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Easy as Pie: Black Cherries and Sweet Cream from A Quarter to Tea

It’s getting to be summertime and cherries are in season.  You can see them in a glorious, burgundy bundle at the grocery store or the farmer’s market.  With summertime cherries on my mind, it seemed like the perfect time to try Black Cherries and Sweet Cream tea from A Quarter to Tea.   The dry tea leaves and the first minute of steeping was all about the cream, wafting sweet waves of vanilla out of my mug.  As the tea cooled and I got my first taste, the cherries started to shine.  This tea is named for black cherries specifically, Read More

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White Cherry from Tea and Absinthe

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  White Where to Buy: Tea and Absinthe Tea Description: Ingredients: white tea China Pai Mu Tan, green tea Darjeeling, green tea China -Fog Tea, -Lung Ching, -Jasmine Jade Pearls, cherries, coconut  chips (coconut, coconut fat, sugar), flavor, rose buds Learn more about this tea here.  Taster’s Review: A couple weekends ago, my hubby and I had an amazing experience at St Louis’s Wizard World. My hubby had bought me a Doctor Who VIP package where I had my picture take with and met David Tennant and Billie Piper. I was crazy excited since they are two of my Read More

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Cherry Fantasy Tea from TeaLyra

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black, Green, Roiboos, Etc. Where to Buy: TeaLyra Tea Description: Imagine bowls full of juicy plump cherries, a summer breeze and easy living, ahh, a Cherry Fantasy! Top quality black tea provides the perfect base to our favourite cherry black tea! We think our blend has the best combination of both sour cherries, and sweet acerola cherries, offering a truly balanced cherry flavour! This brews a robust black cup, with bright cherry notes and a subtle ginger flavour. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Cherry Fantasy Tea from TeaLyra is the tea of the day Read More

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Acerola Cherry Fig Black Tea Blend from Tea & All It’s Splendor

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy:  Tea & All It’s Splendor Tea Description: THIS. TEA. IS. RICH! It’s full of flavour, body and mouth feel. It’s like drinking a great red wine. We were blown away by just the smell of this well made blend. It was so amazing we had to check to make sure that it was all natural. Raelene assures us it is (along with all their other teas). The rich sour cherry flavour, is sweet and fruity. The fig, adds a sweet and mellow brown sugar finish. This paired with a high quality black Read More

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Black Forest Tea Blend from Naked Teas Galore

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy:  Naked Teas Galore Tea Description: This tea shares aromatic notes with merlot wine – chocolate, cherries, dried fruit and flowers. To taste, this blend is classic chocolate and cherries. Ceylon makes for a light black tea base – the backdrop for a fudge-y chocolate start and cherry on the finish. Add a splash of milk and a little sugar to mimic the whipped cream topping. Learn more about this blend here. Learn more about subscribing to Amoda’s Monthly Tea Tasting Box here. Taster’s Review: When I read the name of this tea:  Black Forest Read More