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52Teas Loose Leaf Honeybush Tisane ‘Blueberry Streusel Honeybush’

January 23rd, 2013 by Nicole Schwartz

Tea Information:
Tea: Blueberry Streusel Honeybush
Type: Honeybush Tisane (Tea is technically only from the camellia sinensis plant)
Packaging: Loose Leaf
Company: 52Teas
Purchase: Here
Description: Buttery, cakey, brown-sugary blueberryness in a cup (or a glass). With a tiny hint of lemon. Caffeine-free vegan deliciousness. Get it while it lasts.
Our Tea of the Week for the week of August 13, 2012

Ingredients: Honeybush, freeze-dried blueberries, natural and organic flavors.

Steep Information:
Amount: 4 tsp
Water: 12oz at boiling
Tool: kati loose tea system 12oz
Steep Time: a little over 5 minutes http://steep.it
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: blueberry, woody honeybush
Steeped Tea Smell:woody, sweet, hint berry
Flavor: woody, sweet
Body: Medium
Aftertaste: berry
Liquor: opaque dark red-brown

It’s honeybush, with a hint of berry, not cake-y, no butter, no lemon

wait that is not true, a hint of lemon you need to look for, that’s a nice touch

Post-Steep Additives:
agave
more berry, still mostly honeybush

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 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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