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#PeruvianSpiceBerry from #IncaTea

The dry leaf smells like mulled wine, with fragrant elderberry, cinnamon, and cloves. Pour a bit of water on these leaves and they brew up fast!  Wow, what a dark red berry brew after only a few seconds! Brewed, this tea gets much more tart, thanks to the powerhouse of hibiscus flowers.  The ingredients list also include purple corn.  I’m not sure how it adds to the flavor, but the brewed tea is a vibrant purple-pink color. This tea is best served warm, though the fruitiness might be suited for an iced tea, I’m not sure all the spice is Read More

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Conjure Up the Perfect Cup of Daedra Tea from Grimoire

There’s something about a tea being themed to one of your favorite interests, that just makes the whole experience so much more fun.  Having spent some time battling my way through the fantasy landscape of the Skyrim video game, I was more than ready to brew up a cup of Daedra tea from Grimoire on Etsy. This herbal tea is bold and bloody.  Big chunks of blood orange are paired with dark berry pieces to help sweeten its tart citrus bite.  There’s a dose of snappy hibiscus to add its fruity notes and turn the brew a deep, pink magenta. Read More

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Elderberry Chai from Elderberry Herb Farm

Tea Information: Leaf Type: Herbal Chai Where to Buy:  Elderberry Herb Farm Tea Description: A delicious warming & fragrant blend of organically grown all-natural herbs & spices! Historically, elderberry & many of the ingredients were used to boost the immune system. Brew as herbal tea or Chai. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: This tea is beautiful.   There are nice sized elderberries, chai ingredients, herbs and spices in this blend.  I’m pretty impressed with the quality of this blend. Elderberry Herb Farm carries a few different herbal teas.  I’ve tried a couple and they are really good.  This one Read More

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Wild Woman Black Tea from Tay Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy: Tay Tea Tea Description: An organic high-grown Ceylon tea with wild blueberries, black currants, hibiscus, elderberries and corn flower petals. One heavenly sip of this organic tea is enough to make you go wild! A perfect tea to wake up to. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: This is a tea I was looking forward to a fair bit; despite the hibiscus in the blend which I personally think it completely unnecessary to include in most blends but especially in berry ones. When I first started drinking teas I was actually Read More

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Nurture #4 Black Tea from Verdant Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy: Verdant Tea Tea Description: Intelligent Nutrients’ Nurture #4 is warm, cozy and balancing. We are using the Li Family’s lightly smoked Zheng Shan Xiao Zhong black tea from the Wuyi Mountains as the base for a smoldering base to pair with certified organic Nature #4, and draw out the natural sweetness of the tea with elderberry and coriander. Like sitting by a crackling fire, this comforting blend brings warmth and balance. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: From the time that I first opened the package to the last drops dripping from my gaiwan into my cha Read More