December 18, 2012
"Blends" tend to be either a bland uniformity of leaves & tastes, or too stark a conformity with a "type" of tea. This Scottish tea is has smooth, warm and toasty notes, caramel background hints, a nice medium amber cup colour--even good looking leaves, dry and steeped. It is ":breakfasty" in brightness, but not a tea too brisk for later in the day. I lack the imagination to have blended this myself, and will re-order!