Aroma of dry leaves: sweet and creamy chocolate
Wet leaves: tangy cocoa, leather, coffee
Taste: very malty and woody; beer-like. Tangy/pointy orange peel, more beer, soft cocoa, hint of cream
Aftertaste: orange peel, cloves
Additional flavours in later steeps: cloves Version 2.0, pepper finish… so much pepper. This isn’t chai? Burnt wood
Awesomeness level: pretty awesome.
Can CrowKettle handle the manly power of this tea? Nope
Objective level of this note: going down with each additional word
Prevailing thought while sipping: where did the chocolate go??