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Perfectly Pink #LadyMendl blend from #SunshineCottage

Another lovely tea from the crafty world of Etsy, this time it’s Lady Mendl blend from Sunshine Cottage.  The Lady Mendl tea blend is based on a cocktail of the same name.  The alcoholic beverage was all pink pizzazz, served in a martini with grapefruit juice, cointreau, and gin. With so much pink citrus in the mix, this tea is surprisingly creamy, with delicious, juicy grapefruit at the forefront, and sweet, candied orange in the undertone.  There are even passion fruit pieces in the dry leaf, adding to the popping, tropical flair of these flavors. The black tea base is Read More


Nice Coconuts White Tea by Luhse

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  White Where to Buy:  Luhse Tea Description: STORY: Unbeknownst to most, Queen Song longs for the day when she meets her island mate, King Kong. She has recently taken up hula dancing to keep fit and has begun wearing sexy, eye-catching outfits to attract attention. Despite the gang’s misgivings, she can be found wearing risque coconut bras when she is not at work.  TEA DESCRIPTION: Coconuts have migrated into your cup of tea.  Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Another Luhse sample from my recent order. Nice Coconuts is a white blend, flavoured with coconut. Read More


Apple Brandy Assam from 52Teas

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy:  52Teas Tea Description: A Mokalbari Estate GFOP Assam blended with freeze-dried apple pieces, and organic apple and brandy flavors. This rich Assam base has a long and wiry leaf style with some golden tips and makes a beautiful cuppa with the hints of apple and brandy. Learn more about this blend here. Learn more about 52Teas’ subscriptions here. Taster’s Review: Wow, this review is scheduled to publish mid-January and I’m just now getting into my December teas from 52Teas!  Time to get with it! I steeped this tea in my trusty Breville One-Touch. Read More


Brandy and Winter Peppermint Tea from Culinary Teas

Tea Information: Leaf Type: Black Where to Buy:  Culinary Teas Product Description:  Our Brandy and Winter Peppermint tea has the fruity taste of a good Brandy with the cooling zing of Peppermint Schnapps. Perfect for an evening Hot Toddy. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: I know I’ve confessed this before, but I’m not really big on alcoholic drinks.  I’ll have an occasional drink, but it is a rare event, but I am certainly no expert when it comes to alcohol. But I am usually intrigued by alcohol flavored teas.  Usually, but I have to admit that I Read More