Raspberry Cream Pie is a Rooibos Tea, and is a new flavour for me. David’s Tea describes Raspberry Cream Pie as a “creamy blend of rooibos, raspberries and white chocolate”. Sounds good doesn’t it? I certainly thought so, and I was excited to give it a try.
I have to tell you, this one smells so, so, yummy, it almost makes me want to run out and buy some real pound cake. Or I could just sit and smell the tea in the tin all day, and dream about it! The description for Lemon Pound Cake says it’s a buttery, citrus oolong. Oolong is one of my favourite types, so I have high hopes for this tea. Plus as already stated, it smells heavenly..lemony, sweet, and creamy. Yum!
Well, I wasn’t thrilled when I saw today’s tea, Organic Cinnamon Rooibos Chai, especially after the last tea which had a lot of cinnamon. Don’t get me wrong, I love cinnamon, but in some things a little goes a long way, and in most cases, tea is one of those things.
Today’s tea was Coffee Pu’erh. What? You don’t think coffee and tea belong together? I used to feel that way, and while it wouldn’t be my every day choice, one of my favourite teas is one called jumpy Monkey, which contains coffee beans.
Today’s tea is Alpine Punch, a new tea for me, and when I opened it up and smelled it, it smelled quite sweet, and reminded me of almonds. It almost smelled like when you open a bottle of almond extract when baking. When I looked on the David’s Tea website, it described it as an almond scented tea with apples, cinnamon, ginger, and nuts.
Alpine Punch is a rooibos tea and is steeped at almost boiling point. I steeped mine for 5 minutes. After steeping the almond scent is still strong, and the tea itself is a nice dark colour.
This tea has a natural sweetness and I didn’t require any additional sweeteners when drinking it. It definitely tastes of almonds. It is a nice smooth tasting tea, with no hint of bitterness. The apples, cinnamon, ginger, and nuts are not really detectable to me. I’m sure they are there, and probably help contribute to the wonderful flavour, but thank goodness they don’t overwhelm the almond taste.
Since I had lots of points left today, I decided to treat myself to a couple of the premium Belgian cookies I bought a few days ago while enjoying my tea. And now that this post is almost ready, I’m going to do just that!