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Sunday, October 7, 2012

The Tea Set Loose Leaf Black Tea 'Fantasy Mango Souvenir'

Tea Information:
Tea: Fantasy Mango Souvenir
Type: Black Tea
Packaging: Loose Leaf
Company: The Tea Set
Purchase: Not available online?
Ingredients: Organic Black Tea, calendula and natural flavoring

Steep Information:
Amount: 2 tsp
Water: 500ml at 195°F
Tool: Breville One-Touch Tea Maker BTM800XL
Steep Time: 1 minute 30 seconds
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: sweet mango
Steeped Tea Smell: sweet, bakey, hint of mango
Flavor: bitter
Body: Medium
Aftertaste: astringent
Liquor: translucent orange-brown

I did not like the base of this tea

Post-Steep Additives: sugar packets
sweeter, fruitier

Rating: 1/4 leaf

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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