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drank Neapolitan Honeybush by 52teas
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Neapolitan is my favorite ice cream!!!! Not sure how it translates into tea. Interesting, but not ice cream, at least not to my taste buds. I also don’t think this was balanced for me between the chocolate/strawberry/vanilla, I thought the strawberry overpowered the other two flavors. I was expecting it to be creamy, I just kept thinking that ice cream is creamy, I ended up adding some milk to get that effect. I’m being really negative, and honestly is wasn’t BAD, just not what I was hoping for. I’m going to try and cold steep some of it and see how that goes. For now I think it was just ok.

Edit: 3 tsp of this tea in a mason jar of water in the fridge for 20 hours does not equal a good iced tea. I even tried adding milk and sweetener trying to do a fake iced latte. Nope, I don’t like this cold.

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