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drank Cranberry Black Tea by 52teas
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I think I’ve finally found the perfect way to brew this tea. A slightly lower temp (200 F) and steeping for just 2 1/2 minutes produces a very flavorful brew. It’s very, VERY good.

The cranberry is tart with hints of sweetness that weave their way in and out. The black tea is not so harsh with this lower brew temperature, and I think that is what troubled me so the first couple of times that I tried it. With some blends, the black tea base from 52Teas just works very well, but, with others, it comes off as harsh. With the cranberry, it came off as a little bitter and astringent. But, when I tweaked the brew time and temp, it produced a very flavorful cup without bitterness and very little astringency. Very pleasant.

Angrboda

I just had a cup of this too. You totally inspired me.

LiberTEAS

I was so very happy with this particular brewing. My first couple of infusions, including my infusion for iced tea, did not work out quite as well as I found the black tea base to be a bit too much for me, but when I lowered the temp and steeping time, it was SO GOOD.

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Angrboda

I just had a cup of this too. You totally inspired me.

LiberTEAS

I was so very happy with this particular brewing. My first couple of infusions, including my infusion for iced tea, did not work out quite as well as I found the black tea base to be a bit too much for me, but when I lowered the temp and steeping time, it was SO GOOD.

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I am obsessed with tea!

I am a co-founder of the SororiTEA Sisters:
http://sororiteasisters.com

I no longer write for the SororiTea Sisters but I am still the admin for the blog.

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The reason I’m no longer writing for SororiTea Sisters is because I am now the Mad Tea Artist for 52Teas:

http://52teas.com

I’ll still be posting occasional reviews on teas here on Steepster, mostly backlogged reviews because I’m way behind on getting reviews posted. That’s why I’m keeping two accounts active at the current time – so that I can get those backlogged reviews posted.

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My favorite teas are Yellow Teas with most Oolong teas at a close second. As far as “flavored” teas go, I love Earl Grey, Chocolate and Jasmine teas.

I also am intrigued by flavored teas with an unusual or unique flavor combination, which is why I was very excited to be the Mad Tea Artist of 52Teas!

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