When in France.. have Canadian tea! No surprise that it’s scented with maple syrup, although I honestly got little maple or syrup from the tea – more of a super thick, almost malty tea, that needed sweetener to go anywhere, and once it did — maybe — I could’ve understood where the maple syrup thang came from. Almost like the really, really dark, almost crap stuff (as if maple syrup could be crap) that hasn’t been processed, straight from the tree (yes, I’ve tapped for maple syrup before, in Québec, of course!) I’m thinking this may even be a puerh and not a black, but the packaging says black so I’ll just go with it.
Fun fact: no poutine here. Why? Because Canada won’t allow the cheese curds exported to France. Even if they did (some people do get around it, or try) it’s very, very difficult to get it here (France) in a timely manner. I just suggested someone ask a local dairy farm if they’d make them cheese curds (this IS the land of cheese, c’mon!) and no one seems to have thought of it. I’ll bet though, like here, the process is a regional thing, and it would be sacrilege here not to have biscuits de Bretagne from anywhere except Bretagne. And so, no poutine.
Flavors: Earth, Maple Syrup