Samurai Travelling Tea Box – Tea #44
When I picked teas for Shae to include in the box, I must have REALLY been feeling spiced apple because this is one of several spiced apple blends that I requested. At the time, I didn’t realize exactly how much of the blend is chamomile so I was a bit disappointed when I saw the dry leaf but it’s actually not bad at all!
A Quarter To Tea used what I think it arguably the best apple flavouring I’ve ever tasted in a tea, and it’s so good and sweet/floral and aromatic that it was even able to get me to enjoy a predominantly chamomile based tea! Yes, the chamomile still is very distinct but I know that some people find that straight chamomile actually has an apple note to it – I’m not one of those people, but I did think it complimented pretty well. The ginger was mild, and I felt it’s tickly warmth more than I tasted it but I thought it was nice.
This didn’t drive me crazy, but I’m really happy I tried it because it’s one of those blends that was just enough outside of my comfort zone to be a really educational sipping experience.