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Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Choice Organic Teas Teabag Herbal Tisane 'Sweet Liquorice Mint'

Tea Information:
Tea: Sweet Liquorice Mint
Type: Herbal Tisane (Tea is technically only from the camellia sinensis plant)
Packaging: Teabag
Company: Choice Organic Teas
Purchase: Here
Description: This decadent blend comforts with a taste that's both sweet and minty. Sweet liquorice root gives it a velvety richness that calms and soothes the senses. Peppermint and spearmint lend it a cool, refreshing taste and aroma.
Ingredients: Organic Liquorice Root, Organic Peppermint, Organic Spearmint*, Organic Cornflowers *Fair Trade Certified™

Steep Information:
Water: ~500ml at 212°F
Tool: Breville One-Touch Tea Maker BTM800XL
Steep Time: a little over 6 minutes
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: peppermint
Steeped Tea Smell: peppermint
Flavor: licorice (root), peppermint, sweet
Body: Light
Aftertaste: licorice root
Liquor: translucent murkey yellow-green

Let it sit at 6 for another minute or so, as it was mostly peppermint then

Usually not a huge fan of licorice in tea, although I love chewing the roots directly, but this was a nice blend!

Post-Steep Additives:

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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