Focus from BlendBee

Today is DEFINITELY the day to review this tea. I woke up at 6:20 this morning to help out at work. Arrived at 7:30, left at 2:30, took the dog on a long walk, and am now (3:40) settling in for a my team’s football game. Can I survive 3-4 hours of football, or will I melt into a nap-puddle under my Tardis blanket?

While I wait for the caffeine to settle in, I can definitely taste a smoky tea as well as a citrus note. There’s a tiny little floral element, but it’s only the slightest of hints. I can’t taste cacao at all. It might be folding into the depth of the black tea. If you like a bold, rugged, earthy tea, this one might be for you.

4:10 update: still going strong.

7:00 update: after 1 20-minute micronap, 1 beer, 1 mixed drink, and 1 soda, I am feeling wide-awake. I did, to be fair, take a quick nap in there, and the soda was caffeinated. I should probably test it again under more controlled circumstances. Today was strange in a bunch of ways (wake-up time, nap, two drinks). However, I don’t think I normally feel nearly this good at 7 p.m. during a long day like this with such a tiny nap. I’m pretty sure the tea helped.

What do you think of teas like this, Tea Buddies? Do they help you focus? Can they save you from the brink of exhaustion?


Here’s the scoop!

Leaf Type: Black/Yerba Mate
Where to Buy: BlendBee

BlendBee-Logo-and-Tagline-2Description

Sharpen your mind & stay focused.

This invigorating black tea & yerba mate blend was specifically designed for a tea lover whose favorite tea was discontinued. We recreated it for her, and to our delight, we loved this blend and decided to whole world should have it. It definitely helps you to stay focused and has a great energy. Enjoy!

Learn even more about this tea and tea company here!

SuperStarling

"Hey, everybody! I'm Leah, a graphic designer from Pennsylvania, United States. I live with my husband and rescue mutt in a house with colorful walls. I love fonts, colors, animals, flowers, novels, illustration, geeking out, and -- obviously! -- tea. I've only been heavily into tea for about a year, but I've found I tend to prefer loose blended black dessert teas. I normally drink them hot western style without anything added; if I add in some vanilla almond milk or honey, I promise I'll mention it! When I'm not blogging here, I'm blogging at leahlucci.com/starling or posting to Instagram (super_starling), so come say hi!"

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