Tea Review Tuesday - A Review of Kalahari Tea's Safari Lullaby Rooibos
A Review of Kalahari Tea's Safari Lullaby Rooibos
As the single package I received contained no instructions for brewing,
nor were there any immediately available on the webpage for this
specific tea, I chose to utilize typical rooibos steeping for this tea: 1
cup of just-boiled water with a steeping time of five minutes. This tea
came in a individually-wrapped tea bag, which really did not have much
scent while dry. However, from the second I poured the steaming water
over the tea, I could smell the delicious mixture of chamomile and
spearmint wafting up from my cup.
The smell of the freshly-brewed, bright red liquor was dominantly
spearmint. The rooibos could be smelled a bit in the undertones.
Nevertheless, the spearmint was not overwhelmingly strong, which was
pleasing. It was just a mild, delicious aroma.
Even after steeping for five minutes, the taste of my first sip did not
strike me as being very strong, yet it was quite full. Whereas the
spearmint dominated the smell, chamomile dominated the flavor,
spreading throughout the mouth quite excellently. The aftertaste was a
mixture of primarily spearmint with hints of rooibos lurking in the
Overall, this was an enjoyable tea, but not something I would be quick to buy again were I shopping for tea.