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Yeah well ummm too tart for me – I had to add far too much sugar to enjoy it and then well it was far too much sugar.
I can tell there are some amazing flavors lurking in there waiting to take front and center stage but once again a good blend ruined by filler (hibiscus) SIGH.
Not terrible – I drank one full cup (6oz) but dumped the rest.
:(
Nonetheless I do want to thank Sandy I know I sound TERRIBLY ungrateful and I don’t mean to – it looks beautiful smells great and should be a wonderful blend I just can’t get past the tart. I have never liked tart much though not in candy or desserts or pretty much anything.
So Sandy thank you for being so generous to share this with me I do appreciate it. I have enough left for at least 2 or 3 more cups if anyone would like it.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 5 min, 30 sec
Alphakitty

I hate when hibiscus overpowers every other flavor—used in moderation it can be nice, but it’s often applied so heavy-handedly that teas get unbearably tart.

TeaBrat

I’ve had too many Teavana experiences exactly like that.. :(

momo

I blended this with Blackberry Mojito, oddly adding more hibiscus-heavy tea made it far more bearable.

Daniel Scott

Oh man, I hate when that happens with hibiscus! I didn’t originally understand why so many people hated it, but now that I’ve seen so many teas ruined by it, I’m starting to hate it too. Especially in an iced tea, I feel like hibiscus can totally ruin it – when I get iced teas in stores, I now specifically request that they only recommend me teas without that ingredient.

Azzrian

Yeah and I don’t mind sweet tea either it was just way too much. But others really liked it so maybe its just me!

Sandy Stith

You aren’t ungrateful. You’ve seen my posts, too. =)

Azzrian

Thanks Sandy! :)

Scatterbrain

Lucky for me I love tart flavors and I really don’t mind hibiscus. :)

Azzrian

If I still have any of the sample laying around I will put it in your box but this is not the same one I already listed that I am sending to you. Hummm I don’t know how much of this she sent – will look :)

Azzrian

Wow maybe it is the same because I am not getting anything labeled JUST Strawberry Sangria to come up. Now I have confused myself even.

Scatterbrain

Oh okay. You don’t have to do that for me if you don’t want to, I just thought maybe you made a typo because I couldn’t find strawberry sangria on steepster.

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Alphakitty

I hate when hibiscus overpowers every other flavor—used in moderation it can be nice, but it’s often applied so heavy-handedly that teas get unbearably tart.

TeaBrat

I’ve had too many Teavana experiences exactly like that.. :(

momo

I blended this with Blackberry Mojito, oddly adding more hibiscus-heavy tea made it far more bearable.

Daniel Scott

Oh man, I hate when that happens with hibiscus! I didn’t originally understand why so many people hated it, but now that I’ve seen so many teas ruined by it, I’m starting to hate it too. Especially in an iced tea, I feel like hibiscus can totally ruin it – when I get iced teas in stores, I now specifically request that they only recommend me teas without that ingredient.

Azzrian

Yeah and I don’t mind sweet tea either it was just way too much. But others really liked it so maybe its just me!

Sandy Stith

You aren’t ungrateful. You’ve seen my posts, too. =)

Azzrian

Thanks Sandy! :)

Scatterbrain

Lucky for me I love tart flavors and I really don’t mind hibiscus. :)

Azzrian

If I still have any of the sample laying around I will put it in your box but this is not the same one I already listed that I am sending to you. Hummm I don’t know how much of this she sent – will look :)

Azzrian

Wow maybe it is the same because I am not getting anything labeled JUST Strawberry Sangria to come up. Now I have confused myself even.

Scatterbrain

Oh okay. You don’t have to do that for me if you don’t want to, I just thought maybe you made a typo because I couldn’t find strawberry sangria on steepster.

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Most of my reviews, although not all, will be quite favorable of the tea. This is not because all tea is excellent, but more so because I generally will not waste my time on an inferior tea. If I do not care for a tea I won’t continue to drink it let alone spend time reviewing it. If you see a review by me you basically know it is a quality tea. Granted it may not suit your specific taste buds, we all like different things, but as for a tea on the whole it is a good one, from a good company.

I am a spiritual advisor by profession.
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Some of my hobbies include gardening, essential oil therapy, natural perfumery with essential oils, and cooking.

I look for complexity overall in any tea, dimensions to the flavors.

I believe tea should evoke a feeling, thought, emotion, or attitude.

I enjoy most all oolongs, blacks, whites, and greens.

I always love to try a good yellow tea.

I favor unadulterated teas but I do have my longings for a good flavored tea now and then so I don’t rule them out by any means!

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