Dry Leaf Mixture Smells like orange and a bit like an adult beverage…I’m intrigued by this aroma.This is another Rachel Blend. YAY!
As it infuses…POW!!!!!! Chocolate! Chocolate!? WOW! There’s CHOCOLATE in here!? Neat…
It ‘brews’ up to a reddish brown color. I can smell black tea, blood orange, and chocolate. There is ‘something’ else there…MUST be the rum!!!!
The taste…the Blood orange hits you first. I wonder what percentage it is!?
It’s tart but quickly fades into the other flavors, thankfully. There is a rummy-likeness to it next. I’m having a hard time finding the chocolate but I KNOW it’s there…maybe moreso in the aroma…
Ah!!!! There it is…if you take a quicker sip as it cools and once it hits towards the back of your mouth before the swallow you can taste a neat Blood Orange and Chocolate combo…yeah. Okay…cool…I’m diggin’ this.
At first I thought it would be too tart but like I said that tartiness fades a bit and goes into other flavors. As this cools a little I am liking it more. I am looking forward to trying this iced as well…for now my rating is solely based on the hot cuppa. A very creative blend. It’s growing on me more and more. I think it’s tasty and risky…kind of like Edward!? Hum…maybe. I mean, I’m not gaga over Edward but the actual character traits fit this bill, I suppose.
Neat stuff! Give it a chance!!!!