Its another night for me avoiding caffeine so I am drinking rooibos as it has none. The caramel rooibos from the Tea Shop of Woodstock is an excellent, somewhat savory somewhat sweet tea. There is also a slight, very slight bitter aftertaste to this tea but it is good. I don’t know that I would buy it again but I wouldn’t throw it out.I have bought rooibos teas that turned out to be that bad. They were from Sun’s Organic Tea Shop in NYC, Chinatown. But they were stale when I bought them. This tea tastes a bit like burnt sugar or burnt caramel actually now that I think about it. I came upon the Tea Shop of Woodstock because I came across a couple of giant Yixing Teapots that I bought before I got into small gongfu pots. The Tea Shop of Woodstock has sold me some decent tea, mostly rooibos.

I brewed this once in an 18oz teapot with 3 tsp leaf and boiling water for 5 min.

Flavors: Burnt Sugar, Caramel

Boiling 5 min, 0 sec 3 tsp 18 OZ / 532 ML

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I am Allan. I live and work in Long Island, New York. I have been amassing a tea collection for nearly two years and have spent way too much money. I now try to buy mostly Puerh as I like it most and it lasts nearly forever. Black tea has a habit of going bad. If anyone is interested in tea swaps I am open to ideas and have quite a cupboard.


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