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    Art of Tea French Lemon Ginger

    Country of Origin: South Africa Leaf Appearance: mottled green and red, twiggy Ingredients: Organic Lemongrass, Organic Fair Trade South African Rooibos, Organic South African Honeybush, Organic Ginger, Organic Lemon Verbena Steep time: 5 minutes Water Temperature: 205 degrees Preparation Method: ceramic teacup and mesh infuser Liquor: amber This herbal teasan was just the thing for unwinding before bed. Its citrus notes were balanced well by the earthy and woodsy tastes of rooibos and honeybush. The ginger came through as a mild spiciness in the finish. I’m not a very big fan of lemongrass or lemon verbena but they worked well here. The mouth-feel had a soft, almost creamy quality and there was not bitterness…


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    Handmade Tea Gavati

    Country of Origin: China (for the two teas, not sure about the lemongrass) Leaf Appearance: Ingredients: oolong, black tea, lemongrass Steep time: 3 minutes Water Temperature: 185 degrees Preparation Method: Breville One-Touch Tea Maker Liquor: deep gold/amber This is my second monthly shipment from Handmade Tea. I have to say that I continued to be impressed by the packaging, the quality of the ingredients and the personal touches. What other tea company includes the owner’s phone number in case you have any questions? I was actually a little hesitant about this blend because based on past experience, I’m not a huge fan of lemongrass. Happily, the flavor palate of this tea blew me away. The…

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    Teatulia Lemongrass Herbal Infusion

    I’ve had this tea for a while but I was hesitant to try it because I’ve never been a fan of lemongrass. All of the teas I have tried were either very weak or tasted like a combination of medicine and Pine-Sol. The dry leaves consisted of chopped up blades of grass in varying shades of yellow, green and brown. I brewed this tea with an infuser basket using 212 degree water for 3 minutes. I have to say that this is probably the only lemongrass teasan that I have ever actually liked. It was surprisingly refreshing and the lemony fresh taste that I was expecting was rather sweet and mellow. I’m not…