78
drank afternoon apricot by Tease
600 tasting notes

A review afternoon apricot (Loose Leaf Black Tea) by Tease

We blended fine Ceylon tea with Darjeeling and organic osmanthus flowers to create an aromatic, sweet and delicate cup with a wonderful fruity aroma. Excellent hot or cold and good enough to stand-alone or enjoy with milk.

Hot
1 1/2 tsp per 8 oz boiling 212 degree water steep for 3 minutes.

Iced tea (2 servings)
3 tsp tea, 2 cups cold water, steep for 1-3 hours in fridge, sweeten to taste keep refrigerated and consume within 3 days.

I decided to try this tea hot. I let the water boil for nearly five minutes and placed one teaspoon of leaves into a cup and poured the boiling water into the cup and left to steep for several minutes.

I should note that the tea in the bag is very sweet smelling. The leaves are black and are finely crunch with bits of the apricot. It is a lovely smell on its own.

I removed the cover from the cup of tea and take in the warm smell of the tea. The tea’s color is dark amber with a floral nose. This tea has fullness to it. A good heft in that the color, strength, substance and roundness. It is quality made tea of the finest Ceylon. I like the overall taste of this tea. It would do well with milk and sugar and served very hot.

With the 2nd steep I did add sugar to the tea, and this makes it so nice and creamy in the texture of the tea. Although with black tea there should only be 1 steep, discarding the tea leaves to avoid “stewing” or bitterness.

Overall, I like this tea from first whence I opened the aluminum sealed packaged, to inhaling the fragrant that is to be the bouquet of this tea. I smelled the apricot; it is sweet and sour in scent. Having a nice effect throughout the cup of tea.

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 5 min, 0 sec

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

People who liked this

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

Profile

Bio

I enjoy a lovely cup of tea most days,and I like sharing my tea experiences with the world. I have been doing this for most of two years now.

I am at that thresh hold, unsure of how to proceed and why. My blog page is there for viewing and I am thankful for the experience as I have been allowed. Thank you everyone, sorry to have failed by not writing a tea book. I simply could not do it. I simply could not.
--
Steepster is offering: Steepster Select and together we’ll explore the world’s most interesting teas; with one free month and the resuming price of $24.95 for the remainder and one is free to cancel at anytime. I have no income and I live on my husband income; so would this be wise to do knowing where my life is at right now?
It is something to consider and thank you for the invite. Thank you for Steepster.com’s community of tea drinkers, tasters, reviewers, aficionados and all.

Location

Sterling, MA

Website

http://seule771.wordpress.com

Following These People

Moderator Tools

Mark as Spammer