Perhaps it was just that 5 minutes was a bit too much of a steep for the tea, or else it’s the tea itself, but on its own I found it to be a little too astringent and plenty. That being said, it’s /Irish Cream/ based, and so of course it’s better with an additive or two. With milk, you get a nice sweet creaminess which while not tasting exactly like its namesake, gives a good feel reminiscent of such.

And then I tried adding the real thing. Let’s just say, Irish Creme goes well with Irish Cream. (though I do think that the taste of the liqueur may overpower the tea’s taste.)

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