Amount: 3 teaspoons
Water: 2 zarafina cups
Steep Time: no idea, until the zarafina was done – setting – herbal, loose leaf, strong
Dry Leaf Smell:
AmazonV: honey, raspberry
MilitiaJim: fake sugar, fruit, vague bread sense, he is angry and upset by the fake sugar smell
Steeped Tea Smell: raspberry (MilitiaJim got fake sugar still)
AmazonV: woody, raspberry
Aftertaste: slightly raspberry
Liquor: deep reddish-brown
Got my 52Teas order Today! This was during one of the so-popular-they-had-to-reblend periods. They even were so kind as to hold of shipping for one week while I drank room into my cupboard (now that’s customer service!)
I expected a sweet fruity tea…never had cream cheese in my tea so wasn’t sure what to expect.
The tea itself is not sweet, and is defiantly predominantly raspberry. the danish / cream cheese aspects aren’t coming through and the honeybush is only adding a slight undercurrent of ‘tea’ and contrast to the berry flavor.
Post-Steep Additives: 1/2 tsp German rock sugar
The German rock sugar seems to bring of the cream cheese flavor. I definitely think this tea needs to be steeped with sweetener.
Not so sure I’d get it again, but I will enjoy this bag.