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Lemon, Ginger & Ginseng Herbal Tisane from Rington’s Premium English Teas

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Herbal Tisane Where to Buy:  Rington’s Premium English Teas Tea Description: Naturally caffeine free, the Lemon, Ginger & Ginseng Herbal Tea is a refreshing and invigorating infusion that balances the lemon and ginger flavours. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Do you ever go through that moment when – as you’re brewing a cup of tea – you think to yourself:  what was I thinking, choosing this tea?  I actually go through that sort of moment more than I care to admit to. And I experienced that moment as I was brewing this Lemon, Ginger & Read More

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Matcha from Chiang Rai Tea House

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Green (Matcha) Where to Buy:  Chiang Rai Tea House Tea Description: Matcha -green tea powder- is an antioxidant powerhouse (ORAC rating of 1,300 units/gram compared to 105 units/gram for pomegranates) and its list of health benefits goes on and on -fights viruses and bacteria, lowers cholesterol and blood sugar, L-Theanine relaxes and supports concentration, boosts metabolism and burns calories, contains the unique and powerful antioxidant catechin EGCg. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: It’s been a while since I’ve written about Matcha.  And even though it’s been a little while since I’ve written about Matcha, Read More

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Celebration Medley Rooibos Blend from Sloane Tea Company

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Rooibos Tea Information: Sweet spice and delightful seasonal aromas! Meet the perfect tea to get you through the cold months. Warm baking spices of cinnamon, clove and nutmeg blend seamlessly with citrus and the natural sweetness of apple and rose petals. This is a unique blend destined to become one of your favourites. This tea is available from Amoda Tea. Learn more about subscribing to Amoda Tea here. Taster’s Review: I loved how apple-y this smelled when I opened the pouch.  And as it steeped, I was treated to more apple notes – it smelled a Read More

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Assam FTGFOP Black Tea from Simple Loose Leaf

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Learn more about Simple Loose Leaf here. Tea Description: A rich, whole leaf Assam with dark leaves and golden tips produces a bright copper, full-bodied tea. Floral and citrus hints are followed by a malty aftertaste. Lovely with milk and sugar, and a wonderful stand-alone tea. Ingredients:  Assam Fine Tippy Golden Flower Orange Pekoe Black Tea Learn more about this tea here. Learn more about Simple Loose Leaf’s Selection Club subscription program here. Receive 25% savings on the Selection Club from Simple Loose Leaf.  Just type in SISTERSELECTION25 in the coupon field and save 25%!  This discount is applicable only to Read More

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Orange Oolong Tea from Aromatica Fine Teas

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Oolong Where to Buy:  Aromatica Fine Teas Tea Description: Taste the richness of the oolong at this tea’s base. This darker, roasted oolong presents upfront toasty notes and a hint of chestnuts. The orange is natural and balanced, but builds to a stronger citrus finish. Together, this is soft and smooth. Learn more about this tea here. Learn more about subscribing to Amoda’s Monthly Tea Tasting Box here. Taster’s Review: Yay!  My Amoda Tea Box for November arrived yesterday!  I’m always so excited to get this special parcel in my mailbox every month.  I’m expecially excited about this Read More