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195 °F / 90 °C 4 min, 45 sec

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  • “I've always enjoyed Naturally Flavored Fruit teas. My first exposure was an Apricot Tea. Hence, I've measured following tastings by my enjoyment of that for some reason. Metro's Loose Leaf...” Read full tasting note
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  • “I found this tea at The Blueberry Patch in Lexington, Ohio. http://www.theblueberrypatch.org/ It makes an excellent iced tea. Steep 6 teaspoons in 1 1/2 cups hot water. Then strain and pour...” Read full tasting note
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From Metropolitan Tea Company

Loose Leaf, not bagged tea.

Country of Origin: Sri Lanka
Region: Nuwara Eliya, Dimbula or Uva districts
Shipping Port: Colombo
Grade: OP (Orange Pekoe)
Altitude: 4800 – 7600 feet above sea level
Manufacture Type: Orthodox
Cup Characteristics: Intoxicating blueberry aroma and sprightly full flavor of the tiny wild blueberry. Excellent hot or cold. As an iced tea serve with a pinch of sugar.
Infusion: Bright and Coppery.
Ingredients: Luxury black tea, Cornflower petals, Blackberry leaves, Natural flavors.

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3 Tasting Notes

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I’ve always enjoyed Naturally Flavored Fruit teas. My first exposure was an Apricot Tea. Hence, I’ve measured following tastings by my enjoyment of that for some reason.

Metro’s Loose Leaf Blueberry tea is an excellent flavored tea. The unsteeped aroma is inviting. I favor judging expectations by inhaling the blend in advance of infusion.

This infusion was short of my typical 5 minutes. The tea brews nice, full and strong, so I don’t recommend oversteeping. The blueberry flavor is distinct and you get the back of the mouth flavor as well.
If you like milk and sugar, that will enhance the blueberry.
Very enjoyable.

This is Metro’s loose leaf blend, not the bagged which has it’s own tasting notes.
You can also get an organic blueberry from Metro.
My preference will always be loose leaf.

Preparation
190 °F / 87 °C 4 min, 30 sec
ColumbiaKate

This fruity blend was a needed perk-up this morning. First of, no doubt, several caffeinating blends to get thru a New Year’s eve day. Happy Celebrating Steepsters!!

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I found this tea at The Blueberry Patch in Lexington, Ohio. http://www.theblueberrypatch.org/
It makes an excellent iced tea. Steep 6 teaspoons in 1 1/2 cups hot water. Then strain and pour into ice cold water to make 1 liter. Stir in a little raw sugar. A few fresh, crushed blueberries really add to the refreshment on a hot summery day. ENJOY!!

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195 °F / 90 °C 5 min, 0 sec

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