Thank you Janet for this sample of your new tea creation!
Everybody knows that I’m a Puerh Nerd and proud of it!
A Puerh Nerd is a Tea Nerd that smells like dirt! (That’s a joke!)
It was another Georgeous Morning on the Frontrange today! Birds singing and traffic reports to beware of SUN GLARE (which I think is amusing since my home in California wasn’t as close to the sun as living in the Rocky Mountains!).
Cinnamon Swirl Bread sounded like a festive and fresh beginning to my day.
Right when I was setting up my teapot, I almost missed the first ingredient ‘2008 loose Puerh’, thinking the tea had a black tea base. (Good thing I read the label more carefully!)
Janet ‘only’ uses organic, fair-trade ingredients, listing them on the package. The label explained timing, how to do multiple steeps and suggested 5 (or more) making this a great tea value.
Could the flavor really deliver though? I’ve tried so many blended Puerh’s that get it wrong!
A lot of thought went into the ingredients. I was confident that the puerh, cocoa nibs and cinnamon would do well through multiple steeping, but the black tea was also hearty and didn’t become weak through 40 ounces of testing.
Janet created a delicious cinnamon bakery bread tea, no doubt about it!
The cinnamon isn’t sour or overdone! The tea doesn’t taste like chai or cinnamon tea, it’s what it says…bread! KUDO’s!
(I added some more sweetener and milk to make my tea even richer but you wouldn’t have to…)
Would order this tea? Absolutely! It’s one that I’d play around with even, adding a little ginger now and then, or orange. It’s what I do.
The body is smooth, rich and substantial because of the puerh.
Ah that word came up didn’t it, Puerh! What about that?
If you’re a puerh lover and want a punch of puerh flavor, forget it. You can’t really taste the puerh. It’s lending body and richness to this blend. It’s one of those wheat-bread puerh’s.
Anyone fearful of puerh, who might have pulled back from trying this blend anticipating an earthy or fishy taste is safe!
You can’t taste the Puerh, but you get all the health benefits!
This tea is a winner from sTEApShoppe!