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Peach Crostata from a Quarter to Tea

What is a crostata?  Apparently, it is a type of tart or pie, or it might even include a crumble-like dessert.  Either way, imagine buttery crust, sugar and spice, and plenty of fruit.  This tea blend looks to capture the the essence of a peach crostata, with sweet stone fruit and warm pastry. The tea leaves are yunnan black tea, but they were so tightly rolled I almost mistook them for oolong leaves.  Brewing this blend, the tea is dark and rich and brews up quickly.  Both the dry leaves and the hot tea are very fragrant with natural peach Read More

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Apple & Fig Crumble Tea from Tea Blendz

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Tea Where to Buy: Tea Blendz Tea Description: This tea is no longer available for purchase on their site. Learn more about this company here. Taster’s Review: Apple & Fig Crumble Tea from Tea Blendz is no longer available for purchase on their site but I thought it was still worth a mention especially this time of year!  Apples and Figs and Crumbles…oh my!  I hope I am able to sample more teas from this company because they have some really interesting flavor combos and flavor names.  Here at Sororitea Sisters we drink a LOT of Read More

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Honeybush Haze from Amoda Tea

Tisane Information: Leaf Type:  Honeybush & Rooibos Where to Buy:  Amoda Tea Tisane Description: Apple Crumble with a hazelnut topping anyone?  That’s definitely what this tea smells like.  Green honeybush is the main ingredient and brings strong aromatics and a sweet apricot flavour to this blend.  Combined with the dried apple this tea offers a lingering sweetness.  And yes… there’s raisins in your tea. Learn more about this tisane here. Taster’s Review: Not too long ago, Steepster decided to put it’s “Steepster Select” program on hiatus.  For those of you who do not remember, the Steepster Select program was a Read More

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Apple Crumble from Shanti Tea

Tisane Information: Leaf Type:  Honeybush Where to Buy:  Shanti Tea Tisane Description: Leaf Aroma: Apples and honey Infusion Aroma: Baked apples Infusion Color: Amber Base Flavor: Apples, vanilla Infusion Strength: Medium Learn more about this tisane here. Taster’s Review: This tisane smells so good – like my gramma’s apple pie! The taste is a bit more like the name of the tisane suggests:  Apple Crumble.  This tastes quite a bit like an apple cobbler or apple crumble. There’s even a creamy vanilla flavor to this cup to make it a bit like apple crumble a la mode.  YUM! The apple Read More