Basic bag tea that is “good enough” in a pinch when I don’t have time for loose leaf :) enjoyed this one yesterday but forgot to log it.
“Basic bag tea that is "good enough" in a pinch when I don’t have time for loose leaf :) enjoyed this one yesterday but forgot to log it.” Read full tasting note
“Received a couple bags of this in a swap from someone (not on this site). It’s okay. It’s a decent rooibos. It’s fairly unremarkable, but it’s okay on a lazy day.” Read full tasting note
“I enjoy mixing this tea with a number of other teas. Currently I’m drinking it with Honeydew Melon White Tea.” Read full tasting note
“I was not particularly happy with this. It tasted kind-of… medicine-y.” Read full tasting note
Tazo® African Red Bush is a complex blend of legendary red bush tea of Africa, hibiscus flowers, lemon, and sweet spices. In the color of its amber liquor you can sometimes catch the blazing rays of an ancient, flaming sunset over the Great Rift Valley.
Ingredients: African rooibos (Red Bush), hibiscus, lemon myrtle, lemon verbena, orange peel, rosemary, lemon balm, natural flavors, and citric acid.
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A good rooibos blend. Tangy, but not to excess. The rooibos flavor is filled out by the lemon balm and lemon verbena. It is a complex, relaxing and very slightly fruity tea.
Note: it is not as tangy as the presence of “citric acid” among the ingredients would lead one to suspect.
I hardly know anything about roobios teas. The selling point to me tonight versus the other teas I have on hand: caffeine free. My tea habit has escalated quickly in the past few months, and this week especially I was really feeling the caffination.
This is quite an interesting taste, not one that I expected. While nice and mellow, there’s an surface taste of slightly tangy/sour. It’s hard to describe, but my first comparison would be yogurt. A fitting end after a dinner of greek food, and a relaxing cup while I watch the Women’s free skate in Sochi. =)