This one smelled quite strong dry, so I was a bit wary to steep it up, but it turned out quite nicely. It’s a bit like lemonade with a hint of hibiscus.

It brewed up a medium pink, but I still expected a mouthful of tart hibiscus, but it was not be. The hibiscus is very light. I’m enjoying it hot, but I have a feeling it will be even better cold brewed.

This one is actually labelled as a ‘sun tea’. Perhaps that means I should brew it in the sun?

Preparation
Boiling 6 min, 30 sec
Memily

Cold brewing is a more hygienic way of sun brewing… at least that’s what I’ve been reading lately when I was looking into cold brewing!

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Memily

Cold brewing is a more hygienic way of sun brewing… at least that’s what I’ve been reading lately when I was looking into cold brewing!

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Lover of tea, animals, the ocean (http://eastcoastbest.tumblr.com/), science, travel, and all things summer.

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I love black teas. I pretty well always drink my tea straight. I’m also fond of herbals, but they rarely make my permanent collection. I prefer my tea hot, but occasionally I’ll cold brew.

Oolongs I enjoy, but I’m not generally in the mood for them. I only truly enjoy subtly fruity flavoured greens. Whites have to be pretty amazing (see Butiki’s White Rhino).

Pu’erhs, rooibos (specifically red, I’m more open to green), honeybush, and matés are not my favourite. I tend to avoid them altogether unless others find them so amazing it would be a travesty to not at least try.

Likes:
Coconut, creaminess, yogurt, toffee, cacao (true dark chocolate flavour), rhubarb.

Dislikes:
Any smokiness, bergamot, flowers (rose, jasmine, chamomile), hibiscus is hit and miss.

Last updated as of February 2017.

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