Patisserie from Tealish

Tea Information:

Leaf Type:  Black

Where to Buy:  Tealish

Tea Description:

A sinfully aromatic black tea blend which captivates the senses. Exquisite, sweet nut flavours from almond and pistachio pieces are balanced with spice notes from peppercorns, cumin and coriander. Like walking in to a bakery in Paris.

Learn more about this tea here.

Taster’s Review:

This tea received mixed reviews on Steepster, but I’m really enjoying it.

It is sweet, nutty, warmly spiced, and has a delicious buttery-pastry note that develops as I continue to sip it.  Yum!  I don’t know that I’ve ever had a pastry with cumin in it, but, I like the hint of smoky spice it adds to the cup.

The black tea offers a delicious background, although sometimes I think it’s a little overwhelmed by the spices in this blend.  Every once in a while, I notice it peeking through, but, for the most part, it seems content to play in the background and let the other flavors be the focus of the cup.

The contrast of spice and sweet nutty, buttery flavors seems to be in balance, making for a rich, satisfying cup of sweet and savory flavors.  Nice!

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