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drank African Rooibos by Twinings
11 tasting notes

My first Rooibos and these bags are very flavorful, different from traditional Camellia sinensis or other tisanes. A very rich flavor and hard to describe, I suppose it is what a “red bush” leaf would taste like. The color is a gorgeous deep red.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 2 min, 30 sec

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Started my tea journey in 2013 and am having fun geeking out on it :o)

I prefer full bodied, flavored black teas and am exploring Darjeelings for all day drinking. Also Honeybush and flavored chamomiles for late night relaxing.

I was having trouble gauging my initial ratings as I tend to be a little conservative, but then I found Auggy’s rating scale which I am adopting. Thank you Auggy!
1 – 10 – Bleck. Didn’t finish the cup.
11 – 25 – Drinkable. But don’t punish me by making me have it again.
26 – 40 – Meh. (reference to giving it to husband as iced tea didn’t apply to me lol)
41 – 60 – Okayish. Maybe one day I’ll kill off what I have in my pantry.
61 – 75 – Decent. I might pick some up if I needed tea.
76 – 85 – Nice. I’d probably buy but wouldn’t hunt it down.
86 – 100 – Yum! I will hunt down the vendor to get this tea!

Location

Hollywood, Florida, USA

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