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Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Choice Organic Teas Teabag Black Tea 'Earl Grey'

Tea Information:
Tea: Earl Grey
Type: Black Tea
Packaging: Teabag
Company: Choice Organic Teas
Purchase: Here
Description: This deep, citrusy blend features a beautiful pairing of bold Indian tea and essential oil of Bergamot oranges grown by small family farmers in Calabria, Italy. Pieces of orange peel and safflower petals brighten its taste.
Ingredients: Organic Black Tea*, Organic Orange Peel, Organic Oil of Bergamot, Organic Safflowers *Fair Trade Certified™

Steep Information:
Water: 212°F
Steep Time: a little over 4 minutes at Steep.It
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: strong citrus
Steeped Tea Smell: bakey, citrus, sweet
Flavor: bakey, ending with citrus
Body: Medium
Aftertaste: citrus, astringent
Liquor: barely translucent dark brown-red

An earl grey, not a particularly unique example or anything but not a bad cuppa

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 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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