After reading these reviews, it is nice to hear that this tea is available in Canada, as I purchased mine from South Africa (I live in the U.S).
This tea was recommended to me by a British friend, who told me that you could let it steep as long as you want it and it never gets bitter/astringent/tannic. And she is right. It is pretty standard “black-tea” flavored; reminiscent of Liptons. Nothing special, but none of the tannic element that I dislike so much in oversteeped tea.
I find it is a really good tea for keeping in my desk at work. I don’t really have the time to make myself a good cup of tea, but this does the trick when I need a nice warm cup in the afternoon.
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