Review of Pumpkin Spice Black Tea

AromaFlavorValueTotal
8 of 105 of 54 of 583 of 100
ExcellentExcellentGood Value

Very nice tea, so long as you drink it rather quickly! The tea loses flavor as it loses heat. But the first sips I had smelled and tasted wonderful--somewhere between the spices used for pumpkin pie (without pumpkin flavoring) and those used in apple cinnamon oatmeal (without an apple or very oatmeal-ish flavor). So, basically, the clove, cinnamon, and nutmeg balance nicely. I would swear cardamom was in this one--maybe it's in the allspice. Ginger wasn't as distinct a flavor, but in this case I didn't miss it.

This would likely make a good latte, but I think it'd be better hot than cold as a general rule. A short steeping is all you need--just remove the bag when the water is sufficiently dark, which for me was around a minute (possibly less). Between the caffeine and the spices, this is a nice wake-you-up drink.

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