Somebody wrote a note for DT’s Cranberry Gingerale recently, which made me really want to break open my new packet and try it out, especially iced. But I already had my caffeinated tea today and didn’t want to deal with anything too exciting on a migraine day. I opted for this caffeine-free cranberry blend instead. It’s better than I expected – the flavors are really well balanced and enjoyable. The dry leaf smells of hibiscus, cranberry, and lemon. Brewed, the flavor is cranberry-forward with a strong hibiscus note supported by the lemon and oat straw notes. I let it cool and turned it into a tea soda, which was so good. The bubbles really highlight the different flavors at play in this blend, and the tartness here makes for a really effective and enjoyable soda. It’s the kind I’ll probably end up hoarding the last few teaspoons of.
Flavors: Cranberry, Hibiscus, Lemon