This was my fifth place cold brew from the battle, though I didn’t mind it. As I said on instagram, the orange and peach flavours both come through as sort of sweeter, candy like flavours along with something more tropical tasting – it’s a bit like a sherbet or maybe even a “Froot Loops” type of flavour. My main issue was just that the overall flavour was quite generic and forgettable.
I also observed that, after finishing my instagram post, there was a building and almost floral flavour note as I drank the brew that got to be a little overwhelmingly artificial and perfumey.
I’m sad I didn’t love this one more – Peach and Orange always reminds me of Fuzzy Navels, which is the first cocktail I learned to make for myself when I started drinking. It’s a little nostalgic, and while this was a fine tea it didn’t capitalize on that nostalgia the way it was set up to…
Song Pairing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wYLZq390IHg