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Hmph. I never reviewed this? I’ve had the little canister for ages—given to me by the humblest, sweetest, little white-haired retired church librarian. Remind me to check up on her soon, willya?
There was nothing very stellar about it, even in its youth—a reasonable decaf facsimile of good old Constant Comment with more orange than cinnamon. Even so, it has proven to be a good comfort tea; tonight with a splash of honeycrisp apple cider to revive it. Drink it in your oldest sweatshirt and fuzzy socks.
A long, long, time ago, in a land far, far away….. Well not really, but back when I was in university I received a gift of a tea for two. It was a small teapot with two cups and saucers, which would all stack together and there was several different decaffeinated fruit flavoured teas. The teas I remember were apricot, blueberry, apple, and lemon. I do not remember what kind of tea base it was, but just decaf black tea. For space saving, I took the teas out of the identifying boxes they came in, so I have no idea what the brand name of the teas were.
This was the best apricot tea I have ever had in my life!
And to this day I have been searching and searching for a similar tasting tea.
I unfortunatley told many friends and family of my search for this tea, and continue to this day to receive gifts of apricot tea. Now I love tea gifts, but I have an overabundance of apricot tea, that I don’t really like, because its just not the same as what I originally had.
This tea is ok. I mostly taste the flavour of the black tea. There is a slight apricot flavour but it doesn’t stand out too much. It also has a slight soapy aftertaste.
Every once in a while I get into my cupboard dedicated to apricot tea and re-try a few just to see if anything hits the right spot. The search continues…