Tazo Blushberry Black is a fruity-black tea featuring strawberry, blueberry and raspberry mingling together with a multi-region black tea base. Unlike many fruity-black teas blends, which appear to use the same or a very similar China black base, this one combines teas from several different sources, none of which is China.
I brewed this small pot rather strong, under the assumption that I’d be drinking it with cream, which I am, and it tastes good this way, flavorful, creamy, and smooth. Without cream, the tea seems a bit tannic to me, but that may simply be a consequence of the strength of the brew!
The color of the liquor is dark reddish orange, and the fruity flavor is quite nice without being overwhelming, although I’d be hard-pressed to identify the specific red and blue fruits. The scent of the dried tea is redolent of forest berries and reminds me a bit in wafts of one of the dark reddish purple Bonne Maman mixed fruit jams.
This is a solid fruity black blend, and all natural, too, which is an added plus.