A minute less make the tea taste much more like a green tea and while the mint is present it’s not the main focus anymore. I think I liked it better stronger – I’m not getting any of the sweet vanilla right now.
“A minute less make the tea taste much more like a green tea and while the mint is present it's not the main focus anymore. I think I liked it better stronger - I'm not getting any of the sweet...” Read full tasting note
“'Tis the Season for this one...first snow of the year...blah...I hate snow...but like this tea and almost out!” Read full tasting note
“Still feel yucky, barely slept at all, and best part? Taste buds are off. Yay.” Read full tasting note
“My parents came to visit me today and surprised me with this tin of tea! It was so sweet and thoughtful of them! I had never tried Zhena's Gypsy Tea before, though I had eyed it several times at...” Read full tasting note
Finest Quality Green Tea Leaves with Peppermint and Spices
A Cup “Yule” Love
Warm up the holidays with a festive steeping cup of cheer. This fanciest one of a kind limited signature blend is a wonderful way to share the hope, spirit and joy of the season. Celebrate friends and loved ones with this finest green tea, artfully adorned with peppermint, cinnamon, cloves and the pleasing hint of vanilla.
Organic and Fair Trade Certified
Certified Organic by Lacon
This tin is 100% Recyclable
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My parents came to visit me today and surprised me with this tin of tea! It was so sweet and thoughtful of them! I had never tried Zhena’s Gypsy Tea before, though I had eyed it several times at the grocery store. This one is a special holiday blend with a really cute and festive tin! I love how it says “Happy Holidays” in several languages on the tin.
Of course, I couldn’t resist and opened the tin to get a whiff of it. Hmm… smells so delicious! It smells sweet, refreshingly minty, and spicy. I couldn’t wait to try it! The sachet is round just like RoT’s sachets and has no tag.
I boiled water in my kettle, and since its a green tea, I let it sit until I can barely see the steam coming from the spout. I don’t have a thermometer, so I like to guess the temp. I steeped it for a little more than 3 minutes.
Wow smells so good! I can make out the cinnamon, cloves, and mint. It felt like a party in my mouth! It went down smoothly, and the mint wasn’t very overpowering, which is great. The blend is very refreshing. On my way in, I could smell the spices. The scent is strong and sweet. When I drink tea, I like to take my time, and even as it began to cool off a lot, it still tasted good. :) This will last me a while since there are 22 bags. I have to say… THANKS Mom and Dad!! :)