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Travel the World with #SirStuartBlackAndGreen from #Kent&Sussex Tea Co.

Sometimes I try out unflavored teas with one kind of leaf, and a flavor that all about the purity of the process.  And sometimes I try out teas that are exactly the opposite– just like today’s blend, Sir Stuart Black and Green. This tea has both black and green tea leaves, three types of flower petals, and rich spices like cardamom, fennel and ginger.  Visually, this blend is full of diverse colors and shapes, and the smell of the dry leaf is luscious and complex.  It smells like someone lit floral incense in a kitchen, where other smells like fennel Read More

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Lavender Dream from Dave and Solomons Tea

Dave and Solomons are a mother and son tea blending company, currently selling their indie creations on their Etsy store. I hadn’t come across them before this sample arrived with me, but it’s always nice to discover a new tea company, if a little dangerous for the bank account! Lavender Dream is a fruit and herbal blend, combining the sweet fruitiness of peach with the light floral of lavender. It sounds a little odd to begin with, but I was pleased to discover that they’re actually two flavours which work incredibly well together. The dry leaf itself is incredibly pretty, Read More

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Lavender Spell Tea from TeaBox

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Tea Where to Buy: TeaBox Tea Description: AROMA Lavender, mint, sweet greens and a hint of spice APPEARANCE Carrot with a pink hue TASTE Light and mellow with a hint of astringency, notes of lavender, refreshing menthol and sweet greens COMPLEMENTS Long, lavender, menthol Topped with rich notes of lavender flower, this tea feels immensely tranquil on the senses.The black tea lends a note of menthol and astringency to the cup, which enhances the cup experience further. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: What a pleasant surprise…Lavender Spell Tea from TeaBox!  Of course the Read More

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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

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Le Grand Bleu Black Tea from Christine Dattner Paris

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy: Christine Dattner Paris Tea Description: An ocean of Flavors. black Tea of china flavored with blackberry blueberry blackcurrant and strewed with blackberries blue dolphins sugar and flowers of cornflowers. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Le Grand Bleu, or the Grand Blue from Christine Dattner Paris is a French tea available one more than one place online. I actually got this tea from a company that sells Christine Dattner’s teas, Flaavor . They sell a few different French company’s teas repackaged under their name. They have a great selection of Read More