I really wanted to like this tea. It smells wonderful and exactly according to it’s name: a very hot and spicey cinnamon.
The taste however is something else. De artificial flavour is very apparant,and I mean very! It is probably what gives this tea it’s “red fireball taste”. Never having been a big fan of fireballs, I most assuredly do not want to drink it. The cinnamon is the second most prominent taste and – as far as I’m concerned – too prominent. On top of that, the cinnamon gives the tea a very ‘dry’ finish that is not pleasant on the tongue. The tea itself isn’t noticable at all.
I’ve tried the tea: plain, with milk, with honey and milk, throwing away the first steep and drinking only the second steep, brewed at rolling boil and just under boil. De milk softens the taste of the artifical flavour, but not to a point that it becomes something I would actually want to drink.
I’m currently deciding whether to throw the tin away or using the tea as a pot pouri of sorts…
PS: Really don’t understand the high praise for this tea. It has me quite baffled… :-(