Monday, November 28, 2011

Boston Tea Company Autumn Harvest

Country of Origin: South Africa
Leaf Appearance: cornucopia of fall colors
Ingredients: Red Rooibos, Lemongrass, Apple Pieces, Cinnamon, Rosehips, Natural Apple and Cinnamon Flavor
Steep time: 5 minutes
Water Temperature: 212  degrees
Preparation Method: Breville One-Touch Tea Maker
Liquor: reddish amber

If there was ever a tea that tasted like fall in a cup, this would be it. While I was drinking this herbal blend I felt like I should be hiking through an apple orchard. It was tart and spicy, bringing to mind apple pie or cider at Thanksgiving dinner. The woodsy taste of rooibos is perfect for fall teas. I was happy to find that the cinnamon was strong but not overwhelming. It was very sweet but the lemongrass provided a nice bit of contrast. I love iced teas with apple in them so I am anxious to pop some of this in my trusty iced tea maker. I've been very impressed by all of the teas that I've tried from Boston Tea Company so far.

You can find out more about this tea here.

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