My favorite way to imbibe black tea is iced and sweetened. Might have some thing to do with growing up in Nevada. Iced tea is excellent in the summer. I didn’t think I was going to enjoy this tea hot because of my preference, but I did.
The first thing I notice is the hint of some mysterious spice. It reminds me of cardamom or cinnamon. It’s surprising enough to make a person take notice. Orange pekoe is a rich full-bodied accent to that mystery spice. I like the texture, very soft and smooth on my tongue.
One word of caution, it is very easy to make this tea super strong. I used my standard measurements. I was surprised to see it looking “done” with in a minute. I think I can probably use a smaller quantity. I’m guessing this one will be excellent cold brewed.