Episode 354: Maple Bacon

maple-bacon

For a short while, Zoomdweebie’s had a line of tea blends called “Man Teas” — basically, tea for men. The flavor profiles were bold — in other words, bacon plus another flavor — and this maple bacon blend was one of them. This is a mix of Indian black teas (Ceylon, Assam, and Nilgiri, I’m guessing) along with maple and bacon flavors.

It’s a good tea, but I’d wager this is probably better as an iced tea! When hot, the nuances of the maple and bacon are kinda lost. As it cools, the maple provides a sweet complement to the malty black tea and smoky bacon flavor. Zoomdweebie’s doesn’t sell this anymore, but Bacon Freak has a great substitute. Try it out!