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Bruu Tea – Cheeky Digestive

July 4, 2019
Bruu Tea - Cheeky Digestive

Bruu Tea – Cheeky Digestive

Tea description

It tastes like a biscuit with ice cream and Italian truffle pralines but without the calories.

Ingredients: Pineapple cubes, Apple pieces, Apple cubes, Sweet blackberry leaves, Pistachios (Nuts), White chocolate chips (sugar, Cocoa butter, milk powder, dextrose, emulsifying agent soy leathin), flavoring marshmallows (Glucose-Fructose Syrup, Sugar, water, gelatine, corn starch, natural vanilla flavoring)

Where to purchase: https://www.bruutea.co.uk/products/cheeky-digestive

Suggested brewing tips

Brewing time: 5-10 minutes

Water temperature: 100ºC

Quantity: 1 teaspoon

Tasting notes

Dry Aroma: A warm buttery aroma with a fresh fruity hint and the distinct smell of milk powder.

Bruu Tea - Cheeky Digestive

Liquor color: A pale yellow-orange.

Bruu Tea - Cheeky Digestive

Liquor aroma: The aroma of the steeped liquor is very similar to the dry aroma. There is predominant caramel milk like fragrance with a light fruity hint.

Bruu Tea - Cheeky Digestive

Tasting notes:

As the hot water hits the dry blend, the cube of marshmallow melts and merges forming a top white layer for a brief few seconds. The resulting liquor is a representation of buttery biscuits in a teacup. The ‘Cheeky digestive’ has a creamy rich quality with the flavor of blueberry and vanilla standing out.

On the downside, I felt like the tasting wasn’t consistent. For instance, when I tried it for 10 minutes, the blend was too sweet. But even at 7 minutes on one of two tastings, the flavor had an overpowering sweetness. I would suggest steeping it for 5 minutes where I got a balanced flavor profile.

Note: The ingredients in the ‘Cheeky digestive’ have a lot of artificial flavors and sweetening which I am not in support of. The flavors do come together nicely but knowing that the blend is tweaked to get that sort of end result is a putting off factor.

Disclaimer: The above review was not paid for. This is my honest and true opinion.

 

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