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From The Republic of Tea

Branch Out to the World Red Tea – The juicy nectar of ripe apricots is combined with sweet honey in a base of organic, Fair Trade Certified™ Rooibos. The result is a sublime, healthy, caffeine-free brew with fruity top notes and caramel undertones. Full-leaf tea offers a most smooth and complex taste.

This tea is a limited edition exclusive offering from our collection of partnership teas with Whole Foods Markets.

The Republic of Tea is proud to partner with Whole Foods Market to be the first company to create exclusive Whole Trade™ full-leaf organic and Fair Trade Certified™ teas. The Whole Trade Guarantee is a commitment to ethical trade, the environment and the quality of products. One percent of Whole Trade product sales is donated to Whole Trade Foundation™ to help end poverty.

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The Republic of Tea is a progressive and socially conscious business recognized for being the leading purveyor of more than 200 premium teas and herbs, ready-to-drink iced teas and more. Founded in 1992, The Republic of Tea sparked a tea revolution in America with the purpose of enriching people’s lives through the experience of premium teas and a Sip by Sip Rather Than Gulp by Gulp lifestyle.

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This tea had always interested me whenever I saw it at the store and I finally got to try it. The dry leaf is very pretty: little bright petals in a bed of pretty rooibos. The scent was rooibos with a TON of apricots. I didn’t smell a bunch of caramel or honey, but pure apricot fruits. Steeped, the tea smelled equally as fruity. It even retained the juicy character of the apricots. Each sip had a nice balance of apricot and rooibos, and the slightest bit of honey flavor. As much as I wanted to love this tea, I just couldn’t. Something about it didn’t taste RIGHT to me. Maybe I had imagined this tea to be something beyond delicious – I think I wanted apricots dipped in honey & caramel. It’s not a terrible tea, just not as good as I wanted it to be.

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46 tasting notes

Organic and fair trade certified. Loose leaf. Smells lovely from the tin, smells lovely after steeped. Goes down smooth with a perfect rooibos flavour, and a hint of apricot. Love this one. I believe it’s limited edition, so if you want to try it, get it now.

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I’m a huge fan of Rooibos tea and was intrigued by this one when I saw it in the store. When I first opened the tin and took a sniff it burned my nose, it has a very strong scent. I had expected this scent to be weaker after it was steeped, but even the steeped tea burned my nose when I tried to smell it. It has a nice deep red color when steeped. It seems to be very dry in my mouth with only a hint of apricot and a slightly sweet ending. Overall, I’m not a fan of this tea at all. It isn’t very pleasant to drink and every time it gets near my nose it burns.

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This is a nice rooibos with a nice, not-too-strong apricot flavor and the characteristic body of the rooibos. I like a warm cup of it in the evening to relax.

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