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Saturday, November 6, 2010

The Stash Tea Company Teabag Herbal Tea 'Mango Passionfruit'

Tea Information:
Tea: Mango Passionfruit
Type: Herbal Tea
Packaging: Teabag
Company: The Stash Tea Company
Purchase: Here
Description: A delicately fruity mango flavor with a hint of passionfruit. Naturally caffeine free.
Ingredients: rosehips, orange peel, safflower, hibiscus flowers, lemongrass, mango flavor, citric acid, passionfruit flavor and licorice powder.

Steep Information:
Amount: 1 bag
Water: 6? ounces hot spigot water from Keurig
Steep Time: 5+ minutes
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: Tart, fruit, passionfruit
Steeped Tea Smell: Tart, fruity, Not sweet
Flavor: Tart, fruity, Not sweet
Body: Medium
Aftertaste: tart
Liquor: translucent red-orange

I had this tea this morning in my mom's office.

I didn't taste mango at all, I tasted tart passionfruit.

I didn't really like it, but it wasn't bad enough to make me want to not finish it. I think it would have been better with some sweetener.

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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