drank Cold Brew Teas 2 by Various
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Another cold brewed tea review using three different teas! I steeped all teas in my glass press which is 18-20 oz. Also, I rinsed the leaves for 30-45 seconds at around 175F.

Ceylon Silver Striped, Ratnapura, Sri Lanka-The Tao of Tea

Using one level TBSP, with the water just covering the leaves, then I filled with cold water & put tea in refrigerator for 12 hours. This was a really good cold tea. I was getting a dark, full flavor with quite a bit of the molasses character. It also had a malty aspect that I enjoyed very much! This Ceylon had no lemony or minty characteristics that many Ceylons do. I also wasn’t picking up any astringency on my palate, which makes this tea ideal for an enjoyable cold brewed summer tea. :)) Score: 91.

Cupped: Sunday, June 10, 2012. Reviewed: Saturday, June 23, 2012.

Orange Cranberry Herbal Iced Tea-Stash Tea

I found this, and it was old, so I decided to use it up. My teabag was packaged in a silver foil bag and made 1/2 a gallon. I put it in the refrigerator for 8 hours. Here are the ingredients for this blend: hibiscus, rosehips, lemongrass, orange peel, natural cranberry flavor, natural wild sweet orange flavor.

So here’s the deal. As you can see the main ingredient is the dreaded Hibiscus. I hate the way the tartness from the dreaded H overpowered everything! Maybe there was some Cranberry flavor in there, but it was hard to tell where the tartness from the hibiscus ended and the cranberry flavoring began! :-// It took me two days to drink this crap. YUCK!!! Score: WAY below a 40, and after that who cares!

Cupped: Monday & Tuesday, June 11-12, 2012.

Reviewed: Saturday, June 23, 2012.

Ginger & Honey Green Tea-St. Dalfour

I used 5 teabags and steeped in my tea glass for 12 hours. This is another green tea that I like better cold brewed than hot. The Sri Lankan green tea is not astringent or bitter, but does have a full green tea flavor that makes my mouth pucker. I’m not tasting the honey, but the ginger has a stronger presence. The green tea pleasantly coats my palate, while the ginger dances [with chest high kicks] on the back of my tongue bringing a smile to my face. :)) I may use the rest of my teabags strictly for cold brewing refreshment. :)) Score: 88.

Cupped: Friday, June 22, 2012. Reviewed: Saturday, June 23, 2012.

Preparation
Iced 0 min, 45 sec
Missy

Glad to see you back!

ScottTeaMan

Thanks Missy…….I guess you MISSed me. ;))

Bonnie

Misseded you too!

Charles Thomas Draper

I am glad you enjoy this process of brewing.

Missy

lol :D

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Missy

Glad to see you back!

ScottTeaMan

Thanks Missy…….I guess you MISSed me. ;))

Bonnie

Misseded you too!

Charles Thomas Draper

I am glad you enjoy this process of brewing.

Missy

lol :D

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