Giddy Up Buttercup Black Tea – The Tea Crew

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When you need an aromatic and delightful cup of , nothing really beats the vanilla flavoured blends. They are naturally sweet but strong, flavourful and taste great with or without condiments. Vanilla blends are often elegant and simply flavoured. 's Giddy Up Buttercup is a buttery vanilla black tea blend with a simple but elegant flavour, that looks pretty too.

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What's inside Giddy Up Buttercup?

Vanilla blends will contain either flavourings only or pieces of vanilla beans and flavourings. Each blend will be different. Some with have more pronounced vanilla notes, some more sweetness and some will be robust. Most vanilla blends contain only a few ingredients, but there are teas that may have more. The more ingredients a tea will have, the less pronounced vanilla flavour will be. One is true though, there is a perfect bled for everyone.  

Giddy Up Buttercup contains black tea, sunflower and calendula petals and natural flavourings. It's intended to be more buttery than your average vanilla blend. Sunflower and calendula petals make this blend really pretty and elegant. This tea smells sweet, deep, with buttery vanilla note. Vanilla doesn't overpower the deep black tea notes, it's incorporated into the tea base and adds deep sweetness instead.

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What does Giddy Up Buttercup taste like?

To make a cup of Giddy Up Buttercup tea, steep one teaspoon of tea leaves in a cup of freshly boiled water for 3 minutes. This is a strong and brisk tea that may turn bitter if you over-steep it. Therefore, if you prefer strong flavours or want to use it for latte, use more tea leaves rather than increased steeping time.

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Brewed tea has an uncommonly pretty orange-red colour that's translucent with no murkiness. It has a dose of freshness, vanilla buttery notes and a bit of light smokiness. It's a sharp black tea, with crispiness and freshness, one you'd like to drink in the afternoons, rather than mornings. The scent is exactly the same as the flavour. It's aromatic but light, with very light astringency common for brisk black teas and mellow vanilla notes.

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Giddy Up Buttercup is very easy to drink, and it's not heavy at all. Because of its lightness and warmth, it feels perfect for the transitioning period from summer to . This tea doesn't need a sweetener, but it would go really well with some lighter or light brown sugar.

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When you add , it has a beautiful light orange-brown colour. It's so pretty, you will want to add milk every time. Milk enhances creamy notes and softens the briskness. This tea would be amazing for afternoon tea parties and quiet tea times when you want to enjoy a cup of aromatic tea. Who would like this tea? If you love Sri Lankan teas or brisker Nilgiri teas.

Tea Recap

Water or milk? Water or milk.

Day or night? Day.

Hot or iced? Hot.

Sweetened or Pure? Pure or with a teaspoon of honey.

Caffeine? Yes.

What's the price? Starting from 2.99 GBP.

Where to buy? Get it from The Tea Crew online shop or Etsy.

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