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drank Raspberry Cream by Ronnefeldt Tea
4833 tasting notes

Trying this tea courtesy of TeaEqualsBliss – Thanks!

Not my favorite rooibos tea, but it isn’t bad either. The raspberry flavor is very faint, as if it’s competing with the flavor of the rooibos. I experience more of the tart tingle on my tongue from the berry than I do actual berry flavor.

I can also taste the cream – but it too is quite delicate.

What I like best about this particular blend is that the flavors have managed to mask that artificial sweetness taste that I often get from rooibos, so what I’m left with is a slightly woodsy, slightly berry, with a touch of vanilla cream tasting cup. I’m tempted to allow it to cool significantly to see how it might fair as an iced tea.

Preparation
Boiling 8 min or more
LiberTEAS

eh… the more I’m drinking this, the less I’m liking it (and that rarely happens). The tea seems to be losing flavor as I go, rather than it intensifying – which is really odd.

Jillian

LOL, I think this might have been mine originally – I seem to recall giving away my bag of it to TeaEqualsBliss awhile ago in the “Take It Away” thread.

I wasn’t terribly thrilled with it either, but since I’m not a fan of pretty much any red rooibos tea I’m possibly biased. :D

LiberTEAS

I’m not a huge fan of red rooibos either – although there are some that I really do like (52Teas chocolate banana for example). This one just didn’t have enough flavor to it to keep me interested, I’m afraid.

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LiberTEAS

eh… the more I’m drinking this, the less I’m liking it (and that rarely happens). The tea seems to be losing flavor as I go, rather than it intensifying – which is really odd.

Jillian

LOL, I think this might have been mine originally – I seem to recall giving away my bag of it to TeaEqualsBliss awhile ago in the “Take It Away” thread.

I wasn’t terribly thrilled with it either, but since I’m not a fan of pretty much any red rooibos tea I’m possibly biased. :D

LiberTEAS

I’m not a huge fan of red rooibos either – although there are some that I really do like (52Teas chocolate banana for example). This one just didn’t have enough flavor to it to keep me interested, I’m afraid.

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