Thank you VariaTEA for providing me with the chance to try this tea one more time! I remember really, really liking it and when I cold brewed your sample up I definitely got to experience that one more time. This tea is light, kind of Spring/Summer-y in vibe and really, really nails the red grapefruit flavour without tasting bitter or coming off as astringent. It’s naturally sweet, and that lemony note is very appreciated as well as a slightl flavour contrast.
Shauna’s just got home from her philosophy class: they were talking about cold infusion and her prof made an off handed comment about how that sounds like some sort of high end tea store, and that when they write their final for the class whoever can come up with the best theoretical tea for the store will get bonus points. So, here’s the tea I came up with for her:
This unconventional Earl Grey draws inspiration from Aristotle. In addition to the traditionally used bergamot, this blend makes use of freeze dried grapes and mandarin segments as an homage to Aristotle’s Greek heritage.
What do you think? Would you drink it?