drank Ginger Lemongrass by Tea Forte
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The name is misleading… it should be renamed Licorice Ginger. I don’t find the tea as spicy as others have commented, though the taste of ginger is indeed pretty strong. The dominant note turns out to be sweet and herbal licorice – which I loathe. I really hate it when the sickly sweetness lingers in my mouth and throat. The whole cup is more like a herbal soup than tea to me… I don’t think the overwhelming flavours of licorice and ginger go well together, and can anyone tell me where lemongrass has gone???? Tea Forte, in my opinion, should really adjust the blend formula in order to achieve a better balance among all the flavours!

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