Darjeeling – Ambootia Estate Organic Green Tea from Simpson & Vail. . . .

Darjeeling – Ambootia Estate Organic Green Tea from Simpson & Vail is something I MUST discuss with you today! Internationally renowned Darjeeling teas come to Simpson & Vail from the area in and around Darjeeling, a Himalayan town in the state of West Bengal in eastern India. The soil and climatic conditions that exist there create teas that are treasured for their exquisite taste. Darjeeling is often referred to as the “Champagne of teas”, and are so prized that the government there created a special logo that certifies that the teas bearing this logo were actually grown in this beautiful Read More


Darjeeling Beauty Black from The Kettlery #VeganMoFo2016

  It’s a Goth Day prompt for Vegan MoFo 2016 and what better tea to pair this prompt with than Darjeeling Beauty Black from The Kettlery. Darjeelings can seem to be more dark and brooding teas, something that we adore in their temperament! Darjeeling Beauty Black from The Kettlery has a lovely name and a delightful taste, too! The dry leaves of Darjeeling Beauty Black from The Kettlery are multi-colored…various tones of brown, muted greens, and shades of grey. Some look crispy and others look a bit fuzzy. Darjeeling Beauty Black from The Kettlery has that stereotypical Darjeeling flavor I Read More


Namring Special Autumn Darjeeling Black from Teabox

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy: Teabox Tea Description: Autumnals from Darjeeling are known for their smooth and aromatic make. This blend tugs at the senses with its rich floral bouquet, although retrained. While light in cup, this tea impresses with its fullness. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Wow! Teabox has some pretty impressive teas and I have to say this one is fabulous and perfect for the chaotic week or so we’ve had in my family! This tea had such a lovely almost floral aroma to it while it steeped. I steeped the tea per the Read More


Darjeeling Second Flush Rohini Black from sTEAp Shoppe

Tea Information: Leaf Type: Darjeeling. Black Where to Buy: sTEAp Shoppe Tea Description: Rohini Second Flush Black Tea delightfully smooth full bodied mouth feel.  Cocoa notes with highlights of almond and spice delivered in a baked bread.  Warm and inviting gliding over the palate pleasing your every whim.  As with all of the high quality Darjeeling teas this tea remain inviting  for several steeps. Rohini is a well established Tea estate, though the estate did remain closed for a period of 30 years the Saria family revived it in 1994. The garden is divided into four; the lower Jaberhat, mid elevation of Read More


Mim Estate from English Tea Store

Tea Information: Leaf Type: Black, Darjeeling Where to Buy: English Tea Store Tea Description: Mim Estate from English Tea Store: This is a 2nd flush Darjeeling, grown at 6800 feet above sea level. The tea has a distinctive Muscatel character, with a hint of currant and an almost wine-like taste. It come from Mim in northern India, where you can see the tip of mount Everest on a clear day. Due to the superb taste and limited production of Darjeelings, these teas are quite expensive. There are many who wish to take advantage of the high prices and as a result Read More