Tea: Gingerbread Smoke

A Flavored Black Tea from 52 Teas

This tea has been retired/discontinued.

Picture of Gingerbread Smoke
Brand:52 Teas
Style:Flavored Black Tea
Region:Blend
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Loose?Loose
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Review of Gingerbread Smoke

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8 of 104 of 53 of 577 of 100
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The aroma is more or less exactly what I expected from a tea named Gingerbread Smoke, it is quite richly smoky with warm spices and an especially strong kick of ginger. Everything about the aroma of this tea is warm, from the lingering memories of a fire to the spices, good for sniffing on a chilly evening.

The taste is pretty true to the name, at first you get a surprisingly gentle burn of ginger, and of course where there is fire there is usually smoke, so the next taste note is the mild smoke. The tea has a natural sweetness from the ginger, which fades to a hint of oakiness. Usually I am not the biggest fan of 52tea's black tea base (nothing wrong with it, just doesn't do it for me) but this one I like, most likely thanks to the added Lapsang Souchong. Spicy smoky teas are a big win in my book now, certainly going to be on the lookout for more!

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