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Tuesday
Feb112014

Tuesday Tea - Amore Tea - Art of Tea

Tea Description:

This delightful blend, with its light floral essence and smooth minty finish, is perfect as an after meal pick-me-up or as a late night elixir to refresh the mind and enhance the mood. One pot can make the night sweet and reminiscent. Share it with someone you love.

Ingredients: Organic White Tea, Organic Rose Petals, Organic Mint, Organic Lavender

Other Information:

Leaf Type: White/Herbal blend

Where to Purchase: Art of Tea

Suggested Brewing Tips:

Serving Size: 1 Tablespoon per 8oz serving

Water Temp: 175 - 185°F

Steep Time: 1 - 3 minutes

Review:

It's almost Valentines Day and love is in the air, so for our tea review this week I couldn't think of anything more perfect to share with you than Amore tea from Art of Tea. This is one of the teas that I chose during my first order from Art of Tea, it reminds me of my favorite tea as both are the unique combination of white tea, peppermint, and rose; although this blend contains lavender as well. This isn't a combination that I have seen very often, but it is one that works together beautifully creating a very calming cup of tea.

The dry leaf of this blend is made up mostly of downy white tea with a sprinkling of rose petals and lavender to give it some color. With the amount of rose present in this particular blend I expected the rose to take center stage, but that role actually belongs to the peppermint in this case. The rose takes on more of a backup role and the lavender is barely noticeable at all. With a shorter steep time the ingredients have a chance to play together, lending each of their flavors to the tea; however, when left to steep longer the mint has a tendency to take over obscuring the delicate floral flavors that make this tea so special. I think this blend is the perfect way to end a long, stressful day or to drink when I need something to improve my mood so I see it gracing my cupboard again and again.

My Rating: 83/100 

Would I order this again? Yes. This is one of my favorite combinations of flavor to find in a tea blend and I ended up really enjoying this blend.

Disclosure:

I'd like to be open with my readers and let you know up front when I have been provided something for free to review as it does happen from time to time. In this case, I was not provided with anything from Art of Tea and paid for this with my own money. As always, all opinions are my own. If you are a company and would like to send me an item for review feel free to drop me an email.

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