Ingredients: Peppermint, Organic Gunpowder Green Tea, South Indian FOP, N/A Bergamot Flavours
What a lovely, odd, wonderful little tea! It's startlingly sweet and floral, with a perfect balance of flavours. As a bonus, it can easily handle a long steeping time, remaining both delicate and very flavourful. It's one of those teas that is so well blended from disparate flavours, that you can't tell where one begins and another ends!
There's a lovely smooth buttery base , and lively citrus notes on top. The mint is difficult to separate out, but contributes to the overall freshness of the tea. It would be wonderful iced and sweetened.
Reminds me a bit of African Rose, unexpected flavours coming together to make something very memorable.
Might have to invest in some more of this....
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The first time I tried chai was in the kitchen of my parent’s house, and served by my younger sister. “You have to taste this—” she insisted, pushing a mug across the countertop to me. She refused to elaborate on its contents. The flavors, she said, would speak for themselves.
The quality of water affects the taste of your tea; this is beyond dispute. The relative quantities of mineral salts, oxygen and trace elements determine the relative "liveliness" or "flatness" of a particular cup. To that simple substance we add the basic flavor of the leaf itself or an herbal substitute.