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(Black) Currant

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From Adagio Teas

In a quick survey performed by Adagio Teas, 9 out of 10 people didn’t even know what a currant even was! So we’re offering a tea to clarify the mystery. Combining the unique flavor of ripe currants with the bright, full taste of black tea from Ceylon, the Currant Tea is simply delicious!

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Adagio Teas has become one of the most popular destinations for tea online. Its products are available online at www.adagio.com and in many gourmet and health food stores.

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6770 tasting notes

I really thought I tried/logged this one before now…Oops!
I found this while going thru my stash – in prep for swap ammo!

I was careful not to over infuse – I didn’t want it to be bitter. Mission accomplished. I used a bit more loose leaf but only infused for about 2 minutes and 30 seconds. Certainly not over 3 mins.

It has a velvety black base with a slightly-bitter-tart-juicy currant flavor.

It’s not my fave currant tea but it’s not bad.

I’ll be passing this on to a few people soon so they can try it.

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746 tasting notes

Surprisingly, I really like this tea. The black tea base is bright and the currant flavor is juicy and full! It almost reminds me of jam. It’s sweet with just the right amount of tartness. I feel like I’m chomping on juicy, ripe currants :]

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58 tasting notes

Had this again last night and it was way too fakey-fragrant and candyish this time, but was improved tremendously by adding lemon. I won’t reorder this one.

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355 tasting notes

I’ve never had a currant, but this is very cranberry-ish to me. The previous reviewer was right; this gets bitter very quickly and easily, so I always keep a watchful eye on it.

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596 tasting notes

Very hard to get right: Gets bitter and disagreeable quickly. Not too heavy handed, though, and great with milk chocolate.

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22 tasting notes

Thin, sour and unpleasant. A lump of sugar did not improve it.

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956 tasting notes

From the tea-journal:
This one was not anything special. A little on the bitter side for my kid-like tastes. I passed my sample along to a friend.

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