Amount: 1 teabag, 3.3g including paper teabag and plastic wrapper and paper tag.
Water: 6 ounces filtered boiling
Steep Time: a little over 3 minutes
Dry Leaf Smell: Amaretto
Steeped Tea Smell: tea
Flavor: black tea
Aftertaste: Very bitter
Liquor: nice translucent brown
This was one of two samples I ordered from design a tea. The tea was lackluster and smelled much stronger and interesting and delicious than it tasted. It tasted weak and plain with a lingering bitter aftertaste. I didn’t even steep it as long as the packaging suggested.
Post-Steep Additives: none