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French Toast Dianhong Black Flowering Tea from Liquid Proust Teas

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black/Flowering Where to Buy:  Liquid Proust Teas Tea Description: As my first batch of French Toast Dian Hong, I decided to go lightly on the flavoring because the natural cocoa taste from the tea is pleasant enough to keep the flavoring at a low amount. This tea proves to pull out different taste from different steeps from my experience and I am hoping you find the same to be true. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Some of my favourite tea companies are the ones where you really get a feel for the owners as Read More

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White Tropics Tea Blend from Tea & Bloom

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  White Where to Buy:  Tea & Bloom Tea Description: Mixture of white tea with pineapple, coconut and rose petal. High in antioxidants. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: I try to go into a tea tasting with no real expectations.  It’s not always easy.  It wasn’t in the case of this White Tropics tea from Tea & Bloom … because with pineapple and coconut flavors, I couldn’t help but think Pina Colada. And this doesn’t really taste so much like a Pina Colada as it does a tropical tea.  But I’m not disappointed by Read More

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Jasmine Bloom Flowering Tea from Nuovo Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Green Where to Buy:  Nuovo Tea Tea Description: Meant to delight your eyes as well as taste buds, these awe-inspiring ‘display teas’ unfurl when added to water, revealing delicate flowers hidden within. The practice of hand-sewing leaves into ‘blooming teas’ is an age-old Chinese art form that dates back centuries. Adagio has infused state-of-the-art packaging into this ancient delight, ensuring maximum freshness and superior flavor. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: I really enjoy brewing “art teas” like this Jasmine Bloom Flowering Tea from Nuovo Tea.  It’s fun to watch the art reveal itself.  It Read More

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Nature’s Bloom Pu’erh Tea Blend from Nature’s Tea Leaf

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Pu-erh Where to Buy:  Nature’s Tea Leaf Tea Description: Nature’s Bloom Pu’erh Tea: is the ultimate blend of our select loose Pu’erh leaves expertly combined with our organic Jasmine, Lavender and Rosebud herbal teas. Our Pu’erh is handpicked, dried, and rolled tightly and neatly into strips. Subsequently, the leaves undergo a microbial fermentation process which makes this a unique, dark tea. Our Jasmine buds are beautiful and tight until infused when they burst into a beautiful flower with a lovely and soft fragrance. Lavender is a flower purple in color with an invigorating fragrance and subtle Read More