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I bought this tea before trying it at David’s Tea Prince George location. I really liked it’s leaves scent, and I have recently taken a liking to blood orange.

I don’t think it was steeped that long when I first tried it, which was my fault as I was trying it while in the Pine Center mall. Strangely, the brew’s scent wasn’t as strong as it is in my cup at the office either, so it might not entirely be my fault.

In any case, the blood orange and citrus scents are very prevalent and extremely tangy. The liquor gives a very handsome and very deep copper color.

The flavor is that of it’s scent, a full and tangy citrus blend. The grapefruit seems to be the most recognizable, which is not a bad thing considering how much I also like grapefruit. Thankfully, the licorice root doesn’t seem out of place, possibly balancing out the citrus with the pu’erh. The two flavor extremes could clash with one another but don’t seem to at all here.

This is possibly the best orange blend tea I can remember having. The leaves’ scent had my curiosity, but the flavor now has my attention.

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Boiling 3 min, 0 sec
TeaBrat

This sounds a lot like the blend that Rishi makes. Have you tried it?

Peter Azak

Do you mean this? http://steepster.com/teas/rishi-tea/7721-pu-erh-blood-orange

I have not tried any Rishi teas, but you make this sound delicious enough to try.

TeaBrat

I did like it but wish they made it without hibiscus.

Peter Azak

Yeah, it could do without hibiscus, as there is enough licorice root to balance out both citrus and tea.

It sounds like your dislike for hibiscus is similar to my dislike for overzealous rooibos.

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TeaBrat

This sounds a lot like the blend that Rishi makes. Have you tried it?

Peter Azak

Do you mean this? http://steepster.com/teas/rishi-tea/7721-pu-erh-blood-orange

I have not tried any Rishi teas, but you make this sound delicious enough to try.

TeaBrat

I did like it but wish they made it without hibiscus.

Peter Azak

Yeah, it could do without hibiscus, as there is enough licorice root to balance out both citrus and tea.

It sounds like your dislike for hibiscus is similar to my dislike for overzealous rooibos.

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