Always Summer Herbs
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Recent Tasting Notes
While on vacation, I happened across a small store selling locally-made goods, including a few small bags of Always Summer Herbs’ teas. The others were things I expected to dislike, but I did pick up this one due to the cheap price.
The dry leaf smells very much like a Laffy Taffy: sweet, fake banana. Not a bad scent, but definitely not something that I particularly want to have as a tea. Oddly, however, the liquor has no such smell, instead just reminding me of a generic, dull black tea.
As I sip it, I wish that it had captured that Laffy Taffy smell in the taste, because what it turned out to be is much more disappointing. For the most part, it just tastes metallic, although there’s a very light touch of raspberry and banana, in both the sipping and the aftertaste. Very disappointing, I’m glad this was only an ounce.
This is the last of my tea from Always Summer Herbs in Slippery Rock, PA, and I must order more!!! Pronto! It says a floral scent with hint of watermelon. After steeping a little longer than suggested I DO smell it. It’s slight but nice. This is a very pure tea. Most people could handle this blend because it’s not bitter or too much of a deep tea taste. Great spring/summer sip.