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Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Choice Organic Teas Teabag Herbal Tisane 'Chamomile Citrus'

Tea Information:
Tea: Chamomile Citrus
Type: Herbal Tisane (Tea is technically only from the camellia sinensis plant)
Packaging: Teabag
Company: Choice Organic Teas
Purchase: Here
Description: This citrusy blend brings out the best of mild-mannered chamomile. Its sweet, floral taste comes from whole yellow chamomile flowers harvested on a Fair Trade farm in Egypt. Orange peel and pink hibiscus add a light, fruity essence.
Ingredients: Organic Chamomile*, Organic Orange Peel, Organic Hibiscus*, Organic Lemon Myrtle, Natural Citrus Flavor *Fair Trade Certified™

Steep Information:
Water: ~500ml at 212°F
Tool: Breville One-Touch Tea Maker BTM800XL
Steep Time: a little over 7 minutes
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: chemical, hint of chamomile
Steeped Tea Smell: chamomile, honey
Flavor: slightly tangy (citrus), chamomile, with a finish of berry (hibiscus)
Body: Light
Aftertaste: sweet
Liquor: translucent yellow

Not a flat chamomile, interesting depth but perhaps a little heavy on the citrus?

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 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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