Still ticking off tea companies from the Black Owned Tea Companies list that I wanted to order from – I just got a small order from Bee’s Soulteez and I’ve been exploring it a bit over the last day or so…
I picked this because, even though I’m not a huge EG drinker (though more so recently), I remember that I once got a Raspberry Earl Grey from Amoda and I actually deeply loved it. I saw this on the site, and I felt like it could maybe fill the small void that was left after I’d finished that sample years ago.
That is a lot of pressure to put on a tea, but at least today with this mug I do feel like the blend is living up to it. It’s smooth and soft, with a sweet and mellow raspberry top note that transitions into a more typical citrus-y bergamot body with coppery, brisk black tea flavours. I do feel like it’s a touch thin, but I think I could have upped my leaf and steep time both just a smidge and that would have compensated.
Probably would be dreamy and delicious with milk, and a spot of honey.