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Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Tazo Teabag White Tea 'Cucumber White'

Tea Information:
Tea: Cucumber White
Type: White Tea
Packaging: Teabag
Company: Tazo Company
Purchase: Here
Description: Where do cucumbers go to unwind? A spa carved in the crevice of an iceberg, with blue cooling pools, white tea saunas and a swim-up bar lined with lime peel mugs filled with piping hot tea.
Ingredients: White tea, lime peel, dandelion leaves, black darjeeling tea, cucumber, peppermint, lemon verbena, natural flavors, lime essence oil.

Steep Information:
Water: ~500ml at 185°F
Tool: Breville One-Touch Tea Maker BTM800XL
Steep Time: a little over 3 minutes
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: chemical, cucumber
Steeped Tea Smell: lime, cool, vegetal
Flavor: lime, cool cucumber, tangy
Body: Light
Aftertaste: vegetal
Liquor: translucent yellow green

It's a mojito in need of alcohol.
Nice and refreshing, seems like it would be great iced.

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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