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It’s he-re!!

Rushed home to find this on my doorstep, and immediately ripped into it. Brewed for 10 minutes, my standard steep for rooibos teas. It brews up a lovely red color (as well it should, considering the name!).

It tastes like red velvet cake batter. Really, it does. Sweet, with that distinct chocolate taste that’s unique to red velvet cakes. So someone at the Republic did their homework, and I’ll give them an A! There’s even the barest hint of cream cheese frosting. It’s going to be a staple in my cupboard now, and I cannot wait to get some vanilla ice cream and make either a tea float or a teashake with this!! I’ll try it as a latte soon.

You can taste the rooibos, and if you don’t like that, this might not be for you. It’s not overwhelmingly strong, but it is obvious that this tea is built upon that base.

(And, since I know you’ll ask, you can’t taste the beet root bits. Trust me, I’d tell you. I do not like beets.)

Preparation
Boiling 8 min or more
Cofftea

Tea float! Get a cheesecake flavored ice cream:) Strawberry cheesecake would be amazing w/ this:)

Kristen

thanks, think I will go ahead and order this.. I am not usually a big fan of rooibos but I think this is worth a try!!!

RachanaC (Rachel)-iHeartTeas

Jaime I NEED this, pretty please :-)

Jaime

Rach, you got some! Just be sure to PM me, too…Cause I’m good at forgetting things.

Cofftea: I hadn’t even considered cheesecake flavored ice cream. Yes, yes, that will be done.

amandajo

Thank god it does not taste like beets! I am not a fan of them either!

Meghann M

I’ve never had beets, so wasn’t too worried. But glad this is awesome. Ordering soon! Now off to plot my order for RoT, Davids and TeaGuys!

Cofftea

Their green bush is the only way I’ll consume beets;)

Paul M Tracy

It’s the even slightest potential of a chocolate and cream cheese combo that got me!

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Cofftea

Tea float! Get a cheesecake flavored ice cream:) Strawberry cheesecake would be amazing w/ this:)

Kristen

thanks, think I will go ahead and order this.. I am not usually a big fan of rooibos but I think this is worth a try!!!

RachanaC (Rachel)-iHeartTeas

Jaime I NEED this, pretty please :-)

Jaime

Rach, you got some! Just be sure to PM me, too…Cause I’m good at forgetting things.

Cofftea: I hadn’t even considered cheesecake flavored ice cream. Yes, yes, that will be done.

amandajo

Thank god it does not taste like beets! I am not a fan of them either!

Meghann M

I’ve never had beets, so wasn’t too worried. But glad this is awesome. Ordering soon! Now off to plot my order for RoT, Davids and TeaGuys!

Cofftea

Their green bush is the only way I’ll consume beets;)

Paul M Tracy

It’s the even slightest potential of a chocolate and cream cheese combo that got me!

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Bio

My love of tea started in 2001, whilst in an internship in London, England. I shared an office with a lovely man who would make me a cup of tea every morning without asking me if I even wanted it. I drink my tea neat now, because I’ve yet to find the sugar/milk combination that lives up to Pablo’s.

I drink any and all kinds of tea, and love trying new brands/varieties/flavors.

Location

Lexington, Kentucky

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