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Saturday, March 20, 2010

McNulty's Loose Leaf Black Tea 'Caramel'

Tea Information:
Tea: Caramel
Type: Black Tea
Packaging: Loose Leaf
Company: McNulty's
Purchase: Here
Description: ?
Ingredients: ?

Steep Information:
Amount: 1 tsp
Additives: none
Water:6 oz filtered boiling
Tool: Mesh basket strainer in cup
Steep Time: a little over 2 minutes
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: sweet caramel
Steeped Tea Smell: tea, hint of caramel
Flavor: smooth, astringent, with a hint of sweet, no bitterness
Body: Medium
Aftertaste: briefly bitter
Liquor: translucent orange-brown

Steepster Traveling Teabox Tea

I am like strong not subtle flavors, this does not meet my needs in a flavored black tea.

Post-Steep Additives: none

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

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