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French Toast Dianhong Black Flowering Tea from Liquid Proust Teas

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black/Flowering Where to Buy:  Liquid Proust Teas Tea Description: As my first batch of French Toast Dian Hong, I decided to go lightly on the flavoring because the natural cocoa taste from the tea is pleasant enough to keep the flavoring at a low amount. This tea proves to pull out different taste from different steeps from my experience and I am hoping you find the same to be true. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Some of my favourite tea companies are the ones where you really get a feel for the owners as Read More

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Rhubarb + Custard Rooibos Blend from Bluebird Tea Co.

Tisane Information: Leaf Type:  Rooibos Where to Buy:  Bluebird Tea Co. Tisane Description: Hardy British super fruit, much loved vintage cartoon characters, top boiled sweet and crumble of the gods… Rhubarb + Custard really is a pairing made in heaven. This naturally caffeine free, antioxidant rich rooibos tea blend will satisfy your sweet tooth with less than 1 calorie p/cup! Sounds like a super sweet deal to us! Ingredients: Rooibos, Rhubarb pieces, Calendula, Stevia. Learn more about this blend here. Taster’s Review: I am sure I’ve probably mentioned this before with previous “rhubarb” teas, but I have never actually eaten rhubarb. Read More

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Shui Jin Gui Wuyi from Verdant Tea

Tea Information:  Leaf Type: Oolong Where to Buy:  Verdant Tea Tea Description: NOTES: Caramel, Hazelnut, Elderberry, Custard, Honeydew, Orchid Commandingly rich and creamy Wuyi oolong with lingering honey, orchid, and citrus caramel flavors. . . . In opening the first bag of this tea, sealed in Wuyi, we were struck by the rich honey orchid smell of the dry leaves. Commanding and rich even before steeping, we knew we were in for a treat. As we poured boiling water over a pot of the long twisted Shui Jin Gui leaves, the steam carried the nostalgic aroma of tangy simmering orange caramel Read More

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Custard-Filled Maple Long John Honeybush from 52Teas

Tisane Information: Leaf Type:  Honeybush Where to Buy:  52Teas Tisane Description: Continuing our tradition of bringing you guilty-pleasure baked goods in tea form, here’s our take on a custard-filled maple long john (one of my personal guilty-pleasures). Sweet, caffeine-free honeybush blended with marigold petals and natural flavors. Sweet, maple-y, bake-y goodness in a guilt-free, caffeine-free and 100% vegan treat! Learn more about this tisane here. Taster’s Review: This is one that I’ve really been looking forward to.  I love maple bars, and while I’m sure that I’ve had a custard-filled maple long john before, it hasn’t been recently.   Maple bars Read More