7 Tasting Notes
Having this matcha tea is like finding wine in a sea of beer. I have had it plain, and as a latte and so far it’s become my favourite matcha. It comes across the palette very smoothly, not powdery, and with a hint of sweetness. Kind of like Ovaltine but with a lighter flavour. I can see either Vanilla or Cinnamon bringing the honey sweetness out as a dessert, or you can use it in a base mix for chai. Next, I think I will try making it into ice cream!
Finding it locally has been a pain however. With so many tea shops in Toronto you’d think that at least ONE would carry it! I ordered it online instead. It came in a silver packet, inside its aluminum tin, wrapped in a bubble wrap envelope. It was a bit of a pain getting every dot of rooibus out of the packaging and into its tin but worth it. :) The delivery time took about 3-4 Days from Florida to Toronto.
I’d say this as an expensive and rare drink it truly hits the spot for any occasion. Served hot, cold, or as a base for recipes. Very versatile, healthy and delicious!
I brewed it with water the first time but it was meh. The second time, I heated just milk to almost boiling, then added this tea. That did the trick! The best tea that hits the spot for those “snack” cravings. Sweet, spicy, and frothy. A great balance.
Just a note though, it tastes better than it smells. A sniff will be too strong. Just have to have faith that the flavours meld more delicately after brewing.
A great light and refreshing drink. I actually brew this with a few pieces of cinnamon and ginger, and it tastes epic. The colour turns a bright red, as per its namesake “Red Tea”.
This Rooibos has a very delicate sweetness that happens as an aftertaste at the back of the tongue. This lightness makes it a great base to create hot or cold sweet beverages from. I imagine it would be perfect as a red “masala chai”.
At a great price, this one hits the spot. I try to keep a pitcher in the fridge all the time.
Rooibos is awesome for giving you energy or a midday pick-up without the use of caffeine. Great for any time of the day. It makes me happy to drink this. :)