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Steep Information:
Amount: 3 tsp
Water: ~12 ounces hot spigot water
Tool: kati loose tea system (my Review here.)
Steep Time: a little over 6 minutes (Steep.It)
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: sweet, rum, vanilla
Steeped Tea Smell: citrus, woody, almond, sweet, hint of vanilla
Flavor: woody, nutty
Body: Medium
Aftertaste: hint of vanilla
Liquor: deep opaque orange-brown

I won these teas in a contest that was run by Dan on Steepster that was great fun, and got me tea prizes! Dan will be running the contest monthly, so keep an eye out!

I find the labels on the tea samples to be perfect, they include the company name, tea name, tea type, and steeping directions. I have been informed that the samples that you buy on the web site, or any teas purchased on the site, will come in food safe, plastic lined, kraft bags which keep light out and keep the tea fresh for about 4-5 months. Tea is best stored in tins which are not clear and air tight, since light activates the steeping process and moisture as well. The sample bags I received were about 2-3 cups each, where purchased samples are larger.

It’s not a very exciting tea, it’s more a nice soothing cup.

I gave the rest of the sample to my boss since he loved the smell of it.

Images: http://amazonv.blogspot.com/2010/06/georgia-tea-company-loose-leaf-rooibos.html

Preparation
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I love caffeine! I prefer tea to coffee. I prefer my flavors to be in your face, not subtle. I plan to use this blog to keep track of the teas I have tried.

I get my daily dose of caffeine from Starbucks (Grande soy no water chai latte).

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0-25=Bleh! not again if it were free
25-50=Acceptable, if it were free or there were limited other tea options
50-75=I might purchase this tea from time to time, or select it while out
75-100=A staple in our cupboard from now on, I will purchase and keep purchasing

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Blacksburg, Virginia

Website

http://amazonv.blogspot.com/

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