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Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Indie Tea Loose Leaf White Tea 'The Road to Hana'

Tea Information:
Tea: The Road to Hana
Type: White Tea
Packaging: Loose Leaf
Company: Indie Tea
Purchase: Here
Description: Tropical White Tea Blend

Time To Slow Down...Enjoy The Scenery And Breathe In The Fragrant Island Air, Keeping In Mind That Just Around The Bend May Be A Pothole The Size Of Your Jeep

Steeping Instructions: Measure 1.5 teaspoons of tea to 8 oz of water. Heat water to 175 degrees, pour over the tea leaves, and steep tea leaves for four to five minutes.

Ingredients: Organic and Fair Trade Ingredients: Organic Mango Pieces, Organic Pai Mu Tan White Tea, Organic Coconut Flakes, Organic Hibiscus Flowers.

Steep Information:
Amount: entire sample ~6tsp
Water: 1000ml at 175°F
Tool: Breville One-Touch Tea Maker BTM800XL
Steep Time: 3 minutes
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: coconut, papaya, tropical
Steeped Tea Smell: floral, vegetal, soft
Flavor: tart hibiscus start, then a fruity coconut, with a vegetal finish
Body: Light
Aftertaste: light pleasant floral
Liquor: translucent light orange

it bring to mind hay, flowers, with a twinge of tropical

fun white that has flavor but isn't overpowered by the flavors.

I am so glad I got this in my Amoda Tea monthly box.

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

I purchased this product. 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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