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Fred Spews Tea Contents
on January 8, 2014
I really, really, really wanted to love this. And I do, as do my children. Fred is absolutely adorable - what's not to love? Well, the fact that Fred vomits tea into your water/milk is a pretty big letdown. I have to strain rooibos through a metal tea infuser to remove all the debris before I can enjoy my beverage. I guess we shall return him.
UPDATE: We decided to keep Fred, since my kids love him so much. I still stand by my original review, even though a few folks seem to have gotten their panties in a bunch. I steeped tea in this infuser. The tea came through the holes. It's pretty simple. I usually use a metal mesh steeper for rooibos, but wanted something that didn't affect the taste. Fred wasn't the solution, unfortunately. However, even with larger leaf teas, some debris still manages to get through the holes in Fred. Some sink to the bottom, others float round in the tea. It's kind of annoying.