Test Teas Triday (Fest Feas Friday)
I have to acknowledge, the In House Hipster Intern: Salinger raised some good points, but it’s time to teach them how to blend the old with the new.
This is another tea from Harney and Sons, and it’s purple!
Close enough? Maybe not. But let me paint you a word picture.
I took some water. Plain. Boring even. Then I jazzed it up with some bubbles. 32 oz of 209°F water, with 4 tsp of leaves left to sit for 5 minutes provided us with a clean quart of indigo tea that smelled strongly of citrus.
The reviews came back pretty consistent.
Smell: 9/10. It’s a beautiful color and very clear.
Smell: 6.5. It smells strongly of citrus, but also reminded some people of “watered down purple Gatorade.”
Taste: Here’s where it all fell apart. 3.5/10. Some people thought it tasted weak, others again were reminded of Gatorade.
After much discussion, we realized it was actually @HiDefStatic’s fault this tasted so weak.
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