Dry leaves have an alluring chocolate-covered-berries aroma. They’re a roughly cut mix of leaves and some stems averaging out to tobacco-brown, but with a range of colors from black to green.
I wasn’t sure what to expect of Spice and Tea Exchange, but this brews up a quality cup of tea. It has a coffee-like richness with a fruit/sweet quality, finishing with a touch of spice. It’s pleasantly smooth on the palate. This is a versatile tea that would be great on its own, with milk, or iced.