Leaf Type: Rooibos
Where to Buy: Compass Teas
This Ship is Good! This naturally Caffeine Free blend is sure to be a favorite! Amazing hot or iced, it is highly recommended. We suggest trying it with our Amber Sugar Gems.Ingredients:
Green Rooibos– Aid in digestion, high in antioxidants, rich in vitamins and minerals, Naturally Caffeine Free
Blueberry Leaves– Contains antioxidants
Natural Flavoring – Enhances the natural goodness of the tea
The taste of this tisane reminds me of warm blueberry pie filling! It is sweet and loaded with blueberry flavor!
For those who may be wondering what the difference is between red rooibos and green: green rooibos is the raw version of rooibos, while red rooibos have been oxidized. Kind of like the difference between black tea and white tea. As far as taste goes, the green rooibos has more of a fruit-like quality to it, while I find that the red rooibos has sort of a nutty/woody kind of taste. I personally prefer the green rooibos, especially for fruit blends such as The S. S. Blueberry.
The green rooibos base provides a very crisp and unmuddled taste to the warm blueberry flavoring. It is sweet and juicy and there is very little tartness to the overall cup (just a bit of tartness at the finish).
I prefer this tisane warm (probably because it tastes more like warm blueberry pie filling when its actually warm). I steep it in my Libre Mug! I put the rooibos directly into the mug before screwing on the filter cap, and I allow the tisane to continue to steep as I sip! The tisane never gets bitter, the flavor just gets better and better!
This is also quite tasty chilled too. This is a tisane that kids would LOVE – and because it’s naturally caffeine free and loaded with antioxidants, it is one that you’ll feel good giving them.
An awesome rooibos blend from Compass Teas!
Anne started her journey with tea as a casual drinker and became more serious about her tea drinking when she realized that she couldn't drink coffee. Shortly thereafter, she started becoming obsessed with the beverage and she started creating small-batch, artisan blends of tea that she sold online as LiberTEAS. After a few years, she realized she wasn't cut out to be the sole proprietor of a business so she closed LiberTEAS and started reviewing teas online. She met Jennifer through another blog that they both reviewed for and they decided to start their own review blog. This review blog!
Throughout her journey as a tea reviewer, she discovered 52Teas and became enamored with the idea of creating a new tea every week. When the founder of 52Teas decided he wanted to move on, he offered the business to Anne but knowing that she wasn't cut out to be a sole proprietor, she instead offered the company to her oldest daughter who employs her as the Mad Tea Artist for 52Teas!
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