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Not for me.

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Nik

Is it honeybush in general that you dislike, or specifically this one? If specifically this one, what was it about it that was different from other ones? Paper bag taste? Something else? Thanks! =) (You say in your profile that you’ve yet to find a rooibos you can stomach and honeybush is often considered its close cousin, so now I’m thinking maybe it’s just honeybush you don’t like, but…doesn’t hurt to ask, eh?)

Dixie_Amazon

I would have to say it is this specif on since it is the only one I have tried. It is similar to various rooibos I have tried in that there is a flavor I can’t describe that that makes my throat close up (not quite gag) and I cannot finish the cup. It is a shame because I really wanted to like it. There are so many tasty sounding blends using rooibos and honeybush.

Nik

Aww… I’m sorry it didn’t work for you… =( On the other hand, this is the straight flavour. Maybe a yummy-sounding blend will be flavourful enough to overwhelm the rooibos or honeybush base enough for you to enjoy it.

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Nik

Is it honeybush in general that you dislike, or specifically this one? If specifically this one, what was it about it that was different from other ones? Paper bag taste? Something else? Thanks! =) (You say in your profile that you’ve yet to find a rooibos you can stomach and honeybush is often considered its close cousin, so now I’m thinking maybe it’s just honeybush you don’t like, but…doesn’t hurt to ask, eh?)

Dixie_Amazon

I would have to say it is this specif on since it is the only one I have tried. It is similar to various rooibos I have tried in that there is a flavor I can’t describe that that makes my throat close up (not quite gag) and I cannot finish the cup. It is a shame because I really wanted to like it. There are so many tasty sounding blends using rooibos and honeybush.

Nik

Aww… I’m sorry it didn’t work for you… =( On the other hand, this is the straight flavour. Maybe a yummy-sounding blend will be flavourful enough to overwhelm the rooibos or honeybush base enough for you to enjoy it.

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I am a SAHM with three teenage sons. Long time tea lover.

While I was born in the South I don’t drink the super sweet the area is known for. Sometimes I will add a teaspoon of sugar to a quart of tea.

I drink black, oolong and green teas, oolong being my favorite. I have yet to find a rooibos I can stomach and have not tried honey bush yet.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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