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I was attracted to this tea by how unusual it is – saffron is an expensive substance and rarely used in teas. Regardless of how much was actually in there, I was curious enough to give this a try. It has a nice fruity smell and if the tea doesn’t taste as fruity at least it doesn’t have that generic tropical fruit flavour either. There’s a hint of sweetness from the mango and a slightly bitter herbal flavour which might or might not be the saffron mixed with the green tea. It’s a pleasent combination that manages to be something other than the usual bagged fare.
This is the WORST tea I have ever had!! I am so upset that this company has ripped me off! I am very familiar with Saffron, and there is basically no saffron in this tea. The box is deceiving! No where on the package does it state the ingredients in the tea, all it does is teach you about saffron. I will follow up on this company, and I will demand my money back. In my opinion, half a strand of saffron mixed with cheap chamomile is NOT acceptable!!!! My fellow tea drinkers, If you really want to benefit your health by adding saffron to your diet, buy some good quality saffron and put a couple strands in your favourite tea. DO NOT GIVE THIS COMPANY TOP DOLLAR FOR CHAMOMILE CRAP TEA!!!!!!!!!!!! RIP OFFFFFFFFFFFF!!!!!
I had this tonight for the first time. I really enjoyed it and will be buying it again, I had actually never heard of this tea, I found it at a closeout and thought it was worth a try, and it was. I like Earl Grey in general, but as far as it having a strong EG flavor, it doesn’t which I was Ok with. I liked the subtle difference that the saffron brought in.
As with any good cup of tea make sure your water comes to a BOIL and steep 3-5 minutes!! enjoy!!
Can Steepster influence your tea purchases? Absolutely.
I was in TJ Max yesterday looking for some kitchen items for the Teahouse. Out of curiosity, having seen this tea mentioned on the discussion board, I checked to see if the Sonora TJ’s had some as well.
Because of Steepster, I was willing to try a bagged tea. Since becoming a tea merchant and being exposed to incredibly tasty loose tea, I have come to the conclusion that I would never want to drink bagged tea again.
If you want tea ‘fast’, bagged is the way to go. You can infuse in one minute, which is the way this tea tasted best to me.
It has a nice aroma, but the brew is a bit metallic to my taste.