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Monday, July 8, 2013

Arbor Teas Loose Leaf Green Tea 'Cherry Sencha'

Tea Information:
Tea: Cherry Sencha
Type: Green Tea
Packaging: Loose Leaf
Company: Arbor Teas
Purchase: Here
Description: Our Fair Trade Certified Cherry Sencha organic green tea pairs a blend of sencha-style green teas with the sweet-tart flavor of real cherries. The concentrated fruity aroma gives way to a subtly-tart cherry flavor that is in perfect balance with the green tea in the cup.   Like all of our flavored blends, this organic loose tea tea uses only the highest quality teas, essential oils and botanical ingredients, insuring an excellent cup every time!
Ingredients: organic Chinese and Indian green teas, organic rosehips, organic calendula petals, organic safflowers and natural cherry flavor

Steep Information:
Amount: 6 tsp
Water: 1000ml at 175°F
Tool: Breville One-Touch Tea Maker BTM800XL
Steep Time: 2 minutes
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: floral, sweet, fruity
Steeped Tea Smell: sweet, fruity, vegetal
Flavor: gritty. vegetal, slightly grassy, hints of fruit
Body: Medium
Aftertaste: grassy
Liquor: cloudy light yellow green

Not bad, very light on the cherry

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 received this product for free in return for writing a review. 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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