Wednesday Jan. 5, 2011
2nd Steep of the Day.
Kalahari Cherry Vanilla Red,
Great Rooibos Flavor with Cherry Vanilla Overtones
Warm fruity Flavor to the Last Drop Great Steep
Keep on Steepin
“Wednesday Jan. 5, 2011 2nd Steep of the Day. Kalahari Cherry Vanilla Red, Great Rooibos Flavor with Cherry Vanilla Overtones Warm fruity Flavor to the Last Drop Great Steep Keep on Steepin” Read full tasting note
“This is a bagged tea that smells strongly of cinnamon and cloves with the sweet shy scent of chocolate peeping around the corner. I used two tea bags which created a rich red-brown broth tasting...” Read full tasting note
“This sample made and interesting taste experience. My humans thought… http://is.gd/bVi2P” Read full tasting note
“The licorice root comes on very strong with this tea. I can’t taste the chocolate at all, but sometimes it reminds me just a little bit of Dr. Pepper. In a good way.” Read full tasting note
Organic rooibos (Naturally caffeine-free) blended with dark roasted cacao, vanilla bean, spices and fruit.
Ingredients: Dark Roasted Cacao, Organic Rooibos, Cinnamon, Licorice, Chicory, Cardamom, Ginger, Cloves, Vanilla and natural Cherry Flavor
The blend of naturally caffeine-free herb with the deep flavor of roasted cacao, sweet notes of fruit spices and breathy botanicals, to create a symphony palate-pleasing delight.
1 box, 16 individually wrapped sachets.
Company description not available.
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This is a bagged tea that smells strongly of cinnamon and cloves with the sweet shy scent of chocolate peeping around the corner. I used two tea bags which created a rich red-brown broth tasting strongly of vanilla, cloves and cinnamon with a chocolate taste appearing toward the end of each sip. There is also a strange cool-sharp sweetness that I assume is the licorice. I do not get much of the rooibos, which is a good thing as far as I’m concerned since I don’t like rooibos. It claims to be cherry vanilla but I don’t sense the cherry at all. Overall it is an ok tea for an evening sip. I will try some of their other blends to see what they’re like as well.
Update: It gets more chocolatey and less spicy as it sits. I think it needs time for the volatiles to evaporate and the chocolate to get a firmer seat.
This is a tea bag. This has dark cacao,roobios,cinnamon,licorice,chicory,cardamom,ginger,cloves,vanilla,and cherry. This mostly smells like spices. I steeped it up just a short time. This tastes like vanilla and cloves possibly. I was worried because I was afraid this was going to be spicy and I dont like spicy teas. I did not taste the chocolate sadly. And luckily i did not taste the roobios because I only like roobios when its subtle. This is pretty decent though.
So, I had high hopes for this tea versus the Hazelnut ChocoLatte by the same company, and that miiight have skewed my rating? While this tea is good (especially for bag tea), I feel like it isnt as harmonious as the Hazelnut. The cherry kinda gets lost and it’s not overall as rich. That said, it smells divine and it IS a satisfying cuppa..just not my favorite :)