Amount: ~2 tsp
Water: ~12 ounces hot spigot water
Tool: kati loose tea system
Steep Time: a little over 3 minutes (using Steep.It)
Dry Leaf Smell: vanilla
Steeped Tea Smell: black tea, vanilla
Flavor: vanilla, black tea, slightly astringent, slightly bitter
Aftertaste: warm smooth vanilla
Liquor: dark reddish-brown
I won these teas in a contest that was run by Dan on Steepster that was great fun, and got me tea prizes! Dan will be running the contest monthly, so keep an eye out!
I am playing a game with the samples, this morning I rolled #2
My, that is a huge chunk of vanilla bean there, I am impressed!
Post-Steep Additives: 1 stick honey, less bitter, less astringent