|"A superb blend of premium black tea and apricots! Highly recommended"|
First, I was impressed by the packaging of the sample. It arrived in an airtight foil package to ensure its freshness. If this packaging is similar in any fashion to their treatment of a regular order, then the purchaser is in good hands. Lately I have been receiving teas from some vendors that while the packaging is air tight, it is also clear. So I want to give kudos to a vendor that takes the time to package tea according to its need of darkness.
Opening my sample, I was greeted by the aroma of fresh apricots. This scent was so strong that my apricot loving dog came running from the other room for his share of the fruit. Unfortunately said dog also loves tea so I am having to closely guard my tea mug. I was instantly taken back to the warmer months when I did have apricots around the house.
I brewed up my sample using the recommendations on the packaging. I used a rounded teaspoon to 12 ounces of water at 200 degrees. After waiting impatiently for 4 minutes, I was ready for the real test. Pouring the golden liquor into my mug, I am again greeted with the aroma of apricots. I am now able to also pick up the light aroma of black tea. The taste was well worth waiting for. It is the perfect blend of a premium black tea and apricots. With such a strong presence of the apricots, I wasn’t sure if I was going to pick up the black tea. However this tea is so skillfully blended that each support and enhance the flavor of the other.
I would highly recommend American Tea Room’s Tangier to any tea drinker that loves apricots. It just doesn’t get any better than this. And now is the perfect time to try it out as the American Tea Room is having a 20% off sale thru the end of the year. When you hit their site, be sure to check out their other offerings of tea and teaware.
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