The Organic Berry Berry Tea blend from English Tea Shop is bold with a complete berry taste and soft underlying creamy notes that belie a tart character. Each active ingredient offers a symphony of tastes that is rejuvenating and delicious. The hibiscus includes a tart measurement to the blend makings it very rejuvenating. The rosehip chips include a mellow smoothness to the tea plus an outstanding increase of Vitamin C while the currants give the tea a very distinct character - black for fruitiness and red currants for a 'bite' and appetizing taste. Despite the fact that the raisins impart a natural sweetness, you still might want to include a dash of sugar. Hibiscus, which has generally been connected with 'grace and beauty', is a plant that is belonging to Africa. The calyces, which form the external protective covering of the flowers buds are dried and utilized to make a rosy, citrus-flavored tea. Rosehips have been utilized for centuries in tea and cooking. Literature has taped Native Americans using rose hips in their cooking. Other literature has indicated the rose hips are rich in vitamin C, E, and K and have been utilized over the centuries to ward off infections and relieve aching throats. Currants are likewise popular and have been utilized in infusions for centuries. It has even been taped that in Siberia a beverage is made from the leaves which can make common spirits taste like costly brandy. For an excellent hot beverage garnish with a cinnamon stick and a slice of orange and instead of using white sugar try brown sugar. The cinnamon provides a lovely spice hint and the orange cheer up the berry character. For a summer time beverage Berry Berry iced is difficult to beat. It is rejuvenating and thirst quenching and not excessively sweet. For formal times garnish the glass with a strawberry and a sprig of mint - for non-formal times put it into your glass and enjoy it gulp after gulp. By virtue of the reality this beverage does not include any tea.
Bold with full berry flavour with soft underlying creamy notes that belie a tart character
Not compatible with the 2.0 Keurig brewer
Country of Origin: Spain