703 Tasting Notes
A perennial favourite, I’ve just enough time to finish this mug of deliicous spearmint tea before work is over. The name says it all – There are no other ingredients and there is no confusing the taste. I’ve finally come to understand that non-mint nuts are afraid of mint teas tasting like toothpaste – no danger of that here. Just a delicious warm, fragrant mint tea. Makes me nostalgiac for the field of mint that grew beside the driveway of my ‘childhood home’.
Dry teabag smells like Raspberry Kool-Aid…sweet sweet sweet. While steeping, the tea is a very pink shade and smells much the same, though the sugar smell is toned down a bit, it still smells like raspberry juice. Maybe a sugar added concentrate instead of Kool-Aid.
First sip tastes much like it smells. Definitely raspberry, but not like I am eating a raspberry. It tastes artificially sweetened – Like raspberry Sorbet! It tastes almost exactly like Chapman’s raspberry sorbet. I still like it, but it is a bit strange in a tea. The longer you steep it the more the tartness will come out, though the sweet doesn’t go away so it’s interesting.
Still delicious, This cup has come out a little more citrusy than my first few, though the only difference is a lower water temperature. It’s a lovely tea for right now, easing the transition from yummy lunch break to work again.
This time I actually find it a little bitter at the end, maybe over-steeped. I think I would like a tiny bit of sugar and/or cream in it. Inherited habit!
The most authentically apple thing I’ve had in the last few weeks. I quite enjoyed it, though one bag to two cups wasn’t my best idea. Ah well, it conserves the tea.
Smells and tastes a bit like green apples – sort of on the candy side, but quite nice. After the terrible Celestial Seasonings Apple Cinnamon episode, I am pleased to find an apple I like.