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SerendipiTea Guranse Estate Organic Black Tea - Review

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SerendipiTea Guranse Estate Organic Black Tea

Hailing from the foothills of the Mahabarat Mountains in Nepal, SerendipiTea's Guranse Estate Organic Black Tea makes a strong first impression. Don't judge this tea by its eco-friendly packaging — the plain brown paper bag tucked neatly inside an equally simple cardboard box is deceivingly tame. But as soon as the bag is opened, a pleasantly robust scent greets the senses, and the first sip of the dark orange brew is a definite eye-opener. With half the caffeine found in a cup of coffee, this tea is a great option for anyone trying to break a java habit. The taste is spicy with the slightest hint of sweetness, but be careful not to steep the tea for too long, as this will leave it tasting slightly bitter.

SerendipiTea’s philosophy rests on quality and social responsibility, assuring that their products are as friendly to the environment as they are to your taste buds. Whenever possible, their loose teas are imported from organic and biodynamic estates and the packaging for all products is made from post-consumer recycled and biodegradable materials, complete with soy or water-based inks. Furthermore, many of SerendipiTea’s offerings are fair trade-certified, meaning that wages, working and living conditions of workers who pick and process the teas meet certain standards. For more information, visit the official website of Serendipitea.

Rating: 13.5/20

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