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English Breakfast Tea from Steeped Tea

I’ve been getting into teas from Steeped Tea lately just to see what it was all about and today I’m sharing my experiences with you on English Breakfast Tea from Steeped Tea. English Breakfast Tea from Steeped Tea is your standard but sturdy English Breakfast Tea.  Traditionally served with milk – I rebel and drink it straight-up as I drink ALL of my teas. This specific offering isn’t much for aroma once infused.  It smells like your run-of-the-mill black tea.  But I have to say if you are looking for a strong based black tea then English Breakfast Tea from Steeped Tea Read More

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Organic Oolong Tea from Buddha Teas

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Oolong Where to Buy: Buddha Teas Tea Description: Over the years, many different varieties of oolong tea have been produced, each with their own style and flavor, however traditional oolong tea remains the most popular among these. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Oolong has historically been my nemesis, although I have to say at this point that I’ve only ever tried loose leaf oolong with one exception (Teapigs Tung Ting Oolong, which is pyramid bagged). This oolong is also bagged, and in fairly small, square paper affairs that really don’t look like they’ll provide Read More

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Dark Roast Gunpowder from M&K’s Tea Co.

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Green Where to Buy: M&K’s Tea Co. Tea Description: An M&K’s exclusive! Simply made, we take the famous gunpowder tea of China and roast it in our own quarters, creating a truly unique green tea that is very nutty and reminiscent of a lighter cup of coffee if brewed correctly. This is a great tea if you want something stronger or if you enjoy roasted oolong teas, smokey teas, dark teas (pu-erh tea), or even roasted yerba mate! Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: I had never had anything like this Dark Roast Gunpowder so Read More

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Organic Pu-er Tuocha from Tao of Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Pu-erh Where to Buy:  Tao of Tea Tea Description: Made from the large leaf ‘Da Ye’ tea plant varietal, better known as Camellia Sinensis ‘Assamica’. The Tuocha refers to a family of bowl shaped teas, commonly available as Green tea Tuocha, Black tea Tuocha and Puer Tuocha. Made at one of the few organic tea gardens in Yunnan, this tea is popular among strong, dark tea drinkers. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Wow!  This Organic Pu-er Tuocha from Tao of Tea is seriously awesome.  It isn’t often that I’ll say that about a pu-er! Read More

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Dark Feather Oolong – Dawuye Dancong Tea from White Two Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Oolong Where to Buy:  White Two Tea Tea Description: Dark Feather Dancong oolong tea is a Dawuye variety oolong from the Guangdong province of China.  The tea has a light to medium roast and is sweet, fragrant, and has a lasting complex finish. Best brewed Gongfu style, the Dark Feather can be resteeped many times. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Oh how lovely!  This Dark Feather Oolong – Dawuye Dancong Tea from White Two Tea is a wonderful Oolong tea. To brew, I went gongfu style and grabbed my gaiwan.  I eyeballed a bamboo scoop Read More