Cream Flavored Black by Adagio Teas

I steeped 1.5 tsp of this tea in 10oz. of water (just about boiling) for three minutes. Adagio is a fantastic way to get into the loose leaf tea world! Also, I love their loyalty program, which pays me several cents’ worth of “points” every time I submit a tea review! I mean, my day job pays more, but still. Plus, Adagio is super user-friendly, so much so that I’ve gotten one or two of my (less-tea-nerd-ish) family members ordering from them as well! Anyway, back to the cream-flavored black tea. The tea is fragrant while steeping, and after steeping it’s become Read More


Turkish Style Blend Tea from Upton Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Tea Where to Buy: Upton Tea Tea Description: A proprietary blend of Ceylon teas created to mimic the style of tea produced in Turkey, which is rarely, if ever, exported. The bold leaves have the faint aroma of vanilla which is also present in the creamy-smooth cup. Infuse for 4-5 minutes to drink straight, or longer if the addition of milk is preferred. Origin: Sri Lanka Steeping Suggestions: Leaf Quantity: 2¼ g/cup Water Temp: 212° (boiling) Steep Time: 4-5 min. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Turkish Style Blend Tea from Upton Tea is Read More


Organic Ceylon from Utopia Tea

  Tea Information: Leaf Type: Black, Ceylon Where to Buy: Utopia Tea Tea Description: Want a delightful afternoon treat? Try our USDA Certified Organic Ceylon! This aromatic tea with honey-chocolate notes has a medium body and a robust character. Black tea contains a large amount of antioxidant compounds called polyphenols that aid in fighting harmful diseases while protecting the body. Black tea is also known to strengthen the immune system, lower cholesterol, and protect teeth and bones. Small amounts of calcium, manganese, and potassium have also been found in black tea. Try this tea hot or over ice! Learn more about Read More


Blue Unicorn from Shanti Tea

I have successfully done 4 flavorful infusions of this and a VERY HAPPY with the outcome. Very few teas make it to my 100 percentile list but this one has! I can safely say this is one of my all-time-favorite teas!

Just goes to show you…UNICORNS…they really ARE magical!