Lakrits(Anise Black Tea)

Tea type
Black Tea
Ingredients
Anise, Black Tea, Licorice
Flavors
Anise, Licorice
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Caffeine
Medium
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Edit tea info Last updated by Lexie Aleah
Average preparation
Boiling 6 min, 0 sec 8 oz / 236 ml

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  • “This tea was a gift from a family member’s trip to Europe. All of the other teas were herbal blends that were brought back. I have a pretty big bag of this along with the big bags of the herbals....” Read full tasting note

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From Stockholm, Sweden.
Black tea with anise

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This tea was a gift from a family member’s trip to Europe. All of the other teas were herbal blends that were brought back. I have a pretty big bag of this along with the big bags of the herbals. The package is called “Lakrits” and says it’s made in Stockholm,Sweden. My family wasn’t sure if this was tea or potpourri when they bought it but it’s tea.

Flavor wise this tea reminds me more of anise than licorice although I’m only basing this off of herbal licorice teas consisting of licorice root. I’ve never had a black tea with licorice before. My guess is that the black tea base is an assam because of the taste and slightly malty flavor. It’s far from a favorite tea but is not a bad tea. It’s just not a flavor of black tea that I’d choose.

Flavors: Anise, Licorice

Preparation
Boiling 6 min, 0 sec 8 OZ / 236 ML
Mastress Alita

I love licorice root, I think you are right, I don’t believe I’ve ever seen it blended with black tea before (I have it in some pu-erh blends, but that’s the closest I’ve seen). Is the licorice root able to sweeten up the astringencies of the Assam base, or because black tea is so strong are they naturally conflicting flavors?

Lexie Aleah

It seems to sweeten up the assam just in the slightest/keeping away bitterness. I would have preferred an anise herbal myself because the flavors are so distinct. I do see some people out there who would really enjoy this though. Probably someone who loves all types of anise candy/ licorice. I’m specifically thinking of those old fashioned anise candies.

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