Leaf Type: Black Tea with Flavouring
Taste: Freshly opened vanilla pods and crumbly pastry
Drink: With or without milk
Brew: 3-5 minutes according to taste
When to drink: Perfect for afternoon tea
Vanilla Shortbread Tea captures the very essence of British tea drinking, bringing together the taste of a great black leaf tea and the sweet vanilla flavour of English shortbread.
The base tea is deliciously robust and the addition of real almonds and vanilla pieces give it an authentic shortbread taste. It is great as an afternoon treat, drunk on its own or even better with a plate of its namesake biscuits!
Vanilla Shortbread Loose Tea
Item Code: 301598 / Net weight: 100g / 3.53oz
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Black Tea, Almonds, Vanilla Pieces, Vanilla flavouring, Blue Mallow, flavouring.
Packed in an environment where nuts are handled.
Brew a Perfect Cup
Ideally warm the pot first with a splash of hot water. Use one teaspoon (around 2g) per cup and always use freshly drawn and boiled water. Allow to brew for 3-5 minutes according to taste. Can be drunk with or without milk.
I bought this tea based on it's smell, which is amazing! I was persuaded to take a risk with the excellent returns policy. However, I was pleasantly surprised that it tastes just as good as it smells. It took me a few attempts to work out how I like it brewed, but even after trying other teas, this remains my favourite.
The tea itself is clearly a black tea, and the flavouring does not overpower it. It is slightly sweet due to the vanilla pieces. If you are concerned about the flowers making the tea taste.. flowery, do not be put off, as this contributes to the flavour only mildly.