The dry leaves smell incredibly sweet, with notes of dried plums and cherries. There are subtle hints of caramel and malt.
The brewed tea is smooth and rich with deliciously sweet caramel. There are strong fruity notes of dried cherries and plums balanced with toasty malt and a hint of citrus. This tea is low in tannins and gives a very mild astringency.
This tea presents a well balanced brew, perfect for any time of day. It is strong enough for the morning, but round enough for an afternoon sip. It is super comforting, like snuggling beneath a fuzzy blanket. It is robust enough for milk and sweetener if desired but perfect as is.
This tea would pair well with everything from rich breakfast foods to dried fruits and nuts. The strong malty flavor will hold up well to a variety of different food pairings.