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52Teas Loose Leaf Herbal Tisane ‘Citrus Piledriver’

January 13th, 2013 by Nicole Schwartz

Tea Information:
Tea: Citrus Piledriver
Type: Herbal Tisane (Tea is technically only from the camellia sinensis plant)
Packaging: Loose Leaf
Company: 52Teas
Purchase: Here
Description: For those times when you need more kick than citrus PUNCH, here’s Citrus PILEDRIVER. It’s a wake up and take the day by the horns and teach it who’s boss blend of highly caffeinated Ecuadorian Guayusa, green yerba mate, roasted yerba mate, orange peel, lemongrass, lemon verbena, lemon balm, lemon myrtle and natural citrus and other fruit flavors like lemon, orange, pineapple and peach.
The aroma of this tea is an amazing, eye-opening, “GOOD MORNING TO YOU” and that’s before you even take a sip. We don’t want to say it’s going to make you run like Kenyans*, but yeah, it should get your motor going. Get some today and tell me: Am I right, or am I right?

Ingredients: Guayusa, green yerba mate, roasted yerba mate, orange peel, lemongrass, lemon verbena, lemon balm, lemon myrtle, natural flavors.

Steep Information:
Amount: 2 tsp
Water: 16oz at 212°F
Tool: Adagio IngenuiTEA 16 oz
Steep Time: a little over 5 minutes http://steep.it/5%20minutes
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: citrus, vegetal
Steeped Tea Smell: vegetal, hints citrus
Flavor: green, vegetal, bitter, BLEH
Body: Full
Aftertaste: dirty grass
Liquor: translucent dark yellow-green

do not want, blah

Rating: 1/4 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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