2017 Black Friday Sales

Cucumber Melon White Iced Tea from Southern Boy Teas

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  White Where to Buy:  Zoomdweebies Tea Description: Our premium organic shou mei fannings white tea blended with organic cucumber and melon flavors. This is a seriously refreshing glass of yum. Don’t miss your chance to nab one of these. Learn more about this tea here. Learn about SBT’s subscriptions here. Taster’s Review: Nice!  I’m really LOVING this Cucumber Melon White Iced Tea from Southern Boy Teas!  It’s so refreshing! Having previously enjoyed the original 52Teas version of Cucumber Melon White tea and to a lesser extent, the SBT Cucumber Melon Black Iced Tea, I was excited to try Read More

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Cucumber Melon Flavored Iced Tea from Southern Boy Teas

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy:  52Teas Learn more about Southern Boy Teas here. Taster’s Review: I really enjoyed the Cucumber Melon Green tea that 52Teas created back in 2010 (wow!  Has it really been that long?) so I was excited to try the black Iced Tea version from Southern Boy Teas. And this is alright.  I really think this flavor combination is better as a green tea (Hey, Frank, I think that you should start adding green teas to the Southern Boy Teas line!) because the lighter, buttery flavor of the Chinese Sencha just seemed to work better than Read More

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Cucumber White Tea from Tazo

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  White Learn more about Tazo here. Tea Description: A replenishing blend of delicate white tea, real cucumber and lime peel. Taster’s Review: I had my reservations about this tea.  First of all, when I think Tazo, my first thought is of Steven Smith, who started Tazo.  And then I’m reminded that this company was later acquired by Starbucks and in my opinion, they ruined it. So, now, my happy thoughts of Tazo and Steven Smith (aka the rock star of tea!) have been tainted by Starbucks and speedy, spendy coffee.  But as I prepared this Cucumber Read More

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Cucumber Mango Flavored Shou Mei from 52Teas

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  White Where to Buy:  52Teas Tea Description: Yeah, I’m guilty. I got a little mango crazy this month, but this is the last one (for now). I kept thinking about those yummy cucumber mango salsas and it occurred to me that a nice white tea with some mango and cucumber would make a super refreshing iced tea. I do tend to think in terms of iced teas most of the time, but I know I’m not alone now that the weather is getting warmer. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: The dry leaf of Read More

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Sandakphu White Orange Tea from Rare Tea Republic

Tea Information: Leaf Type: White Where to Buy: Republic of Tea (formerly Rare Tea Republic) Tea Description: This laboriously hand-plucked leaf yields a light yellow infusion and a sweet, refreshing liquor reminiscent of cucumber and honey. A whisper of woodsmoke in the finish completes this satisfying tea. Steep Time: 5 minutes Water Temperature: 180°F Tea per 6 oz of Water: 2 teaspoons Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: I have been saving this sample of Sandakphu White Orange Tea from Rare Tea Republic for a while now. I wanted to sample it when I could savor it as I have Read More