This is the tea I was most excited about in my Beastly Beverages order, and thus why I’m having it as soon as I can (read: when caffeine will keep me pleasantly awake instead of tossing-and-turning awake). Mango, pineapple, chili? YES!
Parsing out the tea was an interesting experience: a huge piece of mango was in the middle of the brew, one longer than my hand. Yea, I have small hands. Still.
I only brewed this for two minutes, and wish I’d given it a bit more time. It’s a bit thin, the whole thing – other than the mango. That’s present and lovely and really authentic – as evidenced by the dried mango, of course. However the base is thin, the chili only peeks out momentarily, and there’s definitely something granular in the brew – almost as if the fruit pieces had disintegrated.
I’ll try again, hopefully with a bit more fleshing out and fullness.
1.5 tsp in 12oz.