet Chinese sencha, dried cranberries, marigold petals and natural grapefruit and cranberry flavors.
Ingredients: Premium green teas, dried cranberries, marigold petals, natural flavors

Steep Information:
Amount: 3tsp
Water: 500ml at 175°F
Tool: Breville One-Touch Tea Maker BTM800XL
Steep Time: 2 minutes
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: citrus, chemical tang, vegetal
Steeped Tea Smell: citrus, vegetal
Flavor:fruity, vegetal
Body: Light
Aftertaste: a little bitter
Liquor: translucent light orange

Not bad, but not great, dislike the after taste

Post-Steep Additives: agave syrup - increased fruity flavor, decreased (bu still present) after taste

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 purchased this product. 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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