I enjoy sampling new teas like the ones Adagio was recently kind enough to send me, and when the tea is a loose tea, I also enjoy simply observing what the tea leaves look like. Can you guess what kind of black tea this is? I'll give you a hint and say the color and bits of fruit are significant.
It's Peach Tea from Adagio, and I greatly enjoyed it! A good peach tea is a perennial favorite with me, and this one was full of the peach flavor I so enjoy.
And what about this tea? Can you guess what type it is? Note the little white bits, because they are pieces of …
Having enjoyed these two samples, I decided I'd pretend to be a tea blender and mix a bit of each for a Peachy Coconut Tea (or maybe a Coconutty Peach Tea?). Aristotle is quoted as having said, "The whole is greater than the sum of its parts," but I must tell you that was not true of my blend, because the "whole" blend was a blah-tasting tea in which I enjoyed neither the peach nor the coconut. Guess I'll let the experts at Adagio stick to the tea-blending from now on!