Saturday, October 29, 2011
Tiesta Tea Nutty Almond Cream
Leaf Appearance: large, chunky pieces
Ingredients: apple pieces, crushed almonds, cinnamon pieces, beetroot pieces
Steep time: 7 minutes
Water Temperature: 205 degrees
Preparation Method: Breville One-Touch Tea Maker
Liquor: a strange translucent pinkish orange
The first thing that struck me about this blend was the strange color of the brew. It was a very odd, pinkish orange and so cloudy that it was almost translucent. The taste could only be described as being like a less astringent version of apple cider. It was naturally very sweet. So much so that I wouldn’t dream of adding sugar, agave or any other sweeteners. The almond came through in the finish of each sip and while not super noticeable, there was a vague creaminess. I'm big cinnamon fan so this was blend was right up my alley in that department. This was a perfect fall cuppa (though it feels like winter here already!) that made we want to go apple picking and bake a pie. I would definitely recommend this blend.
You can find out more about this tea here.
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My name is Nicole and I am a New Jersey native with a passion for everything tea. I love learning and expanding my knowledge and sharing it with others. I'm not sure where my journey with the leaf will take me but it has been an amazing journey so far.