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Monday, January 13, 2014

52Teas Loose Leaf Honeybush Tisane 'Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Honeybush'

Tea Information:
Tea: Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Honeybush
Type: Honeybush Tisane (Tea is technically only from the camellia sinensis plant)
Packaging: Loose Leaf
Company: 52Teas
Purchase: Here
Description: Our Tea of the Week for the week of December 17, 2012
As for this week’s tea, imagine homemade Strawberry Rhubarb Pie, encased in a delicious buttery pastry, full of sweet strawberries and tangy rhubarb. Now imagine that in a comforting mug or icy tumbler full of caffeine- and calorie-free honeybush. Can you imagine it? Well, you don’t have to imagine it, you can order it now. =)

Ingredients: honeybush, freeze-fried strawberries, organic flavors

Steep Information:
Amount: 4 tsp
Water: ~500ml at 212°F
Tool: Mesh basket strainer in mug
Steep Time: a little over 5 minutes
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: sweet strawberry, wood
Steeped Tea Smell: strawberry, rhubarb, summer
Flavor: sweet strawberry, then tart, then a hint woody
Body: Full
Aftertaste: tart and woody
Liquor: Cloudy dark orange brown

Summer in a cup!

Post-Steep Additives:
sugar, just sweet, more like pie, no overall flavor change

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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