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Aroma when Dry: toothpaste, soapy, minty
After water is first poured: toothpaste minty, fresh
At end of first steep: sour, floral
Tea liquor:
At end of first steep: light minty green
Staple? Type yes, this brand no
Preferred time of day: Any
Taste:
At first: flat mint, sour grassy close
As it cools? mint oil starts to be more noticable
Additives used (milk, honey, sugar etc)? No
Lingers? Yes, with generic mintyness

Preparation
190 °F / 87 °C 3 min, 0 sec

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One of my favorites! Very rich and flavorful.

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Aroma when Dry: fruity, sweet, berry notes linger
After water is first poured: still sweet, blackberry then raspberry notes
At end of steep: floral, fruity, berries dominate, no hibiscus notes noticeable
Tea liquor:
At end of steep: floral, hibiscusy, berry red
Staple? Yes Summer seasonal
Time of day preferred: any, seasonal
Taste:
first notes: berry, blended, blackberry a bit more noticeable, slight astringency, hibiscus barely noticeable
As it cools? Hibiscus notes stand out a bit, tea balances in sweetness berry notes blend
Additives used (milk, honey, sugar etc)? Not for tasting, have used agave in summer, chilled successfully
Lingers? Only faintly, hints of berry, leaves a dry note.
Prefer chilled

Preparation
190 °F / 87 °C 5 min, 0 sec

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