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Baltimore Clipper Tea from Eastern Shore Tea Co. . . .

Baltimore Clipper Tea is a black-and-green ” ‘Historic re-creation’ of the China tea carried during the golden years of the American Clipper Ship.” Ahhh, those golden years from the 1830s until the 1850s. I should make a #ThrowbackThursday post about those sweet, sweet memories past. This tea is EXTREMELY rich and malty. The black tea is the main stage, with a tiny bit of the green mostly in the background. The green adds a little tinge of that earthy bitterness, but not much else. I’m not quite sure why the green is there, maybe for historical accuracy? How was tea Read More

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Black Raven Tea from Eastern Shore Tea Company. . . .

Goths, unite! I was wearing this dress today.. . . .so of course, destiny called for me to try the corresponding tea. Here’s the description from Eastern Shore Tea’s site: “Inspired by Edgar Allan Poe, this luscious blackcurrant tea blend is a Polished Paean of Praise to the mysterious romanticism and darkly poetic imagery of one of America’s first and still foremost authors of spellbinding tales.” This tea is rich and juicy and moody. It steeps a really dark brown. There’s a shocking amount of flavor, depth, and opacity in it. It’s kind of like those poems I used to Read More