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drank Cinnamon Stonefruit by Samovar
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Yum! I was a little scared to try this because of the hibiscus (and it brews up deep, ruby red and I thought for sure it would be very hibiscus-y), but, as it turns out that while the hibiscus does contribute a lot to the color of this tisane, it doesn’t contribute quite as much flavor to it. Oh sure, I can taste it, it just isn’t off-putting the way hibiscus can sometimes be.

What I taste more than the hibiscus is the flavor of cinnamon, plum and currants. And it tastes yummy! It is reminiscent of plum cobbler which was a favorite dessert from my childhood.

I don’t know if Samovar has discontinued this blend or not, though, because I can’t find it on the website. Oh well… it’s enjoyable, but I don’t think it is something that I must have in my tea collection.

TeaEqualsBliss

Considering all of the teas I have tried…I have NOT tried all that many from this company!

seule771

I viewed what the tea was composed of and what the company had to say of their tea. Although I tend to be put off by all things with licorice in it; I have added this to my shopping list for someday.

Licorice in my opinion over rides most flavors and mixing it with cinnamon and currants what collision and roughness in flavoring. Wow, oh my God, how can they do this and have done this is my thought but I cannot know this as yet. Since I have yet to drink/sample it.

Wonderful review; I like that it pairs well with sauerkraut; a favorite. Yum!. Kudos even.!

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TeaEqualsBliss

Considering all of the teas I have tried…I have NOT tried all that many from this company!

seule771

I viewed what the tea was composed of and what the company had to say of their tea. Although I tend to be put off by all things with licorice in it; I have added this to my shopping list for someday.

Licorice in my opinion over rides most flavors and mixing it with cinnamon and currants what collision and roughness in flavoring. Wow, oh my God, how can they do this and have done this is my thought but I cannot know this as yet. Since I have yet to drink/sample it.

Wonderful review; I like that it pairs well with sauerkraut; a favorite. Yum!. Kudos even.!

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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.

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