Finnish tea I received in a travelling tea box. The black tea is nice and strong, the fruit flavours are tart rather than sweet. I don’t know about the “cheery” part, but it’s a nice cuppa tea on a rainy day.
“Finnish tea I received in a travelling tea box. The black tea is nice and strong, the fruit flavours are tart rather than sweet. I don't know about the "cheery" part, but it's a nice cuppa tea on...” Read full tasting note
“As it snowed (and rained) here last night and as I am nervously awaiting the arrival of my new sofa I felt that in order to cheer myself up I would try a new tea that I only had one bag of (as it...” Read full tasting note
Rain drops on the window make you appreciate the light indoors.
Ingredients: Black tea, pineapple, strawberry, cherry and raspberry flavourings.
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As it snowed (and rained) here last night and as I am nervously awaiting the arrival of my new sofa I felt that in order to cheer myself up I would try a new tea that I only had one bag of (as it was given to me by a friend from Finland).
The instructions on the back of the tea bags pouch say to steep for 2 minutes and use boiling water.
Colour: Very dark and coffee-like, or soy sauce if you prefer.
Smell: Floral and fragrant, the berries (which is strawberry and raspberry in this case) are very notable but to be honest hard to decipher as to which berries they are. Had I not known I would not have been able to tell you more. Very sweet smelling non the less and very fruity.
Taste: Very, very sweet on the tongue that continues with the after-taste. Pineapple is noticeable which gives sweetness but also a slight twangy bitterness which I suppose is to stop it from being altogether overly sweet. I do like that this tea uses some black tea as I think that without that slight darkness in taste it would be far too light and fruity. I cannot taste the cherry personally but that does not stop this tea from being as lovely as it is.
It really does have the feeling of being a happy and cheerful tea, it’s easy to drink and is a pleasure to smell. I may have to buy some of this in the future.