Nutcracker Sweetness

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Nutcracker Sweetness

by Rich » Dec 18th, '09, 14:07

Does anyone know the ingredients of Nutcracker Sweetness? I know it contains vanilla & hazelnut but not sure if there is a third ingredient. It was offered during Oct. '09 but is no longer available thru the Adagio site. Thanks for any assistance anyone can provide.

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Re: Nutcracker Sweetness

by bsteele » Dec 18th, '09, 15:57

I'm guessing it was made to be similar to Celestial Seasoning's NS, which has cinnamon in it. So maybe that's the other ingredient?

Speaking of Celestial Seasoning's...

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Re: Nutcracker Sweetness

by beckynoel » Dec 18th, '09, 21:19

I made this blend. It was taken off the Adagio site due to a cease and desist letter they got from Celestial Seasonings! I really hope I haven't gotten them in any trouble!!!

Anyway, I'm pretty sure it was 40% hazelnut, 40% chestnut, and 20% vanilla. Although it could have been 30% of both the chestnut and hazelnut, and 40% vanilla. Either way it'll be good. Feel free to remake it yourself, just name it something completely different.

Happy to hear you liked it! I like it too!

Dec 18th, '09, 22:28
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Re: Nutcracker Sweetness

by Rich » Dec 18th, '09, 22:28

To bsteele:
Thanks for the assist but it wasn't cinnamon.

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Re: Nutcracker Sweetness

by Rich » Dec 18th, '09, 22:32

To beckynoel:
Thanks for the missing item. I brought it with me while visiting family over Thanksgiving. They sucked down almost 2 4oz. containers over the holiday. Good thing I had ordered 3. Now to order the 3 teas & try to re-create it myself.

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Re: Nutcracker Sweetness

by bsteele » Dec 18th, '09, 23:45

Rich wrote:To beckynoel:
Thanks for the missing item. I brought it with me while visiting family over Thanksgiving. They sucked down almost 2 4oz. containers over the holiday. Good thing I had ordered 3. Now to order the 3 teas & try to re-create it myself.
You could create your own custom blend on Adagio's site with those teas. Though I suppose it would be more cost effective to buy all three teas separately and blend yourself :)

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Re: Nutcracker Sweetness

by beckynoel » Dec 19th, '09, 08:49

Yeah, you could just create your own signature blend. And any time it's purchased you get $1 toward your next adagio purchase. That system has made quite rich in tea!

However, if you and your family have already finished three 4 oz. tins of that, it would be more cost effective to purchase 4 oz's. of the 3 separate teas and blend them yourself.

Glad I could help!

P.S. you should try brewing it with a dash of real cinnamon. Super good!

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