Leaf Type: Green
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Wonderful tastes and colors create a tea that is delightful to brew and delicious to drink! Pineapple Papaya Green uses Chinese Sencha as its base, a green tea with slender leaves that produces a yellow cup and a naturally sweet flavor. The Sencha is followed by pineapple pieces and blue malva flowers, which deliver soothing and healing vitamins and enzymes. Delight in this sensational tea with health benefits to boot!
Ingredients- Sencha green tea, pineapple pieces, blue malva flowers and fruit flavor.
When I first steeped this tea, I steeped it at a low temperature (as I generally do with green teas) for three minutes. And, I found that the flavor was very mild, to the point of being very difficult to discern. So, I decided to steep it for another two full minutes, and the flavor was a little stronger. A drizzle of agave nectar really helped the flavors to pop.
The Sencha base is smooth and sweet with a creamy buttery note. The pineapple and papaya flavors lend their sweet tropical flair to the cup. The pineapple has a nice tangy note to it that tickles the tip of the tongue in the aftertaste.
As I mentioned at the start of this review, these flavors are a bit on the softer side. But that’s OK, because the Sencha is front and center here and that is the way it should be. It is a light, refreshing cup that is a pleasure to sip. This is good iced, too, but I would recommend adding a little bit more sweetener to it to help enhance the flavor.
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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