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Admittedly this is probably a Christmas tea. It has all those holiday spices and smells up the kitchen with wam winter flavor. It is a tea I want to drink all winter long. But to my surprise, it is a phenomenal iced tea as well. In summertime, no less. The concept of drinking ice-cold cinnamon and cloves is certainly open to skepticism, but I say -- don't knock it until you've tried it. And everyone who I've had try it were flabbergasted about how good it was. This is one of the best hot herbal teas I've ever had, but feel free to drink it year-round.
Ingredients: Rooibos (Red Tea), Honeybush, Cinnamon Stick, Orange Peel, Cloves.
Tasting Notes: Cozy by the fireplace on a snowy night. Warm spices. Full Bodied.
Steep: Iced: 3 tsp of tea for every 12oz water. Water temperature: 205. Add 1 Tbsp of sugar for every 12 ounce of water. Steep time 5 minutes. Refrigerate. Pour over ice and enjoy.
Hot: 2 tsp of tea for 8oz water. Water temperature 205. Steep for 3 minutes. Sweetener recommended.
Approximately 7 Tbsp in a 1 ounce package.