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Thursday, May 6, 2010

Assi Brand instant powder 'instant date tea (honeyed)'

Tea Information:
Tea: instant date tea (honeyed)
Type: ?
Packaging: instant powder
Company: Assi Brand imported by Rhee Bros., Inc. and Korean Farm, Inc.
Purchase: Unknown
Description: Instant date tea (honeyed) is a specialty of oriental, which is specifically processed from premium choices of date and honey that is enriched with glucose and vitamins. With its own unique flavor, the delicious and nutritious tea is idea for home and travel.
Ingredients: Date, sugar, pure honey

Steep Information:
Amount: 1 packet
Water: hot spigot water, 16 ounces
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: very sweet!
Steeped Tea Smell: sweet, fruity, black tea, honey
Flavor: very sweet black tea, fruity, honey, hint of fruit
Body: Medium
Aftertaste: sweet, honey
Liquor: translucent orange-brown

A co-worker let me have one of hers. It is delicious! I am not exactly sure what kind of tea it is trying to be but I suspect black. I need t find where to get more of this.

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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