This tea both smells and tastes strongly of apples. The currants and cloves combine to form a certain chai-like quality that I find distracts from the apples and cinnamon, which I feel should be the spotlight flavors. In the end, it is pleasant enough to enjoy, however, I would rather spend my time elsewhere enjoying a tea that highlighted the apples more.
I realize I’m probably trying to make this tea something it’s not meant to be.
The base tea is almost too mild, I feel like it doesn’t add anything.
Be very careful with steep times. This can turn into a big chai mess if left too long.