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Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Teavana Loose Leaf Green Tea 'Fruta Bomba Green Tea'

Tea Information:
Tea: Fruta Bomba Green Tea
Type: Green Tea
Packaging: Loose Leaf
Company: Teavana
Purchase: click the image:

Description: A melange of green tea and South African Rooibos in combination with ripe papaya and peach pieces. Together they create an explosion of flavor, aroma and health benefits. This is a delicious green tea and perfect for those who have not tried green tea before.
Ingredients: Green tea, red Rooibos, peach bits, apple bits, candied papaya, carrot bits, raisins and marigold, mallow, and sunflower petals.

Steep Information:
Amount: ?
Additives: ? tsp German Rock Sugar
Water: 16 ounces hot spigot water
Tool: Teavana perfect steeper
Steep Time: a little over 3 minutes
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: fruity, floral
Steeped Tea Smell: floral, fruity
Flavor: slightly vegetal, generic fruity flavor, floral, no bitterness!
Body: Medium
Aftertaste: none that I recall
Liquor: cloudy but translucent orange-green-yellow

Prepared in store by staff while I was purchasing other teas. I drank it while walking around the mall. I had asked for 'Green Tea Heaven' but apparently it's been discontinued. This was their replacement recommendation.

Post-Steep Additives: none

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

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