Happy Monday morning tea friends! Hope your weekend was a great one. Mine was mainly because my Sipsby Box arrived for February. I’ve been a subscriber to Sipsby for sometime and I have to say, their selections just keep getting better. This month I only received one tea that I know I won’t be able to drink and that is mainly due to medical reasons. I was super happy to see one of my favorite tea companies in my box, The Jasmine Pearl Tea Co.
If you haven’t had tea from The Jasmine Pearl Tea Co, I encourage you to check them out. Flavored and Straight Tea drinkers alike can find delicious offerings. This particular blend, Red Hot Hibiscus, was the perfect way to enjoy some subtle Valentine vibes before the big day later this week. Consisting of organic cinnamon, hibiscus, and orange peel, this blend had my name written all over it.
I brewed up with water prep at boiling and allowed to steep for about 5 minutes and cooled for an additional 4. I was slightly nervous this tea would deliver a super tart punch first sip in, but that wasn’t the case at all. The main flavor that really comes across is the cinnamon and this cinnamon isn’t overly spiced. Just a delicious solid flavor. The tartness from the hibiscus and citrus notes from the orange peel really pull together and mingle gorgeously with the cinnamon, providing you almost with this sweetly spiced orange punch tone. A delicious evening treat and a nice change of pace from the traditional chamomile evening blends I usually enjoy.
Overall, an incredibly delicious herbal that is simple and to the point. I ended up drinking my entire pouch of this tea in one night and sadly wish I had saved some to try as a cold brew. Nevertheless, this blend reminds me just how much I do enjoy The Jasmine Pearl Tea Co and appreciate my Sipsby Box.
Can’t wait to dig into the other goodies I received later today!
Here’s the scoop!
Leaf Type: Herbal
Where to Buy: The Jasmine Pearl Tea Co.
Sweet cinnamon and tart hibiscus are blended to a perfect balance. Orange zest provides a fruity background. This tea is fantastic hot or iced and actually deserves extra steep time for its full flavor to shine!