I started drinking this tea at one of my local cafes and managed to get the brand name to order my own. When we ended up in lockdown it seemed the perfect time to stock up on my favourite tea, try a couple more and support a small business! The tea is incredible. It's so warming and packed full of flavour. I also love that the tea and all packaging is recyclable. The service was so quick and it was so lovely to get a thank you note for the order. John you are doing such an amazing job!
As someone who only drinks green and herbal teas, I'm always thrilled to find new ones that excite my taste buds. African Winter has the full-bodied depth of rooibos and the chocolate velvetiness of cocoa beans - so good!
African Winter got me through dry January! It's not the same as a glass of Malbec, but it is comforting, rich, warmly spiced and almost 'choclatey' without being cloyey. I can see why its called "winter" but I think I'll go on drinking this into the Spring.
I absolutely love it!
Strong & delicious flavour
This tea is delicious, hints of cocoa and a lovely spice taste. I recommend 100 percent. Delivery is fast and everything is well packaged and the little surprise teabags are a welcome addition.
Great flavour, very rich and mellow blend, no ingredient is too overpowering.
The table below shows the approximate brewing/infusing times for the different tea types.
It assumes around a 2.5 to 3g serving but it is not an exact science so experiment to find the perfect brew time to suit you.
It is best to use freshly boiled water - so if you've got some water left in your kettle from before - pour it out and start again!
|Tea Type||Approx Brewing Time (mins)||Water Temperature|
If you don't have a fancy kettle which heats the water to different temperatures then a tip to for brewing green & white teas is to put the boiling water into the teapot or mug first and then add the tea. It will have cooled down a bit just by touching the cold teapot. That's what I do anyway...